Deanna Duray (@dlpd17) got some great news in late January. The Colorado DEN STAR’s classroom at Little Elementary in Arvada, CO, was one of seven classrooms in Jefferson County that were chosen to receive an iPad 1 to 1 grant from The Friedman Family Foundation. The Denver Post wrote a short article about the grant.
We are thrilled to announce an exciting professional development and networking opportunity for DEN members. Join us for the 2013 DENapalooza Tour! The DEN will be touring North America, stopping in ten locations to share the power of making connections through the Discovery Educator Network. Each full day event will have formal presentations in the
The first semester is over. Report cards have been sent home. And many teachers have been comparing notes on how they put together their grades. I have talked with a lot of teachers about the different grading apps, programs, and websites they use. Now that we work in a very data-driven profession, I thought I
Next up is Kay Bolerjack! Littleton, Colorado Technology Integration Support at East Elementary School Educator, Lifelong Learner, Inspired and curious about the world and it’s inhabitants.
Our final team member is Deanna Duray. Hello from Arvada, Colorado. I work at Little Elementary in Jefferson County. I began my teaching career in the fall of 1992 and have had the opportunity to teach at every elementary grade level. I’m currently teaching 3rd grade. I’ve been enjoying the DEN resources and opportunities over
The first Colorado LC Spotlight for October is Cate Beck! I serve as an instructional coach and 21st Century Learning Coordinator at Pine Lane Elementary (Douglas County School District). It is one of the coolest jobs ever, as I get to combine my interests in staff development and technology integration. I also provide staff development
This week’s spotlight is on Christine Archer-Davidson Hi, my name is Christine Archer-Davison and I’m the Instructional Technology Coordinator at Cherokee Trail High School in the Cherry Creek School District. I’ve been in the district over twenty years and have been involved with technology in some way or another throughout my career. I have a
Finding online safety curriculum for elementary students that in informative and engaging isn’t always easy. The other day I stumbled upon two online stories that make learning about online safety fun and educational. Both resources are from Media Smarts, Canada’s Centre for Digital and Media Literacy. The first is “Privacy Playground: The First Adventure of
Everyone loves the Fall Virtual Conference. In year’s past, we’ve had up to 1600 educators attend, both online and in-person. So how can we possibly step it up for our 10th VirtCon?? That’s easy! We make it bigger, we make it better, and we make it LIVE-er! About the event: This conference is a blended event, a combination
This week we would like to introduce Jennifer Jensen Hello! My name is Jennifer Jensen. I am the Instructional Technology Coach at Clear Sky Elementary in Castle Rock, Colorado. I am currently in my 17th year of teaching. Prior to moving into the technology role, I was in the classroom for twelve years. Most of