Do you like to add cool fonts to your projects? Take a look at this site for free fonts for your computer. http://www.1001freefonts.com/horror-fonts.php. Download either the Mac or Windows version and add a little visual excitement to your words!
The Kansas DE Leadership Council has been asked to participate in the 2009 KSDE Fall Assessment Conference on October 27, 2009 in Topeka, Kansas. Mary Frazier, Dan Brown, Dean Mantz of the KS LC along with Andrew Walls from Discovery Eduction Assessment Team will be the presenters. All sessions are geared towards the use of
Wouldn’t it be great if your blog would read the posts aloud to your students? Or if your wiki would read activity directions to your students? Or maybe if your students could narrate a story that will be posted on your class blog, wiki, or website? Well you can do this and much more with
On October 24 the Kansas DEN Leadership Council will be hosting a Day of Discovery in conjunction with the Virtual Conference at Brooks Middle School in Wichita, KS.We’ll start registration at 8:00 and kick-off the event at 8:30. Sessions will be about an hour long each with lunch provided. The day will feature special presentations
One evening I was Plurking with a fellow Kansas educator Kristi Altenburg about the new features of Discovery Education Streaming and I remembered a link provided by Sabrina Boehm for Alan Beam of Holton, KS regarding cell phones in the classroom. Well that link is to a wealth of Web 2.0 resources and lesson plans.
Get ready for a new school year with the DEN! The entire month of August is jam-packed with free webinars. Tell a colleague, invite your principal and join us for Summer School with the DEN. Enroll today at: http://community.discoveryeducation.com/webinar Please be sure to visit the Kansas Blog for updates and to see what new events
Greetings Blogosphere!I hear teachers talk a lot about a lack of time, so I’m always looking for short cuts to share. So, here are 5 cool tools to use to save time at figuring out what your students know and can do. Rubistar is a free online rubric builder. You select the topic and dimensions
The Kansas Discovery Education Leadership Council has started to develop a wiki to be used for Day of Discovery events. On June 5, 2009 a Day of Discovery was hosted in Hutchinson, Kansas. The event took place at the Kansas Cosmosphere. Participants were given a tour of the facility and time to tour the museum.
Discovery Education streaming PLUS was recently reviewed by Multimedia and Internet @ Schools and imagine our surprise when we received an absolutely perfect rating: 5/5 stars! Of course, to those of you using DE streaming PLUS, this won’t be much of a surprise, but the review is well worth reading and sharing. A quick highlight
Scott Kinney on the Future of Learning Today, the House Education and Labor Committee held a hearing to examine how technology, innovative education tools, and digital content are transforming and improving education in America. The DEN’s very own Scott Kinney, Vice President of Outreach and Professional Development for Discovery Education, served as one of seven