Archives for August, 2011

  1. Leading Into the Future

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    Can more of our students be successful?  Can schools adapt and change to meet the learning needs and styles of many more  students.  Can technology be leveraged increase the learning of more of our students?  What is the role of school leaders to accomplish this? My reactions to these questions is: Intentionally working through change […]

  2. Adobe Education Exchange contest – Share your teaching ideas and win some great prizes

    Adobe Education Exchange is a great resource for educators, with resources, lesson ideas, lesson plans, and a place to collaborate with other educators. They are sponsoring a contest for educators – The 2011 Educator’s Choice Awards. Any educator can enter. You submit your innovative teaching and learning materials and you could win some really nice […]

  3. iPad Training with the Discovery Mobile App. Is Popular!

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    On July 26, 2011 nearly 40 Verona Area School District teachers had an opportunity to participate in the district’s first iPad training.  This training is a 2-part workshop, whereby participants receive hands-on training to learn about the importance of mobile devices and how to utilize them in the curriculum.  DEN members Kurt Kneuve, Laura Lindquist, […]

  4. Using Pictures to Ignite Learning

    posted by Christine Cote…   I attended a training session on the use of PQARs and am excited to try this practice in a classroom. What is a PQAR? PQAR stands for Picture Question Answer Response. Imagine showing an image to your class of Neil Armstrong and asking them what they can tell you about […]

  5. Wisconsin DEN Photowalk

    This is just a reminder about the upcoming Wisconsin DEN Photowalk.  We’ve posted info about it before, but you might have missed it. Join us on Friday, August 5 for a great opportunity to meet fellow Discovery Educators as we have our 1st ever  DEN sponsored Photowalk on the culturally rich Milwaukee Riverwalk.  Learn about […]