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What Do Your Students Know About Google? Part 2

What Do Your Students Know About Google? Part 2

Advanced Search under “Search Picking up where I left off on my last post, What Do Your Students Know About Google, Jennifer Brinson toured Google’s main menu features. Let’s continue with NEWS. If you are, for example, researching STEM cells, you have the option to create an ADVANCED NEWS SEARCH. The benefits: your results are

Students FLIP for Movie Making with DEN STAR Jennifer Brinson

Become a STAR http://tinyurl.com/2dabg9h Something DEN STARS learned at the PETE&C DENPreCon 2009 and the DEN Summer Institute 2010 is paying BIG dividends, really taking us beyond the textbook. Our opening day at Salisbury Township School District in Allentown, PA had a different and exciting look and feel. It began with 20 presentations by teachers,

Google Sketch Up STEM Webinar

If you are not attending the DEN Leadership Symposium at Bentley University in Waltham, MA, you might want to attend this Google SketchUp STEM Webinar. PA DEN STAR Linda Nitsche delivered a related presentation at PETE&C 2010 and shared a wealth of resources. If you are planning to attend this webinar, in addition to downloading

Jennifer Brinson Would Like to Teach the World to Ning and Rediscover Discovery

I just love attending conferences when I have the presenter’s materials at my fingertips. Even better if the materials are online, embeddable, with samples, additional resources, and alternatives. Best case scenario: I have the information before the presentation. Guess that’s why I always enjoy seeing Jennifer Brinson‘s name on a workshop, webinar, or conference. It

Connecting Language Learners to the Curriculum through Digital Media

Lindsay Hopkins, DEN California Team Manager, presented the 1:00 session Connecting Language Learners to the Curriculum live from Oregon. Geared toward learners whose first language is not English, Lindsay’s presentation and resources are excellent for all learners. Contrary to most opinions, research shows that vocabulary should be introduced at one level beyond (NOT below) the

OMG! My wife shaved her hair off!

How is that title for an attention getter?  Well, it is absolutely true.  My wife of 7 years shaved her beautiful brown hair off.  What was she thinking?  Mid-life crisis? A new look? Getting a motorcycle?( I wish!) Over the past 2 weeks I have been asked all of the questions I just posed to

DEN STAR Bridget Belardi Named PAECT Teacher of the Year

Our very own DEN STAR and geocaching queen, Bridget Belardi was named PAECT Teacher of the Year 2010. She follows in the footsteps of DEN STAR and Glogster queen Traci Blazoski, and DEN STAR Michelle Krill who was 2009 Leader of the Year. Am I surprised that DEN STARS are outstanding teachers–absolutely not. Let’s keep

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