Monthly Archives: May 2013

STARs in the News: Tally Burkhart

Tally Burkhart, a California DEN STAR, shared her experience that appears in an article in the May 2013 issue of Educational Leadership.  The issue focuses on poverty and there is a piece called “Tell Me About…/Your Firsthand Experience with Poverty.”  People with a wide range of occupations and experiences share their experiences, including Tally.  Tally

Explore the Blue! Livestream from J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge

Explore the Blue! June 5, 2013 1:00-2:00 PM ET Live from J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge Register: Put your waders on and come exploring with us on this virtual field trip live from Sanibel Island, Florida.  Ding Darling is part of the largest undeveloped mangrove ecosystem in the United States, and it is world

Thank You, DENny Awards

For the last two years my school’s end of the year dinner has happened on the same evening as the DENny Awards show.  I am sorry I have to miss all the fun of the live event, but imagine how thrilled I was to be recognized with another DENny award this year. As part of

DEN STARs in the News: Geneva Hultenius

California DEN STAR Geneva Hultenius recently shared information about a class project her students worked on.  Geneva, a third grade teacher at Heritage Elementary School, put her students up to a challenge and the prize was a $1,000 scholarship provided by a Bonnie Plants.  Geneva was interested in teaching her students about the scientific method

It’s Coffee Time

Whether you’re a coffee drinker or not, you should find a moment for “Coffee Time.”  DEN STAR and Guru Tim Childers has put together a fun little video series on YouTube related to educational technology and how to use certain apps and websites in education.  Below, is Tim’s latest video.      

Watch the May Science Live Stream

We made a joyful noise last Wednesday with the May Science Live Stream: The Sound of Science.  Broadcast LIVE from the Community School of Naples 4th grade class, Instructional Implementation Specialist Patti Duncan presented over 25 hands-on and digital ways to teach the concept of sound.  You can view the archive of the Science Live