Monthly Archives: July 2013

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Chad’s Choices from the Community

Chad’s Choices from the Community

Welcome to the second special DENSI themed edition of Chad’s Choices from the Community.  The first DENSI edition can be found here.  It was an exhausting week, but a week completely filled with fun, learning, and collaboration.  If you’ve seen previous posts in this series, you know that it highlights the DEN Community and shares

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DENSI 2013 Daily Recap – Day #6

Closing Session Well, today is the day, it is the last day of DENSI2013. It’s been a long, crazy week and I couldn’t have ever imagined how amazing and inspirational it would be. I know that I, like so many others, can’t wait to get back to my school to share with the other teachers

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DENSI 2013 Daily Recap – Day #5

Today marked our last day of sessions, but it also meant that today was the unconference! There were a ton of great ideas presented and I honestly had a tough time choosing! Thankfully, we had some great note takers so that we can learn from all the sessions we weren’t able to make it to!

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More DEN-piphanies

Judy Uhrig, DEN Star and LC member from North Carolina, decided to start capturing the DEN-piphanies of some of the DEN STARs here at DEN SI in Vermont. Here are their stories. Take a moment, leave a comment, and share yours!  

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DENSI 2013 Daily Recap – Day #4

Keynote Day #4 of DENSI 2013 started with keynote speaker, Hall Davidson (@halldavidson). Hall spoke to us about the new 3 R’s – Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and QR Codes. Hall started by providing us with some great ideas for student made video projects, using samples from the California Student Media Festival. I think everyone

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DEN-piphanies

Judy Uhrig, DEN Star and LC member from North Carolina, decided to start capturing the DEN-piphanies of some of the DEN STARs here at DEN SI in Vermont. Here are their stories. Take a moment, leave a comment, and share yours!

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Common Core Summer Academies

Would you like to integrate the Common Core State Standards into your classsroom, and knowwhat they mean? Discovery Education’s Professional Development team has been on the road this summer to provide you with DE’s Common Core Academies to assist you with this implementation. The Common Core State Standards are intended to provide consistant educational standards

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DENSI 2013 Daily Recap – Day #3

Keynote Today kicked off our first day of sessions at DENSI 2013 and I don’t think I’m the only one experiencing serious mind-mush right now! Our day started with a fantastic speaker, Richard Bryne, (@rbyrne) award-winning author of the website freetech4teachers.com. His keynote address focused on the idea of jobs and how to prepare our

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