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DEN STAR Bridget Belardi Named PAECT Teacher of the Year

DEN STAR Bridget Belardi Named PAECT Teacher of the Year

Our very own DEN STAR and geocaching queen, Bridget Belardi was named PAECT Teacher of the Year 2010. She follows in the footsteps of DEN STAR and Glogster queen Traci Blazoski, and DEN STAR Michelle Krill who was 2009 Leader of the Year. Am I surprised that DEN STARS are outstanding teachers–absolutely not. Let’s keep

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21st Century Learning with the Techno Tigers

If you want to see a project-based classroom modeling authentic 21st century learning, then be sure to check out Jan Abernethy’s Techno Tigers. Jan shared many ways that her students are using technology across the curriculum. From creating wikis, to blogging, or Skyping other classrooms in PA, her students are collaborating and creating content that

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FIZZ Man: Beyond the Textbook

Minutes away from Periods 3 & 4, almost like a science class double-period lab, but with the Fizz Man, Dr. Lodge McCammon, Specialist in Curriculum and Contemporary Media at The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation. Lodge has developed a teaching and professional development process called FIZZ which encourages and models best practices in implementing user-generated

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Beyond the Textbook: Homework Gone Digital

We’re in Period 2 and the session I’m blogging is with my guidance counselor and Discovery Manager Matt Monjan. Homework Gone Digital ~ Creating Student Access will change the way you think about constructing homework that students will do gladly. In order to assign content, you need to build content in your Discovery Education account

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Beyond the Textbook: Multimedia Einsteins

Among the many hats that Patti Duncan wears, in the summer she teaches young boys in a Science Camp doing hands-on activities. Recently, Discovery has her on the road doing PD for science teachers and is home about 3 days a month (she’s even been to Anchorage). Her switch from the science world to the

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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

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