Tag Archives: Education

Adventures in Parenting Week: September 13 – 17, 2010

Adventures in Parenting Week: September 13 – 17, 2010

Discovery Health Adventures in Parenting: A Must View! From my favorite classroom and beyond professional development resource, and a site I just love to visit because of its daily relevance, Discovery Health offers a wonderful resource for parents and educators alike, Adventures in Parenting. This site is my safety net in the classroom because everything

PD from DE: What a Week!

White tab for DE Webinar Calendar Webinar Calendar on PA Blog Discovery Education Webinars has its mojo working with a week of terrific professional development opportunities. Your PA bloggers want to make your access easy, so you might want to check our DE Webinars tab on our blog for a complete and updated list of

A History Lesson

One of the things I like to do is to research the history of the holidays and other special days we celebrate.  With today being Labor Day, I thought I would share what I have learned about this holiday that marks the unofficial end of summer and celebrates the American worker.  As educators, many of

Streamathon 2010

http://tinyurl.com/3a5fhem If there’s a down side to summer vacation, it would have to be its end.Whether you’ve been to Alaska, Europe, or just camped out in your own back yard, chances are you have at least a week in at school, with or without students. Some of you made life-changing decisions, added or subtracted something

AirVideo – Just Watch

I figured the third time I watched The Attack of the Clones. Episode II on my iPad, I should probably talk with someone about this.   I’ve collected a few video files over the years, and keep them on one of those 350Gb, USB hard drives from Staples. Some are Mac files (mov and mp4),

Edmodo: Classroom Social Network

Edmodo is a FREE, safe and secure social networking site designed specifically for education. Teachers can share ideas, files and assignments. Once you have an account, you can create groups for both classroom and professional needs. Edmodo provides tools for grading and polling. Teachers can also share resources in their library. Teachers have control over

eBooks, iBooks, audioBooks

Face it, we’d all like eBooks more if they were free. The same goes for Audiobooks. And come to think of it, we’d also like to figure out how to make those page-turning iBooks for the iPad so we don’t have to pay for those either.   Well, guess what! You can get children’s eBooks

Diigo 5.0 Buzz!

Image via Wikipedia July 1, 2010 seems to be the new release day. I found this article while trying to Diigo something and the interface looked SO different, so I did some fast clicking and found out why. Since the news is barely 20 hours old (unless you were at #ISTE10), thought I would share