Tag Archives: Contests-Projects

Discovery Student Adventures Pilot Trip Application Now Open!

Discovery Student Adventures Pilot Trip Application Now Open!

I really hope that you can take advantage of the AMAZING opportunity! from the DEN National Blog: A virtual drum roll please… We are thrilled to officially open the application process for the Discovery Student Adventures Pilot Program. Join us as we discover more of our incredible planet earth together with adventure trips to Australia,

We Can Change the World!

WE NEED ECO-HEROES TO HELP SAVE THE PLANET! Are Your Students Up for the Challenge? Now through March 15, 2009 , middle school students can “go green” and team up for the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge , the first and only national K-12 sustainability education initiative aligned to education standards.  Prizes for

School of Rock

Know a NJ Teacher Who Rocks?   Garden State Teacher Awards Program Who is eligible? Nominated teachers must be full-time classroom teachers  at a public or non-public school in New Jersey. For the 2008-2009 school year, teachers must spend the majority of their assignment time teaching students in grades Pre-K to 3rd grade, 4th to 8th

How to Prepare for the SAT's- Watch Videos!

I just can’t say it enough, so I’ll say it again now- EVERYONE learns through stories. That’s why digital storytelling is such a powerful learning/teaching tool! With that in mind, I found out today about an exciting new way that digital storytelling is being used in education. I received a message this morning from a

Help DEN ROCK the EduBlog Awards!

  EduBlog Awards: Vote Now! The EduBlog awards are open for voting now and the DEN STARs are shining bright as always!  Please take some time to vote for your fellow STARs. Best Educational Use of a Virtual World: DEN in Second Life Best Classroom Blog: Dave Kootman’s Class Best Teacher Blog: Vicki Davis (CoolCatTeacher) Best

Be Your OWN Hero!

Together We Have Earth-Saving Powers is a contest that Liberty Science Center and ParentGuide have created to make every child an eco superhero! Children ages 12 and under can submit drawings, paintings or photographs showing their “Earth-Saving Powers” such as recycling, taking mass transit and reminding friends and family to use canvas shopping bags. First

We Can Change the World

      (NEW YORK- July 28th) – The Siemens Foundation, Discovery Communications and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) have joined together to inspire student achievement in sustainability through a comprehensive education initiative, the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge. Announced today, the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge is an unprecedented

May 3rd is Shut Down Day!

OK, so technically, I’m not even supposed to be writing this right now, but I never got a chance to do it last night, so you can just pretend that the following was posted on May 2nd 🙂 Can you survive 24 hours without your computer? Unless there’s a power outage or an EXTREME vacation

International Student Media Festival

    The International Student Media Festival celebrates outstanding classroom media projects. Students and teachers from kindergarten through college are honored in a three-day event that includes workshops, screenings of winning entries, and an awards ceremony. This festival has now grown to be one of the oldest and largest events of its kind. Sponsored by

Content Meets Technology Classroom Makeover Sweepstakes!

To celebrate the merger of eInstruction and Interwrite Learning, they have announced a Content Meets Technology Sweepstakes which runs from Tuesday April 8, through Thursday, May 13, 2008. Three lucky classrooms will win a prize package worth over $8,000 in eInstruction’s innovative education technology tools! How the Sweepstakes Works It’s easy! Just visit www.eInstruction.com to