1. WI DEN Stars at WEMTA

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    The Wisconsin DEN was well represented at WEMTA this past week. Rita Mortenson led several sessions focusing on iBooks, QR codes, as well as winning the coveted Justin Beiber life size cardboard stand. Stay posted to find out where Justin appears and what he is doing. Karie Huttner and Amy Klubertanz presented about using the […]

  2. DEN iCloud Event in WI!

    Join us at the Apple Store in the West Towne Mall, Madison, WI on Saturday, April 13 at 8:00 a.m. to learn about how iCloud can be utilized to the fullest. Learn how your iPad, and/or your Mac, and iCloud can work to your advantage to make things easy and integrated. iCloud is seamlessly integrated […]

  3. DEN-tastic I.C.E. Cream Tips at the Social

    A number of educators (including DEN Stars) attending the 2013 Illinois Computing Educators (ICE) Conference were in for a treat at the DEN-tastic I.C.E. Cream Social. The best part of these “social” events is the networking and sharing ideas and discoveries. We spent some time exploring the “Reflector”  App that allows an iPad screen to broadcast […]

  4. This week on DENvice: STEM superheroes

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    This week at DENvice, we welcome STEM superheroes! Wisconsin LC member Peg Hartwig and Maryland LC member Zulma Whiteford are taking on DENvice. Peg and Zulma are passionate about integrating STEM education into classroom learning experiences. Join us for a conversation on how DE resources can assist teachers in addressing STEM initiatives. This week’s DENvice […]

  5. Come Hangout and Learn

    What are you doing this Thursday, February 28th at 6pm? Come learn about how to integrate Discovery Education and iPads. Here is an example of just a little of what you will learn. This is just one of several excellent opportunities to learn about Discovery Education while never leaving the comfort of your favorite learning […]

  6. iPad iMovie Trailers

    So the first of a series of after-school workshops at our school wrapped up with an amazing example of what can happen when students are given the opportunity to create.  The greatest accomplishment of any educational activity is when students become inspired and the learning does not stop at the doors of the school. iMovie […]

  7. Got STEM?

    I wanted to share some great STEM opportunities which are currently available to you and your students. Check these out! Siemens STEM Connect Webinar TWO EVENTS – LIVE FROM THE DISCOVERY CHANNEL TELESCOPE! Presented by Jeffrey Hall, Director, The Rotunda at Lowell Observatory A BEHIND THE SCENES LOOK AT THE DISCOVERY CHANNEL TELESCOPE February 26 […]

  8. February Live Stream – Getting to the Root of the Issue

    Join the Discovery Education Science Techbook team for a live broadcast series called  Science Live Streams.  This month, we’ll be coming live from Bay Lane Middle School in Muskego, Wisconsin.   During the Science Live Streams we will help you and your students make a direct connection between hands-on activities and digital resources. This month’s […]

  9. You’re invited to a DENtastic I.C.E.Cream Social!

    It’s gonna be DENtastic! Share your “toppings” (technology tips and lessons) with others while eating your own sundae treat! Be prepared to walk away with a smile, happy tummy and great ideas! If you prefer, we will have a cash bar. When: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 Where: New Orleans Ballroom at Pheasant Run Time: 5:30 […]

  10. Happy ValDENtines 4 U!

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    I am so happy to take some time to share the love and support DEN has given me.  Since my first experience with DEN team members in 2010, my understanding and implementation of 21st C learning techniques has grown exponentially. Sure, I have always been a very motivated educator, pursuing professional growth, sharing my feats while searching […]

  11. DEN Hangout

    In the upcoming months, you have a chance to learn with the DEN while in the comfort of your favorite spot using Google Hangout. Please sign-up and join us for some DEN learning and sharing. Loading…

  12. iPad iMovie Trailers

    Next month, several students and I will be leading an after-school course on designing iPad iMovie Trailers.  In my search to learn about how to create an iMovie on the iPad, I found some really amazing resources. Teaching Paradox has a wonderful PDF that can be downloaded to storyboard the trailer. http://teachingparadox.edublogs.org/files/2012/08/iMovie-Trailer-Storyboard-2b1qirp.pdf I didn’t know […]

  13. AP Calculus: Back to the Future!

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    I have traveled back in time to the 20th Century, teaching AP Calculus with a hard covered time machine, which had no support beyond the examples in each section and odd numbered answers.  I spent first quarter struggling to efficiently and effectively teach this advanced curriculum, knowing that the “future” held so much more support. […]

  14. On Wisconsin!!

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    The DEN is about bringing educators together to network by creating common experiences. This past Saturday DEN members met in our state capitol, Madison to learn and share with each other. Starting at the Capitol building, participants learned about the history of one of the most important buildings in our state. The beautiful holiday tree […]

  15. #DENthanks to YOU!

    I struggled a long time, trying to decide which member of my DEN Family deserved my #DENThanks – and due to my less than traditional manner in which DEN became part of my daily life, there are just too many significant people who inspired me and reached out to help me grow in my craft […]

  16. EEN: AweSTEM Alternative Assessment Strategies

    Are you looking for ways to validate learning beyond reduced choice exams? Join Jason Altman from the DE assessment team and DEN STAR’s Peg Hartwig and Cary Supalo For a refreshing look at 21st C assessment strategies for low incidence populations throughout K12 science and mathematics. All educators interested in alternative assessment strategies for low […]