Through January 2008, you can access the NBC news archive FREE through HotChalk. HotChalk is a learning management system that provides a community for teachers, students and parents that “…includes curriculum management, lesson plan development, automated assignment distribution, collection, and grading in a web-based environment.” [See About HotChalk]. This is a free system that relies on advertising
Every now and then, it is appropriate to acknowledge what our DEN members around Wisconsin are doing. For instance, this summer Rita Mortenson shared with us her trip to California as an Apple Distinguished Educator. We have many educators in the state doing amazing things for education and receiving awards for their efforts. If you
at Xavier High School in Appleton, WI Saturday, November 10, 2007 9:00 am – 1:00 pm We are limited in our seating for this event so to reserve your space you will need to register by going to the DEN Calendar page and clicking on the Xavier High School event scheduled for November 10th. Attendees
Last month, I was out with a good friend planning some upcoming podcasts. But we were hungry and wanted to know if the local bowling alley (we had a coupon) was still serving food. My buddy rang up the location with GOOG-411 (800-466-4411), got our answer (yes), and we were on our way. GOOG-411 is
Here’s a post from the TN DEN: The National Middle Schools Association (NMSA) will host its annual national convention in Houston, TX from November 8 to 10. If you are a STAR DEN member and would like to attend a social gathering of other DEN members while attending the NMSA convention, we need your input.
WEBINARS Check out the list of upcoming webinars and enroll in one today! [Link] Specifically, check out these fantastic ones: EdTechConnect with Claudia Linden (from Second Life) on Wednesday, October 17 Stream-A-Thon on Tuesday, October 23rd [Link] KEEP YOUR STAR Don’t forget – keep your star status; the cut-off is November 23!!! [Link] STAR DEN
Check out this fantastic collaboration (from LifeHacker) of learning opportunities from .edu websites; they are categorized in Art, Science, Space, Humanities, Photography, History, & Misc.Here is a sample of the entry for .edu opportunities in Science: Explore gross anatomy at the University of Michigan Medical School. Download a virtual microscope at the University of Illinois
The Fall Discovery Streaming Event scheduled for Saturday, October 20, 2007 in Verona has been CANCELLED due to low enrollment. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. Look for more opportunities in the future from your DEN Leadership Council. If you have any suggestions/locations for upcoming events, please contact us.
Today is the Friday of Homecoming week, and you can feel the energy pulsing through the students and staff in the building. During the week we have plenty of spirit building activities, such as dress-up days, music in the halls, voting for homecoming court, penny wars between the student classes, and a float-building party with
To kick off the 2007 school year, we are proud to hold our Wisconsin Fall Discovery Streaming extravaganza on Saturday, October 20, 2007 at Verona Area High School, Verona, WI. This FREE event is sure to be filled with lots of learning and discovery as we have an exciting day planned for you with many