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Spring Buddies??

Spring Buddies??

Okay so Winter Buddies was a good idea for networking. Anyone game for trying Spring Buddies? We’d love to hear about it if you made a successful connection with your Winter Buddy. Here’s the deal… Just like this Winter only new buddies and new theme: Would you be interested in making a Spring Buddy? It’s

STAR Directory

Greetings everyone, Did you know the DEN now has a directory of STAR Discovery Educator Blogs?  I had no idea we could find everyone in one spot. Discovery Educator Blog Directory Have you posted your Passion Quilt? Steve Dembo’s Passion Quilt (

Meet the Members of the NY DEN

Sorry for the delay in getting this video posted but my software wasn’t working.  Thank you to everyone who submitted their PowerPoint slides.  It’s not too late if you haven’t submitted.  Just fill out the Power Point slide from our previous post and we will gladly update the movie.  We hope you enjoy meeting some

Welcome Christine

The New York DEN Leadership Council would like to welcome Christine Southard on board the blog team. As you can see she’s already got a few posts going here. Christine, it is a pleasure to have you working with us. Thank you for agreeing to give of your time. I look forward to seeing what

Happy New Year from the New York DEN

Happy New Year from your friends at the DEN NY! We will be posting a Power Point Movie shortly to help us all become more familiar with each other.  If you have not submitted your slide yet and would like to participate please save this file and enter your information on the last slide.  Don’t

Virtual Judges Needed in Texas

Message from the TX DEN LC: A fellow DEN Leadership Council needs your help. The Irving Independent School Districtin Irving, Texas, has an annual Technology Media Fair. This year, the district has opened up several categories for online judging. The hope, above all, is that this will help keep district students excited about technology and

Check Your Mailboxes

Email inboxes that is.  Your Winter Buddy’s name has been sent to you.  It’s time to start sharing winter messages.  Enjoy your newfound friends.  It’s not to late to gain a Winter Buddy.  Just send an email to and we’ll pair you with a new friend.

Updating our records

We would like to update our address book.  Please take a moment and send an email to  This way we can ensure that you are included when we send out newsletters and reminders.  Don’t miss out on all that the New York DEN has to offer.  We hope to hear from you soon.

Winter Buddies

Would you be interested in having Winter Buddies?  It’s a bit like pen pals, virtual friends, Secret Santas, etc but it lasts all Winter.  As you find an interesting winter joke, online game, adorable photo, etc. you pass it on via email to your Winter Buddy.  I’ve done this with online friends before with great

EdTechConnect Reminder:

EdTechConnect with Daniel Pink, December 12th 7:00pm EST Daniel Pink, bestselling author of A WHOLE NEW MIND, will describe how three powerful economic forces are putting a premium on right-brain abilities in the workforce. He’ll describe the six artistic, empathic abilities that now matter most — and discuss how educators are beginning to surface and