Tag Archives: Opportunities

Win A Wireless Lab For Your School!

It is time once again for the 21st Century Classroom’s annual CDW-G: Win a Wireless Lab Sweepstakes. You may remember that last year it was a Canutillo ISD school that won the lab, which proves that you DO have a chance, Texas! You can enter as many times as you’d like, but only once per


This came out on the national blog, but I wanted to post it here to be sure it reached all of the Texas DEN. Discovery Educator Network is going to have a presence at TCEA in Austin next month. There will be pre-conference activities February 5 from 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. through a partnership

More Free Stuff!

Our friends at Tech4Learning have generously offered to give all interested STAR Discovery Educators a free copy of their very popular program, WebBlender. WebBlender is a great tool for combining all of the great content you find in Discovery Education streaming.  Web authoring, podcasting, digital storytelling and more!  From videos and images, to sound effects

Here's a Present for You!

TechSmith, the makers of Camtasia, which is a screen capture program, are offering the full version of their popular Camtasia 3 for FREE! Some of you may already be using their free screen capture program, Jing, which is useful but doesn’t have all the features that Camtasia has. Of course, they have an ulterior motive

Start Planning Now for These Student Contests!

TCEA is once again sponsoring student contests. These are a great way to get your students excited about technology and learning! Categories include: web design, digital graphics, multimedia, digital audio, desktop publishing, digital video, and animation. In addition, they are having a High School Programming Contest and a Robotics Contest. For deadlines and more details,

We Can Always Use Free Stuff!

Olympus has teamed up with Tool Factory to launch it technology registry site for teachers. Teachers can make their technology wishes public, so anyone can make a donation to their classroom carts. Grants will be awarded on the 28th of every month. Register to win! Just visit Digital Wish and get signed up!

All of You Deserve This Award!

Each year, the Texas Computer Educator’s Association (TCEA) chooses teachers and administrators from across Texas, based on their dedication to the integreation of technology into the classroom curriculum, and honors them at the annual convention in February. The TCEA scholarships are awarded every year to deserving teachers who desire to futher their knowledge of technology

Wiki, anyone?

Wikispaces is giving away 100,000 free wikis to K-12 teachers.  The spaces are being given away on a first-come-first-served basis.  So far, over 28,000 spaces have been claimed.  To get yours, visit Wikispaces for teachers and "start a Wiki in 30 seconds."