Daily Archives: April 10, 2013

DEN Techformation:Discovery and iPads

DEN Techformation:Discovery and iPads

Discovery Education and iPads are a match made in paradise. Discovery Education is the go to site for our students to find images and now with many new apps allowing the import of videos, the ways to incorporate DE are immense. Here is a playlist of videos that I have created and collected about how

Celebrate Earth Day by Connecting with the DEN!

  Join Discovery Education’s innovative project that connects students and teachers with Discovery Education’s resources, new web 2.0 tools, and each other! Register today: WWW.DENCONNECTS.COM   This month we are celebrating Earth Day by learning ways to protect the planet.  Students can explore Digital Dive scavenger hunts through Discovery Education resources, educators have access to

NC DEN STAR Spotlight

Meet DIANE RIPOLLONE   Where do you teach? Cardinal Gibbons High School   What do you teach? Various Grades and Subjects/ Earth Science   When did you become a DEN member? 2010   What’s your favorite thing about being a DEN member? The collaboration, teachers have great ideas and I love to gather all these


MAD MATERIALS, STRANGE POLYMERS, AND CRAZY COLLOIDS STAR IN APRIL 17 DUKE EVENT   Astonishing materials, crazy chemistry, and all things squishy and gooey are the stars of this family-friendly, hands-on evening of science hosted by the Triangle Materials Research Science and Engineering Center on Wednesday, April 17, from 4:30-7:30 p.m at the Gross Hall

National Youth Sports Safety Month

Blog post written by Kelsey Johnson. April is National Youth Sports Safety Month! I’m sure many of you have young athletes in your classes. While it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of sports, it’s important to review the safety precautions beforehand. Take time with your students to review the some of these

Den Reads: Recommendations for Professional Reading

Getting right to the point, here are some of my recommendations for professional reading: > Machines Are the Easy Part; People Are the Hard Part:observations about making technology work in schools  by Doug Johnson With humor, insight and short easy to read chapters, Johnson addresses topics from encouraging job security to the particular needs of