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February 2013: DST and DST

February 2013: DST and DST

Last month I posted about digital storytelling and provided you with links to some great resources. In addition, the Google+ Hangout about digital storytelling with Joe Brennan and Midge Frazel was a wealth of good information, too! You can find the resources discussed and a link to the Webinar on my digital storytelling page at http://www.schrockguide.net/digital-storytelling.html.

The Importance of Learning Communities

Thanks, again, to Twitter, a wonderful piece of media was shared with me.  In most cases, it’s a blog post or article that makes me think and reflect on education, ed tech, social media, or some other topic of interest.  This time around, a link to a TED Talk was retweeted by Joyce Valenza. When

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January 2013: Digital Storytelling and the Common Core State Standards

One of the perks of teaching for the Wilkes/Discovery Master’s program (besides the great students I come in contact with) is my access to the online library databases at Wilkes University.  In library school, I still remember signing on to the ERIC databases, via an acoustic coupler, for a total of fifteen minutes of online

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November 2012: Infographics for advocacy and promotion

One way to promote your district, school, or program or to advocate for increased funding or attention, is to create an infographic. An infographic is a way to capture your audience as you visually tell a story or clarify information. An infographic is defined as a visual representation of information. Movement.org created a page to

Talk Like a Pirate Day

The pirate speaks,”Today be Talk Like a Pirate Day! It’s a fun day t’ brin’ out your inner Jack Sparrow and have some fun. Members o’ t’ DE Team have put together messages that we’ll be sharin’ throughout t’ day.  Enjoy these messages or we’ll have you walk the plank. The pirate speaks,”Do you know

Does This Bring Back Memories?

I couldn’t believe my ears.  My daughter came home from piano lessons the other day and started playing a new song she learned.  When I heard it, I instantly thought of many great Discovery moments.  If you’ve been a part of the DEN for several years, you’ll undoubtedly recognize the tune below and it will

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