Author Archives: Traci Blazosky

Untangling the Web with the Dynamic Dembo

Untangling the Web with the Dynamic Dembo

In Steve’s *dynamic* session today, he shared many wonderful resources from his book Untangling the Web. I will briefly give a recap of some of the sites he shared. Big Huge Labs Visit Discovery- grab an image, and create a motivational poster! Create a trading card on a person you’re currently studying. Click the images

“JUMP-starting” Discovery Pre-Con at Pete&C

Today Dean Shareski ‘jump started’ our Discovery Pre-con at Pete&C. Dean discussed the JOY of learning- bringing JOY to the classroom. He first shared the definition of JOY: Joy is that of the emotion of well-being and success as well as the expression of that well being. Then he shared some wonderful classroom examples of JOY. It was refreshing

DEN Star Jan Abernethy SHINES at Pete&C

It has been a DEN-tastic day of Discovery here at the Pete & C Preconference. I had the pleasure this afternoon to attend PA’s own DEN Star Jan Abernethy’s presentation on her Ponderous Pandas… a 21st Century 5th grade classroom in Greenville, PA. Jan does an amazing job differentiating instruction with her students. She enables


I absolutely love attending Pete&C. I love to see my “east coast” PA friends and to network and learn new amazing technology applications relevant to my job. But there is one thing that I love even more… and that is when deserving people are recognized for the amazing things they do. This is exactly what

Glogster, Edmodo & Wikispaces… Oh YES!

The folks at Glogster EDU have been busy, busy, busy! If you aren’t aware of the latest updates to the platform… then continue reading this post. As a Glogster Ambassador, I am constantly using the product and answering questions about this awesome learning tool via email and Skype… or at various presentations that I have

Lee Kolbert Launches the DEN Virtual Conference!

Lee launched the DEN Virtual conference with an amazing presentation on Personal Learning Networks (PLN). She emphasized the importance of reaching out to others. There are certainly times when we all may feel isolated… and knowing our PLN is there is comforting! Lee began by sharing WallWisher which is a great collaborative board in which

DEN Summer Institute: Apply Today!

The DEN Summer Institute for 2010 will take place from July 18-23, 2010 at Bentley University in Waltham, MA just twenty minutes west of Boston.  Attendees will have the opportunity to connect with fellow STAR Discovery Educators from all over during an exclusive, intensive, week-long networking and professional development event.  Apply today! March 12 DEN