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Texas teachers participate in first-ever Talking Points Conference

Texas teachers participate in first-ever Talking Points Conference

January 22 was the day the Discovery Education team conducted the 2nd annual SciCon, a virtual science conference. One school in Texas became the site of a mini-conference on that day, called the Talking Points Conference. With one room dedicated to streaming the DEN SciCon, the conference offered two additional breakout sessions each hour, with

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February Texas DEN Newsletter

The February issue of LoneSTAR squared, the monthly publication of the Texas Discovery Educator Network, is out! Read about the upcoming TCEA conference and and article about retaining girls in STEM programs, along with regular updates. Click below to view it full-size. Open publication – Free publishing – More texas den

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Presenting at TCEA?

We want to know! We are working on a conference calendar including presentations from DEN STARs to make it easier for fellow DENners to decide what they are attending.  If you will be presenting at TCEA, please fill out this form to let us know. Your session(s) will be advertised in the next issue of

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Texas DEN Newsletter for January

The January newsletter for the Texas DEN has been released. Among its regular features, it also highlights what is being done in McKinney ISD to encourage technology use in classrooms. The newsletter can be viewed on the Texas DEN website. There is a contest running through the end of the year to name the newsletter

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Register now for the Texas Talking Points Conference

There will be a unique conference on January 22, 2011, you won’t want to miss. The Talking Points Conference aims to facilitate discussion among educators on various topics important to a 21st century classroom. With breakout sessions that center around archived DEN Virtual Conference presentations, K12 Online Conference presentations, TED Talks, and other sources, educators

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Needed: A few good people . . .

It is the time of year once again to build the DEN Leadership Councils. If you have thought about volunteering your time to the DEN in Second Life, now is your chance.  From now until April 30, 2010 you can state your interest in being a part of the leadership council. All you have to do

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IDiscover SLeuthing planning meeting

The IDiscover SLeuthing game was a big success, and we want to do it again! There will be a planning meeting next Monday, August 10, in meeting room 202 at the DEN in SL headquarters at 5:00 SLT. Anyone who is interested in being a part of the committee to plan IDiscover SLeuthing II is

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