Daily Archives: September 2, 2013

Tra-Digital Storytelling, Part 1

Tra-Digital Storytelling, Part 1

There is just something about listening to a good story. Whether it is a monologue, a picture book or a puppet show, a good story goes a long way. Many of our students today have not been exposed to or have had the luxury of hearing some of the great old tales that I heard

SOS: Myth Bustin!

Welcome to  Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our S.O.S series  provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum.  Myth Bustin PDF Version  Background MythBusters, a popular show on the Discovery Channel, tests popular myths in order to confirm or bust them. This strategy takes the idea of myth busting and applies it

DEN Reads Goes Fishing

Have you picked up your copy of the Fish! book for our DEN Reads book club yet? Are you impatient to start up with the activities? Let’s get things going, at least informally!   We are starting things off with an official Twitter hashtag. For following the DEN Reads book club chat, use the hashtag

DENChat #13 – Has It Been That Many Already?

Last Thursday the DEN jumped back onto Twitter for our 13th #DENChat discussion.  Lisa Parisi once again led the chat centered around the question of Language in the Classroom. How do you speak to your students?  How do you help them learn to communicate politely? As always, the chat seemed to last only about 10