Daily Archives: May 4, 2011

Publishing Student Work

Quite often, teachers plan culminating activities for the school year and want to publish student work. There are a great number of online resources to share and post student work. Another avenue besides posting online to a website or blog is to design and upload the student work and then print the written piece of

National Teacher of the Year Reception

Monday afternoon, Dr. Jill Biden hosted the 2011 Teachers of the Year at the Vice President’s residence and the DEN was invited. It worked out that I was able to go represent the community, and WOW was it an honor. Not only did I meet the Second Lady of the United States, I was surrounded

Spring Virtual Conference & Outdoor Fun

Saturday, April 30, was an amazing day of zip-lining, whitewater rafting, adventure courses and, of course, Spring Virtual Conference with Brad Fountain and Matt Monjan at Charlotte, North Carolina’s US National Whitewater Center. In addition to sharing the virtual conference, we learned new tricks using PhotoPeach, Tripline and Jaycut video editing. Brad gave us an

Exclusive Event: Live from the White House

Teachers and students are invited to join Ben Rhodes, Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications and Speechwriting, for a very special webinar on Thursday, May 5 at 1PM ET. Presentation (15 minutes) Ben will provide context and perspective Q&A from Students (15 minutes) Students will have the chance

Have a Peachy DEN Teacher Appreciation Day

You’ve heard again and again, “A picture is worth a thousand words”, but what if you could add a thousand words to your photos, and some music? That’s the idea behind PhotoPeach! DEN Quiz Spring 2011 on PhotoPeach With PhotoPeach, you can create a rich slideshow in seconds to engage your students with music, captions,