Welcome to a New Year With the VA DEN

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Welcome back to a new school year.  I look forward to providing you with lots of great resources over the coming year. I know it is going to be a great year with the DEN. I wanted to let you know about some additions to the VA DEN Blog. We’ve added some new pages that will give you access to some additional resources.

VA DEN Calendar: Check here for workshops, webinars and professional development opportunities. If you have an event that is happening please feel free to add it to our calendar.

DEN Diigo Group: Diigo is the newest social bookmarking site. DEN has created a group so you can have access to resources from other STAR DEN members. This group is open to all so please sign up and start sharing.

Web 2.0 Wednesday: We all know the power or Web 2.0. Every Wednesday I will post a new Web 2.0 tool that you can use in your classroom.

I hope you’ll enjoy these new additions to the blog and if you have any suggestions please let us know.  Below is some new information that was recently posted to the National Blog.

Present Like a Rockstart: Upcoming conferences accepting proposals to present.

Upcoming Webinars: View full schedule here

September 5th, 1pm EST – Discovery Education Assessment – Predictive Benchmark

September 9th, 7pm EST – 50 Ways and Beyond

September 12th, 1pm EST – Discovery Education streaming, Plus, Media and Language Packs

September 16th, 7pm EST – DEN State of the Union Address with Lance Rougeux

September 17th, 7pm EST – EdTechConnect featuring Tim Magner, director of the office of educational technology for the US Department of Education.


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