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iMake iLearn: Sphero Me Some Fun and Learning

iMake iLearn: Sphero Me Some Fun and Learning

This week our three 2.0 Spheros arrived.  What is a Sphero you say?  It is a programmable ball and so much more.  After looking at many different options to introduce robotics and coding into our SP Design Lab, I learned about the Sphero. Several great posts have already been done by Erin Klein and the Nerdy Teacher which made me realize


3D Printing – A Shared Adventure

Sometimes you start an adventure only to realize that every time you talk about your learning, you are inspired by those around you.  Our school has been extremely fortunate to have acquired a 3D printer for $100 as well as to have created a community partnership with Radiant Fabrication.  Yesterday while presenting at DENapalooza Milwaukee, I


Event of the Week: STARring Karie Huttner!

STAR events come in all shapes and sizes.  While most people tend to log events that they’ve done within their own district, this week we’re turning our eye to a presentation shared by Karie Huttner at the 2014 ICE Conference in Illinois!  Karie is a Wisconsin STAR hailing from Stoner Prairie Elementary in the Verona


DEN Event at the Apple Store

On Saturday, March 29 nearly 20 educators from the Madison, WI area had a chance to participate in a Discovery Event at the Apple Store! The event started at 8:00 a.m. with a light breakfast and great conversation.  Next, participants had an opportunity to learn about some of the 200+ new features that Mac OS X Mavericks has


Discovery Event at the Apple Store!

Join us at the Apple Store in the West Towne Mall, Madison, WI on Saturday, March 29 at 8:00 a.m. to learn about some of the 200+ new features that Mac OS X Mavericks has to offer. There are over 200 new features and capabilities that include the apps you use every day to the


DENapalooza in Milwaukee

The 2014 DENapalooza Tour will be stopping in the Milwaukee area on Saturday, April 5th. Join educators for a free day of professional development from members of the DEN Team as well as STAR Discovery Educators from Wisconsin and beyond. The free event will help you get the more out of your school’s partnership with