Author Archives: Katy Stankevitz

Thanks for the DENtastic Summer

Thanks for the DENtastic Summer

Today is my last day as a DENtern, and I would like to thank all of you for your patience, assistance and kind words as I’ve navigated the online world of the DEN. I feel very lucky that I got the chance to try out my social media ideas on such an awesome and willing

#BecauseoftheDEN final video

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the #BecauseoftheDEN project! Over 50 educators submitted videos. They were inspiring and creative, making the job of combining them into a single video a very, very fun one. Although video submissions are done, the conversation doesn’t have to stop here! Continue using the hashtag #BecauseoftheDEN on twitter, instagram

Call for videos! #BecauseoftheDEN

It’s been quite a summer. While you’ve been attending professional development events and connecting to each other on social media, I’ve been favoriting your tweets, liking your facebook pictures and reading your blog posts. As teachers, you inspire each other with ideas and lessons, proving how effective a group of people connected by social media

#DENthrowback Instagram Competition

Do you know what’s happening in a few weeks? If you yelled “DENSI!!” at your computer screen in a burst of excitement (and then maybe looked around a little embarrassed), you’re right! Not only is DENSI Discovery Education’s most-anticipated professional development event of the year, it’s also a great way to connect face-to-face with other

Five Ways to Interact with the DEN on Social Media this Summer

You’ve done it – finally signed up for that Facebook/Twitter/Pinterest/Instagram/Google+ account that your friends have been telling you to get. Now, how can you use them to connect with other Discovery Educators? The list below compiles some great conversations that are already happening and also mentions a few that are new or new-again, so you