Daily Archives: July 15, 2010

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Google Lit Trips – They're Not Just for High School English Teachers!

Google Lit Trips – They're Not Just for High School English Teachers!

Are your students bored by reading?  Want a different way to teach great literature?  Visit Google Lit Trips at http://www.googlelittrips.org/ and explore a new way of teaching literature.  According to the Web site, “Using Google Earth, students discover where in the world the greatest road trip stories of all time took place…and so much more!” Explore

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Congratulations to the Young Scientist Challenge Semifinalist for Arkansas

On July 13th, Discovery Education  and 3M  announced the top 47 middle school students from across the country as semifinalists in the 12th  annual Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge . CONGRATULATIONS to Deborah Rookey and her teacher Wendy Welch from the Horace Mann Arts and Science Magnet Middle School in Little Rock! The semifinalists

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Building Learning Communities Conference

Today the DEN LCs  are attending the BLC in Boston.  We began with am amazing Keynote speech given by Michael Wesch. We will be following a traditional conference format, choosing from among a host of amazing sessions. My first session of the day is entitled “What Can You Do with 3 (4) Billion Photos?” presented by

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Give a Big Welcome To Our New DEN Star Joey Savoy!

My name is Joey Savoy and I am a Technology Mentor for School District 16 in Miramichi, New Brunswick, Canada. I am responsible for helping teachers and students with successful implementation of technology in their classrooms. There are 27 schools under our jurisdiction, with approximately 6,500 students and  500 teachers.  Although, I am based out

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