June is here! Summer fun is just around the corner, but it’s still a great time to continue learning and sharing with the DEN. 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
- California STAR Kim Randall shared 7 ways to keep your kids’ brains from turning to mush this summer.
- North Carolina STAR Diane Ripollone shared 3 ways of getting student feedback to improve your teacher.
- Missouri STAR Stephen Brim shared 14 Google search tips that make life a whole lot easier.
- Speaking of Google, Texas STAR Kim Murphree shared Google tips and tricks every student should know.
Favorite Tweet from the Community
— Robyn Thiessen (@RobynThiessen) June 3, 2014
People from the Community to Follow
Persons of Interest
This week’s Person of Interest is Dacia Jones. Dacia is one of 5 STAR Discovery Educators who are new DEN Gurus. DEN Gurus are STAR Discovery Educators who possess expertise in one or more pedagogical topics (e.g., Differentiated Instruction, Project Based Learning, etc.), have demonstrated their expertise through a variety of professional experiences, and advocate for the meaningful integration of Discovery Education digital content across their area(s) of expertise. Dacia is kindly known as the DEN Fairy Grantmother for her expertise on writing and receiving grants. In fact, she shared her wisdom with the community during a recent webinar as well as a late night grant writing session at last year’s DEN Summer Institute. We’re working on getting a recording of her webinar available so those who weren’t able to see it, can still learn from her. Stay tuned for the DEN blogs.
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