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DEN Streamathon a Huge Success!

DEN Streamathon a Huge Success!

I was able to attend several of the sessions throughout today’s Streamathon.  Kudos to all the presenters!  The chat rooms were lively and folks were very appreciative of the fantastic professional development offered.  The sessions will be archived for later viewing on the DEN national blog. I posted some of the web 2.0 tools that

Streamathon Schedule Now Available!

On September 23rd, from 9 AM EDT until 9 PM EDT, th DEN will be sharing a new presentation every hour on the hour.  Come for 1 hour or spend the entire day with us! Click here to register for the event.  streamathon 2008 Schedule (all times EDT) 9 AM (Justin Karkow) DE streaming 101 – New content, new

Tech Camp 2008!

Over fifty educators from southwest Michigan and around the State participated in TechCamp 2008 August 19 & 20 at Berrien RESA in Berrien Springs in beautiful southwest Michigan. TechCamp 2008 was a Michigan DEN event sponsored by Berrien RESA and Discovery Education. Kevin Clark, Berrien RESA Instructional Technology Consultant, coordinated TechCamp. Participants engaged in active

Mark Your Calendars!

Two on-line events are coming up soon!  Mark your calendars for: STREAMATHON:  September 23 from 9am-9pm EST.  Attend when you can! DEN Virtual Conference: October 25.  This will be a combination of face-to-face and on-line sessions. Details about these two events will be posted soon.

Mike Bryant Comes to Walled Lake Tech Conference

Walled Lake Consolidated Schools’ “Spice it Up!” Technology Conference was a smashing success! The day began with a bit of stress when Bruce Umpstead, our keynote speaker, was stuck in a one-hour traffic jam on I-96. He arrived about 20 min late, and handled it like a pro. His message was clear and it aligns

Immersed in Technology

This week, along with a few of my fellow Michigan DEN members, I have had an amazing opportunity for professional development. I have been attending the DEN Leadership Council Institute training at Discovery Headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect, as I have never had the chance to attend an

DEN Event in Berrien Springs, Aug 19 & 20, 2008!

TechCamp 2008 is a two-day technology integration event featuring over 20 hands-on sessions for all K-12 educators. Matt Monjan of Discovery Education will deliver a luncheon keynote and will be on hand to present in concurrent sessions. The host is the Instructional Technology Department of Berrien RESA in Berrien Springs, Michigan. Get geared-up for the

Lunch & Learn with the DEN in Hamilton!

On Wednesday, May 8, 175 Hamilton Schools staff members picked up new Mac Book Pros and attended breakout sessions throughout the day to get started using them. One highlight was the “Lunch and Learn” event sponsored by the Discovery Education Network, featuring Mike Bryant.  According to Andy Losik, one of the organizers of the day-long event, “Mike

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