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Upcoming Events – Pre CECA Day of Discovery and CECA Conference

Upcoming Events – Pre CECA Day of Discovery and CECA Conference

A final reminder that the Pre CECA Day of Discovery is set and ready to go this Saturday, October 16.  It will take place at Smith Middle School in Glastonbury from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM.  Steve Dembo from Discovery Education will be presenting the keynote “Learning to Speak Native”.  There will be numerous break

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DENny 2010 Award Winners!

Tuesday evening the Discovery Educator Network held its second annual DENny awards to recognize outstanding contributions to the DEN.  The Connecticut DEN Leadership Council received an award for having one of the most outstanding blogs. We would like to thank all of our Connecticut Discovery Educators and fellow DEN STARS across the country for recognizing the efforts of

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Are You on Social Overload?

I can be on Facebook keeping in touch with friends and other times I’m on Twitter tweeting with teachers about what we will be doing at their next workshop.  My Facebook status is updated by tweets, which is very convenient, except too many people like to comment on both networks. If you are having problems keeping

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Digital Storage Online

Many of us work on multiple computers which adds to our disorganization.  We can’t remember which computer has which file. This results in for most of us having many Jump Drives and not sure what is on which one.  We spend too much time searching USB drives for files or turning on and off multiple

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The K-12 Online Conference Has Launched!

The K-12 Online Conference  has opened! Ths is a marvelous free opportunity for educators from around the world to participate in professional development conversations in Web 2.0 formats. The confernce is in its fourth year and has been designed to be “the conference that never ends” featuring, “anytime, anywhere learning”.  It is organized all by volunteers and

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Meet the Connecticut Leadership Council

Joe Fromme- Chair Joe currently serves as an education technology specialist for the Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) in Hartford, CT.  CREC is one of six regional education service centers in the state, which serves thirty-five public school districts in and around Hartford.  Joe works extensively with school teachers and administrators, assisting them in the

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Adventures with Windows 7

Have you heard? There is a new Windows OS! If you somehow missed the flurry of cutesy TV ads by Microsoft or the sniping back-attack ads by Apple, please be advised that Windows 7 launched on October 22, 2009. And what are you going to do about it? Upgrade in place? Buy a new hunk

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And a good time was had by all…

The Connecticut DEN Leadership Council held a kickoff/networking dinner right after the conclusion of the CECA/CASL 2009 Conference in Hartford this past Monday. As the pictures below show, it was a great evening to share perspectives about the conference, put names to faces, and to learn more about our DEN colleagues. The DEN Leadership Council

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