In last couple of weeks I have been looking for good Apps to use in my classroom. With the help of some awesome people in my district here are some of the ones I found: Talking Tom is a silly cat that repeats what you say with a funny voice and responds to your touch.
Monthly Leadership Council meetings always bring about new resources or remind us of resources that we need to revisit. Hub Discovery Education is a great storytelling website for K-5 teachers. This site offers a comprehensive set of lesson plans for K-2 and 3-5 as well as a step-by-step guide to the writing process. All lessons
MOARKS DEN Virtual Conference!. View this animoto of our virtual conference in Branson, Misouri, created by our DEN Chairwoman Vickie Lamb.
This summer, I was reintroduced to Edmodo at the DEN LC Symposium. I first learned about Edmodo at another conference but never saw it as more than another Twitter and I didn’t see the point. But at the symposium, we actually used it. We created small groups for each session, had discussions, added links, made connections,
Where do your students get their information about drugs – their friends – the Internet? Is this information reliable? Confused about the effects of marijuana and prescription drugs? Some reports say they are bad for you while others say they can help cure an individual. Learn the facts from Dr. Susan Weiss and shatter some
Originally created to connect families and friends, Storybird is designed to have two or more people collaborate on a story, using the images created by various artists. “Storybird promotes imagination, literacy, and self-confidence. Kids who play with words and pictures early in life tend to score higher in cognitive and aptitude tests later on. They
Last weekend I had the opportunity to visit beautiful Charlottesville, VA for the first time since moving to Virginia five years ago. While there I got to visit Thomas Jefferson’s gorgeous home Monticello. Being at Monticello inspired me to come up with a new type of blog post. Once a month I will share resources
Greetings everyone! I was patrolling the net during lunch today and came across this amazing Glog that has pulled together some of the best TED Talks for teachers. http://bit.ly/czXNTR Check it out! Do you think there are others that need to be added?
Over the next two weeks, we’re going to be giving away copies of the US Geography App from Discovery Education! This week we’ll be passing out codes from the iPhone and iTouch version of the app, and next week we’ll be giving away copies of the brand new iPad version of the best-selling game. Want
Please welcome these new DEN STARs: Aaron Adams, TX Carolyn Carter, FL Stephanie Chambers, GA Margaret Cody, FL Ashley Cook, CO Katie Cortez, WI Mark Derison, NY Stephanie Digirolamo, IL Jini Errichetti, NJ Angelique Fairbrother, IL Lisa Giddings-Massey, FL Margaret Gonzales, FL Kristina Harvey, FL Leanne Hibbert, Manitoba Susan Jeffries, AR Stacey Jenkins, FL Julie