Monthly Archives: July 2012

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 07/25/2012

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DENSI daily recap: Day four

The conference style format continued through the day today. Camp Counselor, Rita Mortenson, started our day teaching us a modified version of the electric slide, then she, Jan Abernathy, and Traci Blazosky performed a rap song about the Yellowstone trip. Our opening keynote speaker was Paul Anderson, who was Montana Teacher of the Year in

Understanding the Discovery Education Assessment Calendar

Colby Tillman of the Discovery Education Assessment Support team joins me again to discuss some of the things that she is having conversations about during her week. This is the second in a series of podcasts, and discusses the Discovery Education Assessment calendar, locations within the DE site to more information, and some specific activities

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 07/24/2012

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Patti Duncan: Notebooks & Journals in the Media-Rich Classroom at #DENSI2012

Pennsylvania’s own Patti Duncan believes today’s student learns best when exposed to multiple modes of text. Helping them get all of the information they need from videos, images, reading passages, songs and interactive experiences can be a daunting task. Interactive notebooks, graphic organizers and reflective journals help them make the connections necessary to succeed. Get

Kyle Schutt: Spelunking for Resources ~ Free Tools from Discovery Education at #DENSI2012

Kyle Schutt is part of the Discovery Team and part of what he does is let us know Discovery does. And that’s A LOT. How would you even know some of these things are there? That’s Kyle’s job. His resources can be found by clicking here. This presentation is about the gems of DE, and

Paul Andersen: Reflecting on the Classroom Game Design at #DENSI2012

Day 2 of LiveStream-ing from Bozeman, MT at the DENSI 2012 Summer Institute begins with a keynote from Paul Andersen. For those of attending virtually, a special shout out to Steve Dembo, aka Teach42, for streaming all day from sessions in Ballroom A. Thanks, Steve! A very special thank you to Peggy George for providing

DENSI daily recap: day three

Today was the first day of the conference-style learning for DENSI participants. The day started off with camp counselor, Rita Mortenson, leading the group in the DEN shuffle. Once we were all awake and ready to go, the keynote speaker, David Warlick delivered a talk that got us all thinking about how we handle information

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 07/23/2012

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