Tag archives for Prof Learning Network

  1. Expand Your PLN via Twitter

    Gina Hartman has developed a wiki, Twitter4TeachersWiki, that lists people based on teaching content area or teaching level.  This is an easy way to find teachers with similar interests so that you can follow them on Twitter.  You can also add your Twitter name to the list with your interests to help people find you […]

  2. Edutopia's Summer Rejuvenation Guide

    Edutopia, part of George Lucas’s Educational Foundation, has just issued their Summer Rejuvenation Guide.  Their number 1 tip to rejuvenate is to … Grow your personal learning network!  They offer a number of ways to connect with fellow committed educators.  One easy way is to join the DEN and become a STAR.  Get connected and […]

  3. Massachusetts New Literacies Institute June 21-25, 2010

      “Changing the World of Teaching and Learning” The Massachusetts New Literacies Institute, running this June 21-25 at the Microsoft New England Research and Development Center in Cambridge, MA, will focus on helping Massachusetts educators prepare students for the online literacy skills required in the 21st century.  This week-long session, facilitated by leaders in the […]

  4. PBS Teachers Innovation Awards

    I recently received this e-mail from PBS and thought I would pass it on.  Watching and voting provides a great way to have a window on what other teachers are doing as well as celebrate their accomplishments by voting. Hundreds of entries for the PBS Teachers Innovation Awards have been posted at pbsteachers.org/innovators. While the […]

  5. Many Great Treats

    The DEN’s Fall Virtual Conference – Tech or Treat was replete with many great treats.  For seven hours participants learned many tricks for using Discovery Education and Web 2.0 resources to enrich our student’s educational experiences.  Don’t worry if you could not attend today.  Each session was recorded and will be archived and available on […]

  6. Top 10 Reasons to Become a "STAR"

    10  Learn about the special “finger.” 9  Watch people perform the “happy dance” as they win prizes at events  8  Participate in prize winning opportunities during Teacher Appreciation Week 7  Have an opportunity to receive free software during vendor promotions 6  Interact with fabulous educators 5  Take a chance to attend an informative and fun […]

  7. DEN Leadership Council Symposium

    The Discovery Education Network held a Leadership Symposium for three days in June at the Discovery headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland.  Donna Criswell, Massachusetts Leadership Council Chair, and Robin Talkowski, Massachusetts Blog Coordinator attended the event  with other Council members from across the United States.  We had a great time learning about the recent changes […]

  8. Meet the Massachusetts Leadership Council

    The Massachusetts Leadership Council works to coordinate the Massachusetts DEN with the larger DEN community.  We work as a team to keep communication alive, sponsor regional and state-wide DEN events, and keep our Massachusetts blog active and informative.  Last spring Massachusetts STARS were asked to express their interest in becoming a part of a newly […]