Author Archives: Diana Laufenberg

A Little Summer Reading…

Darcy White, Arizona STAR DE, has been busy writing this spring.  Here is a taste of the introduction to her article published in the Cable in the Classroom Magazine: Today’s audiovisual learners choose interactive, technology-based stimuli on a daily basis.  As a result, teachers need to come up with unique ideas to keep students engaged

EdTechConnect on Wednesday!

This is going to be a fantastic way to end a year of EdTechConnects full of learning.  Don’t forget to register early because we do have a limit to how many people can attend. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER The Presentations Mary Mueller will demonstrate how to improve the literacy skills of high school English Language

Drive It Right

Allstate has partnered up with Discovery Education to create the Drive It Right mini-site.  This resource applies to all students driving and riding with other teen drivers.  The site provides resources for educators, teens and parents to raise awareness about safe driving practices. The first 100 people to submit how they will use the information

Way Out West Technology Conference

Join us this weekend on April 28th at the Way Out West Conference on the ASU West campus. The theme this year is Redifining Literacy and the keynote speaker is Bernajean Porter.  Three members of the Arizona DEN Leadership Council will be presenting throughout the day. Technology for Teachers This presentation will demonstrate effective motivating

Orange and Maroon Effect

Nobody will ever forget the horrible events that took place in Virginia on Monday.  In support of the families of the victims as well as the students and faculty of Virginia Tech, the DEN blogs will be participating in the "Orange and Maroon Effect". Virginia Tech family members across the country have united to declare

DEN Arizona Launch

The first ever DEN Arizona officially launches today.  Through digital and face to face interactions, the new AZ DEN Leadership Council is excited to share the immense opportunities with Web 2.0 tools including podcasting, blogging, wikis, etc.  Using the resources of the Discovery Education Network, it is our goal to provide statewide professional development activities,