Daily Archives: June 28, 2013

UTC Admin Day of Discovery

UTC Admin Day of Discovery

It’s gonna be hot in July! But guess where all of the cool people will be? The Upstate Tech Conference Administrator Day of Discovery! We hope you can join us. UTC Admin Day of Discovery • Wade Hampton School | 100 Pine Knoll Dr., Greenville, SC 29609 • Thursday, July 11, 2013 • 8:00AM-1:45PM For

DEN Weekly Update 6-28-2013

This week’s DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you! Here are just a few things to make sure you explore: The New Discovery Education Events Page Attend DENSI Virtually Building your PLN Click here to read the Weekly Update to learn about these great opportunities and more. Your DEN Team    

DEN STARs in the News: Karen Lirenman

Canadian DEN STAR Karen Lirenman is the 2013 recipient of the Kay L. Bitter Vision Award, giving by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).  This award recognizes a PK–2 educator whose work has had a significant positive impact on the use of technology in education.  Karen received her award at the ISTE Conference last

Explore DEN Reads

          I love how the DEN Community shares.  It’s what makes the DEN such a special community.  One example of the community taking the lead on sharing is DEN Reads.  DEN Reads is a place where community members suggest great books to explore.  Take a look through the DEN Reads posts

Fun Fact Friday: Earthquake Resistant Buildings

Did you know that Japan (and some other countries) build buildings that are nearly earthquake proof? It’s true! Japan is very prone to earthquakes, so their engineers spend a long time determining how to make structures more resiliant to the effects of plate tectonics. These buildings are designed to move with the force of an