Daily Archives: June 5, 2009

Help Celebrate the DEN’s Birthday!

Our wonderful community is approaching another birthday at NECC in a few weeks.  We hope you can join us on June 27, 2009 (9 AM to 3:30 PM) for an engaging day of networking, professional development, fun and of course, birthday cake, at the world headquarters of Discovery Communications in Silver Spring, MD.   As

DEN Geocaching Day: Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who spent last Saturday with us for our first-ever DEN Geocaching Day.  We had 30 DEN Guides leading groups and many other STARs who ventured out on their own.  It was an incredibly successful, fun and enriching day.  And the best part is that it doesn’t stop now.  We have a

Congratulations St. Johns County, Florida!

Greetings Blogosphere! Yesterday, a success story found its way to my inbox so I thought I’d share the good news!  St. Johns County School District in sunny Florida used Discovery Education Assessment: Predictive Benchmark for the first time this year in grades 2-5 in reading/language arts and math, and grades 3-5 in science. Check out

DEN Diigo Group Bookmarks 06/05/2009

Folkstreams » The Best of American Folklore Films A National Preserve of Documentary Films about American Roots Cultures streamed with essays about the traditions and filmmaking. The site includes transcriptions, study and teaching guides, suggested readings, and links to related websites. Tags: history, documentary, film, music, folklore, archive, media, culture, video, movie, education Google Squared

As Australia wraps up, South Africa ramps up!

While Jannita’s journey with Discovery Student Adventures to Australia is wrapping up, DSA South Africa is just beginning!  Two days of travel split up by a brief exploration of Frankfurt, Germany have led us to our first day in Cape Town. This morning, we’re getting an overview of the country, before we hop on the