Learning Edge December 2019 #2

Season’s Greetings!


Use your phone as a remote


What’s Your Favorite App?

What is your favorite app? Please share your favorite applications or websites that you use with students at What’s Your App?  Watch for your submission to be featured in APP NEWS  soon!

Additional digital learning resources/apps can be found at CVL  Digital Literacy.

Education Podcast Network

Education Podcast Network, All of  their “shows are produced by educators who want to shape education through meaningful discussion and content.”

Teachers Need Teachers Podcast with Kim Lepre “What to do when you’re seriously behind on grading”

The Tech Rabbi

Educator Michael Cohen, aka The Tech Rabbi, discusses why students need time to explore and create, and how investing time in engaging with the abstract, the unknown and the unscripted leads to deep learning.

Every Kid Needs a Champion

Ending the Year with Flipgrid

3 ways to finish the year
6 updates at Flipgrid
Holiday FlipHunt

School Librarians Save the Date! February 8, 2020

The School Library Crisis: Harnessing Your Power to Survive and Thrive! Join colleagues for a half-day at Denver University to learn strategies to help you succeed in becoming an essential and valued member of your staff, maximize & prioritize your work, and message your value & ways to engage your school and community stakeholders. Survive and thrive now and into the future! Registration and other details forthcoming after the holiday break.

Educator Night at DMNS

The Denver Museum of Nature and Science is hosting a free educator night on Monday, January 13th from 6–9 p.m. Explore their ExciteEd programs, Space Tours Live! in the Gates Planetarium, and the magic of Pixar in The Science Behind Pixar exhibition. And much more!  Reserve your spot today at RSVP

Submit Your Proposal for InnEdCO 2020

InnEdCO 2020 #Adventure Awaits is excited to announce that session proposal submissions are being still being accepted for review at Share Your Adventure!  Registration is open! To catch early bird registration go to #WE ARE INNEDCO2020

PBS & Ken Burns

PBS announced the launch of Ken Burns Classroom on PBS LearningMedia – free teaching and learning resources inspired by Ken Burns’s documentaries. Created for 6-12th grade educators, the new hub houses a library of classroom-ready content – aligned to state and national standards – to help students explore historical events & issues illustrated in Ken Burns’s films.

Edutopia for Educators



2/5-2/8  CCIRA
2/8 Survive & Thrive @DU
2/20-2/21 iLearn Collaborative
6/15-6/18 InnEdCO 

More professional development opportunities at CDE PD Calendar

Colorado Department of Education Communications

The Colorado Department of Education offers many electronic publications for you. You can sign up by visiting the CDE Communications Office homepage: http://www.cde.state.co.us/communications.

Don’t forget to read the SPARK newsletter from Colorado Commissioner, Katy Anthes.

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