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New Discoveries for a New School Year

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New Discoveries for a New School Year

  1. 1. New Discoveries for a New School Year Lance Rougeux September 3, 2008
  2. 10. New Content <ul><li>1000 new titles will be added by the </li></ul><ul><li>end of 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Fearless Planet (6) </li></ul><ul><li>Grossology (26) </li></ul><ul><li>Time Warp Trio (26) </li></ul><ul><li>Tutenstein (39) </li></ul><ul><li>Kenny the Shark (26) </li></ul><ul><li>Smash Lab (13) </li></ul><ul><li>Josh Bernstein's Expedition (6) </li></ul><ul><li>In the Shadow of the Moon (2) </li></ul><ul><li>Prototype This (13) </li></ul><ul><li>Save-ums (26) </li></ul><ul><li>Bonehead Detectives (18) </li></ul><ul><li>Operation Junkyard (13) </li></ul><ul><li>Project Earth (9) </li></ul>
  3. 11. Improved Searching and Standards Alignment
  4. 12. Organization of Media Elements
  5. 13. Enhanced Reporting (coming soon)
  6. 14. The Builders <ul><li>No more pop-up blockers to worry about </li></ul><ul><li>You can add up to three items to a Writing Prompt such as </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Images </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clip Art </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And VIDEO! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>All prompts let you embed Web 2.0 Widgets within them </li></ul>
  7. 16. Regional Conferences <ul><li>Midwest Regional Conference </li></ul><ul><li>September 20-21, Glen Ellyn, IL </li></ul><ul><li>Western Regional Conference (CA) </li></ul><ul><li>September 27-28, Van Nuys, CA </li></ul><ul><li>Northeast Regional Conference </li></ul><ul><li>September 27-28, Troy, NY </li></ul><ul><li>Southern Regional Conference </li></ul><ul><li>October 3-4, Huntsville, AL </li></ul><ul><li>Western Regional Conference (CO) </li></ul><ul><li>October 10-11, Thornton, CO </li></ul>
  8. 17. Online PD <ul><li>streamathon   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>September 23, 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>9 AM to 9 PM EDT </li></ul></ul><ul><li>DEN Virtual Conference </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Saturday October 25, 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>DEN Webinar Series </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ongoing </li></ul></ul>
  9. 18. 2008-09 Ed Tech Connect <ul><li>September – Tim Magner, US Dept. of Education </li></ul><ul><li>October – Bernie Dodge, inventor of the WebQuest </li></ul><ul><li>November – Alan Kay, OLPC and pioneer of modern programming </li></ul><ul><li>December – Dr. Jason Ohler, author of six books including “Digital Storytelling in the Classroom” </li></ul><ul><li>January – Tim Tyson, award winning administrator </li></ul><ul><li>February – Bernajean Porter, author of DigiTales book and website </li></ul><ul><li>March – Tony Vincent, pioneer podcaster </li></ul><ul><li>April – TBD </li></ul><ul><li>May – Ian Jukes, Director of InfoSavvy Group </li></ul>
  10. 20. DEN Homepage <ul><li>Redesigned front page </li></ul><ul><li>New profile box with easy access to the most important links </li></ul><ul><li>Hot box to highlight what’s going on around the DEN </li></ul>
  11. 21. New Features <ul><li>LIVE Chat </li></ul><ul><li>Buddy Lists </li></ul><ul><li>Forum Avatars </li></ul><ul><li>User Search </li></ul><ul><li>Event highlights </li></ul><ul><li>Help from the STARs </li></ul>
  12. 22. DEN Blogs <ul><li>15 new blog themes </li></ul><ul><li>Video blogs and comments </li></ul><ul><li>Admin bar with easy access to tools </li></ul><ul><li>Snapz Preview </li></ul><ul><li>More integration with other Web 2.0 tools </li></ul>

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