Author Archives: Edie Erickson

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DENSI 2014: Day 4 Recap

It was another amazing day at DENSI! We started with the emotion and inspiring keynote by Adam Bellow. I think we were all in tears!! Maybe next year we can just have an Adam Bellow Day were we can just let Adam tell us stories all day! We were also treated to another episode of

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DENSI 2014: Day 3 Recap

Our first day of sessions was just as hectic and brain-meltingly awesome as I expected.  I especially LOVED all the toys that Steve Dembo brought for us to try out this afternoon in the DENovation session! I have to start making a list of all the things I want need to get for my classroom, which should be

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DENSI 2014: Day 2 Recap

Our Outing! Day 2 of DENSI means one thing: ADVENTURE! Today’s adventure took us on a tour of Music City, with stops at the Ryman Auditorium, the Parthenon, and the Country Music Hall of Fame. After breakfast, we all boarded the buses, and the luckiest of the DEN stars chose bus #2, led by the

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DENSI 2014: Day 1 Recap

So, this is my 2nd year at DEN, and what a different experience I have had so far. Last year I came in early for the leadership council preconference, was well rested, and super organized. This year, on the other hand, has been so different. I had to miss the precon because of a wedding on Saturday

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DENSI 2013 Daily Recap – Day #6

Closing Session Well, today is the day, it is the last day of DENSI2013. It’s been a long, crazy week and I couldn’t have ever imagined how amazing and inspirational it would be. I know that I, like so many others, can’t wait to get back to my school to share with the other teachers

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DENSI 2013 Daily Recap – Day #5

Today marked our last day of sessions, but it also meant that today was the unconference! There were a ton of great ideas presented and I honestly had a tough time choosing! Thankfully, we had some great note takers so that we can learn from all the sessions we weren’t able to make it to!

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DENSI 2013 Daily Recap – Day #4

Keynote Day #4 of DENSI 2013 started with keynote speaker, Hall Davidson (@halldavidson). Hall spoke to us about the new 3 R’s – Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and QR Codes. Hall started by providing us with some great ideas for student made video projects, using samples from the California Student Media Festival. I think everyone

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DENSI 2013 Daily Recap – Day #3

Keynote Today kicked off our first day of sessions at DENSI 2013 and I don’t think I’m the only one experiencing serious mind-mush right now! Our day started with a fantastic speaker, Richard Bryne, (@rbyrne) award-winning author of the website freetech4teachers.com. His keynote address focused on the idea of jobs and how to prepare our

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DENSI 2013 Daily Recap – Day #2

Today was our fabulous DENSI outing! We started the morning with a trip to the Shelburne Museum, and by museum, they really mean complex! Aside from a number of historic buildings, galleries, and gardens, there was also an actual lighthouse and a full sized ship, the Ticonderoga! We spent the morning touring the grounds and

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