Monthly Archives: June 2013


DENvisory Board Candidate: Patti Grammens

Patti Grammens has been part of the DEN community since the very beginning. With 13 years of teaching experience science, her DEN STAR membership, especially in the DEN Georgia community,  proved vital through her participation in and hosting of multiple Leadership Council events and working on the innovation and strategy team this year. She participated


DENvisory Board Candidate: Mark Case

Mark Case, a science teacher at Southern Guilford High in North Carolina, goes beyond the classroom by being an active member in the DEN community and integrating digital tools into the classroom curriculum. It is Case’s passion for sharing educational content, adapting to new technology for the future of education, and utilizing educational digital tools


DENvisory Board Candidate: Tracie Belt

Aside from teaching at Shorecrest Preparatory School in Florida, Tracie Belt has been an active member of the DEN community since 2006. She has experience teaching every grade level ranging from K-8th grade along with teaching internationally in Asia and Europe. Currently, she is a finalist in becoming a DEN Guru, attends all DEN virtual


DENvisory Board Candidate: Joli Barker

While Joli Barker is an elementary school teacher at the Slaughter Elementary School in McKinney, Texas, her title does not come close to ending there. Barker proved her candidacy through her active participation in numerous educational conferences and by holding a variety of positions across educational events and councils ranging from a member of the


Mousey Monday – STEM Summer Camp

                            Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookie readers! Discovery Education encourages students as well as teachers to remain productive this summer. Following on last week’s post, we want to introduce a program we created for students to keep their curiosity


Updates from the Great White North

So before I begin updates let me just say I’ve been in Texas for a couple of events and looked up the weather and found this: I asked the audience during my talk if they could explain what 124F feels like. Then I offered my own weather report. I told them I could explain -40