Tag Archives: Special Programs

Chicago Elementary Schools' United Nations Foundation's "Nothing But Nets" campaign

Chicago Elementary Schools' United Nations Foundation's "Nothing But Nets" campaign

Acer joined Illinois Lt. Governor Pat Quinn today to announce its participation with the Chicago Elementary Schools’ United Nations Foundation’s “Nothing But Nets” campaign, a fundraiser to raise awareness and money to fight malaria in Africa. As part of the campaign, Acer will provide the winning elementary school classroom with the popular Aspire one ultra-light

Adlai Stevenson High School to host "Virtual" Discovery Educator Network Conference

Connect with educators from all over the country during this unique professional development experience where you can attend in-person, online, or both. When: Saturday, February 2nd from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm Where: Adlai E. Stevenson High School, 1 Stevenson Drive, Lincolnshire, IL 60069 in the East Commons, Room 4400 Register by Clicking Here: Select

Technology Media Fair in need of Online Volunteers

The Irving Independent School District in Irving, Texas has an annual Technology Media Fair. This year, the district has opened up several categories for online judging. The hope, above all, is that this will help keep district students excited about technology and about sharing their work with a global audience. This is where you come

What are we doing in Illinois to address the ethical use of technology?

Today’s entry is really a question and a promotion for a project I am trying to put together for Middle School students. What are we doing in Illinois to address the ethical use of technology? Scott Meech is trying to put together a project for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students that will address ethical

Tech Savvy Supers?

Hey… Nominate Illinois’ tech savvy superintendents. I am not trying to get brownie points with my superintendent, but I nominated her for the award. The district has made some very impressive technology changes and more are on the horizon. The best aspect of her leadership in my opinion is her own modeling of technology. As

National Discovery Educator Conference on the cruise ship Sensation

I just returned from a fabulous conference with other Star Den Educators. We attended the National Discovery Educator Conference on the cruise ship Sensation. I enjoyed so much all of the information shared by Steve Dembo, Joe Brennar, Brad Fountain, Hall Davidson, Scott Kinney, and Jannita Damian. They did a wonderful job of inspiring me

IL-TCE 2008 "Learning without Boundaries" Feb. 26-29, 2008

IL-TCE 2008 “Learning without Boundaries” Feb 26-29, 2008 is now accepting proposals submissions for full day workshops, half day workshops, general and poster sessions. The new form is available off the new ICE website at: http://www.iceberg.org http://www.iceberg.org/page.php?pid=17 Information about past confernences is available at: http://www.il-tce.org/

EdTechConnect: "A Web of Connections"

If you read education blogs, you are most likely familiar with the work of Will Richardson–one of the world’s foremost experts on education blogging. Discovery Education is proud to announce that he will be the focus of the next EdTechConnect webinar series that will take place on Wednesday,  December 13, at 5:00PM EST. Who: Will

EdTechConnect: David Warlick

Discovery Education is pleased to announce that the presenter for the November EdTechConnect webinar is David Warlick. If you have attended a technology conference in recent years, you have probably heard him speak on a variety of topics relating to emerging technologies and the way that they shape our classrooms today. Last March, David was