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DEN - Selena Ward - Recognition

Selena Ward…nuff said.

Selena Ward…nuff said.

Maryland’s own Selena Ward will be recognized at ISTE as one of the Emerging Leaders for 2012! We are so proud to have one of our DEN Community members receiving such an honor. Yeeaaaaaah, Selena! The image below is from the Maryland Society for Educational Technology’s latest newsletter.    

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Share Your Skills

Arlington Public Schools will be hosting a Technology for Learning Symposium JULY 25-27. This event is a great opportunity to share your skills, ideas or lessons by submitting a proposal. Call for Proposals – Deadline May 4, 2012 The Technology for Learning Symposium is a three-day professional learning event focused on educational technology. Click this

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Virginia Social Learning Summit!

On April 21st 25 educators came together for the first Discovery Social Learning Summit in Woodbridge, VA.  It was a fantastic day filled with learning, sharing and collaborating. Below are some resources from the day. “Anywhere, Anytime Learning” presentation link: http://www.slideshare.net/imcguy/anywhere-anytime-learning-sls All of the resources shared during the session are hyperlinked in that presentation for

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Come One Come All To The Discovery Educator Network Spring Social Learning Summit.

Just a quick reminder it is not to late to register for the April 21st Discovery Educator Network Spring Social Learning Summit.   You can attend online or if you are in the Northern Virginia area there is an AWESOME opportunity to be at CD Hylton High School in Woodbridge, VA LIVE.  This is a great

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You’re Invited! VA Spring Virtual Conference Event

The Virginia Leadership Council would like to invite you to attend the Spring Virtual Conference with us! The day will be about sharing digital media tools that make learning engaging and fun. It will be a day of  connecting you with your most valuable resource… each other! The Discovery Educator Network is mixing it up

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FrameLens

Apps are constantly being shared back and forth. Some of them I pay attention to and others I ignore. I’ve recently been working on my photography skills, so when photo apps cross my path I tend to pay attention. Ken Shelton, a Star Discovery Educator, is an unbelievable photographer and educator. He is also a

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Apps Apps Everywhere, But Which One Do I Choose?

“There’s an app for that.” How many times have you head that phrase? According to the Apple web site, “There are over 500,000 apps, for work, play and everything in between. The more apps you download, the more you realize there’s almost no limit to what your iPhone/iPad can do.” So the question is how

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PBS KIDS Lab website offers new resources to help children build math skills

Did you know that The Public Broadcasting System has expanded its PBS KIDS Lab website, which offers more than 50 cross-platform games designed to help children ages 2-8 develop their math skills, by adding new features to support caregivers and teachers. These additions include bilingual translations of parental instructions, math tips for families and teachers

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And We’re Back

We have all settled back into our routines after a short break. Some of us have been a little overwhelmed with new jobs but have had the pleasure of sharing all the neat stuff we do with the DEN and Discovery Education. I have enjoyed sharing the Discovery Education Mobile App with my colleagues as

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