Tag archives for #denvirtcon

  1. Spring VirtCon in Greensboro!

    Greetings North Carolina Educators! I wanted to invite you to a face-to-face location for our upcoming April 26th Spring VirtCon!  If you are in the Greensboro area, please join us for a great day of professional learning, networking, food, prizes, and good conversation!  Who wants to watch the VirtCon alone when you can experience it […]

  2. The Social Learning Summit

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    The Discovery Educator Network, in partnership with Classroom 2.0, presents…         The Discovery Educator Network is mixing it up a little this spring and trying something different.  Instead of the typical Spring Virtual Conference, the DEN has partnered with Classroom 2.0 to present the Social Learning Summit.  This event will take the […]

  3. Tech or Treat with Gail Lovely: It's Not The Technology; It's The Learning!

    All sessions will be archived! Steve Dembo introduced our East Coast Keynote Speaker, Gail Lovely, as someone from whom he borrows ideas and learning all the time because she is an expert in early education. Having said that, Steve gave the microphone and controls to Gail, who began with an interesting question. Can you be […]

  4. Christina Asquith ~ Cell Phones, Internet, and Oprah: How the US Presence in Iraq Has Affected Women's LIves

    Halfway through our virtual day, we now go global with Christina Asquith, Author of Sisters in War: A Story of Love, Family and Survival in the New Iraq and her presentation, Cell Phones, Internet and Oprah: How the US Presence in Iraq Has Affected Women’s Lives. I thought you might find these Al Jezeera interviews […]

  5. Beyond A Make-Believe Story: Monjan's Making History

    Image by girlwithpearls22 via Flickr If I had to count the ways and reasons I love Discovery, I wouldn’t have enough fingers and toes. Let’s just say they deliver on demand the best everything in educational technology. Then multiply it exponentially and you begin to get close to how phenomenally good the DEN and its […]

  6. Dean Shareski: When You're Not the Smartest Person in the Room

    Still in the virtual conference world, this time not blogging but listening, learning, and snapping webinar screen shots of Dean Shareski, Digital Learning Consultant, Prairie South School Division, Moose Jaw, SK, Canada. His presentation, When You’re Not the Smartest Person in the Room: How Network Learning Changes Everything, continues to connect the thoughts by making […]

  7. Connecting Language Learners to the Curriculum through Digital Media

    Lindsay Hopkins, DEN California Team Manager, presented the 1:00 session Connecting Language Learners to the Curriculum live from Oregon. Geared toward learners whose first language is not English, Lindsay’s presentation and resources are excellent for all learners. Contrary to most opinions, research shows that vocabulary should be introduced at one level beyond (NOT below) the […]

  8. Matt Monjan: Homework Gone Digital ~ Beyond A Make-Believe Story

    The DENs Spring Virtual Conference, Connecting the Thoughts, is in full bloom. Following Lee Kolbert, DEN Guru’s Connections, Conversations, and Collaborations: Creating a Personal Learning Network That Works For You presentation is Discovery’s Matt Monjan‘s Homework Gone Digital, A Not So Make Believe Story and it will change the way you think about constructing homework […]

  9. Lee Kolbert Launches the DEN Virtual Conference!

    Lee launched the DEN Virtual conference with an amazing presentation on Personal Learning Networks (PLN). She emphasized the importance of reaching out to others. There are certainly times when we all may feel isolated… and knowing our PLN is there is comforting! Lee began by sharing WallWisher which is a great collaborative board in which […]