Author Archives: Carolyn Stanley

DEN Open House Week -How I Became a DE Cheerleader

DEN Open House Week -How I Became a DE Cheerleader

I love Discovery Education, especially being part of the DEN. Of course, the subscription to the service and all it affords, including the ability to truly individualize lessons for our students, is a wonderful thing. Having 24/7 access to Discovery Education opens up a huge platform for teachers and students to learn and follow passions.

Day of Discovery in Groton, CT – coming SOON!

A couple of weeks ago I had the distinct pleasure of meeting with a number of other members of the CT Leadership Council at a get-together hosted by Whitney Mihoulides. At the meeting, it was announced that there would be a face-to-face, Day of Discovery, free professional development event to be held this fall on Saturday,

Just a Quick Reminder – Social Learning Summit – tomorrow, April 21

It’s almost here – the collaboration between Discovery Education Network and Classroom 2.0 -the Social Learning Summit – starts tomorrow  at 8:50 am EST. Here is a link to the presentations for the EST: Chad Lehman also wrote a nice post on the upcoming summit including a short instructional video on how to find

More Reflections on DEN SCIcon 2012

Both Jane and David have done a great job of highlighting features of the wonderful gathering of educators at the Mark Twain House Visitor Center this past Saturday. I am so grateful for them sharing their notes, summary comments, and links to the archived presentations. One of the highlights for me was being privileged to

Update on Splashtop app for iPad

In a previous post I raved about the Splashtop app I’d purchased for my iPad. However, I was only able to connect to a computer that was on the same wireless network. After going to the help site, and following the directions for “internet discovery,” it’s working! I made sure that I had my gmail

Splashtop App Opens a Whole New World for me on my iPad

It’s winter break, and I’m so happy to finally have time to play a bit with my iPad. I was scanning through some tweets from the top educators that I follow on Twitter, and I came across a recommendation from Vicki Davis for the Splashtop app that allows you to connect remotely to your computer or laptop

Pic Collage for iPad and iPhone is really neat

Some students at my middle school had been asked to create a collage of family members as part of their Spanish unit on vocabulary having to do with the family. When they asked for help in printing their collage, I discovered they had created it on their iPads using a free app called Pic Collage.