Archives for May 8, 2012

  1. Poetry Slamming with iPads

    Over the last few weeks my students have taught me more than a few lessons about innovative uses of apps and iPads. We are collaborating with our high school to participate in Rock Our World 16 with a focus on poetry and poetry slams. We started by using facetime and having students share their favorite […]

  2. The Students Need Your Vote!

    The videos are done, the finalists have been announced, and it’s time for the fun part!  Discovery Education and Dr. Lodge McCammon invite you to vote for your favorite video from the DEN Dr. Lodge Video Challenge.  This video challenge required students to select one of Dr. Lodge’s standards-based songs, found in Discovery Streaming, learn […]

  3. The Benefits of Recess

    There was an article in today’s Huffington Post regarding the positive benefits of recess for Black and Latino students.  You can read the article HERE.  Being a former elementary school teacher, I recall that recess could have positive and negative benefits.  I certainly appreciated my students being able to run around and “burn off some […]

  4. Win an iTunes Gift Card from ClassDojo

    The DEN is having a blast rewarding our DEN Members during Teacher Appreciation Week and we have yet another “today only” offer for you.  ClassDojo, makers of real time behavior management software, is giving away TEN $10 iTunes gift cards and ONE $50 iTunes gift card to members of the DEN.  According to the Class […]

  5. Do You Want a FREE iPad Accessory?

    It’s Teacher Appreciation Day and we’re all about rewarding teachers for making the world a better place, especially members of the DEN.  Today, we have a limited time offer specifically for DEN members using iPads in the classroom.  We have fifty, yes 50, sets of iBallz to give away.  You have to check these out, […]

  6. It’s Teacher Appreciation Day!

    A few words cannot sum up our feelings about our DEN members and STAR Discovery Educators, but we’ll try. You’re DENmazing! You’re DENtastic! You’re DENomite! We’ve put together a small pack of DEN goodies for our STAR Discovery Educators on Teacher Appreciation Week.  If you’re a DEN STAR, please head to the DEN Teacher Appreciation […]