DEN Connected Educator Month Activities


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DEN Connected Educator Month Activities

  1. 1. Using Hangouts to Connect SatFriThurWedTuesMonSun October 2013 30292827 26252423222120 19181716151413 1211109876 54321 Community Calendar 31 Virtual Field Trip DEN Reads Book Study Getting Started With Twitter #ff #ff #ff Hangout with the DENvisory Board The DEN’s Favorite Things The DEN’s Favorite Things State of The DEN Spotlight on PechaKucha Spotlight on Twitter Spotlight on Strategies Spotlight on Who Are You? Minneapolis St. Louis Kathy’s Katch What’s the 4-1-1? Virtual Field Trip Featured Board Featured Board Featured Board Featured Board Board Builder Ideas
  2. 2. • Kathy’s Katch is a monthly blog post from Kathy Schrock that provides great resources and ideas to support teaching and learning. • What’s the 4-1-1? This the monthly webinar series highlights 4 integration strategies for using Discovery Education, 1 educational program and 1 hot topic. Each webinar allows you to walk away with a bag full of new tips, tricks and resources. • #DENChat is a weekly Twitter chat organized by members of the Discovery Educator Network. You do not have to be a Twitter user to view the tweets, but to participate, you need a Twitter account. • #ff (Follow Friday) Looking to expand your Personal Learning Network and find great educators to follow on Twitter? We’ll share several great educators to follow. • DENapalooza is a professional development tour that is stopping in 10 locations across North America. It is a full day professional development opportunity for educators. This free event includes formal presentations combined with an unconference to enhance the learning and networking of attending educators. • Featured Board – Take a look at this week’s Featured Board created with Discovery Education Board Builder. • Spotlight on Strategies - This S.O.S series provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. • Getting Started with Twitter webinar - If you’d like to get started with Twitter or learn more, join Chad Lehman, DEN Community Manager, for this hands-on, 60 minute webinar. Activity Descriptions
  3. 3. • Autodesk Virtual Field Trip • 50 Board Builder Ideas - Looking for 50 ways to use Discovery Education Board Builder with your students? Check out this blog post. • Using Google Hangouts to Connect - Join us on a Google Hangout to learn how other educators are using Google Hangouts to connect with other educators and learn from each other. • Hangout with the DENvisory Board - Join the members of the DENvisory Board for this hangout. • Museum of Science Virtual Field Trip - Join other classrooms for a virtual field trip to the Museum of Science on Boston. This event will explore the natural and human-made world through the lens of engineering. Come with your questions ready as we spark your students' interest in STEM fields. • DEN’s Favorite Things • DEN Fall VirtCon - The DEN Fall Virtual Conference is a free professional development event for educators to learn about the most effective ways to integrate digital media into their instructional practices. The sessions will be broadcast online, but you can attend either from your own home or at one of the many face-to- face (F2F) events around the world. • DENZone Podast - Hosted by DEN STAR David Fischer, this podcast series interviews DEN members and educational leaders about hot topics in the field of educational technology. • DEN Reads Book Study • When the Smartest Person in the Room Isn’t in the Room with Hall Davidson • State of the DEN - Join DEN Global Director Porter Palmer as she updates the DEN Community on current happenings and future opportunities for the DEN. Activity Descriptions