Archives for March 7, 2013

  1. #DENChat – Web Tools Slam

    Tonight was our second round of DENChat, the DEN discussion on Twitter every Thursday from 8 to 9 PM ET. This week we asked the DEN to bring their best game to the subject of web tools.  And they did not disappoint! Names and links came flying across my screen at breakneck speed from the […]

  2. DEN STARs in the News: Matthew Farber


    New Jersey DEN STAR Matthew Farber is another DEN STAR in the News!  Matthew wrote a reflection about the class-created iPad book his students authored.  The book, The Corns Visit the 13 Colonies, is available via iTunes.  Matthew submitted his reflection to the NJEA Review magazine.  His article appeared in the February issue, which was […]

  3. Old School Ideas and Games to improve 21st Century Skills

      Students, teachers and the tools we use for learning in the 21st century are evolving. The classroom is no longer a place for memorization of facts, which students learn and then give back on a test. Project based learning, critical and analytic thinking, collaboration within and outside the school walls are becoming the norm […]

  4. DEN March Madness – Entry #15 – Padlet


    Massachusetts DEN STAR Donna Criswell shares our 15th entry for DEN March Madness and it’s Padlet.  You may not recognize the name Padlet, but you might be familiar with Wallwisher.  Did you know that Wallwisher is now Padlet? According to Donna: Padlet is a virtual wall onto which you can post thoughts, link to videos […]

  5. Meet Shelby from MO at #DENSI2013

    This is Shelby Bailey, a new STAR Discovery Educator from Missouri. She’s been accepted to attend the DEN Summer Institute July 14-19 in Burlington, VT. Here’s her DEN story: Tell us yours. The main portion of this year’s application is a short (unedited) video that t ells your DEN story. We want to know about […]

  6. NC DEN STAR Spotlight

    Meet DAYSON PASION   Where do you teach? Graham Middle School   What do you teach? 8th Grade Science   When did you become a DEN member? Fall 2012   What’s your favorite thing about being a DEN member? Communicating with fellow DEN Stars and bouncing ideas off one another.   What’s your teaching super […]