Author Archives: Ginny Washburne

Fall Virtual Conference Resources

Fall Virtual Conference Resources

In just a few short weeks the DEN will be hosting the Fall Virtual Conference. Many in-person events are being hosted throughout the US and Canada as you can see on the Virt Con website.  If you are hosting an in-person event or you would like to (it’s not too late!) we have developed some resources

DEN Open House Archive

Last night we hosted a virtual DEN Open House event. DEN STAR & LC members Heather Hurley, Linda Rush and Mary Carole Strother joined us in a Google Hangout to talk about their experience with the DEN. The goal of our open house was to give educators a personal introduction and overview of the DEN

September Edition of DEN UP

As you settle into the 2012-2013 school year we would like to share the September edition of the DEN UP Newsletter with you. Here is a highlight of what we are covering this month: This time of year can have you feeling upside down. Don’t fear, learn how other educators are “FLIPPing” their classrooms. As

The DEN Open House Series

As you begin another school year can you think of at least 1 educator who would be a great addition to the DEN Community? Someone who is eager to learn and willing to share their knowledge with others. Beginning next month the DEN is hosting a series of virtual Open House events for educators to attend to

Albuquerque Common Core Bootcamp Recap

From July 31st-August 1st 50 educators from across Albuquerque Public Schools gathered together for a 2 day Common Core Bootcamp held at Madison Middle School. Participants had the opportunity to dive into Common Core and network with their peers as they built flipped videos to highlight the instructional shifts for ELA and Math. Each day

Help ME Help YOU!

If you have seen Jerry Maguire you can appreciate the title of this post. At a pivotal point in the movie, Jerry Maguire (played by Tom Cruise) begs his pro football client (played by Cuba Gooding, Jr.) to “help me help you!” As entertaining as it might be, I’m not going to follow you into

DEN UP!

I can’t believe it has already been 6 months since I joined the DE family. Time sure does fly when you are having fun. Jannita and I recently decided to start a monthly newsletter which we are calling DEN UP. We wanted to come up with a creative way to connect with the DEN and

More Than Just a Day of Discovery

Today we hosted a Day of Discovery in Miami-Dade County at Westland Hialeah HS where over 100 educators from across the county gave up their Saturday to join us. It’s hard to put into words the energy and excitement that filled the air throughout the day. We started the morning by recognizing Miguel, a $1500

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