Daily Archives: February 9, 2010

Become a Facebook Fan of Discovery Student Adventures and You Could Win a FREE trip

Become a Facebook Fan of Discovery Student Adventures and You Could Win a FREE trip

Teachers (grades K-12) and parents of students ages 10-18 are eligible to win a Discovery Student Adventure “Ultimate Summer Field Trip” to Italy and Greece just by becoming a Fan on Facebook.  Go to http://www.facebook.com/discoverystudentadventures , join our fan club and you will be entered to win. Plus, increase your chances of winning with every

50+ Web 2.0 Ways to Tell a Story

Join other educators in an EdTech Connect webinar featuring Alan Levine (CogDogRoo) on Wednesday; February 17, 2010 at 7:00 PM. EdTech Connect is a free webinar series to help teachers integrate media and technology into the classroom. Discovery Education connects you with the experts who will answer your questions and bring you new insights. This session

Go for a "DRIVE" with Daniel Pink

Join the masters students from Discovery Education Wilkes University Instructional Media Program to hear Daniel Pink talk about his new book, DRIVE. When: February 16, 2010 Time:  6:00 p.m. PST Go to the last page of the slide presentation to join the Elluminate session on1/16/10. An hour with Dan Pink  View more presentations or Upload

Want to be on a scientific research team?

Have you ever wanted to bring the excitement of authentic research into the classroom? Siemens teachers as Researchers (STARs) will provide the experience, resources, and contacts you need to do just that! Siemens Teachers as Researchers is an all expenses paid two-week residential professional development program, in which teachers will engage in mentored research at

EdTechConnect with Alan Levine (CogDog)

When I think back on members of the EdTech community that had a profound influence on me, I have to admit that Alan Levine gets a podium all his own. Besides being the author of one of the most respected and long-running EdTech blogs, CogDogBlog, he has consistently been at the forefront of nearly every

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 02/09/2010

sketchfu Simple, collaborative drawing tool. Tags: web2.0, draw, collaboration, sketchfu, design, flash – By Randy Rodgers Ahead – Playground for creative minds Create dynamic presentations with this new tool, similar to Prezi. Allows 25 free presentations, unlike Prezi! Tags: presentation, prezi, presentations, creative, web2.0, visualization, ahead – By Randy Rodgers Tweetz TV | Videos mentioned

Get Your Web On!

February is the month of many things, but one of the most lovely things is the Webinar series!  This month’s offerings include: EdTechConnect with Alan Levine Wednesday, February 17 at 7 PM ET Top Ten STEM Resources Wednesday, February 17 at 7 PM ET Shining STARs Tuesday, February 23 at 7 PM ET Register for the webinars

Tricks of the Trade

If you want some good professional development materials and ideas, just visit the Professional Development Center of this site. I use these materials often to train teachers in my district. It is a good idea to point new teachers to this section when they are starting with DE services, especially the “Best Practices” section. There