Archives for June 9, 2011

  1. DEN Summer School 2011

    Who ever said summer school isn’t fun? Get ready for your school year with an amazing series of free professional development sessions from the Discovery Educator Network! DEN Summer School is August 1-4. Starting at 11am ET each day, join us for 3 hours of action packed learning. Here’s the schedule. Block 1 Digital Storytelling […]

  2. Things I Know You Must Read

    Usually, this portion of the Wisconsin DEN blog is titled “Things I Think You Should Read.”  I’m changing that just a little this time.  I’ve come across a few blog posts recently that I think are ABSOLUTE MUST reads for all educators.  You might have seen these already, but if you haven’t I think you […]

  3. LearnBoost – free online grade book and lesson planner and more

    by David Andrade, LearnBoost is an online grade book and lesson planner that is available for free to educators. It has a grade book, lesson planner, attendance, reporting and calendar. It is easy to use, visually appealing, and you can share information with students and parents. The lesson planner is integrated with state standards and […]

  4. Science of Cooking – great resource to engage and excite students about science

    by David Andrade, The Science of Cooking is a wonderful site from the Exploratorium that explores the science behind food and cooking. Categories include eggs, candy, spices, meat and more. Each category has information, resources, recipes and more and explores the science of the food idea and how cooking it affects it. It really is a fun […]

  5. Simplenote – easy to use note taking and list service and app

    By David Andrade, I just learned about Simplenote from Digitizd by David Pierce. In his article, he talks about why he switched from Evernote to Simplenote and I thought that many people may just need a simple note taking app like this and that I should share it with them. I use Evernote for everything from lesson plans to meeting […]

  6. Glogster – multimedia tool that’s great for educators and students

    By David Andrade, Glogster is a very cool site that allows users to create interactive posters called Glogs. I had learned about this a long time ago, but never had the chance to use it or try it out until this week. The free version is limited (50 students), but is still very useful. You could […]