Tag archives for TN DEN

  1. 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 […]

  2. SciCon 2010 in Knoxville January 9th

    Saturday, January 9, 2010 9 AM to 4 PM ETRegister for the live event in Knoxville sponsored by our DEN Leadership Council. Click Here to Register for the Knoxville Event! DEN SCIcon 2010 is an online conference (with a twist) focused on providing participants with some of the most effective strategies for transforming their science […]

  3. SciCon 2010

      Saturday, January 9, 2010 9 AM to 4 PM ET Drop by for an hour or stay for the whole day! It’s virtual and it’s FREE! Register for the online sessions at: http://links.discoveryeducation.com/denscicon or Register for the live event in Knoxville sponsored by our DEN Leadership Council.  Click here to see the list of in-person […]

  4. WolframAlpha

    If you haven’t tried WolframAlpha, you really need to head over there immediately after reading this post. The great thing about this site is its ease of finding computational data.  Do you have an algebraic equation you need solved?  Type it in the search box and watch the magic happen.  Ask for the population of […]

  5. Catching Up

    The Mid-South Technology Conference (Twitter hashtag #mstc09) is over, and I am back in the classroom overseeing essays from my 7th graders today.  Life returns to normal just in time for the Christmas holidays to hit.  Sigh. I will take the next few days and put up some of my thoughts regarding the sessions I […]

  6. MSTC09 Day Two

    Day Two of the Mid-South Technology Conference is about to begin.  It is another cold, but sunny, day in Memphis.  I am looking forward to another great round of workshops and keynotes today. There is an interesting twist to this schedule.  One strand of morning sessions are two-hour, in-depth sessions.  The other strand has two, […]

  7. LC Planning Retreat

    We have most of our group together today in Nashville at the Spring Hill Suites to get our next year’s events together.  Jen Dorman and Teryl are heading up our discussions today.  Karla, Paula, Carole, Sally and Tim are trying really hard to keep up.  We’d like to give a shout out to Clif Mims […]

  8. We're at TETC!

    TETC has begun and Discovery is here with a BIG presence.  Not only are we represented with some wonderful people on the exhibit floor, but Discovery Education has reserved a corporate room where there are back to back to back sessions on DE Streaming, Science, Assessment, and more. Teryl and Tim had nearly 50 people […]

  9. Seasons' Greetings from Your TN LC

    As we approach our Christmas break throughout Tennessee, your Leadership Council wanted to let you know what we have planned for January and beyond.  We’ve been working on getting all our personal information loaded on the blog, and we’ve finally succeeded here.  The LC has more than doubled this year, and we are excited about […]

  10. 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 […]

  11. Siemens "We Can Change The World" Challenge

    The LCs around the country just received an email from Lance Rougeux explaining the prizes available to STAR Discovery Educators and State Leadership Councils. The Siemens’ “We Can Change The World” Challenge is open to K-8 teachers this year.  (Don’t worry, it will be K-12 next year).  Since this is a program that the vast […]

  12. Punt, Pass, Kick is ON!

    Mark your football calendars!  The TN DEN is conducting its Punt, Pass, Kick workshop at Gresham Middle School on Saturday, November 14, from 8:30 to 12:30! We will cover three areas of DE Streaming that morning: DE Streaming Basics Building a Better Builder Beyond the Stream (50 ways to use DE Streaming in your classroom) […]

  13. 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 […]

  14. Blogs, Blogs, and more Blogs

    While there is a wealth of information contained in the blogs here on the DEN blog site, sometimes we need to look at the bigger picture. You can find a wealth of  information at the Moving Forward Wiki.  There are blogs listed on every subject imaginable, both academic and others. If you know of another […]