Daily Archives: November 16, 2011

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 11/16/2011

Historic Map Works, Residential Genealogy ™ Collection of historical maps as explained by Free Technology For Teachers.  Tags: maps, history, geography, socialstudies, reference – By Dean Mantz BrainPOP Spotlight: Digital Citizenship. Movies, quizzes, activities, teacher resources and video tutorials Tags: digitalcitizenship, brainpop, cybersafety, resources, internetsafety, safety teachwithyouripad – iPad Apps Tags: ipad, apps, education, ipads,

The Power of Creativity

Creativity is the most important trait that a person can possess. It allows you to create meaning, importance and curiosity. It is the essence of why and how children and adults learn. As teachers and schools evolve, they should be asking themselves, how are our schools enhancing our students’ and our teachers’ creativity, curiosity, and

Accelerating Social Studies Achievement

The findings from a recent study involving Discovery Education and the Indianapolis Public Schools was recently released.  This study was conducted by researchers at Discovery Education to assess the effectiveness of the social studies digital alignment strategy in improving students’ performance in social studies. From the Executive Summary – In 2009, Discovery Education partnered with

Who’s Your 1 in 100?

Mine is DJ. November is National Epilepsy Awareness month.  Did you know that 1 in 100 American’s suffer from Epilepsy? So who is your 1 in 100? Many of us have heard of epilepsy and we “think” we know what to do or what happens when an individual has a seizure… but what you may