Archives for February, 2006

  1. March 7th and 8th DEN Events

    We are flying out our on-line community manager and renowned blogger, podcaster, Steve Dembo so help us celebrate the launch of the new and very much improved DEN website.  This evening will be filled with lots of networking, sharing of success stories, and Steve will be showcasing our new website, and of course we will […]

  2. Things are cooking down in Georgia

    Link: SEGA Tech.Sometimes I wish I had a few clones laying around so I could attend more events around the country.  Sounds like Katherine hosted an incredible event in Savannah.  I don’t think I can do it justice, but thankfully Jeff wrote up a great summary of the evening.  Just a quick quote from the […]

  3. ETC – Modesto's Best Kept Secret

    Shhhhhhhhh!  You haven’t heard about the Educational Technology Conference?  Over four hundred educators from central California may not want you to know about this "little" conference developed and sponsored by CTAP Region 6 and CCCUE.  It is no surprise that anyone would want to keep this gem to themselves…it featured "Techno Icons" Mike Lawrence (keynote […]

  4. Making New Friends in Modesto!

    It wasn’t just another Friday night in Modesto… it was a DEN event night!  Hero’s in Modesto was where heroes in teaching met and mingled and laughed (a lot!)  It was a hoot to meet teachers from Atwater and hear about their uses of unitedstreaming in their classrooms.  They are a lively bunch!  While Mike […]

  5. Sharpen Your unitedstreaming skills and WIN!

    Wisconsin DEN ONLY PROMOTION: Interactive Training Modules Qualify You for the DVD Burner Raffle — Must complete modules by March 28!  Winner announced on March 31, 2006! Wisconsin DEN members who have read the recent email update sent to all members this past week should already know about a great opportunity to hone your unitedstreaming […]

  6. Modesto's Best Kept Secret

    Shhhhhhhhh!  You haven’t heard about the Educational Technology Conference?  Over four hundred educators from central California may not want you to know about this "little" conference developed and sponsored by CTAP Region 6 and CCCUE.  It is no surprise that anyone would want to keep this gem to themselves…it featured "Techno Icons" Mike Lawrence (keynote […]

  7. IL-TCE DEN Reception

    Please plan to join us at the DEN Reception that will be held in the Central Atrium of the Pheasant Run Resort on March 2, beginning at 4:45 p.m. This event will start at the end of the first day of general sessions at the IL-TCE Technology Conference and the main purpose is to honor […]

  8. Thank You for Making PETE&C a Blast!

    Wow, what a day!  I can’t thank everyone (of the three of you reading this…hi, mom) enough for all that you did to make our DEN pre-conference event at PETE&C such a big success. We had two major keynote speakers in Kathy Schrock and Hall Davidson (seen to the left battling it out) work with […]

  9. Spring Training Update

    On Wednesday I met some wonderful teachers and media specialists from Putnam County. We did an all day training on how to use unitedstreaming and how to integrate it into science. I only had two hours sleep before I got on the road, but their passion gave me fuel to do the training. For lunch […]

  10. Died and Gone to Hershey

    It’s official… I have visited the “Sweetest Place on Earth” Hershey, PA. And yes… the air really does smell like chocolate. My favorite the “Hershey Outlets” a woman’s dream come true… chocolate and shopping.  But if you can believe it, I am actually burnt out on chocolate.  I will say I have always loved Pennsylvania, […]

  11. The DEN at PETE&C

    The Discovery Educator Network hosted multiple community building events in the Sweetest Place on Earth this week.  Lance Rougeux, Field Manager for Pennsylvania and Delaware (Lance_Rougeux@Discovery.com), did an outstanding job planning activities for Discovery Educators at the Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo and Conference (PETE&C).  On Sunday, over one hundred Discovery Educators representing five states participated […]

  12. The DEN at PETE&C

    The Discovery Educator Network hosted multiple community building events in the Sweetest Place on Earth this week.  Lance Rougeux, Field Manager for Pennsylvania and Delaware (Lance_Rougeux@Discovery.com), did an outstanding job planning activities for Discovery Educators at the Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo and Conference (PETE&C).  On Sunday, over one hundred Discovery Educators representing five states participated […]

  13. PETE & C – A conference within a conference

    I got back last night from the PETE & C conference in Hershey Pennsylvania.  I have to say, it was an absolute blast to attend.  Two keynotes, 3 sets of concurrent sessions with 8 different choices, drawings, lunch and so much more.  Oh yeah, did I mention that this was just the preconference day set […]

  14. PETE & C – A conference within a conference

    I got back last night from the PETE & C conference in Hershey Pennsylvania.  I have to say, it was an absolute blast to attend.  Two keynotes, 3 sets of concurrent sessions with 8 different choices, drawings, lunch and so much more.  Oh yeah, did I mention that this was just the preconference day set […]

  15. PETE&C

    I probably should not be blogging right now. It’s 1:21 am and it has been a very long, but grand day. It’s been one of those days that just leaves you on fire and so energized, you can’t go to sleep. So here I am, about to share with you why I am not sleeping. […]

  16. A Whirlwind Two Weeks

    If you had asked me two weeks ago what my life was going to be like, I never could have imagined this.  My name is Susan Staat and two weeks ago, I was a first grade teacher in a small school district in Ceres, California.  (You haven’t heard of Ceres?  We are just south of […]

  17. Don't Hit that Snooze Button

    I couldn’t have been more proud when I heard that 2 of CA DEN members convinced 11 other teachers on their staff, not to hit the snooze button early on Saturday morning.  Instead, they all headed in to school.  This event was completely orchestrated and delivered by Corona Norco DEN members Greg and Phil. Here’s […]

  18. Take this Girl to Vegas

    It may be cold and snowing in Colorado, but we have one DEN member who is RED HOT!!! Jennifer Jensen just received some fantastic news!  Soon she’ll be New York bound, compliments of Scholastic, as she was selected to be part of their Book Club Teacher Advisory Board, along with 25 other teachers from across […]

  19. Make Their Day

    At Neptune Middle School, the Apollo Team understands that using technology in the classroom really "makes their day," for the students. Tiffany Bonner, Michelle Brooks and Jaime Reynafarje, all DEN members in Florida were presented the Make Their Day award for the integration of technology in the classroom and enhancing their own technology expertise. These […]

  20. Discovery Education: Classroom Resource Guide

    The latest edition of the Discovery Education: Classroom Resource Guide has been delivered!  Focused around the theme of differentiated instruction, this edition illustrates ways to enrich your curriculum and deepen student understanding by honoring the diversity inherent in your classroom. From classroom teachers (and Discovery Educators) Tracey Fertally, Katie Leach and Julianne Pennabaker to Emmy […]