I’ve been off this week for mid-winter break, and have spent lots of time preparing for my MACUL presentation. The MACUL Conference is coming up… March 6-7. I’m going to be highlighting presentations that will be facilitated by MI DEN members on this blog, and thought I would start out by highlighting my session. I
A big welcome to Christine Getty, Plainwell Schools. She is our newest MI STAR member. Want to know more about STAR membership? Click here for more information.
What an awesome day! I just returned home after attending the conference at Doherty Elementary School in West Bloomfield. The day was a blend of virtual and face-to-face professional development sessions. Kudos to Cindy Carson, who hosted the event at her school, and facilitated the day, making sure the presenters had what they needed, the
The first ever DEN Virtual Conference is fast approaching! The Michigan DEN will host an “in person” event at Doherty Elementary School in West Bloomfield. We look forward to seeing you this Saturday, Feb. 2nd at Doherty Elementary. Be sure to register NOW! The snow won’t stop us! If you need to do a Map Quest
Are you looking for classroom ideas and resources about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr? Discoverystreaming has many new videos, audio files, images, and writing prompts available. Click here for easy access to these resources. Take students to the 1960’s and the Civil Rights movement with these resources. Also get them thinking and writing about
Cheryl Lykowski, a teacher from Monroe, is doing an awesome project. Her classes are connecting with classes from Columbia using technology tools. They videoconference using Skype, use a wiki to post podcasts and resources, and reflect upon their learning experiences using a blog. Cheryl’s class recently visited Lansing to tell Michigan’s legislators about the project.
Connect with educators from all over the country during this unique professional development experience where you can attend in-person, online, or both. The host site is Doherty Elementary School in West Bloomfield and it will run from 8:30am-3:00pm. It’s free! Lunch, door prizes, and certificates of attendance will be provided. Two virtual keynotes will be
I have been enjoying exploring Second Life for educational purposes for the past few months. The DEN has always welcomed me and helped me as I continue to explore and learn. I’ve attended a few PD sessions at the DEN that have been fantastic. Coming up this week is the DEN’s first WebEx Session –
The Michigan DEN is hosting a face-to-face/virtual conference on Saturday, Feb 2. This event is available for all Michigan Discovery Streaming users. Discovery is providing virtual keynotes and the Michigan DEN will provide breakout sessions. This all-day event will take place at Doherty Elementary School in West Bloomfield. We are also hoping to also find