Monthly Archives: February 2011

Get Fed with RSS Feeds!

Get Fed with RSS Feeds!

Okay, so it’s kind of a cheesy tag line, but don’t you sometimes just feel “hungry” for new ideas? With the constant updates that are being made to technology and with the vast array of information available online, we have the option of having a “buffet” spread before us each day using resources such as

Administrators Who Use Twitter

Don’t miss “Administrators Who Use Twitter” with Kathy Schrock today at 2pm ET.  This special webinar is exclusively for school system leaders… but teachers can join too! (Invite your administrators to come learn with you.) Register here: With your help, we have the opportunity to provide real support to school and district leaders through

Register for the Quest for Curiosity!

Join the challenge!  What sparks your curiosity?  Are you supporting your students’ inquisitive minds?  No matter the grade you teach or the academic focus of your classroom, the Quest for Curiosity is a great challenge that will engage your students in a journey that will help them harness the skills needed to shine in the

Discovery Education Class at the Apple Store

RESERVE YOUR SEAT! Date: Saturday, February 26th. 2011 Time: 8 am -10 am Apple Store in Saddle Creek, 7615 W Farmington Blvd Germantown, TN 38138 The Tennessee DEN LC is hosting a training at the Apple Store.  These trainings are always informative and lot of fun!  During this time the Apple folks and TN DEN

Quest for Curiosity is Here!

STAR Discovery Educators check out this message from Cynthia our DEN manager This past Friday, Discovery Education launched the Quest for Curiosity, a teacher led activity allowing students to navigate Discovery Education STREAMING resources to find answers to 10 questions spanning their curriculum!  No matter the grade or academic focus of the classroom, the Quest

Great Opportunity from Tech & Learning!

Tech & Learning is looking for innovative educators to participate in two spring edtech conferences: Boston, MA — April 8, 2011 (keynote Mitchel Resnick) Chicago, IL — May 6 (keynote Wesley Fryer) They have set up two source codes: BOS11DEN and CH11DEN for the Discovery Educator Network to get a reduced rate of $185 Find

Wisconsin’s in the News

If you’ve been under a rock the last week or so, you might not be aware of the current political situation brewing in Wisconsin.  Last week, the Governor introduced a bill, called the Budget Repair Bill.  This sure seems like a good idea, but there are concerns.  Education in the state will be impacted.  One