Daily Archives: September 27, 2010

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VA and MD DENS Collaborate for FALL Virtual Conference

Virginia and Maryland are super excited to invite you to the Fall Virtual Conference on Saturday, October 23rd. The day will feature special presentations from Gail Lovely and Hall Davidson along with featured STAR Discovery Educators sharing their projects from the DEN Summer Institute (DENSI10). A host of other great sessions from your DEN team

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Highlighting Our Newest DEN STAR! Welcome Tim Johnson!

Hi! My name is Tim Johnson and I am a teacher of 21 years. I taught Grade 5 for 18 years with Grasslands Public Schools in Brooks, Alberta before moving to Medicine Hat, teaching Grade 3for two years with Prairie Rose School Division. I am currently the Technology Leadership Coordinator for Medicine Hat Public Schools.

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The Biology Corner

The Biology Corner is a fantastic web site my wife found this weekend. The site has resources for teachers including lesson plans, web quests, quizzes, and much more. The site is set up by “class” – Anatomy 1 and 2, AP Biology, Biology 1 and 1a, Biology 2 and 2a, and Physics.Worksheets are also sorted by

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Using Creative Commons Licensed Media

As a Media Specialist in a Middle School, I wear many hats.  We’re notorious “Copyright Police.”  We are also leading the “Be Creative!” push in schools that are moving more and more toward digital content access, creation and sharing.  By using websites that have Creative Commons Licensing (and other Royalty-free sites) we can still have

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Meet another new Wisconsin STAR

Frank Devereaux, a Educational Technology Coach/Infotech Teacher at Savanna Oaks Middle School is one of Wisconsin’s newest DEN STARS.  Frank answered a few quick questions to help us get to know him better.  I hope to see Frank at future DEN events! What is your teaching background/experience? Taught science for 12 years and just recently

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Stay Connected

 Blog it UP!!! As we embark on a new school year, there is no better way to “get connected” with your learning community than blogging or microblogging.  Here are a few great sites to get you started: Blogs & Micro Blogging Blogger: your easy-to-use web site, where you can quickly post thoughts, interact with people,

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