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Jannita Demian: Using Technology to Put the Students First

Jannita Demian: Using Technology to Put the Students First

Jannita Demian and I have a long history. We were both with the DEN since its launch in 2005. Over the years, we have become sisters because we all know the DEN is a family, and Jannita is a close part of mine. Bias acknowledged. She is, nevertheless, a legend, a tech diva, and my

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Kyle Schutt: Spelunking for Resources ~ Free Tools from Discovery Education at #DENSI2012

Kyle Schutt is part of the Discovery Team and part of what he does is let us know Discovery does. And that’s A LOT. How would you even know some of these things are there? That’s Kyle’s job. His resources can be found by clicking here. This presentation is about the gems of DE, and

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Digital Authentic Assessment: Kati Searcy at 2012 Social Learning Summit

Are you looking for new ways for students to demonstrate their learning? Do you wish to integrate technology into your classroom with free tools? Would you appreciate fresh strategies to get your students excited about assessments? Thought you might. Gifted educator Kati Searcy will focus on highly effective digital technologies to help engage students in

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Becoming Social(er): Why Does Community Matter?

Former middle school teacher in Philadelphia, PA turned policy specialist at the PA Dept. of Ed. and now VP of Learning Communities and Instructional Implementation at Discovery Education. In short, teacher, husband of a teacher, DENthusiast, and co-founder of the Purple Feet Foundation. Meet Lance Rougeux as he engages in a conversation about benefits and

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22nd Century Skills: BD2 at DEN PreCon @PETE&C 2012

BD2…That’s (Max) Brooks, (Steve) Dembo and (Hall) Davidson, (Steve) Dembo open the DEN PreCon at PETE&C on 2-12-12 exploring 22nd Century Skills. Special thanks to Max Brooks, organizer of the DEN PreCon 2012 for all his efforts in bringing us the best of PETE&C before it begins. What skills will students need? Max opened the

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Closing the DENPRECON 2011 with DESAB

To say that the day was fantastic would just not do today justice. It was over the top. Lance wrapped the day by noting that DEN has expanded to include administrators, and we now have a Discovery Education Student Advisory Board. Our day ended with 2 students discussing the different types of technology they use

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A Father, A Son, and an iPad Before Bed: Steve Dembo #DENPreCon2011 ~ A Magical Experience

Steve, 2nd from left with the DEN “crew” Steve Dembo and I landed at Discovery at just about the same time, plus or minus. Steve was one of the first people I met, beyond Scott (Kinney) whom I knew from IU #21 and Lance (Rougeux), when we both began at Keystones that same first year.

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Teaching Humanitites in the Digital Age: Porter Palmer #DOD2011

L2R: Porter Palmer & Kyle Schutt, DEN Managers Porter Palmer, DEN Manager, is a wonderful friend and a great addition to the DE team. I met her years ago at a Summer Institute and have been following her ever since. Did you know that Discovery Education has hundreds of speeches with speech guides and transcripts

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