A colleague of mine made me aware of a website where teachers can go to submit small grant proposals for a variety of needs in their classroom. At Donor’s Choose, you can type up your proposal and then donors can browse those proposals and choose which one(s) they wish to fund. My colleague received $200
Linda Rush, events coordinator for the Texas DEN Leadership Council, and a SMART Exemplary Educator, sent me information about an opportunity our STAR DE’s might be interested in. SMART sends out a monthly newsletter entitled SMART Technologies Education News in which the Texas consultants, Marci Walk and Heather Lamb, outline tips and tricks for using
2007 Samsung’s Hope for Education is now open. Winners of this contest earn technology for their school — the Grand Prize is valued at $200,000. Hope for Education is an essay contest open to anyone (so you AND your students can enter). Essays will be accepted through July 22, and should be ". . .
The deadline is quickly approaching to get your applications in for the DEN National Institutes this summer! The Discovery crew are wanting to be sure that everyone who has applied has received confirmation of their application, so if you applied but did not receive confirmation, or if you just want more information, head over to
There is another TCEA deadline approaching — it is for the 2008 Convention, "Discover your Destination", to be held February 4-8, 2008, in Austin. The deadline to submit proposals to present at the convention is May 1. Head over to the TCEA Call for Participation page for more details and to submit a proposal.
As we hop into spring (although that snow this morning sure didn’t feel like spring!), there are some opportunities and deadlines I want to remind you of … First, the DEN National Institutes this summer promise to be a wonderful opportunity for all of us. The deadline to register for one of these is this
The Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) is now calling for proposals for training sessions for the Fall/Winter of 2007. You can read all about it here. Wouldn’t it be great to have lots of STAR DEN members presenting this year for TCEA? If you submit a proposal that gets accepted, be sure to let us
AWESOME is the first word that comes to mind when I think about the training that just finished at the AFI Film Institute’s Lights, Camera, Education! at SMU. During Day Two, we revisited our projects for the rough edit and final cuts. We ended up with a really cool product that we can be proud
Hello, Texas DEN members! We’re back!!! It is wonderful to report that the Texas DEN is as active as ever! Today, we, along with several other states, are reactivating our state blog. I’d like to encourage all of you to let me know when you have ideas or information you’d like to see posted on
AFI Dallas International Film Festival I spent the day attending the AFI Lights, Camera, Education institute at the film festival in Dallas. It was amazing! As with so many Discovery events, I learned so much more than I thought I could in just a few hours and the day flew by! We started the day