Daily Archives: November 15, 2011


Powered Up!

This past weekend in Prince George’s County MD, at the Powering Up With Technology Conference, educators from the DC/MD/VA metro area came together for an energized day of learning, collaboration, and fun. The keynote speaker, PGCPS Superintendent, Dr. William R. Hite, Jr., gave a very compelling address to the audience. He charged all teachers with creating


The new look of the AZ DEN – we’ve still got it!

I’m copy/pasting notes from our fearless leader Emily. Maybe you missed this meeting, too? A big thanks to Lillian, Laura, and Alison for thinking of using AzTEA access for our local webinars! These recent months have been rather adrift as we tried to figure our our role, but we are back and ready to bond.


Discovery Education and the EdTech Digest Awards

Great news!  The EdTech Digest Award winners were announced this morning and we have a number of honors to celebrate. These awards confirm the hard work and dedication of everyone on the Discovery Education team.  Congratulations! Cool Tool Awards ·         New Product or Service – Discovery Education Science Techbook (finalist) ·         Digital Textbook – Discovery


A Road Side Emergency with a Cash Prize!

They were surprised when I shared with them that according to studies, they were considered worse drivers than the elderly.  I was surprised when I polled them, that 90% knew of a teenage that had driven under the influence. I think my family was most excited about this project.  I was the most fearful.  I


Still on My Bucket List!

Discovery has given me the privilege of flying around the world, but can you guess which destination is only a few hours from my house and still on my bucket list?!? Is a chasm 277 miles long and up to 18 miles wide Below Yavapai point is 2,400 feet above sea level, about 4,500 feet