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Congratulations to the Young Scientist Challenge Semifinalist for Arkansas

Congratulations to the Young Scientist Challenge Semifinalist for Arkansas

On July 13th, Discovery Education  and 3M  announced the top 47 middle school students from across the country as semifinalists in the 12th  annual Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge . CONGRATULATIONS to Deborah Rookey and her teacher Wendy Welch from the Horace Mann Arts and Science Magnet Middle School in Little Rock! The semifinalists

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Leadership on the Move

DEN LC’s are enjoying a busy week with “Discovering” new ways of sharing in education.  Evelyn McFadden and Karen Wells are representing the Arkansas Leadership Council. They started off their week with a three hour session of FIZZ.  No, it wasn’t a carbonated drink…but it was an active session with the unpredictable Dr. Lodge McCammon. They

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Summer Enrichment

I know all of you are enjoying your summer break along with all the workshops you are taking in. I’ve picked up some new ideas and I’ve had refresher courses on topics that I’ve already been using. The Flip camera has been a big topic this summer in a lot of workshops. We all know

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"Discover" Best Practices with DE in Arkansas

As we wrap up the 2009-2010 school year we want to hear about the ways you use DE streaming resources in classroom and how DE adds value to your students’ learning.  We decided to create a WallWisher to capture all the terrific ideas.  Please add your ideas/comments to the Arkansas DEN WallWisher page.

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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

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It's Great to be a STAR!

    DEN Teacher Appreciation Week: May 3-7, 2010 It’s that time of the year again where we celebrate our STARs for all the great work they do every day.  Make sure to check the DEN blog every day next week.  We have special surprises lined up all week that you won’t want to miss. 

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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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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

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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

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