Monthly Archives: March 2011

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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

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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

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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,

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Administrator’s Day of Discovery in Silver Spring, MD: Registration Now Open

Discovery Education is pleased to present the 2011 Administrator’s Day of Discovery at Discovery Education’s World Headquarters in Silver Spring, MD on May 6, 2011. This event has been specifically designed for area Administrators including: Building Administrators; District Administrators; District Personnel; and Curriculum Coordinators and Supervisors, and it will be framed by the following essential

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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

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Evernote – great app gets better with web app updates

by David Andrade, http://tinyurl.com/edtechguy 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

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