DEN Back to School Week! Sept. 10-14


Help us kick off the school year with DEN Back-to-School Week. September 10-14, we’ve got a great schedule of activities to help you share the DEN and even learn more yourself about the community. In addition to daily blog posts about a variety of topics, we have a few special webinars and Google Hangouts scheduled.  This is a great chance for you to grab a colleague and introduce them to the DEN.

Monday, September 10

Tuesday, September 11

Wednesday, September 12

Thursday, September 13

  • Exciting Enhancements to Discovery Education at 4 PM ET
  • The Common Core Connection…. Resources from the DE Science Techbook that Build Common Core Skills at 6 PM ET
  • Meet these members of the DEN Leadership Council at a DEN Open House via Google Hangout at 7 PM ET (Register here.)
    • Linda Rush
      Linda has many years of teaching experience working with students with disabilities in public, private, hospital and university settings. For the last twelve years, Linda has been at the Notre Dame Special School of Dallas teaching technology and computer skills to children with cognitive disabilities.  Integrating web 2.0 ideas, movie making and digital storytelling has been her passion. She is a SMART exemplary educator/certified trainer and a DEN Guru. For the past six years Linda has been on the Texas Leadership Council.
    • Heather Hurley
      Heather Hurley has been in education for 21 years. She is an instructional Technology Coordinator in Arlington, VA.  She supports and trains teachers at two elementary schools, Arlington Traditional School and Glebe Elementary School. In her free time she loves taking pictures and attending wine festivals.
    • Mary Carole Strother
      Mary Carole is a Library Media Specialist at Finch Elementary in McKinney, TX. She been a member of the DEN for 6 years, serving on the Texas Leadership Council and has been an active member of the Events team. This year Mary Carole wanted to be a Rising STAR mentor to share all the things she loves about being a part of the DEN.

Friday, September 14


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