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Expand Your PLN via Twitter

Expand Your PLN via Twitter

Gina Hartman has developed a wiki, Twitter4TeachersWiki, that lists people based on teaching content area or teaching level.  This is an easy way to find teachers with similar interests so that you can follow them on Twitter.  You can also add your Twitter name to the list with your interests to help people find you

Massachusetts New Literacies Institute June 21-25, 2010

  “Changing the World of Teaching and Learning” The Massachusetts New Literacies Institute, running this June 21-25 at the Microsoft New England Research and Development Center in Cambridge, MA, will focus on helping Massachusetts educators prepare students for the online literacy skills required in the 21st century.  This week-long session, facilitated by leaders in the

Many Great Treats

The DEN’s Fall Virtual Conference – Tech or Treat was replete with many great treats.  For seven hours participants learned many tricks for using Discovery Education and Web 2.0 resources to enrich our student’s educational experiences.  Don’t worry if you could not attend today.  Each session was recorded and will be archived and available on

Top 10 Reasons to Become a "STAR"

10  Learn about the special “finger.” 9  Watch people perform the “happy dance” as they win prizes at events  8  Participate in prize winning opportunities during Teacher Appreciation Week 7  Have an opportunity to receive free software during vendor promotions 6  Interact with fabulous educators 5  Take a chance to attend an informative and fun

DEN Leadership Council Symposium

The Discovery Education Network held a Leadership Symposium for three days in June at the Discovery headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland.  Donna Criswell, Massachusetts Leadership Council Chair, and Robin Talkowski, Massachusetts Blog Coordinator attended the event  with other Council members from across the United States.  We had a great time learning about the recent changes

Meet the Massachusetts Leadership Council

The Massachusetts Leadership Council works to coordinate the Massachusetts DEN with the larger DEN community.  We work as a team to keep communication alive, sponsor regional and state-wide DEN events, and keep our Massachusetts blog active and informative.  Last spring Massachusetts STARS were asked to express their interest in becoming a part of a newly