Tag Archives: All Educators

ICE Conference 2010

I had a chance to attend the ICE Conference last week and luckily got to see many of my DEN friends.  Conferences are always a good time to connect with other educators, but it’s also a time to freshen up our teaching practice and gather some new ideas. This conference has a great resource available

Conference Week

Two big conferences are taking place this week.  PETE & C, the educational technology conference in Pennsylvania is early in the week and ICE, the ed tech conference in Illinois is at the end of the week.  Both of these might provide you with opportunities to learn. If you’re on Twitter, follow the hashtag #petec2010

Save the Dates

The Spring and Summer will be a busy time for DEN STARS and the LC.  Based on information released during our Leadership Council monthly call, please keep the following dates in mind – more information on the specific events will be coming soon. March 5 – Tentative date for the DEN National Institute applications. April

Classroom 2.0….Opportunities Galore

Do you know what a Ning is? A Ning is an online site that allows people to create their own social network.  You could create one, I could create one, and so one.  Some schools have Nings set up for the staff to communicate and share ideas.  Neighborhood groups have set Nings up to have their own

Go for the Gold

The Olympics are right around the corner and before we know it, will be gone.  About 8 years ago, when I was a classroom teacher, we celebrated the Olympic games.  Students could earn a medal based on how many pages they read, the number of math facts they completed, and a few other academic challenges.

DEN Diigo Links

Looking for great resources to use with your students or perhaps even yourself?  Did you know that the Discovery Educator Network is a great place to find those resources?  I’m sure you do, but do you know about the DEN Diigo group?  What’s Diigo?  It’s a social bookmarking site, like Delicious, but a little more powerful.   The DEN

DEN SCIcon 2010 – Verona

   Hello Wisconsin DEN members and others – Verona Area High School will be sponsoring an on-site virtual conference and everyone is welcome to join us.  The virtual conference is called DEN SCIcon 2010.  DEN SCIcon 2010 is an online conference (with a twist) focused on providing participants with some of the most ef fective