Author Archives: sandi dennis

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DENbrarians… Hang out with Ivan the Gorilla’s Keeper April 30th!

DENbrarians… Hang out with Ivan the Gorilla’s Keeper April 30th!

We’re excited about all the Media Specialists and lovers of YA books who have signed up to be DENbrarians! Fill out THIS FORM if you want to be added as a DENbrarian to help gather resources for this and future books! April’s pinboard is going strong with the 2013 Newbery Award winning The One and


Louis Sachar is visiting- Are you kidding me?!

Decatur, Georgia is home to independent book store Little Shop of Stories. It’s a local and inter-galactic favorite.  Book fans of all sorts converge on Little Shop and Decatur each September thanks to our incredible book festival. The store’s fantastic On the Same Page initiative promotes one book per year that the entire community reads…


Super Awesome Massive List of Websites You’ll Love!

 Super Awesome Massive List of Websites You’ll Love!  Thanks, edjudo, for compiling the original list that I enhanced.   You rock. 280 Slides– Create PowerPoint style presentations online (free) 4Shared– An online storage site allowing you to upload and share music, photos, video and documents (free 10GB) 5min Life Videopedia – Short instructional videos for every

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Can’t make it to ISTE in San Diego? Participate Remotely…

Can’t attend ISTE 2012 in person? Now there are three ways you can access our conference program remotely, for a small fee. Whether you’re looking to sample a whole day’s worth of sessions or dive deep into a particular topic, you can experience the same great content that conference attendees receive—without leaving home or paying

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Show teachers the MONEY with creative fundraising ideas for classrooms and school programs!

Try some creative fund raising for your classroom! I know teachers who have had success with “Donors Choose“.  You can also post your classroom at “Adopt a Classroom“, or even set up “registry” supply lists at sites like Amazon or office supply stores.  Don’t forget Discovery Education’s Kathy Schrock who maintains a list of grant

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Treasure Hunting 101- Georgia State Historic Sites History Trail Geocaching Game

Summertime is TREASURE HUNTING Time! The Georgia State Historic Sites History Trail geocaching game is underway-  you can ‘Get Out.  Get Dirty. And Get Fit.’ in a Georgia Historic Site this summer! It’s time to grab your cell phone, comfortable shoes, and a buddy – let’s go Geocaching! A few weeks ago the Georgia Discovery