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Being a Connected Educator Webinar

Being a Connected Educator Webinar

Our monthly What’s the 4-1-1? webinar series continues this month with a discussion about being a connected educator.  Join DEN Gurus Kelly Hines and Dean Mantz  for a deeper dive into how the DEN brings educators together through video conferencing, social media, and blogging for your professional growth and for classroom learning. We will explore

Future@Now Texas: Transition to Digital Classrooms

Discovery Education, Texas ASCD, and TASA sponsored a Texas leadership summit focused on advancing digital learning and preparing students for the STEM opportunities and challenges of tomorrow’s world. Future@Now Texas brought together Texas Education leaders, political leaders, and business leaders who shared real stories about their work to fuel student achievement and promote college and

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October 2013: Stay connected all year long with your PLN!

Intro Connected Educators Month runs during the month of October 2013 and there are hundreds of events, classes, meet-ups, and ways to use social media scheduled to allow educators around the globe to connect! But “connecting” should not just occur during this time period. There are ways you can re-connect with other educators and connect

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August 2013: iMovie movie trailers across the content areas

I have finally had time to work with iMovie movie trailers on the iPad, and it is so much fun! A movie trailer is a perfect summarizing activity.  It can also act as a “teaser” as an introduction to a presentation or student paper. A movie trailer can readily showcase the acquisition of knowledge of

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July 2013: IMHO…

…or Why Give Constructive Criticism? I recently had a brutally honest day. I was asked to review a new book coming out and write a blurb for the back cover. The title was something I was interested in, so I agreed. As I read along in a chapter about change, I came across the line.

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