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DENSI 2014!!

[ujicountdown id=”DENSI 2014 (LC PreCon)” expire=”2014/07/11 16:00″ hide = “true”] I’ll post things here about DENSI 2014 as time gets closer….   July 11, 2014 I’m here!  At least I’m 99% here!  It’s been a long day and it’s not even 12:30 pm… Last night we hosted a family gathering so bed didn’t come early …

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On being a Guru

Last night I became a DEN Guru along with Dennis Grice (@dgrice), Dave Tchozewski (@daveski61), Dacia Jones (@dacia92) and Sandi Dennis(@sandidennis)! These people are all amazing educators who I met at DENSI 2013 and I’m honoured to be among them and the other 20 DEN Gurus from previous years. But, what does it mean to be a Guru? The …

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Presenting as a Learning Opportunity

Every day should be a learning day, right?  Of course, but sometimes the learning happens when you don’t really expect it! I’ve recently applied to become a DEN Guru. Part of the process is an online presentation. To be honest, I didn’t expect to make it to the list of finalists, but I did and …

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A week at DENSI 2013!

  What is DENSI 2013? The Discovery Educator Network Summer Institute (DENSI) is an amazing professional development opportunity offered by Discovery Education each summer.  This year 150 people from across North America gathered at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont to learn, share and collaborate for an entire week.  It was easily the best …

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