Author Archives: Eric Strommer

Welcome to the DEN (STAR level)!

Welcome to the DEN (STAR level)!

Welcome to our new Michigan STARs! Tammy Bade                                Matt Barsen Barb Kowalewsky                      Lynn Krentz Rebecca O’Bryant                      Amanda Polaski Tina Robbins                              Carolyn Robbins Vicki Welch                                 Nancy Wind Katie Konkel                              Heather Monahan Annette Betke                         Lisa Gleason Matt Oney Trisha Weaver Don Erickson Erica Gildner                    Natasha Huber           Shelly Henderson  

2 More to share from MACUL14

Here are a couple  more nuggets gleaned from this year’s MACUL conference. Kahhoot! is an online site where you have participants answer questions with their device (pc, phone, tablet) in a game show (kind of) format.Think of student-response-system that uses the students’ devices. Participants get points based on right answers and how quick they answer.

Minecraft at MACUL14

  Diving into Minecraft, specifically MinecraftEdu. Why have I NOT gotten into this yet? One goal was to try to catch up with my sons and I feel that I can just about keep up with them. This will be on my to-do list for what to being back to my school and district. Being

New Michigan STARs!

Welcome to the DEN STAR fold fellow Michigan educators!       Khrissy Budzios, Lanette Carmack, Inga Costello, Carri Dyl, Deborah Ely, Molly Flitt, Tammy Gibson, Natalie Green, Katie Kehrl, Kelly Lathers, Nancy Lauseng, Samantha Marino, Deb Miller, Nicole Mooney, Stephanie OLaughlin, Angel Post, Mary Quatro, Kristen Rummel, Gail Schmidt, Laura Shingle, Darlene Shown, McKenzie

Going to the MACUL Conference? Check out these DEN STARs!

(** Please note that any sessions on Wed. are Pre-Con sessions and have an additional cost)   Cheryl Lykowski (DEN Guru too!) 3 Count them! 3 sessions! You’ve Got the Power! Becoming a Google Power Searcher Thursday, 10:00 am – 11:00 am Global Explorers – Connecting and Collaborating Around the World Thursday, 2:30 pm –

2013 MACUL Conference (D-Town!)

      The time is fast approaching for the wildly popular MACUL Conference in Detroit! For those that are attending, thinking about attending, or even mildly interested about attending PLEASE think about trying out one or more of the pre-conference sessions. These sessions are very worth the cost of attending. They cover more in-depth topics and

Congratulations to Michigander Jeremy Badiner

Today turned out to be a snow day for my school district. With a little extra time today, I was able to catch up on some email. I received the DEN Weekly Update and was thrilled when I began reading it and saw that another Michigan DEN Star was chosen to attend the DEN Summer

Congratulations to Michigander Edie Erickson

I would like for you to join me in meeting and congratulating Michigan DEN Star, Edie Erickson! Edie is a 3rd Grade teacher from Manistique, Michigan and was recently accepted to attend the DEN Summer Institute in Burlington, Vermont! Edie and I got together over “Google” during a recent snow day of mine and after

WebExplorer episode 2

Presenting our very own Cheryl Lykowski  (DEN Star, LC member, DEN Guru, etc) with her WebExplorer episode 2 screencast. She shares her insights and usefull tools of web sites and whatnot. In this episode she focuses on the search feature at DE Science. It’s good stuff.