Tag archives for Web 2.0

  1. Web 2010 Sweepstakes Winner Announced

    David Andrade, a physics teacher from Bridgeport Public Schools in Connecticut, has won the Web 2010 Sweepstakes, sponsored by the American College of Education, SMART Technologies and Discovery Education. The Web 2010 Sweepstakes is a component of Web 2010, an online destination for teachers seeking helpful techniques and strategies to assist them in integrating digital […]

  2. Special Webinar with Betselling Canadian Author Don Tapscott

      Bestselling author, Don Tapscott, adjunct Professor of Management at the University of Toronto, hosts a special Webinar, part of EdTechConnect Webinar series, where he will discuss MacroWikinomics, its impact on the world of education and the implications it holds for the future. MacroWikinomics: Rebooting Business and the World is the sequal to the groundbreaking […]

  3. Excited To See You at ISTE 2010!

    It’s that time again! Time to jump for joy! It’s not too late to join Discovery Education and all of the fun activities at the upcoming ISTE Conference.   Not only do we have events during the ISTE Conference but even before! Join us for a day of networking, creativity, and connections at the Denver […]

  4. What is Rotoball?

    That’s exactly what I wanted to know when I read Kris Fontes’ post.  Now that I know I am hooked. Rotoball is a black ball that transforms into something different for each person who comes into contact with it. The process is simple; each animation must be exactly 15 seconds long. The animation can be […]

  5. Google Earth Alert! Macs Beware!

    If you are on a Mac at school and you are considering using the latest upgrade to Google Earth–think again.  If you have been using the great  Jing trick (previous posts) to have your students reporting from anywhere in the world, the embedded code won’t work in Google Earth version 5.0.11733.9347 (May 5, 2009).  Really […]

  6. Little Mac Chromakey Detail

    I spent a great day in Flagler County, Florida, with some innovative, eager teachers.  Mostly Mac based, they are excited about bringing their students’ content creation skills into curriculum-based videos from DES and the free chromakey tools on the Mac, such as Photobooth and iMovie 9.  Both will let students put themselves into videos and […]

  7. Twitter and Twitter Search Explained

    Image via CrunchBase It seems like EVERYONE (and their dogs, goldfish, etc.) are Tweeting these days. If you aren’t on Twitter, yet, and are wondering what the buzz (or, rather, tweeting) is all about, check out these two videos from the Common Craft Show. Twitter in Plain English Twitter Search in Plain English Twitter Professional […]

  8. Nation’s Oldest Student Media Festival

    Saturday, May 30, the nation’s old event celebrating student media and multimedia, the 43rd California Student Media & Multimedia Festival was held in two California locations.  As the host for 16 years, it was a renewing pleasure to see the fabulous work students and teachers are capable of.   In an era when high stakes […]

  9. Tap Your PLN With Twitter Polls

    I admit that I am a bit of a Twitter junkie.  It’s not like I get the shakes when I am away from Twitter for too long (though, TwitterBerry may have something to do with that . . .)  Really, Twitter is one of the primary places I go to learn.  I have an AMAZING […]

  10. Cell Phone Podcasting Is Back with Phone.io

    [Note: Cross posted on Cliotech] I’ve been looking for services that could possibly step in where GCast starting charging and phone.io might just fill that void. I already use drop.io constantly to share resources with others and collab.io for virtual meetings. phone.io is a service of drop.io designed for recording voicemail directly to the web, […]

  11. Twitter Updates for 2009-03-18

    Presenting with @glo at MACUL this afternoon. Elementary Web 2.0 – Currently walking through toondoo. # @ppalmer21 Courtyard Silver Spring, Fly into DCA, easy metro trip to Silver Spring stop (faster and cheaper than cab). I’m there too. # @johnfaig Oh man thanks for sharing soundsnap.com I’ve struggled for a couple of weeks trying to […]

  12. Twitter Updates for 2009-03-16

    @cliotech Oh man I hate 6:00 AM flights. Safe travels. # @pauloberman Welcome to twitter! # @distractedgamer finally worked out a way to not have to carry it and my blackberry for work. # Heading to MACUL tomorrow. Short flight to Detroit, then dinner and Red Wings. # Powered by Twitter Tools.

  13. Twitter Updates for 2009-03-15

    Had a blast doing the Pi, Film on the Fly yesterday with my son in Chicago. http://tinyurl.com/d7y43e # Won my iPhone bid. In 4 – 9 days I’ll have a new toy. Thanks for removing barriers, @teach42 # @JanetEnglish Thank You!, We had a blast! Just put up post on the DEN site about it. […]

  14. Blog for Brad:Old Tricks in New Google Earth

    Note: This repost includes a code fix in the documents below.  Something in the blog authoring system corrupted it on the original post.  Sorry about that! This week Google Earth introduced it’s latest update (version 5 in most operating systems).  Some neat things: You can now record tours, say of state capitals, you can fly under […]

  15. It Actually Worked…Place-based Video Challenges

    FETC 2012!  Here, now!  Not really, but at FETC 2009 I was asked to do the closing keynote with a projection into 2012– fun challenge.  (I’ll put that presentation online eventually.)  It was the opportunity to try something new.  So the way this big show (7,000+  folks) closed was with videos made on the cellphones of […]