Daily Archives: March 12, 2012

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The Power of Words

The Power of Words

Last year while attending DENSI 2011 in San Diego, a group of educators watched the documentary about Poetry Slams. It was a powerful example of how words can transform a person’s life through poetry. As part of my Wilkes coursework, I was taking a Project Based Learning class and our group decided to use poetry

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TED-Ed Lessons Worth Sharing

TED-Ed has developed an idea to recognize great educators by helping them share their lessons with the rest of their world! The educators and their lessons will be paired with equally talented animators to create “curiosity-igniting videos.” At this point, TED-Ed is looking for nominations for educators, lessons, and animators to begin the project. Watch

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Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 03/12/2012

NASA – Educators 9-12 I see awesome nasa videos on tv and I wonder where I can find them.  They are math application videos. Tags: NASA, science, stem, astronomy, lessonplans – By Luke Simon Technology Enhances Learning Tags: no_tag Khan Academy – Watch. Practice. Learn almost anything for free. for iPad on the iTunes App

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The Brackets are Up!

The DEN March Madness brackets are up and the games begin tomorrow evening.  This year, we’ve changed things up a little.  There are 4 “regions” with 4 tools in each.  The regions are named after some of the DEN Team members – Rougeux, Dembo, Shareski, and The Girlz.  Although you won’t be able to see

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The Fourth Podcast

Stupid or Brilliant? That’s the tagline of our podcast as you’ll hear. Today Steve’s in Grand Rapids at MACUL 12 where he snags several key people and who share a little Discovery goodness. This week’s prize giveaway is by me so listen, comment correctly and win a prize. Being I’m from Canada, it might be

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Hundreds of Activities for Your Smartboard

Interactive Sites for Education is a collection of K-5 online, interactive games and simulations that can be used on your Smartboard for teaching and learning. This site is my own personal compilation of the best (and advertisement free) online activities for math, ELA, science, social studies, brainteasers, art, music, holidays, world language, and typing (some are still

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