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DEN at the Apple Store

IOS8 DEN Style

Submitted by Rita A. Mortenson In addition to having Discovery Streaming in our school districts, we also have a variety of mobile devices that allow for easy access to this great service, and an opportunity to personalize instruction for our learners.  With all the devices and operating systems available, we thought it would be a

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iMake iLearn – Minecraft and DE Resources

How can Discovery Education resources and Minecraft be used to build deeper understandings of curricular concepts?  Here is just one way to use both of these powerful resources to engage students actively in learning and creation. To build background knowledge about different types of communities, I started by using Board Builder from Discovery Education.  Board

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Wisconsin DEN Event

Join us at the Apple Store in the West Towne Mall, Madison, WI on Saturday, November 15 at 8:00 a.m. for an incredible FREE event. Do you wonder what the new iOS 8.0 features are?  Would you like to use iTunes U in the classroom, or are you wanting to know about the mobility of

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iMake iLearn – Setting Up Your Makerspace

The Why…. Our makerspace is called The SP Design Lab. The SP Design Lab is modeled after the Makerspace movement where our students are able to access different materials to create and design in both the physical and virtual environments. Too often our students are told what they should do, how they should do it,

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iMake iLearn – Puppets, Puppets, Puppets

Who doesn’t like puppets?  Meet Conni Mulligan, our DEN guru and expert in how to integrate puppetry into the learning environment.  Conni’s passion for puppetry is infectious and the ways that she integrates puppets in storytelling and giving students voice.At the DENovator Faire, Conni shared a wonderful way to create puppets.  Her area was three

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