Author Archives: Lisa Parisi

Tigers: The Exhibition

Tigers: The Exhibition

TIGERS – The Exhibition:  Tracking a Legend South Street Seaport Pier 17 Third Floor Atrium (East River view) New York City To do so, CLICK HERE and complete the RSVP form.  Please print out and present your confirmation email along with your school or district ID upon check in.  (Additional guests are welcome to purchase tickets at the Box

DEN Teacher Appreciation Week – Day 4

Are all you STARS taking advantage of the DEN Teacher Appreciation Week give-aways?  So far, we have been appreciated by Prezi, Discovery Education, LabelDaddy, and TechforLearning.  Today is Glogster!  Enjoy!   “Have you got your glog on yet?  If not, now’s the time. As part of the DEN’s Teacher Appreciation Week celebration our friends at

Free BrainPop Webinars

BrainPop is holding weekly webinars, taking place every Wednesday at 4:30 pm EDT.  These webinars offer some great ideas for using video in the classroom.“This month, special guests cover a range of topics beginning with “Student Teachers: Using BrainPOP for Studying for Certification Tests” (May 5). Next up is “Special Tactics for Adapting Resourceful Tools” (May

Dyslexia Lecture

   The International Dyslexia Association-New York and Parents in Action are co-sponsoring a lecture about dyslexia in Manhattan on June 2, 2010.  The discussion topics are “Dyslexia and Creativity: Two Sides of the Same Coin” and “A Conversation About Living with Dyslexia and ADD.”  Educators should benefit from hearing about some of the students we encounter

ISTE Web 2.0 Toolkit

ISTE has been posting a monthly information blog about various Web 2.0 tools.  They started with Google in January, moved into podcasting for February, and privacy issues for March.  They plan on posting one per month.  This is a great resource for all of us who use Web 2.0 tools.  You must be a member

PBS Teachers Webinars

Two great webinars are scheduled for the beginning of April.  The first is April 5th, Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day.  The second is on April 7th, A Fresh Look at Teaching the Diary of Anne Frank.  These webinars are free, open to any K-12 educators.For more information, go to the PBS Teachers website.  You

Mystic Seaport Educator's Weekend

On April 10th and 11th, the Mystic Seaport: Museum of America and the Seas is having an Educator’s Weekend.  From 9 -5 each day, educators and their families are admitted for free to check out the venue for possible field trips.  What a great way to take your family on an outing and learn about

SUNY Conference on Instructional Technologies

Registration is now open for the 19th Annual Conference on Instructional Technologies (CIT 2010).  SUNY CIT brings together faculty and instructional support professionals, providing them with an opportunity to share experiences and expertise, discuss common problems, brainstorm solutions, and explore innovative avenues for improving the learning environment with technology. The conference theme is Classroom, Continents

DEN Spring Training 2010

There’s great excitement happening with the DEN.  DEN Spring Training 2010! As originally posted by Lance Rougeux, on the National DEN blog, STAR Discovery Educators have from now until May 21st to show how active they are in the DEN.  Let’s see if we can get all our New York DEN STARs to become Hall of

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