Author Archives: Lisa Parisi

The Bodies Exhibit – Open House for Educators

Thinking about taking your class on a field trip into Manhattan to see The Bodies Exhibit? “This educational exhibition showcases real, whole body specimens along with authentic individual organs; some healthy, some diseased. These real human bodies have been meticulously dissected, preserved through an innovative process and respectfully presented, giving visitors the opportunity to view

VoiceThread and the NY Public Library

VoiceThread has some exciting news about a new feature. “Over 700,000 historical images from The New York Public Library’s Digital Gallery are now freely and instantly available whenever you’re creating a VoiceThread. The new Media Browser allows you to search or browse these primary source materials – maps, photos, drawings, paintings, posters and more, and

NYSDEC Teacher Workshops in Environmental Education

The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation offers workshops for teachers, youth group leaders and educators using national environmental education programs.  The workshop activities and lessons correlate to NYS MST standards, and provide teachers with a curriculum guide and tools to help students strengthen their critical thinking, team building, and problem solving skills.  These workshops can

Summer School with the DEN

It’s not too late to get involved with Summer School with the DEN.  There are still many great free webinars to enjoy. Tell a colleague, invite your principal and join us for Summer School with the DEN.  Enroll today at: http://community.discoveryeducation.com/webinar. All sessions begin at 11 AM ET. These sessions are recorded and the presentation

Tech and Learning Digital Photography Contest

Calling All DEN Members: Once again, we have a chance to show how wonderful our DEN educators are. Tech & Learning invites K-12 students to participate in the seventh annual digital photography contest. The competition, open to all K-12 students, challenges you to capture — and share — your unique vision of the world. If

K – 12 Online Conference 2009

   The K-12 Online Conference is coming soon.  This FREE (we love free) conference is a great way to learn about new tools, see how other educators use these tools, and find out about new teaching practices.  There are archived videos to view and live elluminate sessions in which you can participate.  But for now,

Tech and Learning Leader of the Year Program

  Are You Making a Difference? Tell Tech and Learning how you lead by using technology in education. Enter yourself — or a colleague — in T&L’s 22nd annual Leader of the Year Program. Click here to enter! You inspire, encourage, empower, and give wings to others’ dreams. Now it’s your turn. Tech & Learning’s Leader

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