Weekly Update: March 17, 2006

Hi, everyone!  Villanova’s playing right now so don’t blink, the updates will be quick…

Congrats to Larry Fenton
One of your fellow Discovery Educators was featured in the Patriot News this week.  Check it out!

Free DEN Bag Tag
Every DEN member that subscribes to his/her state blog within the month of March will receive a DEN bag tag!  Everyone’s a winner and it only takes 2 minutes!

Guest Bloggers Kick Off March Blogness!
Almost 20 of your colleagues are posting guest blogs every day until the end of March.  The post with the most comments earns that Discovery Educator a pizza party for his/her faculty or class.  Support your fellow Discovery Educators by posting comments.  You can view all of the guest blogs by clicking on the March Blogness Month category.

DEN Summer Regional Institute: Apply Now!
The application for our DEN Regional Institute is available on the blog.  The deadline for applications is March 31 (5 PM EST).

Cosmeo is Here!
Cosmeo (powered by Discovery Channel) is a web-based homework aid that includes more than 30,000 video clips, thousands of documents, pictures, brain games and links to "trusted" websites.  It is receiving a lot of press (CNN last night) and commercials for it are all over the place.  We even have a time slot on American Idol this week.  The cool part about the roll out of Cosmeo is that your school/district can make money from it!  One of the strategies for getting Cosmeo into the homes is for schools to use it as a fundraiser.  If families in your school sign up for Cosmeo, your school gets $$$.  And, it is a fundraiser that needs little to no leg work.  If you want to know more, let me know.

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