Archives for July 26, 2013

  1. DE Gets Pinning, This Week on Pinterest

    From classroom arts and craft activities to creative math lesson plans, Pinterest has it all. Take a look at DEN’s Pinterest Page if you haven’t already. This week we pinned multiple creative math and science lessons, classroom management tips, and brain break activities along with other classroom ideas. Here is a recap: Teaching fractions? Like […]

  2. DEN Weekly Update 7-26-2013

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    This week’s DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you! Here are just a few things to make sure you explore: A STEM Camp Update Reader’s Choice Top 100 Award Grow Your PLN Click here for this week’s Weekly Update to learn about these great opportunities and more.  Your DEN Team  

  3. DEN Reads & Shares

    Title: Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World Author:  Tony Wagner Rating: 5, The content is excellent [well researched and great concepts to 'chew on'], but also love that QR codes in the print book and built-in for e-books offer supportive videos. Idea Shift:  The interviews with young innovators provided a “consistent link […]

  4. Edulum Conference

    Are you looking for a professional learning opportunity for this summer?  Check out…    Edulum’s First Annual Teaching Conference Engage, Enrich and Empower   With Keynote Speaker: Tyronna Hooker 2011-12 NC Teacher of the Year   At UNCC on August 2nd from 8:30-4:00 Come learn and network with other teachers and administrators from North and South Carolina. […]

  5. Fun Fact Friday: Yogurt with a side of bugs?

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    Did you know that many food products, including most brands of yogurt, are colored using a substance derived from insects? It’s true! You may have noticed Starbucks in the news a while back, announcing that they will no longer use the ingredient known as cochineal. Cochineal is a South American insect. The insect, and its […]