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Belk is giving the gift of TIME

Belk is giving the gift of TIME

  To start off 2014 we’re giving you the gift of TIME.  That’s MORE TIME to register for the Belk Service Learning Challenge for a chance to win student scholarships and teacher prizes!   The deadline to submit your application has extended and is now February 28, 2014. Don’t forget, all you need is a good

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#DENchat TONIGHT

Tonight’s #denchat topic is “DE & Assessment.” Join guest host, @ajpoggio (Andrew Poggio), at 8:00 pm EST for a discussion that is sure to get you thinking more about authentic assessment in your classroom and beyond. Andrew Poggio is the Director of Assessment, Discovery Education Kansas City, Missouri Area.   Here are a few great tips on the

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NASA Educator Treks in NC

There are still spaces in all three NASA Educator Treks at the Museum! Join us for a day of engaging activities and take away materials and ideas to use in the classroom. To register, please fill out and mail registration form and deposit. The registration form is online at: http://files.naturalsciences.org/education/Ed_Trek_reg_form_2012.pdf NASA Educator Trek: Exploring Atmospheres

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2014 Middle School Triangle Science Quiz Bowl

Register for the 2014 Middle School Triangle Science Quiz Bowl!   February 15, 2014, 9 am – 4 pm Raleigh Charter High School Middle school teams of up to 5 students are invited to participate in a science based buzzer competition in which multiple choice science questions are read and the teams buzz in to give the

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VirtCon Recap: Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead!

David Fisher, DEN Guru from Florida, led an amazing session during the Fall VirtCon, titled Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead, where he shared a huge collection of ideas for using technology to build a multicultural learning experience. Here are a few of my greatest take-aways! If you are looking for a way to bring something new and

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#DENchat in 2014

2014 is ringing in a renewed #denchat. We hope you will join us each Thursday night at 8:00 pm EST for a weekly Twitter chat on a variety of education hot topics. Check your DEN Weekly Update and here at the blog for topics that are coming up!   Here are a few great tips

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NCSLA Science Leadership Fellows

NC Science Educators, Take advantage of this exciting leadership professional development opportunity! Apply to be a NCSLA Science Leadership Fellow The  NCSLA Science Leadership Fellows Program will enhance you professional competence and develop the leadership  abilities necessary for you and other science leaders to operate  effectively in various leadership positions in science education.  This  two year

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NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores

Here is an upcoming opportunity at the NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores the evening of February 20, 2014. ***************************************************** The Scientific Research and Education Network (SciREN) event is an annual workshop that aims to connect local marine and environmental scientists with K-12 teachers from across North Carolina. This networking event allows teachers to obtain

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Mike Rowe

Whether it be ingrained from teaching or motherly instinct, I often feel the need to say, “I’m proud of you!” to strangers when I learn of their good deeds or words. Mike Rowe is my latest recipient. It is both a tragedy and a blessing that his TED talk was emailed to me recently. The

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