Daily Archives: April 26, 2010

Introducing Massachusetts STAR Educator Angelo Rota, West Springfield

Introducing Massachusetts STAR Educator Angelo Rota, West Springfield

I am the Educational Technology Coordinator for West Springfield, formerly a mathematics teacher and network administrator. I’ve been working with the WSPS district for five years, and we have come a long way technologically – especially in the area of IWB’s. We currently have 75 district-wide, at all levels G1-G12, in all schools. We are also

2nd Annual DEN Geocaching Day May 22nd

Jane Suiter will be hosting the second annual Discover Educator Network Geocaching Day at Kennedy on May 22 at 9:00.  If you are interested in attending, contact Jane Suiter at jsuiter@cr.k12.ia.us Participants will receive lunch and have a chance to win some prizes from Discovery Education.

Breaking the Silence of Mental Illness

Did you know that on average one of every five students in your class is living with someone who suffers from mental illness? Mental Illness is one of the leading causes of disability in this country, but is not talked about nearly often enough. Such a stigma remains attached to mental illness that many people

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 04/26/2010

Official Google SketchUp Blog Tags: sketchup, google, blog, 3D, architecture, design, technology, tutorial – By Dean Mantz Radius Around a Point on a Map Tags: maps, map, google, around, a, radius Flat Classrooms – Transforming learning through global collaboration Tags: flatclassroom Age Restrictions – Google Apps Education Community Help Tags: google, googleapps, coppa, restrictions, age,

Dinner & a Mummy

Looking for a way to relax, enjoy yourself, spend some quality time with a loved one AND get some Professional Development???    Sounds too good to be true?  I promise- it’s not!   Please see the invitation below.  Maybe a little Friday night dinner and a Mummy next weekend… 🙂     YOU’RE INVITED! You

Deadline TODAY for DEN Summer Institute

The DEN Summer Institute is an opportunity for STARs from all around the world to get together for a week of intense (but fun) professional development and networking. This year’s institute will take place from July 18-23, 2010 at Bentley University in Waltham, MA just twenty minutes west of Boston. (They are intense but in