Monthly Archives: April 2008

Kankakee’s King Middle to Visit Discovery

Kankakee’s King Middle to Visit Discovery

   DEN STAR Educator Tracy Selock and 20 5th graders from King Middle School in Kankakee School District 111 will visit our Evanston, IL office on Friday, May 9.  Mrs. Selock’s class will present their digital stories and web2.0 projects to Discovery Education employees.  Following their presentations and lunch, the troop will head into downtown Chicago to

Hamilton Lunch & Learn

I head over to Hamilton, MI on May 7 to join DEN STAR Andy Losik and over a hundred other future DEN STAR educators for a full day of professional development.  Hamilton Community Schools will be hosting the event, with Discovery Education sponsoring a “Lunch & Learn” session.   I’ll be presenting an overview of the DEN, with

DEN Summer Institutes: Q&A Webinar

If you’ve been invited to either the DEN Leadership Council Institute (July 14-18) or the DEN National Institute (July 21-25) this summer at Discovery headquarters in Silver Spring, MD, join us for a Q&A session that will answers all of your questions about travel, food, roommates, and more. Topic: DEN Summer Institutes Q&A Date: Thursday,

Virginia Rocks!!!

If you haven’t heard, Virginia is in first place in the DEN Spring Training competition! We are well on our way to winning the State Challenge (the state with the most STAR Discovery Educators recruited during DEN Spring Training will receive a Day of Discovery featuring Hall “of Famer” Davidson and other major leaguers from

DEN Event Hits One Out of the Ball Park!

We had a fabulous time Saturday at the American Museum of Science and Energy. The facilities sit in the middle of Tennessee’s former “secret city,” Oak Ridge. It was called the “secret city” because scientists were working on nuclear weaponry there during World War II. Sally Walters was first at bat with “50 Ways to

"Crab? Does anyone have any crab?"

The following post is from one of our new STAR members, Stacy Kasse That was the question of the night posed by Captain Sig Hansen, one of the captains of the popular Discovery Network show, “Deadliest Catch” Tuesday night at the Sampson Street Oyster House. CAPTAIN Andy Hillstrand The captains mixed and mingled with guests

Registration is Open for our Audubon Zoo GPS Event!

If you are interested in attending the New Orleans GPS event on June 7, 2008 please use the registration form below. Remember you need to bring your own laptop, cords, and accessories. GPS systems and digital cameras will be provided courtesy of your New Orleans area STAR Discovery Educators! If you have any questions, please