My name is Conni Mulligan and I have been part of the Discovery Educator Network since 2005 when the service was called United Streaming. Shortly after applying to become a STAR educator, I inquired about why North and South Carolina were combined on the DEN Leadership Council Blog instead of being separate states. Well, long story
Now is the time to start thinking about the DEN Geocaching Day on May 17, 2014. Go to your department stores, pharmacies or any other place that sells those lovely Easter Eggs and stock up on all the ones that are left-over and on CLEARANCE. You are looking for the ones that are dark green,
As an Instructional Technology Facilitator, workshop presenter, teacher and an avid promoter of using Discovery Education products and resources, I am constantly hearing, “I didn’t’ know it did that???” when working with administrators, teachers, district curriculum coaches and department heads. So, here are some of the most often heard things that I am asked and
There is just something about listening to a good story. Whether it is a monologue, a picture book or a puppet show, a good story goes a long way. Many of our students today have not been exposed to or have had the luxury of hearing some of the great old tales that I heard
Who are you? What do you do? Where do you work? How do I contact you later? These are very simple questions that everyone reading emails should be able to answer for themselves. However, do you know the answers to these 4 simple questions for the rest of the individuals that send you emails? Hundreds
“Welcome to the Not in Words’ website: explaining things with a universal language, the language of pictures.” ~http://www.notinwords.com/ This video is very good at explaining the “Evolution of the Web through Web 2.0” to those that still just don’t understand. More importantly, it has NO WORDS; thus, the title of the website. Even though most
Have you ever spent more than 5 minutes resizing and cropping an image to the “JUST RIGHT” size for your website or other location? I know that I have and I also know that many teachers get caught up in this task just to have their image become distorted by the height and width dimensions.
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What a neat way to use online books and also help others in need. This would be very cool with an interactive whiteboard and the annotation tools that you can use to make the experience even better! Read the quote from their site: “We Give Books is a new digital initiative that enables anyone with access
Have a wonderful break and don’t forget to “DANCE LIKE NO ONE IS WATCHING!!” Relax and enjoy the season with your family and friends. ~The NC LC Team