As the DEN LC Symposium and Summer Institute come closer and closer, Mr. Dembo and I needed to make a trip to this year’s destination to get all of our STARs’ questions answered. Attendees can see the entire list in their respective Google Docs, but we decided that the most frequently asked questions deserved a
The Electronic Portfolio Development Process The process of developing electronic teaching portfolios can document evidence of teacher competencies and guide long-term professional development. The competencies may be locally defined, or linked to national teaching standards. Two primary assumptions in this process are: 1.) a portfolio is not a haphazard collection of artifacts (i.e., a scrapbook)
When students write a script and narrate over a video segment, they synthesize and express their knowledge on the topic. Getting a good video segment for students to narrate is relatively easy with Discovery Education, but there are other sources available as well that will be included at the end of this post. When searching
Thanks to the DEN and great weather, we had almost 90 people join us at Pawnee Prairie Nature Center for the Wichita Geocaching event sponsored by Discovery Education. The feedback was incredibly positive. Here are just a few samples: “Thank you so much for our fun-filled morning on Saturday and for the delicious lunch! We
Enjoy the DEN Weekly Update for May 21, 2010.