DENSI 2014 – Thursday Update

This post by Monique Liles We started out another day of mind bending professional development with a Family Feud warm-up game. We listened to an inspirational speaker, Adam Bellow, who reminded us of what school should be like for kids and why we are teachers. His humorous and engaging presentation hit close to home for […]

DENSI 2014: Day 4 Recap

It was another amazing day at DENSI! We started with the emotion and inspiring keynote by Adam Bellow. I think we were all in tears!! Maybe next year we can just have an Adam Bellow Day were we can just let Adam tell us stories all day! We were also treated to another episode of […]

Jannita Demian: Using Technology to Put the Students First

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Jannita Demian and I have a long history. We were both with the DEN since its launch in 2005. Over the years, we have become sisters because we all know the DEN is a family, and Jannita is a close part of mine. Bias acknowledged. She is, nevertheless, a legend, a tech diva, and my […]

DENnis Grice: Tell Your Story with an iPad

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Every life is a story. With DENnis Grice, those stories come to life through the simplicity of using an iPad. His mission: not to teach technology, but to help teachers use technology to teach. DENnis is a STAR Discovery Educator and Leadership Council Member, a Peer Coaching Workshop Facilitator, and a sharer of his passion: […]