Monthly Archives: July 2014

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The DEN Welcomes Siemens STEM Academy Educators

The DEN Welcomes Siemens STEM Academy Educators

Next week is another one of my favorite weeks of the year because it’s the Siemens STEM Institute.  Coming off of a phenomenal week at DENSI 2014, so many of you continue to share your reflections through our blogs and other social media.  With that spirit of community in mind, next week we have the

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Tech Brief with Justin

Tech Brief w Justin   Hello!   I hope everyone is enjoying their  last couple of weeks of summer break. In this weeks post I wanted to to highlight two of my favorite things, music and technology. The advent of personal computers has helped to redefine what was previously possible and changed the face of

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If you give a DEN Guru an iPad…

My name is Alexander MacDougall – my friends call me Sandy.  I’ve been a teacher for almost 30 years. In that time,  I’ve taught community education (evening) classes in a variety of computer topics including DOS for Beginners (do you remember DOS?) then I went on to teach adults in an alternative high school, and then grade

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EdmodoCon 2014 is coming!

Next week Edmodo will be hosting their latest EdmodoCon, a virtual conference that celebrates teachers and students connecting each other through social networking.  I’ve attended several in the past, but this year I’m thrilled to share that I’ll be participating as the closing keynote!  Edmodo has always been one of my favorite web tools because

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Fun Fact Friday: Lincoln and Booth

Did you know that Edwin Booth, brother of John Wilkes Booth, saved President Lincoln’s son’s life, prior to Lincoln’s assassination? It’s true! Edwin Booth was actually a nationally known Shakespearean actor, and happened to be in New Jersey at the time, coincidentally sharing a train platform with Robert Lincoln. Interestingly, Robert Lincoln knew exactly who

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DEN Weekly Update 7-25-2014

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 Summer School DSN Summer Series Spotlight on Strategies DENSI Session Archives Because of the DEN Project Click here to learn about these great opportunities and more in the DEN Weekly Update.  

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