Archives for May, 2009

  1. 1st Annual DENny Awards

    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 […]

  2. Save the Date – June 3rd

    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 […]

  3. Gentle Reminder – May 27th

    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 […]

  4. DEN in SL Sweeps the DENnys!

    The Discovery Educator Network hosted its first-ever DENny awards on Tuesday, May 26. It was a night of recognition for DEN STARs from all over the country. Our very own DEN in SL Leadership Council members won several “real-life” awards, including Anne Truger and Lori Abrahams for being so helpful to everyone. In addition, Fred […]

  5. Texas Wins at the DENnys!

    Tonight was the first-ever DENny awards – given to outstanding STAR educators and Leadership Councils for outstanding commitment to the DEN. There were lots of great awards given out to so many deserving people! One of those people is our very own Leadership Council chair, Linda Rush. She was awarded a Leadership DENny for her […]

  6. DENny Awards

    Tonight was the last DEN webinar of the year.  It was an evening of recognizing DEN STAR Educators going “above and beyond.” The Michigan DEN blog was one of the state Leadership Council blogs recognized.  Emma Haygood was also recognized for sharing some fantastic resources.  WOOT!

  7. aMAYzing Opportunities

    DEN has outdone itself again, ending an amazing month with a stacked lineup of opportunities for its STARS. May 26 pitches a double-header: our last webinar of the school year, and the first-ever DENny Awards. We all know a STAR who has gone above and beyond for the DEN, or maybe we never forget to […]

  8. Hang In There …..Just A Few Days Left

    Are you looking for something to fill those last days of school or review before the last days of testing?  Jeopardy Labs has tons of ready made games or templates to do your own. Have some competition among groups by using GPS devices. Hide cashes with questions from any of Discovery Streaming Videos that follow […]

  9. The DEN at TAMS

    It is nearly time for the Tennessee Association of Middle Schools (TAMS) state conference.  This year we are headed to Gatlinburg and the new Smoky Mountain Resort and Water Park Convention Center!  The conference is scheduled for June 17 to 19. The TN DEN LC is working on a social event for STAR DEN members […]

  10. The DENnies

    Join us for our final DEN webinar of the school year on May 26 at 7 PM ET. We will discuss all things DEN-related and unveil some very special awards to members of the DEN community in our first-ever DENnies Awards Ceremony. Register today!

  11. World Digital Library

    With testing over for most of us and summer just around the corner – it always helps to have a special activity or project tucked away. How about a new resource for that special project? The World Digital Library is a new collection of primary resources of historical significance. Students can develop cultural understanding through […]

  12. Nominate a STAR for a DENny Award!

    Join us for our final DEN webinar of the school year on May 26 at 7 PM ET.  We will discuss all things DEN-related and unveil some very special awards to members of the DEN community in our first-ever DENny Awards Ceremony.  Click here to register. We have also decided to open up a window […]

  13. The DENny Awards: Nominate a Fellow STAR

    Join us for our final DEN webinar of the school year on May 26 at 7 PM ET.  We will discuss all things DEN-related and unveil some very special awards to members of the DEN community in our first-ever DENny Awards Ceremony.  Click here to register. We have also decided to open up a window […]

  14. MACUL Grants Available!

    Michigan educators: Do you have a great idea for a cool project involving technology in your classroom? Apply for a 2009-2010 MACUL Grant! Grants are awarded for up to $1500 towards a project that will help benefit the students in your classroom/school. The deadline is June 27th, 2009, so do it NOW! All of the […]

  15. Looking For More Clues? Here's Your Chance!

    Awhile back, we announced that the DEN in SL leadership council is now on Twitter. Well, if you didn’t decide to follow @SLDENLC then, you’ll want to now because during the IDiscover Sleuthing game, there will be additional clues given only to those people who follow us on Twitter. So head on over to the […]

  16. Lights, Camera, Action!

     Join Fellow DEN Members for a Frames Webinar! We love the DEN for all of the great resources they provide us. Hopefully you were one of the lucky members to receive a free copy of Frames. To help you get started using this exciting animation and digital storytelling tool Steve Dembo has set up a […]

  17. Frame Animated Learning with Tech4Learning

    Thanks to our good friends over at Tech4Learning, there are STARs aplenty who received free copies of Frames to use in the classroom.  However, what good is a piece of software if you don’t know how to use it?  They have graciously offered to host a webinar to help show you tips and tricks for […]