Tag archives for PLN

  1. Constructing a Powerful PLN ~ Meg Griffin

    Meg Griffin, PA DEN Leadership Council President, began her session, Constructing a Powerful PLN, by asking us to take a short survey. Patti Duncan, PA LC Events Chair, ran a CoverItLive back channel for Meg. Meg’s CoverItLive will live on this wiki.  Given that you have a life, Meg began her presentation by asking the […]

  2. New Diigo Group for TN DEN Members

    I have been using Diigo as my preferred social bookmarking tool for some time now.  You can see my links here.  It appears that many DEN members also use this site to keep track of websites they find interesting or even indispensable. There is a national DEN Group that was started by Jennifer Dorman, and […]

  3. "Brace for Impact" the STARS in NYC!

    Yes Brace for Impact the DEN STARS arrive in New York City! Thirty seats were available for STARS to attend the premiere of the documentary of Captain Cheslely Sullenberger, the pilot of flight 1549, who had to land the aircraft in the Hudson River because a flight of Canada geese flew into both engines. Over […]

  4. Virtual Conference Archives Posted

    About the DEN’s Fall Virtual Conference Thousands of educators online and in-person congregated together, as the DEN team went house to ‘house to house’ to explore the many digital treats available to educators today.  During this unique professional development event, attendees had the flexibility to attend online or in-person at one of many regional events […]

  5. Are You Up for the Challenge?

    The Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge is Now Open for Grades K-8: Are You Up for the Challenge? A Rewarding and Unique Opportunity For Your Students. Join the nation’s premier sustainability challenge where students create solutions to environmental problems in their own backyard. Give your students the chance to make a difference in […]

  6. 5 Things from R.J.

    (Thanks to RJ Stangherlin for posting this on the Pennsylvania DEN Blog)  We had a Leadership Council webinar last evening, so I would like to share some of the important reminders and information from Lance. Without a doubt, the DEN Tech or Trear Fall Virtual Conference was an astounding success. We held the same numbers […]

  7. DEN Virtual Conference October 24

    That’s right all you DENners!  The annual DEN Virtual Conference is happening on Saturday, October 24 beginning at 9 AM EST.  And, while you could stay in bed all day in your comfy PJs and participate via Webex, we encourage you to find a live event near you and get even more from your Day […]

  8. Hall and Steve Web2.0 Breakdown

    One evening I was Plurking with a fellow Kansas educator Kristi Altenburg about the new features of Discovery Education Streaming and I remembered a link provided by Sabrina Boehm for Alan Beam of Holton, KS regarding cell phones in the classroom. Well that link is to a wealth of Web 2.0 resources and lesson plans. […]

  9. Teacher Survival with DE and Twitter

    Discovery Education launched a new Twitter account this week called “Teacher Survival” which can be found at http://twitter.com/TeacherSurvival. The bio for this account is as follows: “Get time-saving tips, tech tools and support especially for new teachers. PLUS, win an adventure trip of a lifetime.” Even though the account is aimed toward new teachers, there […]

  10. Twitter, Everyone?

    According to Dorman’s Trouvailles, It seems like EVERYONE (and their dogs, goldfish, etc.) are Tweeting these days. With a short countdown to DEN’s LC Institute and DEN’s Pre-NECC Birthday Party, it seems like a good time to remind educators and technology integrators of several great resources, just in time for the tech festivities. You might […]

  11. Virtual Conference Live!

    The DEN Virtual Conference is getting ready to launch on Saturday, April 25th.  Hey! That’s NEXT Saturday! The Knoxville Conference will be held at the Sarah Simpson Technology and Professional Development Center.   The Cleveland Conference will be at the Bradley County Schools Board Room. You must register for the Virtual Conference.  This is so we […]

  12. DEN Group on Diigo

    Did you know that the DEN has a Diigo group to share great online tools and websites?  Diigo is a social networking site, like Del.icio.us, where users can bookmark websites for all in the group to benefit from.  Some recent finds include PicLits, NASA Do-it-Yourself Podcasts, and Make a Gif.  Join the group!  You can […]

  13. What Are You Doing This Summer?

    I know what I’d like to do!  Take a look at this great opportunity from Discovery.  Just one more reason why the DEN is the greatest Personal Learning Network on the planet! Join us as we discover more of our incredible planet earth together with adventure trips to Australia, South Africa, and China. In order […]

  14. Finding Great Web2.0 Tools

    At my school, I frequently send out emails and printed tech updates that contain information on some new cool Web2.0 site I discovered.  Naturally, they are all free (teachers don’t have any money).  Without fail, I get more than a few questions that all sound alike, “Where do you find this stuff?”  Usually that’s followed […]

  15. TETC is Just Around the Corner

    The Tennessee Educational Technology Conference (TETC) will be held in Nashville, TN, from December 10 to 12 at the Nashville Convention Center.  This year we have the wonderful opportunity to have THE Hall Davidson as a keynote speaker.  Yes, the DEN’s original Rock Star will be our very special guest.In addition, I just received word […]

  16. DEN 2nd Annual Virtual Conference Announced

    Registration begins today for locally hosted Discovery Education conferences around the country to be held on October 25th.  These conferences combine live workshops conducted by local trainers with online webinars led by the Discovery Educator Network Dream Team.Even if you can’t attend the local event, you can still attend the Virtual Conference online from the […]