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Don’t Forget: Apply for #DENSI2013

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The DEN Summer Institute has been scheduled for July 14-19 at the University of Vermont in Burlington, VT. The application window closes Monday! The main portion of this year’s application is a short  (unedited) video that tells your DEN story. We want to know about you and why you are part of the DEN. Tell us what […]

Meet Shelby from MO at #DENSI2013

This is Shelby Bailey, a new STAR Discovery Educator from Missouri. She’s been accepted to attend the DEN Summer Institute July 14-19 in Burlington, VT. Here’s her DEN story: Tell us yours. The main portion of this year’s application is a short (unedited) video that t ells your DEN story. We want to know about […]

Meet Kim from ID at #DENSI2013

This is Kim Miller, a DEN Leadership Council Member from Idaho.  She’s been accepted to attend the DEN Summer Institute July 14-19 in Burlington, VT. Here’s her DEN story:   Tell us yours. The main portion of this year’s application is a short  (unedited) video that t ells your DEN story. We want to know about you […]

Meet Jeremy from MI at #DENSI2013

This is Jeremy Badiner from Michigan. He’s been accepted to attend the DEN Summer Institute July 14-19 in Burlington, VT. Here’s his DEN story:   Tell us yours. The main portion of this year’s application is a short  (unedited) video that t ells your DEN story. We want to know about you and why you are part […]

Meet Zulma from MD at #DENSI2013

This is Zulma Whiteford, STAR Discovery Educator from Maryland. She’s going to the DEN Summer Institute July 14-19 in beautiful Burlington, VT. She’s on the DEN Leadership Council too, so she’s joining us for a special DENSI PreCon on July 12 and 13 too! Here’s her DEN story: Tell us yours. The main portion of this […]

Meet Lea Anne at #DENSI2013

Lea Anne Daughrity is a DENvisory Board member from Texas. She’ll be at the DEN Summer Institute and would like to meet you there. Here’s a special message from her. The DEN Summer Institute has been scheduled for July 14-19 at the University of Vermont in Burlington, VT. The main portion of this year’s application is a […]

Meet Alison from NC at #DENSI2013

This is Alison Schleede, STAR Discovery Educator from Mooresville, NC. She’s going to the DEN Summer Institute July 14-19 in beautiful Burlington, VT. She’s on the DEN Leadership Council too, so she’s joining us for a special DENSI PreCon on July 12 and 13 too! Here’s her DEN story: Tell us yours. The main portion of […]

Brianna Adair and the DENSI “Cup Song”

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I’ll go ahead and confess that I have not seen “Pitch Perfect” so the Cup Song made popular there and then covered many times over on YouTube didn’t hit my radar until this week. Here’s the short history: 1937 Mainers Mountaineers released “Miss Me When I’m Gone” 2009 Lulu and the Lampshades posted their “Cups” […]

Meet Edie from MI at #DENSI2013

This is Edie Erickson, STAR Discovery Educator from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. She’s going to the DEN Summer Institute July 14-19 in beautiful Burlington, VT. Here’s her DEN story: Tell us yours. The main portion of this year’s application is a short  (unedited) video that t ells your DEN story. We want to know about you and […]

Countdown to #DENSI2013

The DEN Summer Institute #DENSI2013 application window is open. STAR Discovery Educators far and wide are invited to submit an application to attend the week long event in Burlington, VT this July. Here’s a little counter just to help you remember just when the fun begins! COUNTDOWN WEBSITE Other Important Dates February 1    DENSI2013 Application Window […]

DENSI: The End of The Beginning

Part III …As the final two days of DENSI 2012 progressed, we as educators knew this was only the beginning of our new school year, filled with new ideas and approaches, supported by the connections we had made with each other. The mission of DENSI2012 was that of DEN Community Service, accentuating the value of […]

DENSI 2012

Not sure what to say about this awesome Institute in Bozeman, Montana. Once again the DEN Discovery team out did themselves! The Florida DEN was well represented with veteran and new Star members! A few of us met prior to the start of DENSI2012 for an awesome day of Saddle and Paddle! Again Florida was […]

Stay Connected with the DEN and #DENSI2012

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From Porter Wideman Palmer’s, aka Princess Porter’s Weekly Update. Here are a few tidbits of information from the DEN Summer Institute that might be of interest. DENSee Videos – Elaine Plybon put together short video clips that can give you a glimpse of DENSI 2012. Photos from DENSI 2012 – This is the Flickr stream […]

DENSI 2012

Once again it is almost time to say goodbye to new and old friends alike and head back to reality. I look forward to working with STARs from other states and can’t wait to participate in some of the community projects that we have been discussing. After a few days at home (when my brain […]

DENSI2012 Favorites

My first ever Discovery Education Network Summer Institute is coming to a close.  I have made some amazing connections, learned a ton of new things, and have a plethora of ideas that I am going to try next year.  There have been a ton of amazing blogs that have already been posted, so I don’t want to […]

DENSI daily recap: Day four

The conference style format continued through the day today. Camp Counselor, Rita Mortenson, started our day teaching us a modified version of the electric slide, then she, Jan Abernathy, and Traci Blazosky performed a rap song about the Yellowstone trip. Our opening keynote speaker was Paul Anderson, who was Montana Teacher of the Year in […]

Patti Duncan: Notebooks & Journals in the Media-Rich Classroom at #DENSI2012

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Pennsylvania’s own Patti Duncan believes today’s student learns best when exposed to multiple modes of text. Helping them get all of the information they need from videos, images, reading passages, songs and interactive experiences can be a daunting task. Interactive notebooks, graphic organizers and reflective journals help them make the connections necessary to succeed. Get […]

Kyle Schutt: Spelunking for Resources ~ Free Tools from Discovery Education at #DENSI2012

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Kyle Schutt is part of the Discovery Team and part of what he does is let us know Discovery does. And that’s A LOT. How would you even know some of these things are there? That’s Kyle’s job. His resources can be found by clicking here. This presentation is about the gems of DE, and […]

Paul Andersen: Reflecting on the Classroom Game Design at #DENSI2012

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Day 2 of LiveStream-ing from Bozeman, MT at the DENSI 2012 Summer Institute begins with a keynote from Paul Andersen. For those of attending virtually, a special shout out to Steve Dembo, aka Teach42, for streaming all day from sessions in Ballroom A. Thanks, Steve! A very special thank you to Peggy George for providing […]

DENSI daily recap: day three

Today was the first day of the conference-style learning for DENSI participants. The day started off with camp counselor, Rita Mortenson, leading the group in the DEN shuffle. Once we were all awake and ready to go, the keynote speaker, David Warlick delivered a talk that got us all thinking about how we handle information […]

Hall Davidson: Totally Fake Ways to Blow Your Kids’ Minds with an iPad at #DENSI2012

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As mobiles like the iPad developed great apps for cameras, microphones, sensors, images, an imagination, there is a lurking potential for playfulness. Can iPads really see through the human body, X-ray inanimate objects, see through metal, detect emotions, and print out rocks? It appears that they can — or you can certainly make it seem […]

Ginny Washburne: Brain-Friendly Learning at #DENSI2012

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What does the latest brain research reveal about teaching and learning? Ginny Washburne will present the latest in neuroscience and explore how implementing a few simple brain friendly teaching strategies can assist in fostering a successful learning environment. Ginny’s goal is discussion, so our virtual audience will use the chat feature on LiveStream. Our session’s […]

David Warlick, Keynote at #DENSI2012: Cracking the ‘Native’ Information Experience

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Our very own DEN Princess Porter Wideman Porter kicks off the Monday session in Bozeman, MT where DEN STARS and GURUs join the DEN Social Media Team to teach and learn at the premier Discovery Education summer event. Following Porter’s inimitable introductions, Lance Rougeux, Executive VP, welcomed his virtual audience. Shifting to the Bozeman team, […]