Daily Archives: March 17, 2014

Top 10 Reasons to Attend DENSI 2014

Top 10 Reasons to Attend DENSI 2014

Top 10 Reasons to Attend the DEN Summer Institute: 10. It’s free. Once accepted, you are just responsible for travel to and from Nashville. 9. You’ll learn a bunch of new stuff to take back to your students. 8. It’s a great chance to expand your personal learning network (PLN). 7. You’ll go on an outing with more than

DEN March Madness – VOTE NOW!

The brackets are set!  Yes, the brackets for the NCAA Tournament are up, but even better, the DEN March Madness brackets are up. The DEN Community shared a lot of great tools to use with content from Discovery Education and more. We chose sixteen of those tools and created a bracket.  Now, it’s up to

6th Grade Science Honor Students Strive to Improve the Environment

Barbara Orr is an educator at Freedom Intermediate School located in Franklin, Tennessee, where she teaches 6th grade Science. Each year the Honors Science students enter a national competition in order to make a positive difference in the world. This year, the students chose to do the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge. Orr’s

Mousey Monday – Saint Patrick’s Day

Happy Mousey Monday from Mousey to our Cache and Cookies readers! Aside from being Mousey Monday today, it is also Saint Patrick’s Day! Saint Patrick’s Day began in the seventeenth century as an observance by the Catholic Church. For Christians, the day commemorates Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland. As time has

SOS: Quick Conference

Welcome to  Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our S.O.S series provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Quick Conference PDF Version Background After a Quick Write, students play musical conference chairs moving from student to student for multiple short conferences. Midway, conferencers and conferencees swap jobs. Each conference focuses on one