Posts By Kim Randall

  1. Attending OC CUE?

    Hi Everyone! We’re loving the warm temperatures out here in California this week and gearing up for OC CUE next weekend. If you’re attending, come on and join us for a post OC CUE celebration! We’ll network, share our favorite tips from the conference and enjoy milkshakes and sundaes! We hope to see you there! […]

  2. Welcome Back! Enter to win a wireless lab in 2009!

    Five Winning Schools Given the Opportunity to Expand Educational Technology and Learning Resources for Students and Teachers in the 2009 Sweepstakes from CDW-G & Discovery Education. This is the 7th year that CDW-G and Discovery Education are partnering to support educators across the country to increase access and understanding of the power of technology in […]

  3. A Great Week in Anchorage, AK

    What a busy few weeks it’s been! I recently returned from a very fun week of training and Day of Discovery in Anchorage, Alaska! There’s a great write up about the event on the Anchorage School District website, read all about it here.

  4. Join us online for the 3rd annual streamathon!

    Here at Discovery Education, people are doing daily calisthenics, stocking up on coffee and preparing I.V.’s full of Red Bull.  And that can only mean one thing…  The third annual Discovery Education streamathon is coming!This year’s streamathon features presentations by all your favorite members of the DEN team, from Hall Davidson to Lance Rougeux, and each of […]

  5. Special Screening Invite

    Just in! We have a limited number of seats available for Discovery Education and the DEN at a special screening of Discovery en Espanol’s My Hispanic World and Mysteries of the Yucatan. When: September 17, 2008 Where: Museum of Latin American Art, 628 Alamitos Ave., Long Beach, CA 90802 Time: VIP Reception 6:00pm, Screening at […]

  6. Help Our Western DEN Stars WIN!

    As the California budget dwindles, schools and teachers are relying more and more on additional methods of funding. Everywhere you look, there seem to be grant opportunities and contests.Have you taken advantage of these lately? You have to have the attitude that you can get it. Oregon DEN member, Amy Lundstrom, won $100,000 from Best […]

  7. Help Our Western DEN Stars WIN!

    Two of our Star Discovery Educators here in California need our help! Julie Mildrew and Suzanne Wesp entered a contest at NECC and would love some help from the DEN to win! They need votes, lots of votes to win sets of Turning Point Response Systems for their school. You can vote once a day, […]

  8. Handouts from DEN National Institute 2008

    As promised here’s the ppt with the steps for the multimedia projects using Power Point. We’ll update this with the new tricks and short cuts we’ve found this week too! Feel free to download and use these! Closed Captioning for Mac 50_ways_to_integrate_streamingnew.ppt tipsandtricksforppt.pdf

  9. Check out the article about Hall!

    Hall Davidson has wowed the DEN Leadership Council Institute this week at Discovery headquarters in Silver Spring, MD with his keynote about using cell phones in the classroom. To read more about it, check out the article that was just posted on the Education Week website. I can’t wait to see what our Leadership Council […]

  10. A Very Special NEW STAR in the West!

    What a week and I was on a mission. It started off with a teeny tiny fender bender on Tuesday which knocked off my front license plate (which I didn’t even bother to try to put back on yet), then with a parking ticket today (couldn’t talk myself out of that one). This will teach […]

  11. Animal Planet Expo: Santa Clara, CA

    Do we have a treat for you! The Animal Planet Expo is happening in Northern California this summer and we have a special VIP tent for you to join us. We’re also excited to announce that Jeff Corwin will be at the tent for an hour to meet and greet! This event is open to […]

  12. Exciting New Updates to Streaming!

    On June 20th, Discovery Education rolled out a few upgrades to the site, that unfortunately didn’t go as smooth as planned. Needless to say our IT department has been working around the clock and through the weekend to resolve many of the site issues. I know that many of you are concerned about your “My […]

  13. A Work Around…

    We hear it all the time. “How about those closed captions for the mac?” Well, today you’re in luck! Thanks to Dennis Cowick of San Diego Unified for sharing these steps for a great work around to make quicktime play nicely with closed captioning! I tested it out and was jumping up and down for […]

  14. Special Screening: In the Shadow of the Moon

    A special invite for CA DEN members! Join us for an evening in Sacramento for a special screening of the award winning In the Shadow of the Moon, including special guest Buzz Aldrin-Apollo Moonwalker. The event is free and space is limited! To see the invite, click on the image to the right. When: January […]

  15. 21st Century Webinar by 21st Century, Brad Fountain!

    I would like to thank everyone who attended the webinar on December 18th. I thoroughly enjoyed the feedback I received and would love any more you care to provide. I also thought the discussion throughout the session was very powerful and thought provoking. I apologize for not having this post up sooner, but I am […]

  16. Whose Space Is It Anyways?

    As everyone is winding down for the holidays and getting ready for a much deserved winter break, I thought this would be a nice time to post this great email I received from a teacher who attended one of Day of Discovery trainings. I thought instead of just having one person give feedback, why not […]

  17. Going to CLMS/CLHS/CUE in Monterey, CA?

    Greetings CA DEN! We hope all of you have had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday with family and friends! Are you attending CLMS/CLHS/CUE? Several of our CA Star Discovery educators are presenting at the conference, so be sure not to miss: Carol Anne McGuire, (closing keynote speaker), Scott Skidmore, Scott Johnson, Martha Snider, as well as […]

  18. Rockin’ and Rollin’ Tonight in Northern CA

    Fortunately this wasn’t the next “big one” that everyone speculates about, nor as powerful as the 1989 Loma Prieta quake, but the ground certainly shook tonight. Centered about 5 miles north east of Alum Rock, CA (close to San Jose, CA) on the Calaveras Fault, a 5.6 earthquake rolled through the south bay at 8:05pm. […]

  19. Rockin' and Rollin' Tonight in Northern CA

    Fortunately this wasn’t the next “big one” that everyone speculates about, nor as powerful as the 1989 Loma Prieta quake, but the ground certainly shook tonight. Centered about 5 miles north east of Alum Rock, CA (close to San Jose, CA) on the Calaveras Fault, a 5.6 earthquake rolled through the south bay at 8:05pm. […]