DENSI2014 Reflection

My DENtastic Experience! I subscribe to other blogs and I started my DENSI2013 blog post but thought too much and never showed anyone. As I was dozing on my first flight headed home from DENSI2014 I started thinking about what everyone shared at the closing session and what I was going to do differently this […]

DENSI 2014: Day 5 Recap

So, it is Day 5 of DENSI, which means today was all about un-conferencing. The notes and resources for today were kept in the Google spreadsheet, so I’m not going to go through and list them, but I will give you a quick rundown of today (at least in my experience). Tired people showed up […]

This week has blown me away!!!!

What can you say about massing together over 100 fantastic energetic friendly fun supportive wonderful people in one place with one goal for an entire week:  Learn, Inspire and Connect.  WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! My brain was full just by meeting my roommates.  I don’t know how I got so lucky to room with these fantastic down to […]

My First Post

It’s an honor to be here at DENSI. It’s Thursday already!  Talk about a fast week.  I would be fibbing if I said I wasn’t overwhelmed!  But, I will use what I’ve learned a little at a time.  Thank  you to those who have been so welcoming and kind to me (which was everyone I’ve come […]

This is my first post!

Here I am at Discovery Educators Network Summer Institute 2014 (DENSI) in Nashville, Tennessee.  I am at a point where I am so overwhelmed that I feel like I am now more stupid than when I got here.  I’m sure that after some reflection time at  home, all this will sink in and all the […]


Fear of technology has held me back. I fight this fear every time I need to learn something new in technology. Den has helped me chip away at this. I may be going slower, but I am and will get there. FIGHT THE FEAR.  THIS IS MY FIRST BLOG.

Application to DENSI2014

Thursday March 14, 2014 a gold nugget was dangled in front of me from my TLC trainer Katie Higgins when she told me about a professional development opportunity called Den Summer Institute.  There was a rigorous application process, which included a video of yourself using a Discovery Ed resource in some way with the students.  […]

DENSI2014 – A Few Links

I am having a great time in Nashville attending the Discovery Educator Summer Institute. It is an opportunity to renew friendships and to meet more amazing educators from all over the US, Canada and United Kingdom. The learning takes place in planned sessions and in conversations over lunch, over coffee and while gathering in the […]