Tag archives for DEN Reads

  1. Let’s Fish! – Part 4

    Here’s Our Schedule of Events… What are your options? Remember, do what you can, when you can!  1. Sign up to participate in and follow the #denreads hash tag on Twitter. Go ahead and introduce yourself, telling your name and when you are from. Decide how you want to follow. 2. Keep up with the DEN Blogs. We […]

  2. Let’s Fish! – Part 3

    Here’s Our Schedule of Events… What are your options? Remember, do what you can, when you can!  1. Sign up to participate in and follow the #denreads hash tag on Twitter. Go ahead and introduce yourself, telling your name and when you are from. Decide how you want to follow. 2. Keep up with the DEN Blogs. We […]

  3. Let’s FISH – Post 1

    Kicking Things Off… Over the course of the next two weeks, we will post a series of four blog posts to the DEN blog in a “Let’s FISH” series. We will be tackling, in short snippets, different parts of the book. This will be just one of the ways that you can choose to participate […]

  4. DEN Reads Goes Fishing

    It’s not too late to go Fishing with DEN Reads! We have taken the last month to give everyone the opportunity to put their hands on copies of the book Fish! A Remarkable Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results and start reading. Starting next week, we are going to start a more synchronous and organized […]

  5. DEN Reads Goes Fishing

    Have you picked up your copy of the Fish! book for our DEN Reads book club yet? Are you impatient to start up with the activities? Let’s get things going, at least informally!   We are starting things off with an official Twitter hashtag. For following the DEN Reads book club chat, use the hashtag […]

  6. DEN Reads Goes Fishing!

    For all of you who have been waiting for the big announcement from DEN Reads, here it is! We are going live with a DEN Book Club event with an excellent professional read with far reaching applications, from the home to the classroom to the school building to the district level. Fish! A Remarkable Way […]

  7. DEN Reads and Shares

    Thanks so much to all of you who have taken the time to share your favorite professional reads over the past months. I know there are lots of DEN Stars and other educators who have benefited so much from your spirit of sharing. As we have highlighted each of the titles, I wanted to share […]

  8. DEN Reads & Shares

    Title: Wonder Author:  R. J. Palacio Rating: 5, This was a great read! It would be great for a classroom read to spark conversations about difference, disabilities, and acceptance of others. Favorite Line/Quote:  When given the choice between being right or being kind, choose kind. – Dr. Wayne W. Dyer Idea Shift: One teacher gave students a precept each month. These […]

  9. DEN Reads & Shares

    Title: Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World Author:  Tony Wagner Rating: 5, The content is excellent [well researched and great concepts to ‘chew on’], but also love that QR codes in the print book and built-in for e-books offer supportive videos. Idea Shift:  The interviews with young innovators provided a “consistent link […]

  10. DEN Reads and Shares

          I’m Still Here: Back Online After a Year Without the Internet by Paul Miller The Verge http://www.theverge.com/2013/5/1/4279674/im-still-here-back-online-after-a-year-without-the-internet My Rating:  4, It is very thought-provoking in this time in education where we are trying to find the right blend of technology and traditional. My Favorite Line/Quote:   “There’s a lot of “reality” in the virtual, […]

  11. DEN Reads and Shares

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          The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything by Sir Ken Robinson My Rating:  5: DEN Finger Worthy; GREAT reading. Once you start, it is hard to put down. My Favorite Line/Quote:   For most of us the problem isn’t that we aim too high and fail – it’s just the opposite – we aim […]

  12. DEN Reads and Shares

    It’s time for this week’s additions to the DEN Reads suggestions. Have you taken any suggestions? Which have been your favorites?   Fall Down 7 Times Get Up 8 by Debbie Silver My Rating:    5: DEN Finger Worthy, This book is fun to read and has a great approach to learning strategies that target all sorts […]

  13. DEN Reads and Shares

    It’s almost Friday, and it’s time for an update to our professional reading suggestions from the DEN Community. We’d love to hear about any books from our lists that you’ve read this summer. Leave us a comment to share what you chose to read and what you thought!   The Mind of Boys by Michael […]

  14. DEN Reads and Shares

    It is time to break out those reading lists again and dust off your library cards. The DEN comes to the rescue with more great professional reading suggestions for your summer and beyond.  Check out some more great suggestions.   The Ten-Minute In Service By Todd Whitaker and Annette Breaux DEN Rating: 4, I lead […]

  15. DEN Reads and Shares

    School’s almost through. Summer sun is beating down. It’s time to dust off those reading glasses and that favorite lawn chair. Check out these great professional suggestions from DEN members across America as you start that pile of books to tackle this summer. They are good ones!   The End of Molasses Classes: Getting Our […]

  16. DEN Reads and Shares

    Looking for ideas for summer reading? Want to start a professional book club in your area? Check out these excellent suggestions from DEN members from across the country.   Brain Rules John Medina 979777704 Rating: 4 I think this is a great book for teachers to read about how the brain works. Favorite line/quote:  Brain […]

  17. DEN Reads and Shares

    More excellent professional reading suggestions from our awesome DEN members!   Creating Innovators Tony Wagner 978-1-4516-1149-6 Rating: 5: DEN Finger Worthy In this book Tony Wagner provides a powerful rationale for developing an innovation-driven economy. He explores what parents, teachers, and employers must do to develop the capacities of young people to become innovators. This […]

  18. DEN Reads and Shares

    Check out the next installment of great books shared by DEN members! These are some fabulous ideas for professional reads.     The Six Secrets of Change  Michael Fullan 978-1-118-15260-7 Rating: 5: DEN Finger Worthy This is a great read for leaders in education. Not only are the six secrets easy to incorporate, but Fullan […]

  19. DEN Reads… and Shares

    Are you ready to stock up on some summer reading? Check out some of these great professional suggestions from our fellow DEN Readers! We will post new suggestions every week. Don’t forget that you can add your own favorites and earn points for DEN Spring Training. Make your recommendations HERE!   Flip Your Classroom: Reach […]

  20. DEN Reads

    Lots of teachers love to use Spring Break as a time to catch up on some reading. Did you check out any of the recommendations from our DEN Reads Campaign? If you explored your own new title, article, or blog  add your own recommendation for others to see!   Need something to tide you over […]

  21. DEN Reads… and Shares!

    A few weeks ago, we kicked off the DEN Reads Campaign. We are hoping that our DEN readers and leaders will share their favorite books as recommendations for others. Several of our readers have really stepped up, and we wanted to share a bit of what the DEN is reading this month! Check out these […]

  22. DEN Reads!

    “Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” Harry S. Truman   Most articles that cite the common traits and habits of great leaders say that being a reader is one of them. Leaders read everything, not as an attempt at intellectual elitism, but for the constant consumption of knowledge. Even Forbes magazine […]