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Monstrously Good Mash-ups

Monstrously Good Mash-ups

DEN Guru Traci Blazosky kicked off the Tech or Treat DEN Virtual Conference on Saturday by stirring up a cauldron of tools to create mashups…not the “Monster Mash”-up she shared at the beginning of her session, but a concoction of monstrously great tools to engage students in the learning process and help them create their

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Media Presentations in a “Qwiki”

One of the greatest things about Discovery Education and the DEN is our family of STAR educators amongst several different PLNs. We all know the power of our PLNs when it comes to support, advice, and sharing. It was about a week ago I learned of an interactive search site that automatically creates a media

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Virtual Conference Archives posted!

Six hours worth of fantastic professional development have now been converted and posted!  You’ll find sessions from Gail Lovely, Hall Davidson, Kyle Schutt, Porter Palmer, Whitney Mihoulidies, and Steve Dembo, all available for viewing online or download. Did you attend the Virtual Conference?  If so, share a highlight or two from the event in the

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Google Apps goes YouTube

In reading through my Google Reader subscriptions I came across a Google Docs blog posting talking about tutorial videos for several of their applications.  The applications include spreadsheets, forms, documents, presentations as well as functionality within each application.  Additionally, I feel there are two great features available on the Google Docs YouTube channel.  The first feature is how the

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Enhancing LiveBinders

The ladies of LiveBinders, Tina and Barbara, have announced recent updates to enhance the ability of this great web 2.0 tool. The enhancements have improved searching for educational resources (education based binders), the long awaited functionality of managing uploaded files, and providing insight into the methods used to secure your LiveBinders files. Here are the

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Chris Dede Presents at the DEN LC Symposium

Spending time with amazingly talented people at the DEN LC Symposium in Boston this week has been amazing so far. Today we listened to Chris Dede. He discussed how we need to be thinking about the future of education. Some key take-aways for me: Web 2.0 is about sharing, thinking, and co-creating. It is not

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Mashable US Summer Tour in NYC

“Founded in July 2005, Mashable is the world’s largest blog focused exclusively on Web 2.0 and Social Media news.  With more than 17 million monthly page-views, Mashable is the most prolific blog reviewing new Web sites and services, publishing breaking news on what’s new on the web.” During the summer, Mashable is touring the United

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