Archives for May, 2010

  1. Day in the Life of a Discovery Educator.

    Check out the  Day in the Life of a Discovery Educator created by Steve Dembo! Is this teacher you? Please share how you use Discovery Education to enhance your students interest in learning. Would you like to be this teacher, but need to learn more about Discovery Education? If so, contact your  Technology Integration Specialist […]

  2. Sneak Peak

    I know, I know…we’re all in the midst of ‘end of school’ madness and the LAST thing on your mind is next year.  BUT!  I would strongly suggest that you make an exception for a sneak peak at what is in store at DEN for the start of the 2010 school year.If you haven’t received […]

  3. DENny Awards

    Last night, DEN awarded its annual DENny Awards. Check out the results HERE! We would like to send out a very special congratulations to our own Conni Mulligan, who received a DENny Leadership Award. Way to go Conni! Photo Credit: Free Fun Happy Colorful Birthday Party Balloons  by Pink Sherbert Photography on Flickr

  4. DENny Awards 2010

    Last night we celebrated our second annual DENny Awards, and what a celebration it was!  If you missed it, don’t worry.  We archived the entire thing and you can watch it below. 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 […]

  5. Maryland wins a DENny!

    I just attended the Second Annual DENny Awards ceremony last night, and was thrilled to hear that both our State Blog, and two of our members, won DENnys! I would like to congratulate our Fabulous and Fearless Blog team for making the MD DEN blog a great place to find information and stay connected. Also, […]

  6. Explore the Blue: Student-centered webinar on June 4

    The Explore the Blue campaign promotes youth participation in on-the-water activities and aquatic conservation efforts.   Join us on Friday, June 4 at 1 PM ET for a special webinar where we’ll show your students how to build a Terra Aqua Column using recycled materials.  We’ll illustrate the connections between the mini-ecosystem they create and […]

  7. DENny Award 2010 Recognition

    We would like to thank all of our Kansas Discovery Educators and fellow DEN STARS across the country for recognizing the efforts of the Kansas Leadership Council bloggers.  Those bloggers responsible for keeping everyone informed are: Erin Misegadis (Also received an individual DENny Award) Amie Stoffel Mary Frazier Tanya Szanto Dean Mantz (Also received an […]

  8. GaETC Conference 2010

    As the school year winds to a close, and we look forward to summer and next school year,  you may want to take time to get ready for the GaETC conference to be held in Atlanta, GA November 3-5, 2010. Follow the link below to register to take advantage of early bird registration or to […]

  9. Charlotte Geocaching Day

    Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Charlotte Geocaching Day at the US National Whitewater Center.  A special thanks to Dr. Cindy Moss of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) for participating and sharing the experience with fellow educators from across CMS.  The weather was wonderful after our brief rain shower during instructions and teams trekked […]

  10. First Look- Sneak Peek!

    Image via Wikipedia Register for a Discovery Education First Look Webinar Exclusive Sneak Peek of Back to School Updates As a DEN member, you’re always the first to try a new technology, to recommend a website, or to show your colleagues something new.  Now, be the first to get a look at back-to-school updates to […]

  11. Google Collaborative Tools

    Do you use or have you tried Google Docs (word processing, spreadsheets, or presentations), Sites, Gmail, or Calendar? Many educators have found that the best things about using Google Docs, Sites, or Calendar with their students or colleagues are the ability to collaborate and to work from any computer. Teachers are using Google’s offerings for […]

  12. DEN LC Symposium and Summer Institute FAQ

    As the DEN LC Symposium and Summer Institute come closer and closer, Mr. Dembo and I needed to make a trip to this year’s destination to get all of our STARs’ questions answered.  Attendees can see the entire list in their respective Google Docs, but we decided that the most frequently asked questions deserved a […]

  13. DEN Geocaching in Wichita

    Thanks to the DEN and great weather, we had almost 90 people join us at Pawnee Prairie Nature Center for the Wichita Geocaching event sponsored by Discovery Education. The feedback was incredibly positive. Here are just a few samples: “Thank you so much for our fun-filled morning on Saturday and for the delicious lunch! We […]

  14. DEN Geocaching Day 2010

    All across the United States Discovery educators met to learn about geocaching and how to use it in the classroom. We had several events across North Carolina, including one in the eastern region at Lawson Creek Park in New Bern. A huge thank you goes out to Todd Williamson, a DEN Star from Broad Creek […]