Daily Archives: February 12, 2013

DENvice: Love to Help Others

DENvice: Love to Help Others

Three DEN Summer Institutes and countless regional events later, my love of the DEN hasn’t faltered. There seems to be a commonality among the DEN: a passion to help others. Multiple Stars are true experts and yet are friendly, ready to start a conversation. Now there is something new to continue conversations between the face-to-face


Amendment added! I know that it is only February, but there is already SO many things to start marking on your calendar!  I just finished with TCEA where one of our own DEN members was selected TCEA Teacher of the Year!  Will be doing a blog on that soon!  So, here are a few of

Tomorrow Night! Hangout with Google Doodlers and the DEN

This year’s Doodle 4 Google contest is underway.  Join the DEN tomorrow night, Wednesday, February 13 for a conversation with Google Doodlers. Doubt the power of a doodle?  Check out Smashing Magazine’s article, “I Draw Pictures All Day” and an entry from The Washington Post’s Answer Sheet, Top 10 Skills Children Learn from the Arts.  Get your

Another DEN Love Story

Oh DEN friends, Oh DEN friends. How do I love thee? Let me count the ways… Valuable resources shared by passionate educators Amazing tips, tricks and tools from people who are actually using them with kids and for kids Like minded educators who have a common mission of keeping it about the kids, while constantly

March is Coming…We Need Your Input!

Sure, it’s only February, but before you know it, March will be here.  Do you know what that means?  Yep, March Madness!  The DEN loves March Madness and we’re beginning to plan for our annual March Madness contest.  This is where you, the community comes in. We need your help in deciding what 16 tools

DENapalooza kicks off in Texas!

Calling all Texas educators! Did you know that the first stop on the 2013 DENapalooza Tour will be in Texas?  That’s right – we’re kicking off the tour and bringing the fun to Minshew Elemenatry in McKinney on March 23.  This free, full day event for DEN members will be part formal presentations, part unconference,

I <3 the DEN

If you read yesterday’s post written by Porter, you could tell she has a deep affection for the DEN and those that are members of the community.  When I think of the DEN and what I love about it, I think about what the community, the connections, and my co-workers have done for me over

I <3 DEN by Tracie Belt

I love the DEN because of all the opportunities it gives me to connect with other educators that are passionate about learning, students, and technology. I also love the DEN because it supports teachers in their endeavor to try new technology in the classroom. Most of all I love the DEN for giving teachers opportunity