Author Archives: Steve Dembo

Calling DEN Members @ Summer Institutes!!

Calling DEN Members @ Summer Institutes!!

Calling all DEN members who have already or will be attending Discovery’s Summer Institutes! We are offering each of you a free classroom subscription to Discovery’s new ThinkLink Assessment. Let us know if you are interested………….also we need to plan a webinar to familiarize everyone with the tool. I would love to hear your comments

Sadly, summer half over!

Wow, can you believe it? Summer is almost half over for some of us. As Lynn said earlier…..many high stakes test scores are being released this summer which tens to turn our attention once again to student achievement. Contacts I have tell me that those using formative assessment did indeed make gains toward student, school

Great Tech Training!

Okay gang………I am in the midst of my first DEN Summer Institute and WOW!We are in Sliver Spring this week and are in day 3. I have seen and learned so many amazing things thus far. If any of you are singed up to attend the other two institutes in FL and CA you are

Day of Discovery

I just attended the Day of Discovery in Orlando, FL.  This took place at the Peabody, and we found that the ducks are not the only ones treated like royalty.  We began the day with fresh fruit and a continental breakfast, and that was followed with an entertaining presentation by Lance Rougeux on the challenges

DESC live from Charleston SC

A bit about me… I am a native to Charleston – both born and raised (something that is hard to come by around here!).  I am at the beginning of my teaching career, as I am wrapping up my second full year of teaching 8th grade science, but I have been an informal educator my

Meet the Author – Janet Hallstrom

I am a Media Specialist at Fleming Island High School in Orange Park, Florida. My educational experience has spanned the past 33 years and includes teaching at the elementary and high school levels in Mississippi, Texas, and Florida. I obtained my Bachelor’s Degree at Miss. State and my Masters at the University of Mississippi. I

Space Week Resources

I just got an email about Space Week on The Science Channel that included a link to some pretty cool resources you might be able to use in the classroom.  The Constellation interactive is definitely something to explore.  Check out the site.