Daily Archives: November 21, 2012

My #DENthanks by Kelly Hines

My #DENthanks by Kelly Hines

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

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

“In the Movies,” with Discovery’s Editable Video Clips

Fifth grade students are using the editable videos from Discovery Education as a backdrop for their narrative writing projects. Students are highly motivated to include adjectives, when they see themselves in the movie clip!   Each student wrote about a summer adventure, and then they searched for video clips that would be the best background

DEN Virt Con – Getting Organized in Idaho with Porter Palmer

Porter Palmer shared some awesome tips with us this morning, at the Den Virt Con! www.linkky.com/thatsakeeper “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty.” Henry Ford  – Go to Free Teacher/Learner Resources on the home page of www.discoveryeducation.com – All are available before you log in! This will be great to share with

Reflections from DEN Virt Con 2012 in Star, Idaho

Educators in Star, Idaho enjoyed an incredible day of learning at the 2012 DEN Virt Con! Thank you to Dennis Grice for reminding us to keep our spark for learning! We were reminded to be aware of fire extinguishers within our practice. What is a spark? A tool, a website, something that makes you want

Multimedia Tools Shared at Day of Discovery in Middleton, Idaho!

Some awesome multimedia tools were shared at Day of Discovery in Middleton with Kim Randall! www.voicethread.com – Upload photos and you can have audio recording and comments attached to these – You can also load videos www.blabberize.com – Let’s you upload an image and then it let’s you animate it and record a voice.  – Make up

Highlights from Days of Discovery in Middleton, Idaho

Preposition Pow Wow! Web Version Kim Miller and I worked together to make a sweet digital story to teach about prepositions! We especially like the music! Our students are going to love to create their own digital stories! Maybe we can have groups of students focus on each part of speech: adjectives, adverbs, nouns, verbs