Author Archives: Glenda Jenkins

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Professional Development

Professional Development

It is that time of year to either make sure you have all your professional development hours or planning for next years hours.  Arkansas requires 60 hours, so that means educators are always planning and scheduling. Discovery has several webinars taking place right now and are scheduled through June. A certificate of attendance is sent to

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Flipped Out Winners!

We have our winners for the Flip Video Contest!  On March 6th, the Arkansas Leadership Council joined with the “Geek Squad” @ Best Buy in North Little Rock to learn about the Flip camera and Glogster.  They later had to create a video and upload it to Glogster to be entered for a chance to

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Western TN Day of Discovery

  Discovery Education, St. George’s Independent School, the Memphis City Schools, and the DEN Leadership Councils in Tennessee and Arkansas, cordially invite you to join them for a day of discovery, learning, and networking.  Date: Saturday, September 26, 2009  Location: St. George’s Independent School1880 Wolf River BoulevardCollierville, TN 38017 Time:  8:30AM – 3:30PM Cost:   FREE! Space

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Virtual Conference

 The in-state sites for the October 24th virtual conference are as follows:  Glenda Jenkins and Daniel Moix co-hosting at ASMSA in Hot Springs Evelyn McFadden hosting at Har-Ber High School in Springdale Karen Wells hosting at Midland High School in Pleasant Plains Make plans now to attend one.

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Collaboration Between Tennessee and Arkansas

The Arkansas Leadership Council is supporting the Tennessee Leadership Council by participating in the Western TN Day of Discovery.  Information has been included below for those of you who would like to attend.  Members of the Arkansas LC will be presenting at the event.  Western TN Day of Discovery Registration Form – http://sn.im/wtndod St. George’s Independent

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Stories for FREE!

Isn’t it amazing how the word “FREE” always catches our attention!  As educators we are always looking for free ways to bring technology to the classroom.  Recently I found a website that allows anyone to download stories to mp3 players and yes..it is FREE.  Storynory is an excellent resource for teaching fairytales, classics like Alice in Wonderland

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Summer School Webinars

As Star members begin to have back to school training sessions, what better way to introduce DISCOVERY than “Leadership Week” Focus will be on: Are our Schools up to the Task? Safety and Social Networking Web 2.0 for Administrators and Others Schools, Tools, and the 21st Century Data Driven Decisions with Discovery Education Assessment  To

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YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS THIS!

Tuesday, July 28, 2009, at 3:00 PM eastern time,  you have the opportunity to attend a Webinar on Explore Africa Today  Register today! Take a virtual expedition to Africa and join fellow teachers and students in a one-of-a-kind live web event!  Explore the Republic of Benin, one of the most diverse areas of West Africa, with

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The Wonderful World of Technology

It is a never ending list of the things we continue to learn about.  Some of us learn when things are first introduced and others of us find them later. Either way, learning is taking place and if we share it….someone else will find it! ( I heard a movie saying in my head> something

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