Daily Archives: February 25, 2013



SURGEON GENERAL’S WARNING: This post contains links to songs from the 80s so listening may result in Dancing With Myself (Billy Idol) Remember the first time you saw Michael Jackson dance in “Thriller“? The 80s decade was ruled by music and for music junkies like myself it was Just like Heaven (The Cure). There were

Preparing for the DCT LiveStream Event

Today was the planning day for tomorrow’s LiveStream event from the Discovery Channel Telescope.  Kyle Schutt, Dennis Grice, and I arrived at the telescope this morning to test equipment, connections, and microphones to make sure everything is set for the event.  We took some photos and video footage of the facility and did some pre-event

This week on DENvice: Sandi’s feeling the Edmodo love

This week’s DENvice question has already generated a great conversation. A giant thank you to all of our DEN friends who have contributed their ideas! DENvice’s question for this week: Dear DEN, What Learning Management System (LMS) are you using or considering? I am looking at Edmodo, Haiku and Schoology. What others should I consider?

Meet Lea Anne at #DENSI2013

Lea Anne Daughrity is a DENvisory Board member from Texas. She’ll be at the DEN Summer Institute and would like to meet you there. Here’s a special message from her. The DEN Summer Institute has been scheduled for July 14-19 at the University of Vermont in Burlington, VT. The main portion of this year’s application is a

Mousey Monday: Black History Month Resources

Happy Mousey Monday once again from Mousey and the Discovery Education Support team to our Cache and Cookies readers! As National Black History Month draws to a close, Mousey wanted to bring to your attention several resources to share with your students in the classroom in honor of this month.   Black History Month, also

s.o.s: Visual Walkabout

Welcome to  Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our S.O.S series  provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Visual Walkabout PDF Version Background A visual walkabout’s purpose is to provide an opportunity to engage students in a concept that will be covered by providing them ‘sneak peaks’ of important components through the

5th Annual Technology Institute for Educators

  The 5th Annual Technology Institute for Educators is scheduled for April 19-20, 2013. This year the Institute’s theme is “FUTURE TEACH: Preparing Educators to Use Technology to Promote STEM Education in K-20.” We invite faculty, students, administrators, and staff to participate by submitting proposals and attending the Institute. For more information about the Institute visit