Posts By Erin Misegadis

About Erin Misegadis

I am a middle school technology education teacher at Truesdell Middle School in Wichita, KS. I’ve been a science teacher, math teacher, Technology Integration Specialist and Assessment Leader. I love my job and enjoy the new experiences it brings every day!

  1. Evening of Discovery with Matt “Geekybird” Monjan

    Come and meet Matt Monjan, Vice Present of Discovery Education, this Tuesday night, Jan 24th at Hero’s in Old Towne, 117 N Mosely in Wichita. The event will begin at 7:00 and we will have snacks for your dining pleasure. Please reserve your spot at the 22nd. Matt Monjan has blended technology and education for […]

  2. Kansas Geocaching Day

    Discovery Day of Geocaching is planned for May 21st. The Kansas Leadership Council is hosting an event at Herman Hill Park in Wichita. We will convene in the meeting room at the Wichita Water Center at 8:45 that morning. I have attached a flyer that has information about the day. Please let other people  know […]

  3. DENSI Projects Now in DE streaming!

    This summer educators from across the U.S. and Canada traveled to Bentley University in Waltham, MA for the Discovery Educator Network Summer Institute. As an attendee I can definitely say that it was an amazing learning and growing experience and that I now have SO MUCH to share with educators “back home.” While we were […]

  4. DEN Geocaching in Wichita

    Thanks to the DEN and great weather, we had almost 90 people join us at Pawnee Prairie Nature Center for the Wichita Geocaching event sponsored by Discovery Education. The feedback was incredibly positive. Here are just a few samples: “Thank you so much for our fun-filled morning on Saturday and for the delicious lunch! We […]

  5. A New STAR!

    On the tail of an AMAZING virtual conference, we have a new STAR to welcome to the DEN Community: Patricia Mandala. Welcome to the DEN Patricia!!! For those of you that were not able to attend the virtual conference, it has now been archived on the DE National Blog. CLICK HERE to be taken to […]

  6. Spring Virtual Conference 2010: Connect the Thoughts

    This year’s spring virtual conference will be held on April 24. The high-quality, professional development seminars scheduled for this event will focus on providing attendees the skills, techniques and tools they need to leap into the world of digital content and educational technology. You will have the oppor tunity to learn from education exper ts […]

  7. Welcome Our Newest STAR!

    The DEN Leadership Council for Kansas want to welcome Kay Tibbs as our newest DEN STAR! A list of new STAR educators and the latest news in the DEN, such as information about STEM Academy, upcoming webinars and so much more can be found on the DE Weekly Update. View it HERE. Or, you can […]

  8. Congrats to the DEN Gurus!

    The Discovery Education team has been working for the last few months to review DEN Guru applications and have selected the first inaugural class. DEN Gurus will be representing the DEN on a national level in a number of way. The winners are: Traci Blazosky Creative Construction with Multimedia Clarion Area School District, PA Tim […]

  9. Glogster EDU – Newly Improved

    This summer Glogster launched Glogster EDU, which was totally awesome because the EDU version is completely safe and filtered so teachers don’t have to worry about students viewing inappropriate content. For those that don’t know what Glogster EDU is, it’s basically an virtual poster creator. But it is so much more! Users can upload or […]

  10. Wallwisher

    Have you heard about Wallwisher? Basically, it’s online post-it notes and can be used in a number of ways. As a teacher all you have to do is create an account, create your wall, and send your students to the wall. When creating your wall there are a number of options for who can see […]

  11. New Kansas STARS

    We have quite a few new STAR Educators in KS this week and the Leadership Council would like to welcome them all! Loni Leforce Nicole Friesen Laurie Mercer Sabrina Rauer Byron Ruhter Mark Unruh Mark Walker  It is so great to see so many new people because that means you are all sharing the benefits […]

  12. Wichita Day of Discovery

    Today the KS DEN Leadership Council sponsored a Day of Discovery in conjunction with the Discovery Education Virtual Conference at Brooks Middle School in Wichita, KS. Over 20 educators from Wichita, Mulvane, and Hutchinson school districts arrived ready for a great learning experience, and that’s exactly what they got. Not only were there face to […]

  13. AudioPal

    Wouldn’t it be great if your blog would read the posts aloud to your students? Or if your wiki would read activity directions to your students? Or maybe if your students could narrate a story that will be posted on your class blog, wiki, or website? Well you can do this and much more with […]

  14. MORE New STARs!

    This week alone we have had four new STAR Discovery Educators join us and the KS Leadership Council wants to make sure you all know about it. The newest educators to become DE STAR Educators from Kansas are: Christi Honse Chris Kemp Kerry Lumpkins Jolie Plumlee   Please join the LC in welcoming them and […]

  15. Welcome New Kansas STARS!

    The DEN LC would like to extend a warm welcome to the following new Discovery STAR educators that have joined us in the last few weeks. Matt Kelly Scott Kinderknecht Heath Peine Austin Sander Chris Kemp Kerry Lumpkins Jolie Plumlee Christi Honse Eileen Heden We are so glad you are here with us!