Archives for May, 2010

  1. A Legend Among Us!

    Who knew it? We have a legend in our midst. At last week’s DENny Awards our one and only RJ Stangherlin was awarded one of two DENny Legend Awards. Steve Dembo introduced the new awards by explaining that a legend is someone who is retiring or has made a significant contribution to the DEN. He […]

  2. Congratulations to the DENny 2010 Award Winners

    On the evening of May 25 we celebrated our second annual DENny Awards, and what a celebration it was! Please join me in congratulating this year’s DENny Award winners! PL-DEN Award Erin Misegadis, KS Dean Mantz, KS Mary Del Bianco, MD DENnis Grice, CA Best Individual Blog  Krisitn Anquilino Caroline LaMagna Best Leadership Council Blog […]

  3. DENny Awards 2010

    A week or so ago, Discovery Education gave out their annual DENny awards.  There were quite a few categories and I’m proud to announce that our own Rachel Yurk, Chair of the Wisconsin DEN Leadership Council, was one of six educators awarded the Leadership Award!  Congratulations Rachel!Several other people I have met have received awards as […]

  4. SL Tips: Getting Started

    You may have noticed our location in the list of state blogs is south of Pennsylvania and north of South Carolina. In reality, we are located in “virtual” reality (second star to the right and straight on till morning) but as near as your own back yard. Some of you have visited this land already, […]

  5. Logic Games for the End of Year

    Image by brentdanley via Flickr This site is full of logic games for many age levels. At this time of the school year, you may need a time filler at the end of class as students finish projects. You can even put this up on your IWB and have groups of students try their hand […]

  6. Come to the Philadelphia Zoo for FREE

    Image via Wikipedia Come to the Philadelphia Zoo this summer for FREE. The intent is to have teachers visit then plan to bring their students on a field trip later in the year. The Philadelphia Zoo is the nations first zoo and has made many improvements of the past several years. In addition, their education […]

  7. It’s All about the Kids for This SVP

    Hey DEN! It’s us again, and we are reporting to you after returning from the DCTC editing studios here at Discovery! We met one of the voices behind the curtain and even got to make a little audio recording of ourselves! But we’re really back to introduce you to our second face behind the curtain: […]

  8. New DEN Book CLUB

    We are excited to announce that the next iteration of the DEN Book Club is starting on June 7!  We will be reading Don Tapscott’s thought provoking book, Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything. This time around, STAR Discovery Educators James Norwood and Gail Braddock will be leading the discussion weekly discussions as we explore […]

  9. Spotlight on the Gulf Spill with Philippe Cousteau

      Spotlight on the Gulf Spill, How it Affects Us Now and in the Future. Questions, Answers and More Uncertainty. Wednesday, June 2, 2010 1:00PM ET Join Philippe Cousteau, grandson of the legendary Jacques Cousteau and Discovery Education Chief Spokesperson for Environmental Education, as he takes you and your students to the Gulf through pictures […]

  10. DENny 2010 Award Winners!

    Tuesday evening the Discovery Educator Network held its second annual DENny awards to recognize outstanding contributions to the DEN.  The Connecticut DEN Leadership Council received an award for having one of the most outstanding blogs. We would like to thank all of our Connecticut Discovery Educators and fellow DEN STARS across the country for recognizing the efforts of […]

  11. Spotlight on the Gulf Spill with Philippe Cousteau

    Spotlight on the Gulf Spill, How it Affects Us Now and in the Future. Questions, Answers and More Uncertainty. Wednesday, June 2, 2010 1:00PM ET Join Philippe Cousteau, grandson of the legendary Jacques Cousteau and Discovery Education Chief Spokesperson for Environmental Education, as he takes you and your students to the Gulf through pictures and […]

  12. Steve Dembo..Mr. Internet?

    Lloyd Roche, organizer of the Evergreen School Division’s Riding the Wave of Change technology conference chats with keynote speakers Shann McGrail and Steve Dembo. (picture by Roger Newman) I had the pleasure of hearing Steve Dembo’s keynote at the Ride the Change Technology Conference in Gimli, Manitoba Canada. Steve blew everyone away and the conference […]

  13. Spotlight on the Gulf Spill with Philippe Cousteau

    Spotlight on the Gulf Spill,How it Affects Us Now and in the Future.Questions, Answers and More Uncertainty.Wednesday, June 2, 20101:00PM ETJoin Philippe Cousteau, grandson of the legendary Jacques Cousteau and Discovery Education Chief Spokesperson for Environmental Education, as he takes you and your students to the Gulf through pictures and stories from his recent trip […]