Monthly Archives: March 2011


Missouri DEN visits the National Archives

Missouri Discovery Educators visited the National Archives in Kansas City, MO. We had a very informative tour and discussion of the resources at the National Archives. Discovery produced a very informative video about the Archives that is on display. Upcoming events at the National Archives in Kansas City This is our group. You can learn


DEN March Madness Final Four

Many of you may not know this, but I used to be quite the b-ball player.  As you’ll see to the left, I won a lot of contests in my day.  Unfortunately, I didn’t grow much after that picture so despite my killer crossover and shooting prowess, my hoops career went from NBA dreams to


Explore the Blue Essay Contest Winner

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation’s Take Me Fishing campaign and Discovery Education announced the grand prize winner of the ‘Explore the Blue‘ essay contest. Students were asked to compose a short essay describing an outdoor fishing or boating experience and touch upon the importance of protecting and conserving our nation’s waterways. Grand prize winner,


iSpy with SciSpy!

If you’re a fan of the natural world (who isn’t?) and have an iOS device, there’s a new app from the Science Channel that you’ll want to check out.  It’s called SciSpy and it’s akin to your own personal game of Eye Spy that you can play in your own backyard.  The app provides a


Evernote – great app gets better with web app updates

by David Andrade, Evernote, the “remember everything” app has made updates to their web app. Evernote allows you to take and share notes, clip web pages or parts of web pages, upload files, upload photos and search text in photos, and much more. I’m a huge fan and user of Evernote. There are downloads for Windows


Blindness isn’t Black

Hello Educators! I want to extend a special invitation to those of you in the KC area to attend our exhibit, “Blindness Isn’t Black,” a VSA Missouri statewide touring exhibit of work by nine artists with disabilities. In 2009 VSA Missouri published Blindness isn’t Black, an anthology of work by 23 Missouri artists and writers