Author Archives: Lee Hall

Have You Heard the News!!

Have You Heard the News!!

I copied this in case you don’t always check the national blog. Try to catch one of these seminars. Personally, I can’t wait to see the changes to the Student Center. STAR Streaming Update Webinar  Discovery Education is excited to announce many new GREAT additions coming your way to streaming! This includes the long awaited

Scott Kinney Visits Shelby County's Tech Fest '08

Discovery Education’s Scott Kinney was the keynote speaker at Shelby County’s Tech Fest ’08. What an excellant speaker! If you ever get the chance to hear him, do it. He kept things lively by including the audience with the help of personal response devices. As he was showing some video clips from Discovery’s collection, he

Discovery Atlas an Interactive Map

Have you seen Discovery Education’s Atlas? It is an interactive map based on the Discovery Channel’s landmark Atlas series. It has exclusive clips from that series and thousands of videos about countries ranging from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. Go to United Steaming. (Remember here in Alabama,  go through APT Plus. They are paying for United Streaming for

Alabama DEN wants new members!

We know there are some wonderful teachers in Alabama and we want you to join with us.  Just go to this page and watch the short video about the benefits of joining.  Then click on the link at the bottom and complete the registration.  Please note, you do need to be logged in in order

Meet the DEN in Second Life!

WHEN?  Tuesday, January 15th at 4 p.m. SLT (that would be 6 p.m. CST ) ‘Get a Life, a Second Life That Is!’ is a webinar aimed at educators who would like to learn more about Second Life and how this virtual world can contribute to your PLN (Personal/Professional Learning Network).  Brand new to Second Life? 

EdTechConnect with Daniel Pink, December 12th 7:00pm EST

Sign up for this wonderful connection with Daniel Pink. If you don’t know Daniel’s work, be sure to check out the excerpts from his new book, A Whole New Mind. You will want the book for yourself and the young people you know. Don’t miss this opportunity. Daniel Pink, bestselling author of A WHOLE NEW

Alabama Launches Leadership Council!

Welcome to Alabama’s DEN blog. We are so happy about having this exciting way to share resources, ideas, and learning opportunities. We the help of Discovery Educators Network, we have a way to provide statewide professional development activities, regular updates, and a way to network using our blog. The Alabama Leadership Council currently has five members and