Author Archives: Lisa Parisi

Winners for the Celebration of Teaching and Learning Contest

Winners for the Celebration of Teaching and Learning Contest

The winners were drawn!  Thanks to everyone who submitted great integration ideas. Jeannine Shields and Tiffany Braby are the lucky winners of tickets to the Celebration of Teaching and Learning in New York City. Congratulations, Neene and Tiffany!  We look forward to hearing all about it.

Celebration of Teaching and Learning

We have a fabulous opportunity for DEN Stars in the tri-state area.  We are giving away 2 tickets to the Celebration of Teaching and Learning! This amazing two day conference takes place March 18th and 19th in New York City.  And our very own Guru, Nancy Sharoff will be presenting.  If you’re around on Saturday,

Proposals Wanted

Hello DEN members.  Teaching the Hudson Valley is looking for proposals for their summer institute, Place and the Digital Native.  This institute, which runs in July at Hyde Park, will explore the idea of how, when and why we use technology and social media when teaching about place. Let’s see if we can get some

NewsdaySchool Journalism Awards

NewsdaySchool Journalism Awards To Recognize and Encourage Excellence in Student Journalism on Long Island Long Island Educators – Have your students try their hand at writing for a newspaper.  This student journalism contest, sponsored by Newsday, gives middle and high school students an opportunity to have their work judged by Newsday reporters, photographers, and editors.

1001 Inventions

Free Preview for Educators: “Discover the secret behind how we write.  Understand how we see.  Trace the origins of algebra.  Uncover the history of everyday items like coffee, toothbrushes and soap.  Plus, view a 13-minute film starring Oscar-winning actor Ben Kingsley, and enjoy over60 interactive exhibits that reveal the scientific legacy of Muslim civilization in our modern

DEN SciCon Virtual Conference

The NY Events Team is putting together alive event for you during the DEN SciCon Conference.  It will be at the East Fishkill Library in the town of East Fishkill in Dutchess County on January 22nd from 10:30 a.m. – 3 pm. There you can participate in the DEN SciCon Virtual Conference and have f2f sessions

The Twenty-First Annual Literacy and Learning Institute

Lucy Caulkins, author of Units of Study for Primary Writing and Units of Study for Teaching Writing, Grades 3–5, is coming to Long Island this April.  The 21st Annual Literacy and Learning Institute will feature Lucy Caulkins, children’s author Carmen Agra Deed, and many other featured reading and writing specialists.  Find out more about this Eastern Suffolk

Teaching the Hudson Valley

In these difficult economic times, many of us are finding that field trips are fast becoming a thing of the past.  Teaching the Hudson Valley set up a page for grants we can apply for that will give us the money needed to bring our students to one of their fabulous sites.  You can find

Celebration of Teaching and Learning

Coming soon: The Celebration of Teaching and Learning for 2011.  This amazing two day conference, run by PBS, enables educators in the tri-state area to hear top educators, top politicians, and top authors in the comfortable setting of the Hilton New York on Avenue of the Americas.  This year, keynote speakers are Oliver Sacks and

Bits and Pieces from NYSCATE

This past Saturday through tomorrow is the New York State Computers and Technology in Education conference. In keeping with the theme of “Sharing the Responsibility of Tomorrow”, I wanted to share with you some useful resources I learned about. Check out these Wild Wacky Worthy Web 2.0 Tools at Some of the tools you will  find  on this