Tag archives for Workshops

  1. Gentle Reminder – Pack Your Curiosity and GO!

    Don’t forget to join us as Demb Oh (Steve Dembo – RL) and other ‘pioneers’ regale us with their experiences on Discovery Student Adventures.  Three trips, nine teachers, 36 students, and the adventure of a lifetime!  Two of the three pilot trips for Discovery Student Adventures have now concluded, and have we got some stories […]

  2. Gentle Reminder – Newbie Workshop

    Did you check out the SL Playground at NECC?  Did you create an avatar and venture inworld?  Do you still have questions (don’t worry, we all STILL have questions! LOL)  Stop on by tomorrow.  We’ll be around to help new avatars.  Just come and we’ll answer your questions and give you tips and tricks to […]

  3. Mark Your Calendar – Newbie Workshop

    We have a lot of newcomers to Second Life and as such the DEN in SL will be hosting another Newbie Workshop.  We’ll be around to help new avatars. Just come and we’ll answer your questions and give you tips and tricks to make your SL experience a success. We look forward to seeing you […]

  4. Big day for the DEN in SL

    Wednesday, July 1, is a big day for the DEN in SL! First, there will be a BYOL (Bring Your Own Laptop) session at NECC conducted by several team members from the DEN in SL Leadership Council. The session is completely full, but you can still participate in-world and show your support for educators in […]

  5. Gentle Reminder – June 22nd

    Join Riptide Furse and others on Monday, June 22nd, who are from the Washington DC area and can help with your questions, concerns and general tidbits about how to make the most of your visit to the Nation’s Capital. We’ll go over last minute things to pack. A few hidden secrets of what to see, […]

  6. It's a Wrap! Now we know whodunit!

    The DEN in SL hosted a party Wednesday, June 17, to reveal who the culprit was in the missing motorcycle engine mystery. Several people gathered in the DEN lobby near the scene of the crime as we listened to police radio communications which indicated the cuprit was being followed to 2DP. Everyone excitedly awaited the […]

  7. Gentle Reminder – June 18th

    UPDATE!!! We’ll be doing this ‘NECC Newbie’ session with ISTE.  We’ll be meeting here. Don’t forget to join us for a ‘NECC Newbie’ session. If you’ve got questions or if you’ve ‘been there, done that’, then please join us tonight, Sunday, June 14th and Thursday, June 18th as the DEN in SL hosts a ‘NECC […]

  8. June 14th and 18th – NECC Newbie

    Can you believe that NECC 2009 is just a couple of weeks away?!?!  Are you packed yet?  Is your planner brimming with conflicting sessions (I know mine is!)?  Are you already hyperventilating from the thought of navigating the conference center?  And how and when will you get to visit all the exhibitor’s booths?  If you’ve […]

  9. It's a Wrap! – Ideas for a Greener Tech

    Yesterday’s workshop presented by Augustine Writer was extremely colorful!  Green colorful that is!  The focus was on tips to make your technology ‘go green’. Tip #1 – Try using Blackle instead of Google for your search.   Seems that the black background requires less power than a white background.  (Hmmmmm, wonder if that applies to […]

  10. Gentle Reminder – June 10th

    Augustine Writer (Lance Rougeux – RL), presents ‘More and Muir Tech Tips for Teaching About a Greener Tomorrow’.  Let’s face it, the green revolution is here and our students are helping to lead this movement.  Sustainability is an engaging topic for every grade level and subject area.  Join us, this Wednesday, to find out how […]

  11. Gentle Reminder – June 3rd

    Join us Wednesday night as Smellslike Magic  (Mike Bryant – DEN Manager RL)  presents, “Discover the UnDiscovered”.  We’ll get a quick look at recent additions to Discovery Education streaming and a preview of the many exciting additions happening this summer. As always, 5 p.m. SLT (7 p.m. CST, 8 p.m. EST)

  12. Save the Date – June 3rd

    Come and join us as we begin our Summer Series of Wednesday Workshops!  We’ll be kickin’ off the season with Smellslike Magic  (Mike Bryant – DEN Manager RL) as he presents, “Discover the UnDiscovered”.  Smellslike will give us a quick look at recent additions to Discovery Education streaming and a preview of the many exciting […]

  13. It's a Wrap and the Investigation is On!

    The Wednesday Workshop with Brad Drakken (Brad Fountain-RL) called Sleuthing with Discovery Education Science was a fabulous success! Brad introduced everyone to some of the cool features of DE Science for elementary and middle school. Be sure to visit the DEN National Blog for details on how you can get a free 90 day trial! […]

  14. Gentle Reminder – May 13th

    Join us on Wednesday, May 13th as Brad Draken (Brad Fountain – RL) presents, “Sleuthing with Discovery Education Science”. With Discovery’s new program “Investigation Discovery” could there be a better time to learn about Discovery Education Science?  In addition to learning about the great curriculum resources, we will work with the Science Sleuths application, which […]

  15. Save the Date – May 13th

    Join us on Wednesday, May 13th as Brad Draken (Brad Fountain – RL) presents, “Sleuthing with Discovery Education Science”. If you love Discovery Education streaming, you must experience how Discovery Education Science takes teaching with multimedia to an entirely new level.  Through connecting hands-on experiments with amazing flash based interactives and other multimedia content students […]

  16. It's a Wrap! DEN Forum – Education Reform

    The first-ever formal DEN Forum was a huge success! We had a great turnout in room 201, where we sat ’round a table and had a great chat! The topic for discussion was “Education Reform: What Can One Teacher Do?” Celestia Cazalet (me) facilitated the discussion. With very little prompting, the group had some really […]

  17. Save the Date! – May 6th

    Please considering joining us this Wednesday, May 6th, as Celestia Cazalet will facilitate the first-ever formal DEN Forum. This is an opportunity for educators together and discuss topics important to all of us. This week’s topic: “Education Reform: What Can Teachers Do?” We all have felt the frustration with education systems that don’t work. Come […]

  18. Gentle Reminder – April 29th

    Don’t have a Google Account?  What are you waiting for?  Not only is it easy to acquire, but it’s also *FREE*!  You’ll want access to a Google account as Emmana Romano (Lisa Thumann – RL) will be presenting on ‘Searching Google in a Snap’.  Come and explore strategies for finding information you may not have […]

  19. It's a Wrap – Digizenship

    First off I’d like to congratulate Lor for being the FIRST to present in the new auditorium at 2DP — that would be the NEW DEN in SL HQs (don’t forget! The official grand opening, ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held tomorrow, Friday, April 24th at 5 p.m. SLT (7 p.m. CST, 8 p.m. EST). Lor […]

  20. Gentle Reminder – April 22nd

    Please join us this Wednesday as Lor Fredriksson presents, ‘Digizenship – Keeping them Safe and Legal’.  Our students have the tools at their fingertips.  We can’t just block or filter them.  Learn about various internet safety resources that will help our students understand how to stay safe and legal when using the internet.  We need […]

  21. Save the Date! April 29th

    Are you in for a treat!  Emmana Romano (Lisa Thumann – RL) will be presenting on ‘Searching Google in a Snap’.  Come and explore strategies for finding information you may not have even known were accessible with Google.  Learn about ‘Insights for Search’ and how to create your own Custom Search Engine (a MUST HAVE, IMHO, […]

  22. Gentle Reminder – April 8th

    Please join us this Wednesday as JessieMarie Flanagan presents, ‘Combining Universal Design for Learning and Technology to Reach all Learners’.  The Universal Design for Learning model was developed by CAST in 1994.  Come and explore successful examples of UDL learning journeys that embrace diversity, meet learners where they are, and help you successfully meet your […]

  23. Save the Date! April 22nd

    Mark your calendar for this is a workshop you’ll want to attend as Lor Fredriksson presents, ‘Digizenship – Keeping them Safe and Legal’.  Our students have the tools at their fingertips.  We can’t just block or filter them.  Learn about various internet safety resources that will help our students understand how to stay safe and […]

  24. Save the Date! April 8th

    Join us as JessieMarie Flanagan presents, ‘Combining Universal Design for Learning and Technology to Reach all Learners’.  The Universal Design for Learning model was developed by CAST in 1994.  Come and explore successful examples of UDL learning journeys that embrace diversity, meet learners where they are, and help you successfully meet your curriculum goals. TIME:  […]