Monthly Archives: October 2013

Chad’s Choices from the Community

Is it really November? Depending on when you’re reading this, it might still be October, but nonetheless, 2013 is winding down. Chad’s Choices is still going strong. Chad’s Choices from the Community is designed to highlight the DEN Community in a variety of ways. You’ll find a few blog posts and resources that were shared by a

On this day…

On this day… John Adams, the second president of the United States, was born on October 30, 1735. Before serving as President, Adams earlier served twice as the first Vice President of the United States. Prior to his time in office, Adams made name for himself as a political philosopher and outspoken independent mind. John

DEN Techformation – Using GoodReader

GoodReader is probably my favorite app on the iPad and the one I get the most use out of.  This is a universal file reader and annotator.  It supports file formats: PDF, TXT,• MS Office – .doc, .ppt., .xls, iWork ’08/’09, HTML and Safari webarchives, High resolution images, Even audio and video!.  I use it

Calling All Stars On Stage

Now that Fall VirtCon is past us how will we ever keep up with what is going on with all our beloved STAR Discovery Educators.  Fear not If you are presenting at a conference just fill out the  form at the link.  We will add it to this  Website and we can all support each other at

The Story of How I Found My Joy

Written by DEN STAR Diana Williams. Reposted from the Innovative Learning Blog I have a confession to make. I’m terrified of flying. After the harrowing experience of a “non standard landing” (translation: plane crash) I had had a difficult time with flying. If I had a choice between a three day camel ride or a

Join Us for the State of the DEN

Tuesday evening at 7pm ET, we’re holding the somewhat annual State of the DEN address. Come join us and find out about all of the great things going on and ways that you can connect, collaborate, and learn with others in your DEN community. We’ve update a bunch of stuff around the DEN, so let

Mousey Monday – National Prohibition Act

                      Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers! On this Day in 1919, US Congress passed the National Prohibition Act, known also as the Volstead Act, which established prohibition in the United States. This meant that the production, transportation and sale of alcohol