Posts By Karen Wells

  1. Register Here Join Arkansas Discovery Education Leadership Council members Judy Pearson and Karen Wells for a day of learning and fun! Date: Saturday, October 20, 2012 Location: Floral Elementary School 3900 Floral Road Floral, AR 72534 Lunch will be provided. To celebrate the Discovery Educator Network’s (DEN) 10th Virtual Conference, DE made some exciting shifts […]

  2. DENSI 2012

    Once again it is almost time to say goodbye to new and old friends alike and head back to reality. I look forward to working with STARs from other states and can’t wait to participate in some of the community projects that we have been discussing. After a few days at home (when my brain […]

  3. Mobile Media in the Classroom

    If you haven’t already done so, be sure and register for Hall Davidson’s webinar on mobile media.  It starts in 30 minutes!  Below is a description of what to expect: “Make your classroom walls expand! Mobile phones, iPads, and tablets have the ability to create and share learning both in the classroom and in the extended […]

  4. AR DEN SCIcon

      January 29, 2011 Are you interested in networking with like-minded educators? If so, join the AR DEN Leadership Council for an in-person viewing of the 2011 SCIcon.  The 2011 SCIcon is a mini-conference (with an online twist) focused on providing participants with some of the most effective strategies for transforming their science classes through […]

  5. Discover Arkansas

    Join Discovery Education’s Arkansas Leadership Council for a fabulous event on Saturday, November 6, 2010, as we explore Hot Springs, the perfect site to learn about Arkansas History. Hot Springs has a colorful heritage and the honor of having one of the first national parks. This event, which focuses on Arkansas History, emphasizes how Discovery […]

  6. Cache in with Discovery!

        Find the caches in Historic, Downtown Batesville, Arkansas! Want to have some fun with your family?  Join Judy Pearson and Karen Wells for DEN Geocaching Day, May 22, 2010. Register soon!  We are limited to the first 20 people who sign up. Registration: 8:30 Training: 9:00 Geocaching: 10:00 Lunch: 12:00-12:30   (provided by Discovery Education) When […]

  7. Glogster "We've Flipped" Contest

    Win a Best Buy gift certificate by attending the “We’ve Flipped” event sponsored by the Arkansas Leadership Council, taking a video with your Flip camera and uploading it to a Glog you create.  After your Glog has been saved and published, make a comment to this post and place your embedded code in the message.  Saturday, March 13th will […]

  8. Glogster Student Capacity to Change

    When I logged on to edu.glogster.com this morning, there was a notification concerning the number of students individual teachers can register. Currently, the number is 200 but that number will change to 100 after February 28, 2010.  After you register, add all 200 students to your account. You do not have to put in individual […]

  9. We've Flipped! – (capacity for this event has been reached-future events are in the planning)

    Are you ready to learn everything you ever wanted to know about flip cameras?  The Arkansas Leadership Council is collaborating with Best Buy in North Little Rock to offer you a little one-on-one time with the famous Geek Squad.  The event, which will take place on March 6, 2010, at the North Little Rock Best Buy, is […]

  10. Become a Facebook Fan of Discovery Student Adventures and You Could Win a FREE trip

    Teachers (grades K-12) and parents of students ages 10-18 are eligible to win a Discovery Student Adventure “Ultimate Summer Field Trip” to Italy and Greece just by becoming a Fan on Facebook.  Go to http://www.facebook.com/discoverystudentadventures , join our fan club and you will be entered to win. Plus, increase your chances of winning with every […]

  11. Coming in March

    Captivate Students Through the Wonders of LIFE Coming to Discovery Education streaming Plus in March LIFE is the definitive exploration of our planet’s living things and their spectacular and fascinating behaviors.  More than four years in the making, with over 3,000 days of filming in the field, and narrated by Oprah Winfrey, LIFE will take […]

  12. DEN SCIcon 2010

    Saturday, January 9, 2010 9 AM to 4 PM ET Drop by for an hour or stay for the whole day!  It’s virtual and it’s FREE! Register for the online sessions at: http://links.discoveryeducation.com/denscicon or Register for one of many in-person events hosted by our DEN Leadership Councils.  Click here to see the list of in-person events. […]

  13. ABC's of the 21st cenutry Learning Environment

    There’s a great article by Kimberely Ketterer  in the Dec/Jan issue of Learning & Leading with Technology.  As I read through the article, it was amazing to me how many of these topics I had talked with people about at either Discovery’s Leadership Symposium or Discovery’s National Institute.  The 2010 national institute is almost certainly being planned at […]

  14. AAIM on Target 2010 Call for Presenters

    The Spring 2010 AAIM Conference will be held at the Hot Springs Convention Center in Hot Springs, Arkansas on April 18-20.  Jana Dixon, AAIM Conference Chair, has made a  session proposal form available at the conference wiki at http://aaimconference.wikispaces.com/  Consider sharing your expertise with other library media specialist from around the state.  Members of the Arkansas Leadership Council […]

  15. The DEN Can Change the World We have a lot of programs that teachers and their students can participate in for free.  One of my personal favorites is the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge.  The Challenge is designed to help your students work together to solve an environmental problem in their… Classroom (K-2) […]

  16. Arkansas Sites for Fall Virtual Conference

    Midland High School Pleasant Plains hosted by Judy Pearson and Karen Wells registration: https://lrougeux.wufoo.com/forms/den-fall-virtual-conference-pleasant-plains-ar/ Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts Hot Springs hosted by Daniel Moix and Glenda Jenkins registration: https://lrougeux.wufoo.com/forms/den-fall-virtual-conference-hot-springs-ar/ Har-Ber High School Springdale hosted by Evelyn McFadden registration: https://lrougeux.wufoo.com/forms/den-fall-virtual-conference-springdale-ar/ Saturday, October 24, 2009 9 AM to 4 PM ET Click here […]

  17. Summer School With the DEN

    The Problem: So, you’ve registered to attend one of the Back to School with DE webinars and now you are looking for great integration ideas for the enhanced DE media library. The Solution: Join the DEN for summer school! Who ever said summer school isn’t fun? Get ready for your school year with an amazing series […]