Daily Archives: April 19, 2010

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Readability

Readability

Ever distracted by ads, photos, extra clutter while trying to read a news article?  Have you noticed when you’ve found a recipe online that there’s a button that says Print Version?  That button gets rid of all the clutter and gives you a nice printable copy of the recipe only.  Well, that’s what this site

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Are you not entertained?!

As the school year winds to an end [Don’t start dancing yet…we said WINDS to an end!], educators in SC are beginning to prepare students for end of term assessments. This can be a stressful time of year for both teachers and students, but it doesn’t have to be! We all know that learning never

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Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 04/19/2010

Earth Day Footprint Calculators This is a ShareTabs that compiles great carbon, energy, and resource footprint calculators.  Perfect for Earth Day.  Tags: education, learning, science, social studies, social science, interactive, interactives, Earth Day, carbon, footprint, calculator, energy, resources, conservation, tools, calculators – By Jennifer Dorman Posted from Diigo. The rest of Discovery Educator Network group

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Day of Discovery at Biltmore!

Yes, our first ever tri-state Day of Discovery at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC, is officially over.  But the impact of that day continues! Over 140 educators from three states began their day at 8:30 playing DENgo and getting to know one another a little better.  By 9, Jennifer Dorman and Justin Karkow were

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Plugged In!

In my position as K-12 Media Specialist for our district, I sometimes conduct sessions for students regarding Internet safety. This past week, I shared a multimedia presentation from an incredible resource (http://www.netsmartz.org) with the entire 6th grade class. I started out by asking the students to cheer whenever they saw a form of media on

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