This week, we have a special holiday edition of Chad’s Choices from the Community. If you’ve seen previous posts, you know that this series highlights the DEN Community and shares articles you should take a look at, people to connect with, and a person of interest.
Information from the Community
- DEN STAR Tracy Carpenter shared Why Teaching Makes You Smarter
- Suzanne Casey shared this video from Edutopia – 5 Keys to Social and Emotional Learning Success
- Idaho STAR Ashleigh Jensen shared 6 Must Have Google Drive Extensions for Teachers
- Jaime Vandergrift shared this great list of collaboration tools. You can add to it if you’d like.
- Pennsylvania STAR Dianne Kraus shared 10 Free Web Resources for Teachers and Students
Blogs from the Community
- Florida STAR Lee Kolbert’s Geeky Momma’s Blog
- Pennsylvania STAR Bridget Belardi’s district library blog
- Here is a great Tech2Teach wiki from South Carolina STAR Suzanne Brooks
People from the Community to Follow (These are STARs relatively new to Twitter, help them grow their network)
Person of Interest
Tracy Carpenter is this week’s DEN Person of Interest. Tracy is a STAR from the Baltimore area, a member of the DEN Leadership Council, and one of the founders of DENvice, a Facebook page for DEN members to ask questions and learn from each other. Tracy also created this year’s DEN Geocaching Day logo.
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