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Fall VirtCon Recap-Tech Treats or Tricks

Fall VirtCon Recap-Tech Treats or Tricks

One of the coolest Virtcon sessions was Tech Treats or Tricks, by Kathy Beck (no relation). The session focuses on tools to help students research in the digital age. You can view the archive here. This is one of those great sessions where you come away with new ideas and new sites to explore  as

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VirtCon Recap: Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead!

David Fisher, DEN Guru from Florida, led an amazing session during the Fall VirtCon, titled Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead, where he shared a huge collection of ideas for using technology to build a multicultural learning experience. Here are a few of my greatest take-aways! If you are looking for a way to bring something new and

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DEN Fall VirtCon Recap-EdTech in Special Ed

  Education technology can be very effectively leveraged to provide functional and engaging learning opportunities to students with disabilities, as Sam Blanco demonstrated in her VirtCon session “EdTech in Special Ed”.  iPads are an especially motivating tool to use with students who have diverse learning needs.  And there is so much untapped potential for students

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DEN Fall VirtCon Recap – I Just Fell in Love with Techbook and You Should Too! Here’s Why

Rafranz Davis is an IT specialist for a Dallas/Fort Worth area school district. This presentation was her first at a VirtCon and she did amazing! Rafranz has an amazing personality, is candid, and showed a lot of passion for her new found love, the Science Techbook. You can watch her presentation here, and view the

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“Cell Phone Tricks and Treats” – DEN Fall Virtual Conference

On October 19, 2013, Discovery Education again wowed us with their full day of presentations, 23 in all. Since it was impossible to participate in all the events, all presentations have been archived and are available at http://www.discoveryeducation.com/community/den-fall-virtcon-archive.cfm I know many of us intend to go back and view some that we missed, but with

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DEN Fall VirtCon Recap – Get the Conversation Started!

Elaine Plybon is a DEN Star and DEN Guru, instructional resource trainer, independent professional development and instructional design consultant. She has presented at numerous local, regional, and national conferences, including ISTE, TCEA, and NSTA. Her contribution to the 2013 Den Fall VirtCon was entitled Get the Conversation Started and highlighted three ways to increase student response and engagement within

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DEN Fall VirtCon – “A Bewitching Combination: Student Facilitators, Professional Development & Livebinders

On October 19, 2013, Discovery Education again wowed us with their full day of presentations, 23 in all. Since it was impossible to participate in all the events, all presentations have been archived and are available at http://www.discoveryeducation.com/community/den-fall-virtcon-archive.cfm I know many of us intend to go back and view some that we missed, but with

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