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MSET Discovery DEN STARS Dinner April 11,2011

The Maryland Leadership Council Sponsored a DEN STAR activity at the Baltimore Museum of Industry on April 12, 2011 as part of MSET conference. The DEN Stars had the opportunity to visit the museum after hours, complete a savager hunt, meet DEN STARS and have great food served by Mother’s Federal Hill Grill. The food highlight was the yummy Maryland Crab Soup.

Angry Birds in the Classroom

Joe Bower  teaches in Red Deer, Alberta and has successfully used Angry Birds in his classroom. He has two iPads for student use. In his Blog “for the love of  learning” at he tells the story of a seven yer old boy he calls Allan. He describes him as a student that has difficulty […]

21 Things That Will Become Obsolete in Education by 2020

I came across this a few days ago and wanted to share it. It really made me think about how fast technology changes. Here today, gone tomorrow. What happened to the floppy disks, the VCR, the ____? (Fill in the Blank) Originally Published by The Daily Riff 12/19/10 21 Things That Will Become Obsolete in […]

Teaching Podcasting to Teachers

Our training team at Prince George’s County Schools has been teaching Podcasting to teachers who are part of the Sharing Technology with Educators Programs (STEP) This is a year long program where the Instructional Technology Team works with a group of schools throughout the year. Each team has a choice of strands to select. The […]

Election Day 2010

Woman Suffrage Headquarter in Cleveland, Ohio  Exercise Your Right  to VOTE Sometimes we need to remind our students, children and grandchildren that not everyone had the right to vote in this country when it was founded.  Originally the right to vote was a privilege given only to white men wealthy enough to own land. Men and women […]

Extensions For Every Blogger

I came across this Blog post about extensions for Bloggers on WEB DESIGNISH. The posts discusses what a blogger extension is and how to them.  The posting is titled “15 Best Google Chrome Extensions for Every Blogger”. Links are provided to related articles and extensions available on other browsers. If you are a Blogger, don’t miss reading this […]

Web 2.0’s top 1,000 List!

Found a great site through Twitter today Web 2.0’s Top 1,000 List! The list is broken down by categories i.e. Audio, Animation, Polls etc. A simple but interesting site. You can get lost for hours checking out the links. Happy exploring.

Ten Web 2.0 Things You Can Do in Ten Minutes

TEN WEB 2.0 THINGS YOU CAN DO IN TEN MINUTES –  the title caught my interest. I came across a video on You Tube that referenced the article and then searched for it. The author, Stephen Downes, wrote the article in 2008 but it still is current in the content. I have included the link […]

Tech Tips for Kids by Kids

I am always looking for Tech Tips and today I found a great blog called “Computer Tips Written for Kids Developed by Kids” Here you will find great tips written in straight forward language, easy to understand along with screen shots. There is a great range of topics covered – game reviews for iPad […]

Rain Rain and more Rain

White House Rain Sept. 30, 2010  It has been raining heavy since last night in the Washington DC Metro Area.  Everyone came to work today wet. Children had indoor recess all over the school district. What a good time to go to Discovery Education and learn indoors! If you have set-up a Student Center for each […]