Daily Archives: January 19, 2011

Florida DEN Fun

Florida DEN Fun

Discovery and the Florida DEN are hosting several fun filled days for Florida Den members in January and February. The first event is a live SCIcon event on January 22nd in Bradenton, Florida.  SCIcon is a great way to network with other science teachers. This event will not only feature a DEN Science Guru, but

This Weekend is SCIcon 2011!

There’s still time to register for SCIcon 2011 on January 22, 2011.  DEN SCIcon is an online conference (with a twist) focused on providing participants with some of the most effective strategies for transforming their science classes through the meaningful and effective integration of digital media content. This year’s SCIcon will have a special presentation

February Texas DEN Newsletter

The February issue of LoneSTAR squared, the monthly publication of the Texas Discovery Educator Network, is out! Read about the upcoming TCEA conference and and article about retaining girls in STEM programs, along with regular updates. Click below to view it full-size. Open publication – Free publishing – More texas den

Free Technology 4 Teachers!

As an Instructional Technology Specialist, it’s my job to help teachers find relevant technology resources, provide them with the latest tips and tricks, as well as ideas on how to integrate all of this into their day to day teaching.  One resource I think is worth it’s weight in gold is Richard Byrne’s website/blog titled

Closing The Achievement Gap With Baby Talk

Last week NPR had a story about the importance of infants, toddlers and preschoolers having rich experiences with language. I recommend the story (you can listen by clicking here) and the book that reports the data discussed in the NPR story.  I believe every school leader, educator and board member would benefit from knowing about