Archives for April 19, 2013

  1. DEN Spring Training 2013 – Join the Fun

    My school system celebrates a late Spring Break, so until next Tuesday I’m enjoying a few days off. I have been having a great time reading, posting to social media sites all day long, and attending webinars. Another activity that I discovered was the DEN Spring Training. When I realized that I was doing some […]

  2. DEN Weekly Update 4-19-2013

    Tomorrow is the DEN Spring VirtCon. Join thousands of other educators for this great day of professional development. Spring Training is underway, so you can keep your STAR status in tact. Also, don’t miss out on free access to the DE Techbook until the end of the school year. There’s a lot going on in […]

  3. Everything I know about rolling out a 1:1 iPad initiative: Post 3: Create Committees

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    Everything I know about rolling out a 1:1 iPad initiative. Post 3: Create Committees We created 4 committees to help manage our 1:1 iPad initiative project.  Here are the committees and the major tasks each accomplished.  The steering committee members also served on at least one sub-committee. 1. Steering Committee- we called this “iPals” 2. […]

  4. Two Free #STEM Webinar Events Next Week

      Join us next week for two webinars presented by Discovery Education and the Siemens Foundation.  Register today to receive reminder emails as well as follow-up resources from these great events. Cache In, Trash Out for Earth Day Week: a Geocaching 101 Webinar for Educators For Educators – Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 7pm ET Presented by […]

  5. Fun Fact Friday: Jethro Tull

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    Did you know that farming was revolutionized in the 1700’s by an agriculturist named Jethro Tull? Much like George Washington Carver, Tull believed that there were better and more efficient ways of farming possible, and set about trying to discover them. Tull’s influence is still seen in agricultural practices and equipment to this day. Jethro […]