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  1. DEN STARs in the News: Kim & Marita

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    Idaho DEN STARs Kim Miller and Marita Diffenbaugh earned awards through Idaho State Department of Education’s new 21st Century Classroom Recognition Awards program.  In February for Digital Learning Day, the Idaho State Department of Education awarded nine Idaho educators for using technology in innovative ways to improve student learning. Kim and Marita won “Best Unit Plan.”  Their unit, Mystery […]

  2. DEN STARs in the News: Elaine Plybon

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    Texas DEN STAR Elaine Plybon wrote an article about social media in the classroom that appeared in an issue of EdTech Magazine.  Elaine has presented a series of conference sessions on the topic of using the concepts of social media in the classroom and shares great advice in the article.  Take a look.   Have you […]

  3. DEN STARs in the News: Ruby Aguilar

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    Texas DEN STAR Ruby Aguilar shared some of her great news with us and we’re sharing it with you.  Ruby was selected to participate in the Community Historical and Archaeology Project with Schools (CHAPS) program at the University of Texas Pan American (UTPA) in Edinburg, Texas. This NEH-funded program selected twelve educators from across the Rio […]

  4. DEN STARs in the News: Matthew Farber

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    New Jersey DEN STAR Matthew Farber is another DEN STAR in the News!  Matthew wrote a reflection about the class-created iPad book his students authored.  The book, The Corns Visit the 13 Colonies, is available via iTunes.  Matthew submitted his reflection to the NJEA Review magazine.  His article appeared in the February issue, which was […]

  5. DEN STARs in the News: Krystal Irby

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    Albuquerque DEN STAR Krystal Irby was selected as the Albuquerque Public Schools Foundation/TIG Innovative Teacher for the month of January.  Krystal teaches science at McKinley Middle School.  She was selected for using innovative practices utilizing technology in her classroom instruction.  She received $2500 for technology in her classroom! Take a look at this wonderful article […]

  6. DEN STARs in the News: Sandi Dennis

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    We often hear about the great things educators are doing from other educators.  Sharing the successes of our colleagues is wonderful, but it’s even better when we read about the great things teachers are doing from those outside of our profession.  That was the case a short time ago when an article about the work […]

  7. DEN STARs in the News: Deanna Duray

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    Deanna Duray (@dlpd17) got some great news in late January.  The Colorado DEN STAR’s classroom at Little Elementary in Arvada, CO, was one of seven classrooms in Jefferson County that were chosen to receive an iPad 1 to 1 grant from The Friedman Family Foundation.  The Denver Post wrote a short article about the grant.  […]

  8. DEN STARs in the News: Tim Chase

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    Attendees at the upcoming Northwest Council for Computer Education Conference in Portland, Oregon, will have the opportunity this year to hear from Oregon DEN STAR Tim Chase.  Tim has been selected as a Featured Speaker for the conference, which runs from February 26 to March 1st. Tim’s presentations at the conference include: Blended GooMoodleOdo Classroom Tues, […]

  9. DEN STARs in the News: Bridget Belardi

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    Pennsylvania DEN STAR Bridget Belardi had several of her fifth grade students selected to be a part of the Allegheny Intermediate Unit’s “TransformED: A Digital Playground for Teachers” grand opening on National Digital Learning Day. Students showcased their digital media skills by teaching teachers how to integrate technology in their classrooms. Maddie Ganoe, Meghan Maselko and Molly […]

  10. STARs in the News: Ketsana Phommalee

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    Ohio STAR Discovery Educator  Ketsana Phommalee  recently received her masters degree in Education Media Design and Technology through Full Sail University. She was named the recipient of the program’s Advanced Achievement Award for her academic excellence. Ketsana’s story is pretty exceptional. Here’s what she shared about her journey: My name is Ketsana Phommalee. I was born in […]

  11. DEN STARs in the News: Cheryl Phillips

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    The Washington Post shared an interesting article lately.  The article centered  on Bilbo Boudin Baggett, or “Bo” for short, and he belongs to Cheryl Phillips, a teacher at Pennington Traditional school in Manassas. Phillips acquired her doughy friend almost four years ago during a trip with Discovery Education to the Boudin Bakery in San Francisco, […]

  12. DEN STARs in the News: Eileen Malick

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    Congratulations to Virginia DEN STAR Eileen Malick! (@emalick) The prestigious Governor’s Technology Awards were presented to honorees at the Commonwealth of Virginia Innovative Technology Symposium (COVITS) in Richmond. On behalf of Governor Bob McDonnell, Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling presented the awards to a distinguished group of Virginia government entrants, including state and local government, universities […]

  13. DEN STARs in the News: Edith Erickson

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    Michigan STAR Discovery Educator Edith Erickson, recently won the Discovery Education Award in the Discovery Education Fall 2012 REMC Usage Drive.  Edith is a 3rd grade teacher at St. Francis de Sales Catholic School in Manistique, Michigan. To read the article in her local newspaper, click here. Congratulations Edith and thanks for everything you do […]

  14. DEN STARs in the News: Mark Barnes

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    Ohio STAR Discovery Educator, Mark Barnes (@markbarnes19) is featured on ASCD’s website in the book section. His new book, Role Reversal: Achieving Uncommonly Excellent Results in the Student-Centered Classroom, is due for publication on February 18, and it is a featured ASCD member book. The book demonstrates how to create a Results Only Learning Environment. […]