Archives for November, 2012

  1. More #DENthanks Stories

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    We’ve been sharing many great #DENthanks stories over the last week or so but have many more stories to share.  Here are several more from DEN members across the country. From Traci Blazosky: This is hard… there are so many fabulous people that get my DEN thanks. I’ve met lifelong friends through this amazing community. […]

  2. Google Chromebooks in Education

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    When it comes to educational hardware decisions, there are a lot of choices out there.  From document cameras and interactive whiteboards to laptops and mobile devices, sometimes it’s hard to tell where to look. Of course, couple this with the myriad of operating systems and software applications and the picture can get even fuzzier.  Sometimes […]

  3. It’s Not Just a Bunch of Blabber: Connecting Students, Content, Digital Media, and Web 2.0 throughDEN Connects

    The Discovery Educator Network welcomes guest blogger and DEN STAR Ginni Rushing from Santa Rosa, FL.  Below, Ginni describes her students involvement in the DEN Connects Habitat Project. Utilizing the various activities from DEN Connects has been a positive experience for my third graders!  They enjoyed the Digital Dives on habitats, even asking to watch […]

  4. My #DENthanks by Jeannine Shields

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    Here’s another #DENthanks story that has been submitted.  At the bottom of this page, you’ll find info about giving your own #DENthanks and sharing your story. ================================================================= First, I would like to send #DENthanks to Ronique Hicks. She provided professional to our school district. At her closing she did a brief overview of the DEN. […]

  5. Things I Think You Should Read

    It’s time to share a few articles and blog posts that I’ve noticed recently.  If you haven’t seen these, take a peek.  I think you’ll find these thoughtful. This is a great infographic sharing The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Technology Another infographic, Social Media for Teachers.  It’s not highly detailed, but […]

  6. Introducing Career Connections

    Our past blog posts about Adobe Youth Voices, (see our October and September posts) focus on how integrating AYV’s media-making resources into the classroom can inspire creativity and support youth engagement.  This month, we’re going to shift gears and take a first-hand look at how the program inspires students to consider futures in digital media. […]

  7. My #DENthanks by Sheryl Roberts

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    Here’s another #DENthanks story that has been submitted.  At the bottom of this page, you’ll find info about giving your own #DENthanks and sharing your story. ================================================================= Eleven years ago I was visiting my daughter’s elementary school and her teacher said, “Hey Sheryl, you HAVE to see this!” She went on to show me a […]

  8. Get Ready for Another Helping of the Midyear Mind Explosion!

    Just wanted to remind you all that we are in the middle of our excellent Midyear Mind Explosion webinar series. Wednesday, November 28 at 7 PM EST features DEN Guru David Fisher running through some of his favorite apps to stimulate learning in the classroom. Here is more information about tomorrow’s webinar: Hi, I’m David […]

  9. #DENthanks to YOU!

    I struggled a long time, trying to decide which member of my DEN Family deserved my #DENThanks – and due to my less than traditional manner in which DEN became part of my daily life, there are just too many significant people who inspired me and reached out to help me grow in my craft […]

  10. What Innovation Looks Like

    It was great to return to Nova Scotia and meet with teachers and leaders in several districts. Not only is Nova Scotia a beautiful part of Canada but the people are among the most hospitable. It was great to spend one morning in Bedford South School in Halifax. This is a school that serves students […]

  11. Mousey Monday

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    Happy Mousey Monday Cache and Cookie readers! Mousey hopes that you all had a great Thanksgiving break! Mousey noticed a common question being phoned and emailed into the Discovery Education Support team: How can teachers unassign assignments to students?  The first step to unassigning an assignment would depend on how the assignment was assigned, whether […]

  12. S.O.S.: Vocabulary Scavenger Hunt

    Welcome to week 8 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. Vocabulary Scavenger Hunt PDF Version             Background Utilizing video segments provides a wonderful opportunity to provide content to students in auditory and visual […]

  13. My #DENthanks by Deborah Wrobel

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    Here’s another #DENthanks story that has been submitted.  At the bottom of this page, you’ll find info about giving your own #DENthanks and sharing your story. ================================================================= 9 years ago I was a new tech teacher and I went to a conference with many other people that did the same job as me! It was […]

  14. Our #DENthanks

          This #DENthanks comes from the DEN Team. Our #DENthanks goes out to all of the DEN members, DEN STARs, LC Members, and Gurus that help make the Discovery Educator Network so awesome. Thank you.

  15. My #DENthanks by Kelly Hines

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    Here’s another #DENthanks story that has been submitted.  At the bottom of this page, you’ll find info about giving your own #DENthanks and sharing your story. ================================================================= In 2009, I received an email from some lady named Conni Mulligan. She had been following my personal blog for a while and knew that I was a […]

  16. Midyear Mind Explosion Update!

    On November 28th, be sure to check out Hi, I’m David and I Love Apps for Education! which is scheduled to start at 7:00PM EST and end at 8:00PM EST. This Webinar will be about iPads and how to use some apps for teaching and aiding in the classroom. Here is a general synopsis of […]