These are the days of “less is more”. Teachers need to embrace the technology that is going to make teaching this generation affordable and possible. John Dewey said “… if we teach today as we taught yesterday, we rob our children of tomorrow”. So how can teachers, technophobic and otherwise, incorporate this new resource to
Hub for Teachers is offering a digital storytelling contest for students in grades K-5. Teachers will encourage students to work in groups of 2 -4. This is a great way to incorporate writing and digital storytelling into your curriculum and be eligible for great technology prizes at the same time. Grand prize for the winning
Just a quick reminder that the Global Education Conference will begin this Monday Nov. 15 and run through Nov. 19. The conference is free and will be featuring three of our DEN Gurus! Check out the Keynotes and session schedules on their website. It should be a great conference!
Originally posted on the National Blog by Lance Rougeux MindMeister brings the concept of mind mapping to the web, using its facilities for real-time collaboration to allow truly global brainstorming sessions. Users can create, manage and share mind maps online and access them anytime, from anywhere. In brainstorming mode, fellow MindMeisters from around the world (or
Originally posted on the National Blog by Steve Dembo Discovery Education revolutionized education almost ten years ago by being the first company to introduce streaming educational media into America’s classrooms. Now, we are revolutionizing education again by launching a new iPad-optimized version of our streaming platform, the only educational streaming service scientifically shown to improve
Great News for DEN Stars and DEN readers!!! Aviary Education… …is creating a site just for educators!! Right now, this site is in BETA testing and is completely free to educators, and if I were you, I would ‘jump’ on the opportunity immediately! This BETA site is loaded with tutorials and the most amazing
Unfortunately, much to my dismay…this summer’s DEN Summer Institute was held during the same exact week that I was already scheduled to attend another event in Washington, D.C. You can only image how torn I was inside knowing that I was going to miss out on so much fun and amazing learning but here’s the
Hello everyone! I’m a newbie to the Leadership Council for DEN 2010-11 and looking forward to a very rewarding year. First, I have a confession to make; I am a “Virgin Blogger.” There I’ve let out one of my secrets. Yes, I am “blog-a-phobic.” But with every school year I like to step out of
Are you getting the most out of your DEN experience? The best way to truly enjoy the benefits of membership is to become a STAR DEN member. The process is easy and probably something you are already doing. If you are wondering what is required to become a STAR or maintain your STAR status, read
Our Day of Discovery started with an enlightening presentation from Scott Kinney. Check out the YouTube video Joe’s Netbook to see why textbooks in the classroom are becoming a thing of the past. This video was created by a student too!