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3 DEN Activities + 12 DEN STAR Presenters + Dr Lodge= UnDENiably the BEST DEN Event This Year in SC!

3 DEN Activities + 12 DEN STAR Presenters + Dr Lodge= UnDENiably the BEST DEN Event This Year in SC!

What event could this be?  None other than the Upstate Technology Conference (UTC) in Greenville, SC from 6/12-6/14: 3 DEN Activities: 1. Dining with the STARS: You are cordially invited to dine among the STARs. The South Carolina DEN will host a dinner for STARs during the UTC conference in Greenville, SC. STARs let’s


Newsmap: A Visual of Today’s News

Newsmap is a site that provides a visual representation of the news as aggregated  from Google News.  What I like about Newsmap is the how color is used to differentiate between types of new stories.  For example, the blue headlines are all sports related while the gradients of those colors also show you how recent the


Sharks, Stingrays, and Social Learning? Join Us at the Ripley’s Aquarium in Myrtle Beach, SC

We have a whole day of learning, networking, and fun planned just for you!  Our FREE Myrtle Beach event will be a fantastic opportunity to network with local educators and learn alongside the DEN and Classroom 2.0 communities.  Oh yea, and did we mention it’s at Ripley’s Aquarium?  Your day with us includes aquarium admission, virtual

StoryFest SC

StoryFest SC: Meet Authors Denise Fleming and Marc Brown

Join South Carolina educators and families to kick off Summer Reading programs across the state with award winning authors Denise Fleming and Marc Brown.  Storytelling provided by South Carolina’s librarians and storytellers. When: Saturday, June 2, 2012 9:00 am-4:00 pm Where: SC State Museum, 301 Gervais Street Columbia, SC 29201 What: A day filled with family friendly events


Hundreds of Activities for Your Smartboard

Interactive Sites for Education is a collection of K-5 online, interactive games and simulations that can be used on your Smartboard for teaching and learning. This site is my own personal compilation of the best (and advertisement free) online activities for math, ELA, science, social studies, brainteasers, art, music, holidays, world language, and typing (some are still

Flipping the Classroom Paperslides

SC Flipped for Dr. Lodge

Last week the SC Leadership Team held an event for educators to watch the “Flipping Your Classroom with FIZZ” webinar hosted by Dr. Lodge McCammon.  If you missed the presentation, it was a great introduction to the flipped classroom concept and the archived webinar can be found here.  Following the webinar, DEN LC members Karen Ogen