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 being shared.
Articles from the Community
- Idaho STAR Casey Boothby shared 7 keys to rebuilding teacher prep programs.
- Tennessee DEN Guru Tim Childers shared 6 free online photography classes.
- North Carolina DEN STAR Aundrea Jenkins shared education needs to change as fast as technology.
- Louisiana STAR Susan Gauthier shared Appy Mall, the largest App Community online for Kid’s Apps.
Favorite Tweet from the Community
#edwhatif What if we provided regular (daily) opportunities to actually see what kids want to learn, what matters to them?
— Randy Rodgers (@rrodgers) May 27, 2014
People from the Community to Follow
Persons of Interest
This week’s Person of Interest is Dean Mantz. Dean is a DEN Guru and Leadership Council member from Kansas and was recently a DENny Award winner. Dean shares a lot of great information with the DEN Community (view his great LiveBinder here) and has presented at various DEN events over the years. Dean was one of many DEN Community members to take home a DENny Award for their role is doing great things for the community. If you haven’t seen the DENny Awards, the archive is available. This fall, he is helping Doug Mann with DENapalooza Wichita on August 23.
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