Archives for January 19, 2012

  1. DEN SCIcon 2012 comes to SC

    The lowcountry/midlands will be the scene of teachers sharing refreshing strategies while enjoying their refreshments compliments of Chik fil a. Caver-Edisto Middle School will host the virtual science professional development day, Saturday, January 28, 2012. Everyone is invited. Just log onto to register for your seat at this fabulous day of networking.

  2. SC Shining Stars

    Introducing a monthly segment introducing you to one of South Carolina’s shining DEN STARs. This month we will introduce you to the Blog Coordinator, Norma Jean Rockwell. Mrs. Rockwell teaches Industrial Technology courses at Carver-Edisto Middle School in Cope, SC. She began teaching at CEMS four years ago; after beginning her teaching (3rd) career in […]

  3. Science Upclose

    When I am not thinking about teaching and using technology, I am engaged in some fiber activity – spinning, weaving, or holding my angora bunnies. But until recently I never brought this part of me into the classroom. Last year I wrote a proposal for donors choose to get cardboard looms and a silkworm farm […]

  4. Gold Rush Alaska: Six Sets of Gold Rush Lesson Plans

    For students and teachers who are fans of the Discovery’s Gold Rush Alaska the National Parks Service offers fifteen lesson plans about the Klondike Gold Rush.  The lessons are designed for use with students in grades two through eight. You can view the lessons online or download them as PDFs. The lessons are combination of […]

  5. More ways to Use Discovery Education Clips

      If you haven’t tried, you are missing a great resource.  I love to create video montages using pictures and clips from Discovery and other sources.  You just select your video clips and pictures, add text, music and transitions and you have a professional video montage that just took a few minutes to make!  […]

  6. Summer Science Sleuths at Duke University

    The Duke Center for Science Education is accepting applications for current 7th & 8th graders. Summer Science Sleuths at Duke is a 2-week, recreational, residential summer camp on the campus of Duke University in Durham, NC. Campers who are selected through our application process will receive a full camp scholarship and a travel scholarship to […]