Here is the archive of yesterday’s powerful Prezi presentation.
Lorraine Kaplan and Janet Susin are members of the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI), who also happen to be educators, mothers, and parents of children who have suffered with mental illness. Janet and Lorraine recently hosted a webinar representing theNAMI during which they provided a great wealth of insights into working with children suffering
DEN in Ten Lance Rougeux, Discovery Education, Mechanicsburg, PA The Discovery Educator Network (DEN) is a global community of educators passionate about teaching in the 21st century. In this session we’ll explore all of the benefits the DEN offers and take a look at the many events planned for 2010. If you aren’t part of
Rock OUR World! Carol Anne McGuire, STAR Discovery Educator, Anaheim, CA Is global collaboration an educational reality? Or just a buzzword? See how K-12 students have rocked their world by solving real problems while composing music, making movies and learning about each other in live video conferences. What a great time to be an educator!
Connecting Language Learners to the Curriculum through Digital Media Lindsay Hopkins, Discovery Education, Los Angeles, CA With diverse classroom populations, your ability to differentiate feels more important than ever. In this session, explore Discovery Education through the lens of Language Learners and see how digital media and technology can engage and benefit students from all
Cell Phones, Internet and Oprah: How the US Presence in Iraq Has Affected Women’s Lives Christina Asquith, Author of “Sisters in War: A Story of Love, Family and Survival in the New Iraq” What do Muslim women think about America? Journalist Christina Asquith spent five years living and reporting in the Middle East. For her
When You’re Not the Smartest Person in the Room Dean Shareski, Digital Learning Consultant, Prairie South School Division, Moose Jaw, SK, Canada The moment you bring an internet connection into the classroom, you open up you and your students to a vast world of knowledge, possibilities and connections. Many teachers are beginning to realize this
Homework Gone Digital Matt Monjan, Discovery Education, Silver Spring, MD Learn how to differentiate your instruction and connect with your students using the Discovery Education Student Center. We’ll start by creating quizzes, assignments and writing prompts using the Builders in DE streaming. Then we’ll create a classroom and show you how to assign content to
Connections, Conversations, and Collaborations: Creating a Personal Learning Network That Works For You Lee Kolbert, DEN Guru, Palm Beach County, FL Thanks to the influx of social tools on the Internet, educators are becoming increasingly empowered to control their learning environment. We are no longer limited by the physical proximity of colleagues to discuss issues
Yesterday the Siemens STEM Academy hosted an amazing webinar with Philippe Cousteau. More than 15,000 students were in attendance to hear him share his thoughts on how the growth of the environmental movement has created positive impacts for our planet, and how students have the power to make a positive difference over the next fifty