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iMake iLearn – The Journey of the 3D Printer

iMake iLearn – The Journey of the 3D Printer

My journey into 3D printing started four months ago in December when after successfully writing a Donor’s Choose grant our MakerBot Replicator 2 arrived at the cost of $100.  Before its arrival, I had never even seen something print in 3D and was more than a little skeptical about how 3D printing really had a

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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

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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

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Why Schools Should Encourage Students to Become Builders and Makers

Why Schools Should Encourage Students to Become Builders and Makers -Monique Liles Building Learning Spaces: There are many platforms for students to build and engage in transformational play that will enhance critical skills needed for the global 21st century economy. Students are building and making a variety of objects from 3d worlds such as Minecraft,,

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DEN Power

One thing that you should know about me is that I have a powerful Personalized Learning Community (PLC).  Many years ago our school district purchased a product called United Streaming which later changed to Discovery Education.  It started as access to quality educational videos that you could stream or download but quickly expanded into building

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ReadWriteThink

  Every so often one needs to be reminded of the powerful resources that organizations like the International Reading Association are providing for our students.  What a wonderful surprise when they are now available on other mobile platforms like the iPads for FREE.  Thank you IRA for providing these amazing resources for our students! Check

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