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Upcoming Webinars for November

Upcoming Webinars for November

Upcoming Webinars for the month of November: Becoming a Storm Ready School Webinar Monday, November 16 at 4 PM ET Learn how your school or district can easily become certified as StormReady. Guest speaker Angelia Enyedi from NOAA’s National Weather Service will walk educators and district administrators through the simple process as well as the

Inbox Zero

  One of the things Discovery’s Kathy Schrock talked about in her recent presentation Score! Winning Strategies to Conquer Information Overload at the CECA /CASL 09 Conference was the concept of of gaining control and organizing your electronic life.  In a cross between Schrock inspiration and a “this is just ridculous” moment last weekend I

Event Ideas

Many thanks to Lance for an informative DEN LC conference call last night.  With CT being a new state with an LC, I feel that we need as much input from others in the state on the types of events you would like to see this LC plan. Some of the nation wide upcoming events

The Comprehensive Guide to Google Wave

This link –  Comprehensive Guide to Google Wave is posted from a retweet on Twitter that was bouncing around this morning.  I have not had a chance to look at it deeply but two things caught my eye. One was that its introduction starts, “Google Wave is a new web-based collaboration tool the that is

Adventures with Windows 7

Have you heard? There is a new Windows OS! If you somehow missed the flurry of cutesy TV ads by Microsoft or the sniping back-attack ads by Apple, please be advised that Windows 7 launched on October 22, 2009. And what are you going to do about it? Upgrade in place? Buy a new hunk

Visit From Brad Fountain

On Tuesday, October 27, students in Stafford Middle School received Science lessons from Brad Fountain.  Brad worked with three different Science classes using DE Science materials with topics such as miosis/mitosis, organisms, and matter. With the recent aquisition of DE Science for Middle School from the state, our science teachers were able to see how

And a good time was had by all…

The Connecticut DEN Leadership Council held a kickoff/networking dinner right after the conclusion of the CECA/CASL 2009 Conference in Hartford this past Monday. As the pictures below show, it was a great evening to share perspectives about the conference, put names to faces, and to learn more about our DEN colleagues. The DEN Leadership Council

DEN Connecticut Leadership Council Kick Off Dinner

You are cordially invited to join us for dinner as we celebrate the official launch of the Discovery Educator Network’s Connecticut Leadership Council.  Come network with fellow STAR Discovery Educators, Discovery Education staff and your Connecticut Leadership Council members.When? Monday, October 26, 20094:45 PM Right after CECA Where? Arch Street Tavern 85 Arch StreetHartford, CT

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