Monthly Archives: May 2014

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DDay Resources from DE

DDay Resources from DE

On June 6, 1944, 160,000 Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy, France, in one of the largest amphibious military operations in history. This mission led to a foothold in Europe, and eventually to the defeat of Hitler’s Army. The 70th anniversary of this event falls next week, so let’s take some time to investigate resources

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Fun Fact Friday: Reading Rainbow Kickstarter

Did you know that Levar Burton recently started a Kickstarter (a crowd funding service) to re-launch an all new Reading Rainbow site, and that it raised 1 million dollars in 24 hours? It’s true! Burton, and Reading Rainbow have been covered by Fun Fact Friday before. His tireless efforts to promote reading and literacy have

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DEN Weekly Update 5-30-2014

This week’s DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you! Here are just a few things to make sure you explore: DEN @ ISTE DEN Fit Friday What’s the 4-1-1? Webinar Spring VirtCon Archives Click here to learn about these great opportunities and more in the DEN Weekly Update. Your DEN Team

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#DENfitFriday

Hi, I am Andrea Keller and I am a fast food aholic… but more importantly I LOVE Challenges! So, when #DENfitFriday came through my email I was SUPER excited!  Haven’t heard of #DENfitFriday? Check out the website http://denfitfriday.com/ “#DENfitFriday is a fitness initiative for educators within the DEN that encourages them to make healthier lifestyle choices.  Through workouts,

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DEN Birthday Bash at ISTE

It’s time for a party! The Discovery Educator Network (DEN) is turning 9 this summer and we’re going to celebrate by hosting a Birthday Bash in Atlanta during the ISTE Conference. We’d love to have you join us and connect with other DEN Community members. You’ll also have a chance to learn about continuing your education

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Summer #DENchat

School’s out for summer! That’s true for some but not all. Many are still plugging away into June! Still in school or already catching some time at the beach, #DENchat will continue into the month of June.  See what is coming up below: June 5: Paula Naugle (@pnaugle) is helping you get set up for learning

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Don’t Be Sorry

“I’m sorry”. That’s what more than one teacher said today as I did a walk through at Caulfeild Elementary School in West Vancouver. Caulfeild is a wonderful school where principal Brad Lund and team have been working to transform this school into an inquiry focused environment built around strong digital access. What’s interesting is that

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Spotlight on Strategies

I’ve been fortunate to attend several events lately where the spotlight has shined on our Spotlight on Strategy series. We’ve held 5 DENapalooza events this spring and at each one, have focused at least one session on this Discovery Education gem. The feedback we received after each event was very good, but many of the

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Summer Lovin’ Webinar

Join us on Wednesday, June 4 for another What’s the 4-1-1? webinar. This month, the topic will be Summer Lovin’ – ideas to keep you and your students connected throughout the summer. In addition, we’ll share four integration strategy, a partnership program, and a trending educational topic. Wednesday, June 4 7:00 pm ET    

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Chad’s Choices from the Community

May is almost over and for many of you, the school year has either ended or will end soon. Now’s the time to continue learning and sharing. Take some time to read this week’s edition of Chad’s Choices from the Community. Explore this blog series to learn more about the DEN Community and the resources

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