Monthly Archives: May 2012

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Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 05/24/2012

Slide.ly Free Photo Slideshow online, awesome slide show maker with photos and music! Tags: presentations, slideshow, animoto, presentaciones, pictures, flickr Eyes on the Solar System Tags: science, solar, system, virtual, eyes, solar system Posted from Diigo. The rest of Discovery Educator Network group favorite links are here.

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Keep Your STAR Status

It’s almost that time of year.  I’m not talking about the time of the year when school ends, I’m talking about the time of the year when we confirm STAR status for our spectacular STAR Discovery Educators.  Remember, to maintain your STAR status, you need to report at least 2 events during the 2011-2012 school

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Were you trained in data and assessment?

I’d like to think I’m pretty darn smart, particularly when I was having a conversation with a colleague and a couple of days later the Huffington Post covers a story on that very topic!  Maybe great minds think alike? The topic – are teacher credential programs preparing teachers for the type of work that is

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Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 05/23/2012

Nearpod Synchronized use of the iPads in the classroom. Tags: ipad, apps, education, free, ios, mobile, learning, synchronize – By Fred Delventhal Subtext Tags: ipad, reading, subtext, app iRollout of iPads | Mr Lovegrove The “Why”, “How” and resources for an iPad initiative.  Tags: ipad, ipads, lovegrove, initiative – By Dean Mantz 13 Free Sticky

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Educating Our Future Workforce, from Bill Goodwyn

Last week, CEO of Discovery Education Bill Goodwyn participated in a panel discussion at the Republican Governors’ Association titled, “Enhancing Workforce Development.”  If you were following us on Twitter, you probably saw some of the coverage from the event as it happened.  Yesterday, he shared his own reflection from the event that I highly recommend

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Professional Development

With summer just around the corner (7 days of school left.. not that I am counting) I am looking forward to the professional development that I will be able to take in over the summer!  Although attending conferences face to face are fantastic, it is not always feasible or affordable.  A great way to still

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May 21, 2012 Webcast

Discovery Education Assessment: Measuring Progress Between Benchmarks #2 Week of May 21, 2012 In this event we will show participants how to capitalize on all Discovery Education resources available in Progress Zone. Part 2 will investigate the Classroom Manager as well as Assigning Probes using the Discovery Education Student Center. We will also explore how to get

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On This Day: Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood premiered

Just out of college and headed for a career in music, Fred Rogers happened to catch an episode of what passed for children’s television in the 1950s – grotesquely grinning hosts, raucous improvised dialogue, and broad, pie-in-the-face humor. Appalled, Rogers vowed to counteract such programming with his own shows He started with the low-budget Children’s

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3 DEN Activities + 12 DEN STAR Presenters + Dr Lodge= UnDENiably the BEST DEN Event This Year in SC!

What event could this be?  None other than the Upstate Technology Conference (UTC) in Greenville, SC from 6/12-6/14: http://www.greenville.k12.sc.us/utc 3 DEN Activities: 1. Dining with the STARS: You are cordially invited to dine among the STARs. The South Carolina DEN will host a dinner for STARs during the UTC conference in Greenville, SC. STARs let’s

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