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South Carolina Middle School Association Conference

South Carolina Middle School Association Conference

SCMSA  provides a fantastic opportunity for middle level educators at the annual conference.  If you work with young adolescents in any capacity, you don’t want to miss the SCMSA conference! February 28- March 2, 2014 Sheraton Conference Center, Myrtle Beach, SC Conference Information Meet up with DEN Star and Leadership Council member Norma Rockwell at the SCETV

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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

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Hear Ye, Hear Ye – DENaissance Fair

  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

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Planting Trees for the Environment

Thanks to a grant from Polar Bears International and Roots & Shoots Korea, Nursery Road Elementary now has 15 new trees!  This weekend we held a planting event and invited our students, staff, and community out to plant trees with us and to learn how trees can help our environment. Did you know that trees

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Mystery Skype!

Recently I arranged a Mystery Skype for one of my 3rd grade classes.  A Mystery Skype is a game played over Skype where the classes take turns asking one another yes or no questions to try to guess the state, province, or city that the other class lives in.  We played with Mrs. Abernathy’s 5th

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Start The New Year With Technology

I was on Pinterest the other night just looking through classroom pins and, of course, many teachers were pinning ideas for the beginning of the school year.  But what became apparent to me was that none of the ideas that I saw used any technology, but each idea could so easily be transformed into a technology-rich lesson.  (Don’t

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EdCamp SC Right Around the Corner!

Edcamp SC  is coming to Rock Hill, SC on Saturday, September 7th 2013!  We look forward to a day of learning.   Edcamp SC will take place at Sullivan Middle School.   The physical address is 1825 Eden Terrace Rock Hill, SC 29730. We are currently working with local businesses to secure discounted hotel room rates!

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