Heidi Ferguson, Saginaw Amanda Barrett, Berrien Springs Angie Johnson, Stevensville Tracy Cropley, Mercellus Jason Huber, Saint Joseph Brandly Yoder, Battle Creek
The Michigan Leadership Council for 2010-11 Chair: Cheryl Lykowski Events Coordinators: Gina Loveless and Lisa Wickman. Events Team: Cindy Carson, Susan Dornberg, Katie Rourk Blog Coordinator: Eric Strommer. Blog Team: Kristi Bush, John Phillips, Pam Shoemaker
What better way to kick off a new school year than with a whole day’s worth of DE streaming webinars? Join the DEN team on Tuesday, September 14 for the fifth annual streamathon! Come for an hour when you have a break at school or come for several hours! Here’s the schedule: 9:00 – 9:45 AM Back-to-School
Next time you log in, you’ll notice that My DE has a fresh new look and design, streamlined content and exciting new customization capabilities. Design your own landing page by utilizing the new Drag and Drop feature, which allows you to arrange your content so it suits your needs and gives you immediate access to what
I’ve seen the ads, I’ve read the reviews, and I couldn’t wait to get a copy of Windows 7 to see how it worked for myself. Admitedly, I was nervous about upgrading my computer (from Vista), worried that something would go wrong and I’d no longer be able to connect to my home wireless network,
We just got back from an awesome week of learning and fun with the Discovery Educator Network. There were seven of us from Michigan who met with leaders from 20 other states. I sure enjoyed spending time with this group of geeky people with contagious energy and positive attitudes!
Michael Wesch: “Harness the relevant tools and engage students in real world problems that the teacher does not know the answer to.” “We need to move our students from knowledgeable to knowledge-able.” Michael Lambert: “Treat a visual like an onion. Peel back the layers, make the students slow down, and dive in.” “Emotion drives attention
I’m at the DEN Leadership Council Institute in Boston this week with 75 other amazing DEN leaders from across the country. This evening we participated in an AmeriDEN Idol competition. What a fun structure for learning! Each team (of approximately ten people) were given four minutes to deliver a presentation to the others… a web site, online tool, video, etc. The DEN team hammed
Cheryl Lykowski was awarded a Discovery Educator Network leadership award at this year’s DENny awards! Cheryl is the Michigan DEN Leadership Council Chairperson. Congratulations, Cheryl; your efforts are much appreciated.
Today is the Discovery Educator Network (DEN) Spring Geocaching Day. Groups of teachers from all over the country get together to geocache! This is part of the West Bloomfield group, organized by Cindy Carson and Pam Shoemaker. It rained the whole time, but that didn’t stop us. A fun time! Another Michigan group cached in Battle