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Encouraging Student Creativity Using Scratch

Encouraging Student Creativity Using Scratch

  Today’s interconnected technological world is built on computer software. What are some things you can do to help your students gain a basic understanding of the underlying software that drives our modern world? Introducing your students to Scratch will provide your students with hands-on opportunities to think creatively, solve problems and work collaboratively.  Scratch

DENSI: What is all the fuss about?

As teachers we often work in isolation. The daily demands of classroom instruction, lesson planning, assessment, curriculum integration, meetings, continued professional development and district directives leave us with precious few minutes to spare for our personal and family life. How do you recharge and connect with like-minded educators? DENSI 2014 is your answer! If you

Keeping your Resolutions

Have you made resolutions for the New Year?  How are you doing on keeping them? Many people make New Year’s resolutions that don’t even last the month of January. This week on DENvice, Dr. Alison Schleede, a DEN Star from North Carolina, will help us with tips and tricks on how to keep our resolutions

2014 DEN PreCon at PETE & C

Join the Discovery Educator Network (DEN) team for a full-day pre-conference extravaganza: Discover (or rediscover) the Joy of Teaching and Learning.  This year teachers and administrators will have the opportunity to connect with and learn from each other, as well as our fantastic lineup of presenters, around relevant topics that include Common Core, STEM, assessment,

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