Author Archives: Lynn Reedy

Join Us for DEN SCIcon 2010 at EASTCONN in Willimantic, CT

Join Us for DEN SCIcon 2010 at EASTCONN in Willimantic, CT

Please join us for the Discovery Educators Network SCIcon event on Saturday, January 22nd. DEN SCIcon 2010 is an online conference (with a twist) focused on providing participants with some of the most effective strategies for transforming their science classes through the meaningful and effective integration of digital media content. Join thousands of educators from around the

A New Way to Learn- ISTE Learning

ISTE recently launched a new online professional development program called ISTE Learning All PD activities and resources incorporate and model the NETS.  The site is divided into four sections: The Commons, ISTE U, ISTE Learning Labs, and ISTE Cafe. The Commons:  Connect, communicate and collaborate with others here; read articles from L&L magazine, listen

Top 25 Sites of 2010

Have you had the chance to check out the article Top 25 Sites of 2010 by David Kapular?  Sites like Story Jumper and TodaysMeet are mentioned.  There are so many that I never heard of though and I am excited to check them out.  Let me know what you’ve tried and what you would use

Streamathon 2010

The 5th annual Discovery Education Streamathon is September 14, 2010. We’ve got a full day of information-packed sessions on how to integrate DE streaming and the newest online technologies used by today’s media-savvy students into classroom instruction. Here’s the schedule. Come for an hour or spend the entire day with us! (All times are eastern

Staples Teacher Appreciation Day

Thank you to all of the teachers that stopped by the Discovery Education booth at the Staples Teacher Appreciation Event in Vernon.  There were teachers lined outside the door at 8:30 before the store opened at 9:00.  It was so exciting talking to educators about how we use Discovery Education in our district and our

DEN Summer School Webinar Series for August

Who ever said summer school isn’t fun? Get ready for your school year with an amazing series of free professional development sessions from the Discovery Educator Network. The summer school webinar series sessions begin at 11:00 AM ET. To register: For more information: Digital Storytelling August 2: Making Curricular Connections with Digital Storytelling

Wall Wisher- What's On Your Wall?

I am currently in a workshop with Steve Dembo and we are using Wall Wisher.  What is Wall Wisher? It is a place where you can create virtual sticky notes and invite others to participate by providing them the URL.  They then can add their own comments to your post.  How could you use this

NE Day Of Discovery- Saturday, May 22

Hopefully you are attending the NE Day of Discovery on Saturday, May 22 at Xaverian Brothers High School in Westwood, MA.  Steve Dembo will be the keynote speaker and his presentation is Learning to Speak Native.  If you cannot attend, we will be streaming his presentation live through Live Stream on this page at 10:00 AM EDT.

Picture Perfect

Have you ever wanted to quickly upload your pictures and get them into a slideshow?  Here are a few websites to do just that. You will have your slideshow done in a matter of minutes. Slide Roll– upload your images, add various transitions and text, copy the code and embed your slide show on any