Daily Archives: September 14, 2012

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If you teach in MICHIGAN you should READ THIS!

If you teach in MICHIGAN you should READ THIS!

Hello Michigan Educators! Look at all that Discovery Education has in store for you this Fall! In Person: REMC 5 Day of Discovery (October 17) Details: http://discovery.box.com/s/e7a811e4251baad8eaaf REMC 7 Day of Discovery (October 19) Details: http://discovery.box.com/s/3e1ef5c3cfe0ed2cd9e3 Virtual: Back-To-School Webinar Series (August 8 – September 27) Details: http://links.discoveryeducation.com/BTS REMC Usage Drive (August 27 – October 24) Details: https://discovery.box.com/s/49eb90feb7d7253933be

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DEN Open House Podcast

Here is the archive from today’s DEN Open House podcast. I am trying to fill the host shoes for Dean Shareski, who was traveling at the time of this Google Hangout. In this podcast we discuss “community” and the importance of having a community and tips for building a community. Enjoy.

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Dot Day Celebration with Paul and Peter H. Reynolds

September 15ish is International Dot Day! Well, we headed to Boston and to Fablevision to do a special event for classrooms with Peter H. Reynolds and his twin brother, Paul. If you weren’t able to join us live, here’s the archive. Reading of The Dot, posted with the permission of Peter H. Reynolds.

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DEN Open House Archive

Last night we hosted a virtual DEN Open House event. DEN STAR & LC members Heather Hurley, Linda Rush and Mary Carole Strother joined us in a Google Hangout to talk about their experience with the DEN. The goal of our open house was to give educators a personal introduction and overview of the DEN

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Techbook Times

These are the Techbook times. So to help connect you with everything Techbook, we provide a monthly newsletter called, “Techbook Times”. Take a look at the September issue below.

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Cache and Cookie’s Animal Alphabet Series: JKL

A continuation of Cache and Cookie’s Animal Alphabet Series! Kindergarten through second grade teachers may engage their students through DE streaming’s 25 minute full video titled “Animal Alphabet.” This video cleverly uses the animal kingdom to teach students their alphabet. You can also use this video’s segments to engage students–one letter at a time.  

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Hanging with the Gurus

This week we had a fantastic conversation with our DEN Gurus via Google Hangout!  Since it was a part of Open House week, we spent some time sharing how each of them got started with the DEN and what they remembered about their experiences were with the community.  Since we have just wrapped up Connected

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I pledge allegiance to the DEN!

Posted on behalf of Cindy Dunagan Oliver Wendell Holmes once said, “A moment’s insight is sometimes worth a life’s experience.”  I choose to post for Open House Week because it was exactly one year ago that I attended my first DEN event and what an excellent adventure this last year has been. On September 10,

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More Students Learning at Higher Levels: Leveraging Technology!

Do we want to be part of a society where education truly benefits all?  Where education can lead toward upward mobility?  Do we want more students learning at higher levels? How can we as a society dramatically increase the numbers of young people who achieve at high levels in language arts, math, science and social

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