Monthly Archives: October 2005

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T+L Reflections

T+L Reflections

T+L went by so fast, it’s hard to believe it’s over!   Alas, we’re all back home and hopefully recovered enough from the whirlwind week in Denver that I’m hoping some of you have had a chance to reflect on what you learned at T+L.    I think the biggest takeaway for me, aside from my

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Melissa Spencer

I teach chemistry at North High School in Des Moines, Iowa.  This is my fourth year of teaching, all at North, but I started with teaching the 9th grade general science class before moving on to chemistry last year.  I integrate technology and multimedia resources into my curriculum as often as possible.  Unfortunately, our district

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New DEN Educators

Once again, it is my pleasure to introduce another group of outstanding teachers, Media Specialists, and Technology Coordinators from Illinois who have recently been accepted as members of the Discovery Educator Network: Lori Abrahams:  Lori is the Information Specialist at Frederick School in Grayslake, Illinois. She has held a number of leadership roles as an

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Greetings from T+L

This week, I had the pleasure to spend an inspiring few days in the beautiful city of Denver with Discovery Educators from across the country.  Together, we had the once in a lifetime experience attending a full day workshop on Digital Storytelling facilitated by renowned author and presenter, Bernajean Porter. The following day, I had

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Our Focus – High Definition Authentic Learning

RJ Stangherlin is a Language Arts teacher at Salisbury High School in Salisbury Township School District.  She is PA DEN’s representative at this year’s T+L2 conference.  She will be providing us with insights and happenings at T+L2 through her daily blogs. Today reminded me of a dialogue that once surfaced on a Keystone Technology Integration

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T+L2: A Diverse Discovery Day Blog

RJ Stangherlin is a Language Arts teacher at Salisbury High School in Salisbury Township School District.  She is PA DEN’s representative at this year’s T+L2 conference.  She will be providing us with insights and happenings at T+L2 through her daily blogs. Call me partial to Pennsylvania, but show me anyone who does an interactive workshop

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Digital Storytelling: Meet Bernajean Porter

RJ Stangherlin is a Language Arts teacher at Salisbury High School in Salisbury Township School District.  She is PA DEN’s representative at this year’s T+L2 conference.  She will be providing us with insights and happenings at T+L2 through her daily blogs. Meet Bernajean Porter, author of DigiTales: The Art of Telling Digital Stories and our

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Region 17 Library Expo

This month, librarians traveled to Region 17 ESC to learn more about materials available to them and Discovery Education.  Curt Smith, Texas Sales Manager for Discovery Education, traveled from Washington DC to a spontaneous cold front and rain showers in West Texas.  We had a great time meeting all of the library media specialists and

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RJ Says "Hello" from T+L2

RJ Stangherlin is a Language Arts teacher at Salisbury High School in Salisbury Township School District.  She is PA DEN’s representative at this year’s T+L2 conference.  She will be providing us with insights and happenings at T+L2 through her daily blogs.  If setting [a sunny 64 degrees at noon in Denver] counts, let me tell

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Remembering Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks, whose 1955 refusal to give up her seat to a white passenger on a bus in Alabama provided the catalyst for the civil rights movement, died Monday at age 92. To help your students understand the impact of Park’s act of bravery and defiance, unitedstreaming has a number of images and video clips

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