Tag archives for sls2012

  1. Social Learning Summit Archives

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    The Social Learning Summit, held on Saturday, April 21st, was a great success.  Thousands of educators from all over the world had a chance to view over 70 presentations during the six hour event.  The initial feedback and comments from attendees was very positive and we heard plenty of good things from the in-person events […]

  2. Digital Authentic Assessment: Kati Searcy at 2012 Social Learning Summit

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    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 […]

  3. Transforming Lessons with Technology: Elaine Plybon at 2012 Social Learning Summit

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    DEN STAR and GURU Finalist, Elaine Plybon is a super-nova. Get your seat belts ready for a fast ride. An IT in a 1:1 district for 10 years, Elaine’s session will be about a way of thinking, a philosophy, and not about 1:1 and what can be done with it. This session targets high school […]

  4. Cool Educational Uses for QR Codes: DEN STAR Rita Mortenson @ 2012 Social Learning Summit

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    DEN STAR Rita Mortenson uses QR codes to do scavenger hunts, catalog their school library, for their freshmen transition program and so much more. There are so many unique and creative uses to include audio files, video files as well as various handouts and assessments. This session will be a great way for you to […]

  5. The First Truly Collaborative, Impromptu, Online Social Keynote in the History of The World

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    Educational Partnerships and Global Learning Initiatives Director of the Discovery Educator Network, Hall Davidson is the guru of virtual environments, learning with mobile devices, media technology, digital textbooks and quite honestly, whatever is trending in technology. For Hall’s resources, click here. Leave it to hall to do something uniquely different. I’d expect nothing less. He’s […]

  6. Closing the STE…M Gap: Mathematics Integration through 21st C Publishing

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    Want to empower your students to create 21st century STEM projects. Want to help close the STE….M Gap? DEN STAR Peg Hartwig shows you how to close the gap with web 2.0 tools and iPad apps to create dynamic, engaging STEM application productions. I joined this session about 5 minutes into the presentation (apologies, Peg). Peg […]

  7. Ten Media Tips-n-Tricks You Can Use in Your Classroom Tomorrow – And One to Inspire You

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    “There just isn’t enough time to learn something new!” Sound familiar? In this session Matt Monjan, Vice President Account Management for the Discovery Educator Network, promises you will learn 10 easy ways to use media in your classroom–and one thing that might inspire you. Take Discovery Education and add a few Web 2.0 tools and you […]

  8. The Importance and Seriousness of Silly: Dean Shareski at 2012 Social Learning Summit

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    Presenting from Fredriction, New Brunswick, Canada, Dean Shareski, featured presenter and Discovery Educator Network Community Manager explores the importance and necessity of being social and the increasing blurring of professional and personal. An important question with a divided answer, Dean asks how the use of Twitter, Facebook, and blogs impact professional learning in a social […]

  9. Anywhere, Anytime Learning: Chad Lehman at 2012 Social Learning Summit

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    Wish you could take control of your professional development by finding resources online to meet your learning needs? Ever remember a PD day that just did not meet your needs? Chad Lehman, Discovery Educator Network Community Manager will explore a variety of free places online to find professional development opportunities on topics of your choice. […]

  10. Becoming Social(er): Why Does Community Matter?

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    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 […]

  11. Just a Quick Reminder – Social Learning Summit – tomorrow, April 21

    It’s almost here – the collaboration between Discovery Education Network and Classroom 2.0 -the Social Learning Summit – starts tomorrow  at 8:50 am EST. Here is a link to the presentations for the EST: http://www.classroom20.com/page/sls-2012-schedule-gmt-4 Chad Lehman also wrote a nice post on the upcoming summit including a short instructional video on how to find […]

  12. The Social Learning Summit is TOMORROW!

    That’s right, the Social Learning Summit, 6 hours of non-stop, action packed, FREE professional development, is less than 24 hours away and we hope you enjoy the event and learn something in the process.  If you’d like to read descriptions of the sessions, you can do so here.  If you’re looking for the complete schedule, […]

  13. Help Build Hall’s Keynote for the Social Learning Summit

    The Social Learning Summit is quickly approaching and the Keynote Speaker, Hall Davidson, is looking for some wisdom from the crowd.  Part of his presentation, titled “The First Truly Collaborative, Impromptu, Online Social Keynote in the History of The World” will include user generated content to confirm three statements:  I. Why Kids are Different 2. Why […]

  14. Social Learning Summit Schedule!!

    The schedule for the Social Learning Summit has been released!! Here is the link (time is in Central Standard): http://www.classroom20.com/page/sls-2012-schedule-gmt-5 Don’t forget there is an in-person event being held at Hinsdale Central High School. Register here: https://lrougeux.wufoo.com/forms/hinsdale-social-learning-summitvirt-con/

  15. 2012 Social Learning Summit

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    The 2012 Social Learning Summit is right around the corner.  In fact, it’s less than a week away – Saturday, April 21st.  This year, there are over 70 presentations, giving you the opportunity to expand your learning and challenge your thinking in a number of ways.  During each time slot, which begins at 9:00 (ET), […]

  16. You’re Invited to the DEN Spring Virtual Conference

    The Discovery Education Louisiana Leadership Council is excited to host a Discovery event in south Louisiana. Join us on Saturday, April 21, 2012, from 8 AM – 2 PM at the Livingston Parish School Board Office in Livingston for an amazing in-person event for the Discovery Education Virtual Conference. We will spend the day building a face […]

  17. Join Us for the Georgia DEN Social Learning Summit/Virt Con!

    Georgia DEN Social Learning Summit/Virt Con Register here to  join us at the TELLUS science museum at I-75 Exit 293, Cartersville, Georgia as we collaborate and experience the Discovery Spring Virtual Social Learning Summit with colleagues who share our enthusiasm. Learn also about the DEN and what we have to offer to those of like […]

  18. Excited About the Upcoming Social Learning Summit on April 21, 2012

    Of all my personal learning network resources, I am most passionate about the Discovery Education Network (DEN) and Classroom 2.0. Now these two wonderful professional development platforms have partnered and are sponsoring the Social Learning Summit on Saturday, April 21. The conference theme is the use of social media and web 2.0 in teaching and […]

  19. Come One Come All To The Discovery Educator Network Spring Social Learning Summit.

    Just a quick reminder it is not to late to register for the April 21st Discovery Educator Network Spring Social Learning Summit.   You can attend online or if you are in the Northern Virginia area there is an AWESOME opportunity to be at CD Hylton High School in Woodbridge, VA LIVE.  This is a great […]

  20. Social Learning Summit

    Join thousands of educators online and in-person as the DEN team goes virtual with Classroom 2.0 for the Social Learning Summit. Colorado will be joining the The Social Learning Summit from 3 different sites on Saturday, April 21, 2012 from 9am-1pm. Metro Area-6th Avenue Elementary, 560 Vaughn St., Aurora CO 80011 South-Clear Sky Elementary School […]

  21. 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 […]

  22. Social Learning Summit – free virtual conference April 21, 2012

      Discovery Education’s Discovery Educator Network runs a variety of professional development sessions each year. These are usually online sessions with live meet-ups also planned. For this Spring, they are doing something different instead of the normal Spring Virtual Conference. The DEN is partnering with Classroom 2.0 to present the Social Learning Summit. Steve Hargadon, of Classroom 2.0, […]