Archives for May 4, 2009

  1. DEN VC Follow-up

    With the Discovery Virtual Conference collection of sites still sitting on my desk, I sit to try and capture a blog post for WI blog about one of the in-person sites.  We hosted an in-person event in New Berlin, WI at New Berlin Eisenhower.  It was a fantastic day and I am always stuck by […]

  2. Geocaching Anyone?

    On May 30, 2009 the DEN will host the first-ever DEN Geocaching Day!  Question for Michigan teachers… If I volunteer to be the guide for an event in SE Michigan, would you be interested in participating?  If so, leave me a comment on this blog post.  If we get a small group of people who […]

  3. Siemens WCCTW Challenge State Finalists Announced!

    The State Finalists have been announced for the Siemens We Can Change The World Challenge!  The winning teams were posted to the We Can Change website this morning.  We’d like to extend a hearty congratulations to each of the 22 teams that have been honored as State Finalists this year.  They have all done an […]

  4. Teacher Appreciation Week at Discovery!

    Nobody does Teacher Appreciation better than Discovery!  If you are a STAR Discovery Educator, head over to the DEN National Blog every day this week and register to win one of the many cool give-aways being offered. Today, Mimeo is partnering with Discovery.  Check out the National blog every day. Oh, and did I mention […]

  5. Cast a Vote and Help a MO DEN STAR!

    Calling all MO DEN members…How would you like to help a Missouri 4th grade student win a national contest to represent us! Connor won the “Limit the Sun” contest sponsored by the Shade Foundation with his poster “The Good, The Bad, And The Sunburned”. Connor needs your help by voting on the following website for […]

  6. DEN National Geocaching Day in Wichita

    Curious about Geocaching? Want to learn how geocaching may be used in your classroom? Come and join us for a fun day of geocaching at the Great Plains Nature Center in Wichita, KS on May 30th. This first ever event is sponsored by Discovery Education Network, WPS Instructional Technology Department and the Great Plains Nature […]

  7. T Minus 16

    Just 16 days and counting til the deadline for the Discovery Education & 3M Young Scientist Challenge 5th-8th grade video applications are due. The YSC site has a list of helpful links to presentations that Hall and I did specifically for this nation wide search. I haven’t seen any of this year’s entries yet but […]


    There is just not enough room to thank you as an educator for all you do.  I feel STAR educators deserve and “extra” THANK YOU because you go out of your way to do the extra things that make a difference.  Being a STAR Discovery Educator shows that you are interested in the new things […]

  9. Save the Date! – May 6th

    Please considering joining us this Wednesday, May 6th, as Celestia Cazalet will facilitate the first-ever formal DEN Forum. This is an opportunity for educators together and discuss topics important to all of us. This week’s topic: “Education Reform: What Can Teachers Do?” We all have felt the frustration with education systems that don’t work. Come […]