Wednesday, July 25, 2012

DEN Connects

This program will launch in August.
BETA site -
Goals - 
  • Get students on DE (Discovery Education)
  • Model for teachers that we have more than just video
  • Great instructional strategies 

First part of the projects is a scavenger hunt for kids.  Goes along with the calendar.
Citizenship is the "theme."

Second, the mini lessons.
There is one resource they highlight and then you get a lesson to do with your kids.

Third, Web 2.0 collaboration tools. (September is Voicethread)

Lastly, DEN chatter (connecting with another class)

It's structured and linear and easy to use.

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