Students from 3rd to 8th grade are invited to enter their bottle rockets in a contest at the Cradle of Aviation Museum. Awards will be given for flight duration as well as prizes for appearance and performance. Who: Two separate groups – 3rd-5th grade and 6th-8th grade When: Saturday, June 6 at 10:00 AM* Rules:
On May 30, 2009 we will host our first-ever DEN Geocaching Day! Every STAR Discovery Educator is encouraged to venture out with some colleagues on May 30 and have some fun geocaching. Do you want to join us. So now that you have a resource to get you started, what exactly will the day look like?
The last week or so, I’ve been working on a project that involves Skyping with students and classrooms from all across the United States. Our 4th graders are studying the U.S. and I thought it would be neat to get authentic research from someone who lived there, rather than just using books and online resources.
Recently, I wrote a post about social bookmarking in the classroom, and focused on a tool called Diigo. This post is a followup. After seeing the education community embrace Diigo with so much excitement, the good folks that run it decided to create an educator-specific incantation of the popular tool. They listened to what teachers
While doing some research for this post, I can across an interesting article by Miguel Guhlin that I think does a really great job of explaining the rationale for this post. In his article, “Spending that Internet Gold”, Guhlin makes a good argument for effective website searching by quoting Dr. Judi Harris: 1. We all
DENny Awards 2009 View more OpenOffice presentations from lrougeux. It was a STAR-studded event last night as we unveiled our first-ever DENny Award Winners. Here they are in case you missed it. Leaders of the Year Fred Delventhal, MD Teryl Magee, TN Leadership Bridget Belardi, PA Tim Childers, TN Linda Rush, TX Susan Tompkins, LA
Come and join us as we begin our Summer Series of Wednesday Workshops! We’ll be kickin’ off the season with Smellslike Magic (Mike Bryant – DEN Manager RL) as he presents, “Discover the UnDiscovered”. Smellslike will give us a quick look at recent additions to Discovery Education streaming and a preview of the many exciting
Don’t forget to join us this evening (5 p.m. SLT, 7 p.m. CST, 8 p.m. EST) as Pennelope Riggles (Creative Director for the Smithsonian LatinoVirtual Museum in Second Life and DEN STAR educator Telos String give us aguided tour of the new museum and discussion on the current development of an interactive in-world game on
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