Archives for July, 2012

  1. DENSI 2012 Live!


    The DEN Summer Institute is just over a week away. I’m so excited, I can hardly stand it. One of the reasons I am so excited about it this year is that for the first time in DENSI history, we’re going to be bringing the event to you via LiveStream. So even if you aren’t […]

  2. We’ve Moved and We’ve Upgraded

    Hey Canadian subscribers, You may have already gotten an email about a new way to login to Discovery Streaming. Beginning July 1, 2012,  you must login to your Discovery Education Canada account through Attempting to login using will result in an error message.Also, do not forget to update your bookmarks to reflect this change. […]

  3. EdCamp Hudson Valley 8-14-12

    Edcamp Hudson Valley (, an education unconference, will be held at Ulster BOCES in New Paltz, NY on Tuesday, August 14. Edcamp Hudson Valley will bring together educators and students from around the region for a day of sharing, learning, and innovating. For more information about Edcamp Hudson Valley please visit: Register here:

  4. Long Island Day of Discovery 8/22/2012

    Power to Learn, Discovery Education, and The Hub HD are pleased to invite educators to the Long Island Day of Discovery Designed specifically for New York area educators, this interactive day of free professional development will showcase creative ways to motivate your students and transform your lessons using the latest innovations in teaching. We will […]

  5. Save the Date(s) for Connected Educator Month Webinars

    August is Connected Educator Monthand the DEN is one of many organizations participating in this initiative.  From the Connected Educator website – “Online communities and learning networks are helping hundreds of thousands of educators learn, reducing isolation and providing “just in time” access to knowledge and opportunities for collaboration. However, many educators are not yet […]

  6. DE Can Help You Get There (Intervention/Enrichment) From Here (Student Data)

    Once again, I want to thank one of our Florida educators whose students take our Benchmark exam for asking a number of wonderful questions this spring. We are answering them one at a time this summer on the Assessment blog. 2. How does student assessment data relate to RTI needs for intervention or enrichment for […]

  7. Here are some resources for studying change and transitions


    In these times of fast and dramatic change we can all benefit from developing our knowledge and understanding of change and transitions. Below please find a short bibliography on these topics. Intentional personal/professional growth is always a good investment in yourself. Books on Approaching and Effectively Contributing in Times of Change and Transitions Building The Bridge […]

  8. Mousey Monday!


    Mousey just wanted to take some time out to answer a question regarding Discovery Communication’s recent acquisition of Revision3. This valuable relationship will ensure that Discovery content can be made accessible through all forms of media, whether it’s through traditional television or tablet computing. As always, if you have any more questions for Mousey, simply […]

  9. An Open Infinite Canvas Where To Collect Anything You Want: Murally

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    Curated by Giuseppe Mauriello on, and if you are not following this social media curation guru, you should, comes a multi-tasking curation tool. Welcome to one of the newest reinventions of Pinterest. From Robin Good: is an infinite visual canvas that can be used to create visual maps, digital posters, collections of information […]

  10. The Twelfth Podcast

    Steve and I hangout. If you can ignore the barking dog and military plans flying over head, you’ll hear us recap ISTE, our session and preview the DEN Summer Institute. Watch below or listen to the podcast. [podcast][/podcast]

  11. ISTE Recaps

    The Annual ISTE Conference wrapped up last week and if you were following along on Twitter, you know there was a lot of information being shared throughout the week.  The days following the conference are always fun because people begin sharing their thoughts on the conference itself.  They share their experiences, their learning, and their […]

  12. 2012-2013 Colorado LC

    A new school year means new members on the Colorado DEN Leadership Council.  This year’s team members include… Blog Team Christine Archer-Davis Catherine Beck Jennifer Jensen Shannon Wentworth Events Team Kay Bolerjack Deanna Duray Gwynn Moore

  13. DEN UP!

    I can’t believe it has already been 6 months since I joined the DE family. Time sure does fly when you are having fun. Jannita and I recently decided to start a monthly newsletter which we are calling DEN UP. We wanted to come up with a creative way to connect with the DEN and […]

  14. Questions of the week! Prizes included…

    Only on Facebook! QUESTIONS OF THE WEEK On Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the rest of the summer we will ask a trivia or general response question in relation to an archived seminar on Youtube. All you have to do is answer the question correctly or give your response by commenting on Facebook. In the case […]

  15. DENtern Introduction: Angelica Townsend!

    Hello DEN! As mentioned before, my name is Angelica Townsend and I am the Social Media and Online Community Intern for this summer. I’m very excited to be a part of the team and to interact with you all through the social media sites. I will be tackling several projects in relation to our Facebook, […]

  16. Leading the Work of Creating the Healthiest School Environments Possible


    For optimal learning to transpire schools must be safe places.  As leaders we are responsible for “safety” above other missions.  How do you feel about being responsible for school safety as it relates to bullying and specifically – cyber-bullying? Let’s think about what schools can do to be intentional about being environments safe from bullying. […]