On this Special DENapalooza tour stop, Dr. Lodge McCammon will join us to kick off the day!
In his opening session he will share the idea of kinesthetic lessons and engaging our students with movement. He'll get us moving as we learn a variety of his educational songs including "Tejas (Texas)" from his Fifty States Project.
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DENapalooza- Fort Worth, TX
Friday, May 8, 2015
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Education Service Center Region 11
1451 South Cherry Lane
White Settlement, TX 76108
Also at DENapalooza Fort Worth we will be featuring sessions from DEN Gurus Tim Childers and Elaine Plybon.
Tim serves as an Assistant Principal at the L&N STEM Academy in Knoxville, Tennessee. He is a member of the TN Leadership Council for the Discovery Educator Network, a DEN Guru, and is on the Board of Directors for the Professional Educators of Tennessee. He was listed as one of TechSmith‘s “20 to Watch” educators in 2011 and was a 2012 keynote speaker at the Mid-South Technology Conference in Memphis, TN. Tim writes random musings about life, and education‘s part in it, at his blog: www.timchilders.com.
Elaine Plybon, DEN Guru Class of 2012, is a Facilitator of Transformative Learning at Keller ISD in Texas. Her assignment includes support for STEM teachers in the Career and Technology (CTE) department and coordination of the virtual learning program in the district, which includes 39 campuses and nearly 32,000 students. Elaine was named one of the National School Board Association's 20 to Watch Education Technology Leaders in 2014. In addition to her primary work duties, Elaine is an independent professional development and instructional design consultant and founder of Teach Each, an organization conducting research into the roles culture and gender play in student achievement and how educators may best serve the needs of each of their students. Elaine has been a member of the DEN since January, 2006, and has served in several roles on the Leadership Council. For more information, visit www.elaineplybon.net.