Author Archives: Tracy Carpenter


Dembo on DENvice!

Dembo on DENvice!

Steve Dembo, Director of Social Media and Online Community for Discovery Education, joins us on DENvice this week to chat about all things Web 2.0. Steve will be discussing different tools and resources throughout the week. Here is Monday’s DENvice post: Alrighty! Let’s get this show on the road! Since I’ve got a book coming out soon


This week on DENvice: It’s an app smackdown!

This week on DENvice,  Zulma’s hosting a smackdown! Share your favorite apps and how you are using them in your classroom. What are your favorite apps? How have your favorite apps benefited your students? How have they increased student achievement? Share it out! We look forward to a great conversation this week. Thanks to all of


This week on DENvice: Nancy Sharoff, Digital Diva

This week on DENvice, we welcome DEN Guru and Digital Diva, Nancy Sharoff. This week’s question: How can I use Discovery Streaming images to enhance teaching and learning?  Visit us and share your thoughts with Nancy. Two additional notes: In case you missed our Spring VirtCon session, DENvice Live!, you can find our session resources


This week on DENvice: STEMming engagement beyond the classroom

Stop, collaborate and listen…this week on DENvice we welcome our own STEM superhero, Zulma Whiteford. Zulma is looking for creative ways to continue STEM education outside the classroom. Here is her question: STEM education supports curiosity, exploration, discovery, higher-level thinking, logical reasoning, collaboration and problem solving, both inside and outside the classroom. What types of


On the path to healthy choices with Fit 4 the Classroom

Discovery Education has joined forces with Sanford Heath and WebMD to create Fit 4 the Classroom. This site has amazing resources to help your students get moving, exercise healthy eating habits and think about making health conscious decisions throughout their day. My fellow DENvice team member Zulma Whiteford loves the Fit 4 the Classroom resources for her health classes.


This week on DENvice: Creativity in the classroom

This week on DENvice, our amazing moderator is DENvice team member and Maryland LC member Selena Ward. Selena is incredibly passionate about giving her students opportunities to express themselves creatively. Here is this week’s question: In Kindergarten, students believe they are artists and have no fear when they create. For every year students are in


This week on DENvice: Welcome Dr. Lodge McCammon

  This week on DENvice we welcome Dr. Lodge McCammon! We are super excited for a great week of sharing and learning. View the video for this week’s question. Then, head over to DENvice to share your thoughts with Dr. Lodge. Make sure to check out Dr. Lodge at NC State’s Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and


Collaborative Boards on Pinterest

Last night on the DEN Social Media and Blog Team Meeting the idea of using collaborative boards on Pinterest came up as a potential way for DEN Stars to share ideas. This is a fantastic idea! Collaborative boards are easy to set up and can be a great way to for DEN Stars to connect.