Tag Archives: Teaching

Blogging Basics for Educators

Blogging Basics for Educators

So obviously if you’re reading this post, you’ve visited at least one blog. Maybe you’ve even considered using a blog in your classroom, but you’re just not entirely sure how a blog works or how to properly implement a blog into your learning environment. Well fear no more! The folks at Teachers First have created


Wouldn’t it be great if your blog would read the posts aloud to your students? Or if your wiki would read activity directions to your students? Or maybe if your students could narrate a story that will be posted on your class blog, wiki, or website? Well you can do this and much more with

MediaShare – Did you Know?

So what exactly is MediaShare? Well on the Quick Start Guide, Discovery Education describes it as “a web-based content   sharing system that enables educators to utilize the best resources through uploading, sharing, managing, and distributing user-created or licensed, digital content.” But what does that mean? Well basically, as a member of the Discovery Educator Network

Wichita Day of Discovery

On October 24 the Kansas DEN Leadership Council will be hosting a Day of Discovery in conjunction with the Virtual Conference at Brooks Middle School in Wichita, KS.We’ll start registration at 8:00 and kick-off the event at 8:30. Sessions will be about an hour long each with lunch provided. The day will feature special presentations

Teacher Survival with DE and Twitter

Discovery Education launched a new Twitter account this week called “Teacher Survival” which can be found at http://twitter.com/TeacherSurvival. The bio for this account is as follows: “Get time-saving tips, tech tools and support especially for new teachers. PLUS, win an adventure trip of a lifetime.” Even though the account is aimed toward new teachers, there