Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Harvest/La Cosecha DVD & Curriculum

The Harvest/La Cosecha DVD & Curriculum

Every year there are more than 400,000 American children who are torn away from their friends, schools and homes to pick the food we all eat.  From the Producers of the Academy-Award® nominated film WAR/DANCE and Executive Producer Eva Longoria, THE HARVEST/LA COSECHA, provides an intimate glimpse into the lives of these children who struggle

Fire Safety Importance

Right now I am sitting in my living room in Aurora, Colorado just southeast of Denver. I am watching the ongoing, disturbing coverage of the many wildfires happening across Colorado right now. If I step to my bedroom window I can see smoke plumes to the north near Boulder and to the south where the

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 06/26/2012

Scratch Cards | ScratchEd Tags: scratch, programming Vialogues : Meaningful discussions around video via Tags: collaboration, discussion, videos, dialoge, education – By Fred Delventhal The Literacy Shed – The Literacy Shed Home Here at Literacy Shed  we aim to provide exciting teaching ideas for the resources that we would love to use if only we had

The DEN Welcomes 56 New STARS Using the DE Techbook

The DEN is growing in leaps and bounds.  This month, over the course of two weeks, we welcomed 56 new STAR Educators who are ready, and willing to share with others how they use the DE Science Techbook. The Techbook Instructional Implementation team held two institutes, one in Texas and one in Florida, with the

Adobe Youth Voices and Discovery Education

We have very exciting news!  Discovery Education has partnered with the Adobe Foundation to provide curriculum and resources to help educators fold digital media making into their teaching practice and engage students in obtaining critical thinking skills.  This new program was launched at Discovery Education’s ISTE preconference event in San Diego.  The Adobe Youth Voices

Not At ISTE? No Problem!

Thousands of people have converged into one area this week. San Diego. Quite a few people I know are in San Diego this week for the well-known ISTE Conference. I’ve attended and presented at several ISTE conferences in the past and I will say, it is definitely worthwhile. The amount of professional development and networking

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 06/25/2012

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