Monthly Archives: April 2013


SOS: Multiple Perspectives

Welcome to  Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our S.O.S series  provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Multiple Perspectives PDF Version BACKGROUND Understanding a situation from multiple perspectives is an important skill for students to master. In addition, the theory of Multiple Intelligences (proposed by Howard Gardner in 1983) has been


This week on DENvice: It’s an app smackdown!

This week on DENvice,  Zulma’s hosting a smackdown! Share your favorite apps and how you are using them in your classroom. What are your favorite apps? How have your favorite apps benefited your students? How have they increased student achievement? Share it out! We look forward to a great conversation this week. Thanks to all of


DEN STARs in the News: Kati Searcy

Georgia DEN STAR Kati Searcy has been named a receipient of The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History’s 2013 Best Practices Teaching Award. The award is given for innovation and excellence in using their resources through classroom applications and student projects.  The $500 award can be used for professional development and Kati is using the money for her trip

Apple Store Visit

Everything in the Cloud

On Saturday, April 13 approximately 30 educators from Wisconsin attended a two hour training sponsored by Discovery Education at the Apple Store, regarding digital content and “everything in the cloud.” The session focused on the potential of using resources such as iCloud to store, host and sync a variety of information. With many more mobile


DEN Weekly Update 4-26-2013

Don’t miss out on the fun of DEN Spring Training. It’s happening right now. We’d also like to invite you to take the next step in growing with the DEN by joining the DEN Leadership Council. Let us know about your favorite places in North America by contributing to a special project. There’s a lot