Tag archives for All Educators

  1. Meet another new Wisconsin STAR

    Frank Devereaux, a Educational Technology Coach/Infotech Teacher at Savanna Oaks Middle School is one of Wisconsin’s newest DEN STARS.  Frank answered a few quick questions to help us get to know him better.  I hope to see Frank at future DEN events! What is your teaching background/experience? Taught science for 12 years and just recently […]

  2. Verona School District Gets Creative!

    Staff Members from the Verona Area School District Learn Creative Ways to Integrate Technology into All Curricular AreasThis summer, nearly 40 staff members representing all schools from the Verona Area School District participated in the 2nd Annual T3 (Transforming Teaching with Technology) laptop program. Members of the T3 laptop program were each issued a mac […]

  3. DENny Awards 2010

    A week or so ago, Discovery Education gave out their annual DENny awards.  There were quite a few categories and I’m proud to announce that our own Rachel Yurk, Chair of the Wisconsin DEN Leadership Council, was one of six educators awarded the Leadership Award!  Congratulations Rachel!Several other people I have met have received awards as […]

  4. Time to Catch Up

    For many districts in Wisconsin, Spring Break is here.  While we all look forward to the rest and relaxation this time brings, it’s also a good opportunity to catch up on some reading and some learning.  If you’re looking for a few places to keep you busy over the break, check out the following sites, […]

  5. Conference Week

    Two big conferences are taking place this week.  PETE & C, the educational technology conference in Pennsylvania is early in the week and ICE, the ed tech conference in Illinois is at the end of the week.  Both of these might provide you with opportunities to learn. If you’re on Twitter, follow the hashtag #petec2010 […]

  6. Save the Dates

    The Spring and Summer will be a busy time for DEN STARS and the LC.  Based on information released during our Leadership Council monthly call, please keep the following dates in mind – more information on the specific events will be coming soon. March 5 – Tentative date for the DEN National Institute applications. April […]

  7. Go for the Gold

    The Olympics are right around the corner and before we know it, will be gone.  About 8 years ago, when I was a classroom teacher, we celebrated the Olympic games.  Students could earn a medal based on how many pages they read, the number of math facts they completed, and a few other academic challenges. […]

  8. DEN Diigo Links

    Looking for great resources to use with your students or perhaps even yourself?  Did you know that the Discovery Educator Network is a great place to find those resources?  I’m sure you do, but do you know about the DEN Diigo group?  What’s Diigo?  It’s a social bookmarking site, like Delicious, but a little more powerful.   The DEN […]

  9. DEN SCIcon 2010 – Verona

       Hello Wisconsin DEN members and others – Verona Area High School will be sponsoring an on-site virtual conference and everyone is welcome to join us.  The virtual conference is called DEN SCIcon 2010.  DEN SCIcon 2010 is an online conference (with a twist) focused on providing participants with some of the most ef fective […]

  10. Steve Dembo visit Verona

    On November 2, 2009 approximately 600 Verona Area School District staff and administrators had an amazing “Day of Discovery”.  Steve Dembo, from Discovery Education, was the featured keynote speaker for three outstanding presentations. He started out the day with a thought-provoking session in the morning called “Learning to Speak Native: How education is being transformed […]

  11. DEN Virtual Conference

    Join other educators as thousands around the country participate in the DEN Virtual Conference on Saturday, October 24th.  If you’re looking to attend in person, you can participate in New Berlin, WI. The Discovery Educator Network (DEN) Virtual Conference provides an opportunity to learn powerful ways to integrate digital media and Web 2.0 tools into […]

  12. Wisconsin DEN Cares

    Join several Wisconsin DEN members for the Susan Komen Milwaukee Race for the Cure® Sunday, September 27, 2009 Race Day Registration begins at 7:00 am First event begins at 8:30 am Milwaukee’s Lakefront/Summerfest Grounds Funds from the Komen Race for the Cure help support research, education, screening and treatment programs. Registration: http://tinyurl.com/njf9a7 Our team is […]