Daily Archives: June 23, 2010

Jennifer Brinson Would Like to Teach the World to Ning and Rediscover Discovery

Jennifer Brinson Would Like to Teach the World to Ning and Rediscover Discovery

I just love attending conferences when I have the presenter’s materials at my fingertips. Even better if the materials are online, embeddable, with samples, additional resources, and alternatives. Best case scenario: I have the information before the presentation. Guess that’s why I always enjoy seeing Jennifer Brinson‘s name on a workshop, webinar, or conference. It

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 06/23/2010

Stop Disasters Tags: science, game, geography, disasters, simulation, education, environment, interactive – By Dean Mantz 25 Tools: A Toolbox for Learning Professionals 2009 Tags: tools, toolbox, web2.0, elearning, professionaldevelopment, education, learning, web2.0Tools – By Dean Mantz Techy Tips for not so techy teachers Tags: technology, resources, teacher, web2.0, techtips, tech, newbies, education – By Dean

Wisconsin Represents in Minnesota

Rita Mortenson and Cathy Houchin, from the Wisconsin DEN Leadership Council, recently traveled to Minneapolis for a Day of Discovery.  This event was held for teachers in the Minneapolis area.  Over 125 teachers registered for the day.  Rita and Cathy presented a workshop on Web 2.0 integration in the classroom. Rita remarked, “What a wonderful

Is it good form… to use Google forms?

I have to credit this week’s blog to my esteemed (and recently retired) colleague, Mr. Bruce Vigneault. He sent me a link to http://edte.ch/blog/2008/08/23/10-google-forms-for-the-classroom/. One reason that it particularly interested me was because he commented that many of the forms pertain to the lower grade levels. In my experience at our district, the majority of

ISTE 2010

This weekend the ISTE 2010 Conference kicks off in Denver. I am fortunate to be able to go and combine a little technology, with mountains, and old friends, three things dear to my heart. Even if you are not in a role as a pure technologist in your teaching, every teacher who uses technology deserves

DEN Webinars: What would you like to see?

Each and every school year, DEN educators offer professional growth opportunities online that promote teaching and learning. In addition to the wonderful team with DEN, they have brought us sessions with some of the most respected individuals that the world of Discovery has to offer: from best-selling authors like Daniel Pink to environmental icons, like