Monthly Archives: October 2012

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Day of Discovery : Neenah High School, WI

Day of Discovery : Neenah High School, WI

Submitted By Rita Mortenson WI LC On Saturday, October 20, Stars and DEN members from all over Wisconsin gathered for a Day of Discovery at Neenah High School. What a beautiful fall weekend with the sun and DEN Stars both shining. The day began with breakfast, conversation and networking, as educators shared how they are

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Politics That Matter

Wikipedia defines politics as a term generally applied to the art or science of running governmental or state affairs, including behavior within civil governments, but also applies to institutions, fields, and special interest groups such as the corporate, academic, and religious segments of society. It consists of “social relations involving authority or power” and to

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Tundra Connections Start Today!

 The Polar Bears International® Tundra Connections webcasts start today.  Join us to learn from leading scientists while polar bears roam around outside. To support your discussions about these webcasts, Patti Duncan has put together an amazing wiki with lessons (K-12) that correspond to the webcasts. Check it out at: http://depbitundraconnections.wikispaces.com See you later today! WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24

Smart Board Tips

Smart Board Tips

I have been teaching with a Smart board for 8 years now and have gathered some tips. I use SMART brand boards; however I am sure these tips are similar for most brands. There is a great tool that will snap a picture of the screen and put it into the note book program. It

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Win a FREE Nexus 7 Tablet!

Time is running out!  There’s roughly one week left to enter the amazing BulleDEN Board project where you can be a winner of a brand spanking new Google tablet.  All you have to do is create a bulletin board, I mean bulleDEN board showing your love for Discovery Education or the DEN!  You can either

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S.O.S: Reading Between the Lines

Welcome to week 3 of our Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our new S.O.S series to provide help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Reading Between the Lines PDF Version Background Words are a powerful force, but yet often we do all the talking. Sometimes what is best is to allow the

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CMS Celebrates Tech or Treat

On Saturday, October 20, the DEN hosted an in-person event for the Fall Virtual Conference at Morehead STEM Academy in Charlotte. Over 60 educators from across Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools gave up their Saturday to join us for a jam packed day of learning. We began with a quick welcome and introduction followed by the opening virtual

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