Author Archives: Susan Tompkins

North LA Links Up With NASA!

North LA Links Up With NASA!

We are linking up with NASA today for a guest session for the in-person event at Evangel.  Evangel has been using the application, “Distance Learning…as only NASA can” at their school for a while and is gracious enough to share the connection with the rest of us! NASA offers four different programs through the videoconferencing. 

LA is Wild About Discovery!

Louisiana is hosting 2 locations for the DEN Virtual Conference today.  North LA is trying to beat South LA to the blog post, so here is a pic of us getting started!  Join in anytime today from 9-4 CST at  The host school, Evangel Christian Academy, rolled out the Jungle Carpet for attendees!  In

LA Virtual Conference Events

Louisiana is getting ready for several upcoming events.  October is a fright-FULL month of activities with Regional TLTC Conferences and the Virtual Conference.  Check here for TLTC information and here for VC information.  Be sure to join the VC online or at an in-person event.  The lineup this year is great and the benefits from investing the time to

LA's Action-Packed Autumn

     We are gearing up for some exciting Louisiana DEN events and other professional development this fall.  Remember the DEN Summer Series is ongoing this week with webcasts everyday at 10 a.m.  Be sure to check the National Blog for information how to log on and get in!  “ActivConnectLA” users group/mini-conference will be held at

LA is Active

Greetings LA DEN STARS! The following is an excerpt from guest blogger, Lisa Pumphrey. We are spreading the word about “ActivConnectLA” – a users group/mini-conference to be held at Cope Middle School in Bossier City on Saturday, August 29th.  This is a tremendous opportunity for teacher/users of Promethean ActivClassroom products to gather, learn from peer/colleagues,

Introducing the NEW LA LC!

Louisiana educators now have some new faces on the Louisiana Leadership Council.  Our goal is to bring innovative practices and events to each Louisiana Discovery Educator through direct communication and learning networks.  We are ready to start planning some fantastic events, some original, some that may be borrowed from the incomparable TN DEN, so watch

Schooling with the DEN

  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

LA DEN Geocaching Day ~ May 30!

On May 30, 2009 we will host our first-ever DEN Geocaching Day!  Every STAR Discovery Educator is encouraged to venture out with some colleagues on May 30 and have some fun geocaching.  Do you want to join us. For muggles (non-geocachers) and pros alike, STAR Discovery Educators Bridget Belardi and Conni Mulligan will host a “Geocaching