Daily Archives: November 21, 2010

3rd Annual Dining with the STARs

3rd Annual Dining with the STARs

Great news for those STAR DEN members who will be attending LACUE 2010 in Baton Rouge!  Susan Tompkins, our LC chair, has organized a dinner Thursday night for all LA STARs. Invite someone to come along with you who is not already a STAR DE so we can help spread the word about how great

http://www.e-learningforkids.org is a great site that provides free e-courses for kids all around the world. This site has engaging and interactive courses for kids in online safety, computer skills such as using Google, typing, and core subjects like language arts, math, and science. Most of the courses are for elementary school-aged children, and involve dynamic

Skype Guest of the Week

Jennifer Bond, a DEN STAR educator from the Walled Lake Consolidated School District in Michigan, has a “Skype Guest of the Week.”  This past week, JoAnne Kaminski, a Reading Specialist from Wisconsin, visited Mrs. Bond’s 3rd grade classroom. The two educators connected as a result of Mrs. Bond’s post on the Skype in Schools wiki which describes how

DEN Stars Shine at MassCUE

The DEN presence was very apparent at this year’s MassCUE Annual Conference at the end of October. Stars presented on a variety of topics showing the range of interests and expertise in our professional learning/sharing network. Several of us also gathered at lunch on the first day; it was great to put some names and

10 Digital Aces + 20 GPS +14 Teachers + 1 DEN STAR = Treasure Hunting on a Whole New Grid

Does this look like fun? What a fun Friday 14 teachers, 9 Digital Aces, 1 DEN STAR + Instructional Coach had teaching and learning all about educational uses of geocaching. Tailored to cover all the subjects the participating educators teach, the experience was delightfully different professional development, with students helping teachers learn. 14 teachers +