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Why Schools Should Encourage Students to Become Builders and Makers

Why Schools Should Encourage Students to Become Builders and Makers

Why Schools Should Encourage Students to Become Builders and Makers -Monique Liles Building Learning Spaces: There are many platforms for students to build and engage in transformational play that will enhance critical skills needed for the global 21st century economy. Students are building and making a variety of objects from 3d worlds such as Minecraft,,


Attention Ye Lords and Ladies

  HUZZZAH and welcome Ye Lords and Ladies, and anyone who has even an inkling for FUN, festivities, and edutainment to the first DENaissance Faire. Embrace your imagination for a spectacular day of learning from and with artisans, story tellers, courtiers, alchemists, fortune tellers, and musicians. Bridge time and talent as we weave together traditional


DENbrarian Update- READ with us!

Hi DENbrarians or potential DENbrarians (or folks who love to read…)  All are welcome read great YA titles with us, sign up to pin with us, follow us on Facebook, or even volunteer to pick the book for a month. Here are the links you’ll need to get started or to update your information in


DENbrarian book selection for DECEMBER: Counting by 7s

 This month’s selection is brought to you by guest DENbrarian Donna Miller!  Donna is a Library Teacher at Prescott/OldhamElementary Schools in Norwood, MA.  Discovery’s DENbrarians are getting their YA “book on” every month!  Wanna join us?  We’re looking for  Media Specialists who would like to select the book for the monthly DENbrarian YA Book Club! 


Affordable 3D Printing at Your Fingertips

Affordable 3D printing at your fingertips from 3Doodler, the world’s first 3D printing pen! Ink is released from the pen, hardening into a solid design very quickly. Visit the 3Doodler blog for more information about this product, and to pre-order for $99.00. Free stencils are available on the “teach” link. What will your students


Free and Fun Tool to Monitor Noise Levels in the Classroom

  Need a way to provide a visual to your students to help them maintain appropriate noise level during activities in the classroom? Try Bouncy Balls! This fun website is free, and has a built in microphone that is sensitive enough to reach the back of a large classroom. It detects shuffling feet, chair movement,


Belk Service Learning Challenge & DEN STARs

Calling STAR Discovery Educators in Birmingham, AL, Atlanta, GA, and the triad region of North Carolina: We hope you’ve already heard about the Belk Service Learning Challenge.  We want you to know that we’re especially excited to be able to support our STAR Discovery Educators as you enter this rewarding project.  To help your students

Sandi Dennis, DENbrarian

DENbrarian ‘Free-For-All Thursday’ !

Discovery’s DENbrarians are getting their YA “book on” every month!   Last month the lovely and talented Susan Gauthier from Louisiana selected the book to celebrate reading and all things Star Wars … and we read The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger. This month we’re taking a break from a selected book and posting