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Patti Duncan: Notebooks & Journals in the Media-Rich Classroom at #DENSI2012

Patti Duncan: Notebooks & Journals in the Media-Rich Classroom at #DENSI2012

Pennsylvania’s own Patti Duncan believes today’s student learns best when exposed to multiple modes of text. Helping them get all of the information they need from videos, images, reading passages, songs and interactive experiences can be a daunting task. Interactive notebooks, graphic organizers and reflective journals help them make the connections necessary to succeed. Get

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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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Paul Andersen: Reflecting on the Classroom Game Design at #DENSI2012

Day 2 of LiveStream-ing from Bozeman, MT at the DENSI 2012 Summer Institute begins with a keynote from Paul Andersen. For those of attending virtually, a special shout out to Steve Dembo, aka Teach42, for streaming all day from sessions in Ballroom A. Thanks, Steve! A very special thank you to Peggy George for providing

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Ginny Washburne: Brain-Friendly Learning at #DENSI2012

What does the latest brain research reveal about teaching and learning? Ginny Washburne will present the latest in neuroscience and explore how implementing a few simple brain friendly teaching strategies can assist in fostering a successful learning environment. Ginny’s goal is discussion, so our virtual audience will use the chat feature on LiveStream. Our session’s

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David Warlick, Keynote at #DENSI2012: Cracking the ‘Native’ Information Experience

Our very own DEN Princess Porter Wideman Porter kicks off the Monday session in Bozeman, MT where DEN STARS and GURUs join the DEN Social Media Team to teach and learn at the premier Discovery Education summer event. Following Porter’s inimitable introductions, Lance Rougeux, Executive VP, welcomed his virtual audience. Shifting to the Bozeman team,

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STEMulating kids using DE Science TechBook

So after Exploring the Wonders of Weather through the DE Science TechBook with my Middle School Academy STEM kids, I took on a much younger and more energetic group of 3rd to 5th graders who were interested in Alternative Energy, during our week of College For Kids at UW Marshfield/Wood County.  This mini STEM institute explored

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Making PowerPoint More Powerful

PowerPoint has always been my presentation tool of choice.  I have explored many others and enjoy the different effects, but I always return to PowerPoint.  Being the “Grand Dame” of presentation tools, PowerPoint has been a tool a novice can use, but has also has many possibilities for the advanced user.  Many of the effects

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Sneak Peek Webinar Series in May

  Be the first to get a look at back-to-school updates to Discovery Education resources! You’ve asked for it, and we’ve listened: get a sneak peek at the exciting changes we’re making to Discovery Education this summer, and find out how we’re going mobile, social, and adding even more functionality for you and your students.

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Spring Virtual & Live Social Summit in WI

Saturday April 21st 8:00AM – 1:00 PM Join us Live  or Virtually!   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 place of the

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