Daily Archives: January 17, 2013

NC Teachers & Sustainable Forestry

NC Teachers & Sustainable Forestry

Applications for the 2013 Sustainable Forestry Teachers’ Academies are now being accepted! Both academies (coastal and mountain) will take place in June. This is a week of immersion into the forestry industry in North Carolina…. covering silviculture, economics, and history with visits to public/private forestland and mills. Lodging, meals, and transportation and covered for the

Thanks to DE for Supporting Our Eco-Challenge!

From mid-November to mid-December I ran an eco-challenge with three of my elementary schools.  I challenged my teachers and students to reduce their use of electricity, paper, and plastic in the classroom and at home.  For a month, they kept track of their daily habits on a spreadsheet and tallied their points for turning off classroom

New DEN contest: Get Yourself on Google Maps!

Last May we did a Day of Discovery in Edmonton and the day before as we were leaving the school we came across this odd looking vehicle. Like the nerds we are, we grabbed our cameras and snapped away. Today, Mr. Dembo happened to check on this location and low and behold, we made it. From

Discovery Education and Science Pioneers

Discovery Education and Science Pioneers invite you to a day full of Science Resources for Teachers. on Saturday, February 2, 2013, from 8 am-12pm   We will begin the day at Panera on the Plaza with free breakfast and sharing our favorite Discovery Science resources with local DEN Stars.   After breakfast, Science Pioneers will be