Monthly Archives: November 2006

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COSMEO and Manuals

COSMEO and Manuals

I cannot wait to get the report from Marilyn and Eileen in Leon County from their Learning Adds Up event tonight because I’m sure their event was just AWESOME! I attended one closer to home, and while Brook’s getting the blog ready for Stephen, I have to share with you some favorites from tonight’s session

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Is there a place for unitedstreaming in a Montessori classroom? You Bet!

As Montessorians we know that it is our job to prepare an environment that will allow for self-directed learning.  A large part of preparing this type of environment involves countless hours of on-line research spent coming up with innovative, creative and engaging activities that foster a love of life-long learning in each child.  Try using

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Dash for the Cache!

Dozens of DEN members were in search of a stash!  It was the First Annual West Coast DEN Dash for the Cache — as in geocache — and they learned and laughed and had quite a bash! Okay, enough with the rhyming!  Simply put, geocaching is so much fun!  In case you have never heard

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eInstruction's STAR Opportunity

As an added benefit of being a STAR Discovery Educator, we are pleased to offer you a special discount opportunity in partnership with eInstruction!  Through this partnership, you can purchase the CPS IR 32-pad system from eInstruction at an incredible price of $995 (plus shipping).  This is a discount of over 50% from eInstruction’s base

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EduBlogger Awards Alert!

Please read the National Blog for information on the EduBlogger Awards! Nominations are now open! A few more suggestions: *Lee Kolbert’s http://www.macmomma.blogspot.com/ For WIKI: Tom Turner’s: http://tnturner.wikispaces.com/FAME_Materials

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Edublog Awards 2006 nominations!!

Yikes, I must be really out of it because I didn’t even realize that nominations were open for the 2006 Edublog Awards and they close tomorrow!  So don’t waste any time, get your submissions in today! You can email in *2* nominations for each category, and YES, you can nominate the same blog for more

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STAR DE featured in USA Today

Do you know who Eric Langhorst is?  If you attended the Midwest Regional Conference this summer you certainly do.  If you listen to the Speaking of History podcast you do.  Or if you read the USA today, you probably do now! Eric is a STAR Discovery Educator in Missouri who was recently featured in the

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Get the Global Perspective

Did you know that 1 out of every 20 visitors to the DEN website is from outside the United States?  While the majority of our STAR Discovery Educators are local to the US, we also have a growing international number of STAR’s!  What sort of blog network would we be if we only focused on

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Oh a Blogging we will go….

If my son turns out to be truly ADHD, I’m sure we can trace it right back to me. I have a very hard time staying on task and not jumping from project to project. I’ll start something, get distracted very easily and start something else – forgetting to finish the first project. So today

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