Daily Archives: May 3, 2010

DEN Teacher Appreciation Week: Day One

Posted on the DEN National Blog by Lance Rougeux Happy DEN Teacher Appreciation Week! This is one of our favorite times of the year because it gives us an excuse to celebrate all of the great things our STARs do each and every day. We have an amazing week of special surprises lined up for

It's Great to be a STAR!

    DEN Teacher Appreciation Week: May 3-7, 2010 It’s that time of the year again where we celebrate our STARs for all the great work they do every day.  Make sure to check the DEN blog every day next week.  We have special surprises lined up all week that you won’t want to miss. 

Second Annual National DEN Geocaching Day

On May 22, 2010, the DEN will host its second annual DEN Geocaching Day. Every Discovery Educator is encouraged to venture out with some colleagues on May 22 and have some fun geocaching as you connect with your fellow educators one more time before the summer. To help get you ready we have a series

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 05/03/2010

SenseBot – semantic search engine that finds sense on the Web Tags: search, semantic, searchengine, sensebot, tools, web2.0 – By Dean Mantz semantic search engine that generates a text summary of multiple Web pages on the topic of your search query. It uses text mining and multidocument summarization to extract sense from Web pages and

Award-Winning Stars!

Each year, TCEA gives awards to teachers across the state. Two of the awards this last year went to two of our great DEN Stars out of Bastrop, Texas. Peggy Perkins (on left) won the Professional Educator Grant at TCEA in February.  Her main job is to be the GT Support Teacher at Mina Elementary

Hooray for Teachers….

May 3 – 7 is National Teacher Appreciation Week and the DEN folks do appreciate their STAR members!  Each day this week the DEN National team will post about something special for DEN Stars.  Monday’s event was a free one-year account with Prezi, a slideless presentation tool.  Check the National Blog (http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/)  for more details — daily!

Gearing Up for Geocaching Day 2010!!

On May 22, 2010, the DEN will host their annual DEN Geocaching Day!  For more information go to the DEN Blog posting – http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/blog/2010/04/21/den-geocaching-day-2010/.  There are some fabulous webinars planned to prepare for our fun day of Geocaching: Geocaching 101 Monday, May 3 @ 7pm ET (Presented by STAR Jim Clark. Registration link) Thursday, May

Happy DEN Appreciation Week!

Check out the DEN Blog to see an awesome DEN appreciation present from our friends at Prezi!  Then join the DEN at 5pm for a webinar on how to use this wonderful tool.  Go to http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/blog/2010/05/03/den-teacher-appreciation-week-day-one/ for more information.  We love the DEN!