Tag Archives: Educational Technology

Milwaukee Digital Media Conference

Milwaukee Digital Media Conference

If you’re going to be in the Milwaukee area in late July, or have nothing to do the week of July 27-30 and want to come to Milwaukee, consider attending the Milwaukee Digital Media Conference. From the conference website “The Milwaukee Digital Media Conference is a hands-on collaborative conference. Participants work with instructors from The

Going to Celebrate With the WI DEN LC?

In an earlier post, we told you about a little get together at Friday’s Front Row at Miller Park.  If you are planning on coming to the event, we need you to RSVP so we know numbers ahead of time and can get food ordered. Please RSVP here – https://discoveryed.wufoo.com/forms/wisconsin-miller-park-den-event/

DEN VC at New Berlin Eisenhower

Looking for a great professional development opportunity?  How about a FREE day of professional development? Participate in the DEN Virtual Conference on Saturday, April 25th at New Berlin Eisenhower High School. Here you will have a chance to have fun with other great teachers and immerse yourself in a great learning experience.  The day will

WEMTA is Coming!

Do you have anything going on March 22nd through the 24th?  Hopefully you’ll join me, other DEN members, and countless other educators at the Wisconsin Educational Media and Technology Association’s 2009 Spring Conference.  Check out this link on WEMTA’s website about the conference.  There are going to be great sessions, informative speakers, and most importantly,

World Math Day

I’m not sure if your students participated in World Math Day or not, but I wanted to share a little about our participation in this cool event.  For those unaware of World Math Day, it’s a 48 hour event where students can participate in 60 second math fact contests with 3 other students.  Classes or school had to register

WEMTA Winter Virtual Conference

Mark your calendars for the WEMTA Winter Virtual Conference – Saturday, February 28th, from 9:00 am (CST) to 4:00 pm.  What is a virtual conference?  Well, this one is a one day conference delivered virtually LIVE to your computer – wherever you are.  All you need is a computer that has internet access (a microphone is optional, but

Setup an RSS Reader

Want to keep up with current news in your subject area? Try Google Reader (or other RSS readers) to get constant, up-to-date RSS feeds from various news sources, blogs and podcasts. As May 1st is RSS Day, now is the perfect time to start.Before we begin, what is RSS? RSS stands for “Real Simple Syndication”.

Student Discussion Boards

My district has recently installed Microsoft Sharepoint. This is a dynamic tool (albeit from the MotherShip) that allows me to create and control groups where users can collaborate though shared documents, discussions boards, blogs, and wikis (and many other features). My initial observations of Sharepoint made me realize that it has a distinct Microsoft footprint

Interactive Whiteboarding

This school year, I was fortunate enough to have an interactive whiteboard (from Interwrite) installed in my classroom. I was hesitant to get it at first, as I would lose some valuable front-board real estate to have it mounted. However, once I started using it, I soon found out some interactive and intriguing ways ways

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