Tag Archives: Great Ideas

Dembo Delivers the Goods

Dembo Delivers the Goods

If you missed Steve Dembo‘s (aka Teach 42) Discovery Education webinar, Something for Nothing: The Best of Web 2.0, then you might not know you no longer need to use your telephone to connect to a DiscoveryWebEx presentation. Nothing beats hearing Dembo direct, but if you missed the streaming–or you want to revisit a packed

PA Discovery Educators Published!

Congratulations to PA STARs, Meg Griffin and Jared Mader.  Both were published in the February 2008 (Vol. 35 No. 5) issue of ISTE‘s journal Learning and Leading with Technology.  Meg, an elementary teacher in the Central Bucks School District, was featured in the Point/Counterpoint segment addressing the Yes side of “Has technology improved your home-to-school connection?” 

DEN Virtual Conference

Join us for the 1st ever Discovery Educator Network Virtual Conference on Saturday, February 2nd! Connect with educators from all over the country during this unique professional development experience where you can attend, in-person, online or both! The DEN Virtual Conference is a national event that provides educators a unique opportunity to experience Discovery Education’s

Google Search on Steriods

I do apologize for the negative connotations of the term steroids, but it seemed very apropos considering the awesome power of the search results visualizations emerging from Google Labs. Google Labs Experimental is offering some fascinating trials. Users can sign up to join one of the experiments and offer feedback.  Here is the experiment I

Time Out: Making Time Matter

NOTE: I cross-posted this on my Salisbury High School blog. On of my PA Discovery Educator Network friends, Jennifer Dorman, a.k.a. cliotech, is an avid blogger with a widgetized digital footprint. We are a part of each other’s social networks, and that is a very good thing for me because I always learn from her

New NetTrekker Features

If you are a Pennsylvania teacher, you likely have access to netTrekker through your I.U. (thanks to the PA Department of Education).  If you are hearing about netTrekker for the first time or have not had the opportunity to implement netTrekker’s resources, here are a few links that will help you get acquainted. Take a