Daily Archives: March 13, 2013


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Call 911-DEN

I have been a fan of Discovery Education for a long time. When our school system purchased for everyone, I was in heaven. The clips, the lesson plans, the images….everything worked for me. I had no idea that I was only seeing such a small part of DE. Last year, while reading a blog, I


Digital Learning Celebration in Star, Idaho

Kim Miller and Marita Diffenbaugh were able to share in a special celebration for the Digital Learning Day awards that they earned with their students, today! Second, third, and fifth graders shared with Carol Scholtz, from the State Dept of Education for Idaho, all about the tools that they find most valuable. One the top

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Doodle 4 Google: Get doodling now!

Time is ticking! The Doodle 4 Google contest closes next Friday, March 22nd.  There’s still time if your students haven’t started doodling yet. Head over to the official contest site and download a drawing template and an Entry Form. The Educator’s Guide has fantastic resources for lesson ideas and managing the contest. Recently, I changed the wallpaper on my


NC DEN STAR Spotlight

  Meet WENDY WHITE   Where do you teach? Polo Ridge Elementary   What do you teach? K-5 Science   When did you become a DEN member? October 2012   What’s your favorite thing about being a DEN member? The resources available to teachers, and the newsletters to keep you up to date on what


Breaking news! The next Techbook from DE will be… MATH

First we revolutionized the curriculum world with our Science Techbook.  Then we took what we learned and applied it to Social Studies.  So what’s next?? MATH. The formal announcement was just posted: The innovative line of Techbooks are revolutionizing education by removing barriers to learning and utilizing new technology to adapt lesson plans to student’s


3rd Annual Dining with the STARs at NC TIES

This year’s Dining with the STARS at NC TIES was a great success.  We had 37 people attend!!  It was a full house and there was a lot of delicious pizza – thanks to the Mellow Mushroom in Raleigh, North Carolina.  DEN STARS and other guests were able to meet Kathy Schrock, Brad Fountain, and


NSTA New Science Teacher Academy

  The NSTA New Science Teacher Academy is now accepting applications for the 2013-2014 program. New this year, we have opened the program up to 2nd through 5th year science educators (middle and high school). The deadline to apply is August 1, 2013.   This FREE program provides each participant with: – An e-pedagogy mentor