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"Brace for Impact" the STARS in NYC!

"Brace for Impact" the STARS in NYC!

Yes Brace for Impact the DEN STARS arrive in New York City! Thirty seats were available for STARS to attend the premiere of the documentary of Captain Cheslely Sullenberger, the pilot of flight 1549, who had to land the aircraft in the Hudson River because a flight of Canada geese flew into both engines. Over

Virtual Conference Archives Posted

About the DEN’s Fall Virtual Conference Thousands of educators online and in-person congregated together, as the DEN team went house to ‘house to house’ to explore the many digital treats available to educators today.  During this unique professional development event, attendees had the flexibility to attend online or in-person at one of many regional events

Are You Up for the Challenge?

The Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge is Now Open for Grades K-8: Are You Up for the Challenge? A Rewarding and Unique Opportunity For Your Students. Join the nation’s premier sustainability challenge where students create solutions to environmental problems in their own backyard. Give your students the chance to make a difference in

5 Things from R.J.

(Thanks to RJ Stangherlin for posting this on the Pennsylvania DEN Blog)  We had a Leadership Council webinar last evening, so I would like to share some of the important reminders and information from Lance. Without a doubt, the DEN Tech or Trear Fall Virtual Conference was an astounding success. We held the same numbers

Hall and Steve Web2.0 Breakdown

One evening I was Plurking with a fellow Kansas educator Kristi Altenburg about the new features of Discovery Education Streaming and I remembered a link provided by Sabrina Boehm for Alan Beam of Holton, KS regarding cell phones in the classroom. Well that link is to a wealth of Web 2.0 resources and lesson plans.

Teacher Survival with DE and Twitter

Discovery Education launched a new Twitter account this week called “Teacher Survival” which can be found at http://twitter.com/TeacherSurvival. The bio for this account is as follows: “Get time-saving tips, tech tools and support especially for new teachers. PLUS, win an adventure trip of a lifetime.” Even though the account is aimed toward new teachers, there

Virtual Conference Live!

The DEN Virtual Conference is getting ready to launch on Saturday, April 25th.  Hey! That’s NEXT Saturday! The Knoxville Conference will be held at the Sarah Simpson Technology and Professional Development Center.   The Cleveland Conference will be at the Bradley County Schools Board Room. You must register for the Virtual Conference.  This is so we

DEN Group on Diigo

Did you know that the DEN has a Diigo group to share great online tools and websites?  Diigo is a social networking site, like Del.icio.us, where users can bookmark websites for all in the group to benefit from.  Some recent finds include PicLits, NASA Do-it-Yourself Podcasts, and Make a Gif.  Join the group!  You can

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