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Wisconsin at the DENSI

Wisconsin at the DENSI

Wisconsin represents at the 2011 DEN Summer Institute in San Diego, California! Recently, three WI DEN Leadership Council members (Peg Hartwig from Marshfield School District and Karie Huttner and Rita Mortenson from the Verona Area School District) were selected to attend the 2011 DEN Summer Institute in San Diego, CA. The institute started on Saturday,

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DENSI 2011 – What the DEN Knows

Create your own video slideshow at animoto.com. I learned a lot of new things, and had some of my ideas about instructional technology, education, and networking reinforced at DENSI 2011. I had a great time too! Most importantly I learned what the DEN knows, and why it is an important part of my professional learning

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DENSI — part 5

Posted for Kass Bates: I am holding a workshop for K-2 McKinney teachers next Monday titled “Reading Rumble.” It will help to get teachers thinking about projects they can do with their students using some of latest children’s books.  My plan is to create a mash-up from one of the  books. So that’s definitely something

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DENSI — part 4 — what we learned

Comments from the Texas team something  learned at DENSI: I learned how to make a green screen (search for “green screen”) video. I also learned about mapalist (http://mapalist.com/) www.rockourworld.org is a site dedicated to creating global connections in education. Music is the common thread that can connect us all Google + was a hot topic at DENSI as

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DENSI — part 3

Wednesday brought the Unconference as speakers and listeners proposed and chose sessions of interest.   Topics included Google+, use of blogs and Twitter in the classroom, more on Imovie and mashups, and many more great ideas. Thursday morning’s closing  session speaker was the always good Hall Davidson,  who showed us media clips providing inspiration and ideas

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DENSI – part 2

Busy days, tired (but happy) nights Monday’s sessions showed us “WHERE TO”  as we learned how to use Discovery Education Resources to interest, engage, and assess our students . Tuesday’s sessions gave us such session options as learning to: create mashups differentiate learning with digital resources use google earth and google lit trips use of

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DENSI 2011–part 1

Saturday at the DEN Summer Institute got off to a great start with special speaker Danny Forster, host of Build It Bigger, on the Discovery Science Channel (http://science.discovery.com/tv/build-bigger/meet-danny/meet-danny.html).   Having covered buildings in 50 countries in his five years as host,  he had plenty of examples as he spoke about design and its relationship to culture,

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DEN Summer Institute- Apply TODAY

The DEN Summer Institute for 2011 will take place from July 9-14, 2011 at the University of San Diego, in  sunny San Diego, CA. TODAY is the deadline to apply. So get hopping! Up to 125 STARs will be invited to attend the DEN Summer Institute. Attendees will have the opportunity to connect with fellow

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DEN Summer Institute 2011

The DEN Summer Institute for 2011 will take place from July 9-14, 2011 at the University of San Diego, in San Diego, CA… just a little over 2,000 miles southwest of Chicago. Up to 125 STARs will be invited to attend the DEN Summer Institute. Attendees will have the opportunity to connect with fellow STAR Discovery

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