1. DENapalooza Visits the Yellow Brick Road

    The Kansas DEN Leadership Council wants to invite all Discovery Education subscribers and STAR educators to participate in DENapalooza Wichita. On Saturday, August 23, Discovery Education will be offering a FREE day of professional development and connecting with your peers at Challenger Middle School in Goddard, KS. The day will start at 9am with formal […]

  2. If you give a DEN Guru an iPad…

    Please allow me to introduce myself, my name is Dean Mantz. I have been teaching since 1994 in Central Kansas. My connection to Discovery Education goes back to the early days of the DEN and United Streaming. The DEN has been a major player in how I taught my history classes and developed as an […]

  3. Discovery Education Sneak Peek Webinar Series

    Be the first to get a look at upcoming enhancements to Discovery Education! This sneak peek will showcase integration strategies for leveraging new tools, content, and resources, including Discovery Education Student Board Builder and the new Discovery Education Streaming Plus with model lessons, assessments, and digital content designed to address specific Math and ELA Common […]

  4. Last Call Kansas!

    KS STARS! You are invited to meet some of the faces behind Discovery Education! On January 22 at Hero’s in Old Town in Downtown Wichita, leaders from Discovery Education will be there including Lance Rougeux, Jenny Bradbury, and Joe Diaz. They will be at Hero’s around 7:30 and would love to meet and greet with […]

  5. Discovery Education and Science Pioneers

    Discovery Education and Science Pioneers invite you to a day full of Science Resources for Teachers. on Saturday, February 2, 2013, from 8 am-12pm   We will begin the day at Panera on the Plaza with free breakfast and sharing our favorite Discovery Science resources with local DEN Stars.   After breakfast, Science Pioneers will be […]

  6. Last Call for Kansas Virtual Conference

    The Kansas DEN LC invite you to attend the Day of Discovery Tech or Treat Virtual Conference in Goddard, Kansas at Challenger Intermediate School (335 North Walnut Street, see map below). October 20th is a day that is sure to be a lot of fun, and classroom changing! This year’s presenters are absolutely amazing and […]

  7. What Does A 21st Century Classroom Look Like?

    I am currently working with pre-service students attending Sterling College as well as facilitating the “Technology in the Classroom” course online.  In trying to explain what a 21st Century Classroom and Technology Integration should look like I wanted to show off the power of my PLN.  Therefore, I ask that my PLN members and blog […]

  8. Scavenger Hunt KS DEN LC Style

    As a way to promote Discovery Education here in Kansas, the Leadership Council will be conducting a scavenger hunt as part of Discovery Education’s Teacher Appreciation Week events. Members of the KS LC will be sending out email messages each day providing a question. The questions will take each participant through a variety of Discovery […]

  9. Desperate for DENSI: DEN & the CITY!

    DEN Pigeons

    It started with a Facebook message….39 DEN friends wishing each other luck…. Hoping and waiting for the weekly release of DENSI 2012 picks while sharing how we could not wait to see each other. One message lead to the next and soon a google doc was born, a date and place chosen to get our […]

  10. Evening of Discovery with Matt “Geekybird” Monjan

    Come and meet Matt Monjan, Vice Present of Discovery Education, this Tuesday night, Jan 24th at Hero’s in Old Towne, 117 N Mosely in Wichita. The event will begin at 7:00 and we will have snacks for your dining pleasure. Please reserve your spot at https://lrougeux.wufoo.com/forms/den-kslc-evening-of-discovery-with-matt-monjan/by the 22nd. Matt Monjan has blended technology and education for […]

  11. Dodge City “Discovery”

    Joing the posse and ride into Dodge City, Kansas on February 11, 2012 (Saturday). Even though, Wyatt Earp, “Bat” Masterson, Gunsmokes’ Matt Dillon will not be present, the members of the Kansas Discovery Education Leadership Council will be. Those interested, ride into town and meet us at Dodge City Middle School (2000 6th Avenue). View […]

  12. Day of Discovery at USA Conference

    Discovery Education returns the America’s Heartland by sponsoring a Day of Discovery in Wichita, Kansas (Wednesday, January 25, 2012) as a pre-conference for the Unified School Administrators of Kansas Conference. Kansas administrators will have the honor of listening to Matt Monjan as the keynote speaker as well as Justin Karkow and Joe Diaz during breakout sessions. […]

  13. A Model of Objectives

    –> Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player. –> via celt.iastate.edu How many educators are asked to develop objectives to be integrated into lesson plans for administration, grant applications, or even individualized education plans (IEPs)? Nearly every teacher correct? I encourage everyone to review this website from Iowas State University. […]

  14. Great Virtual Manipulatives Site for PreK-8 Math

    When it comes to virtual manipulatives, I have always been a big fan of the National Library of Virtual Manipulatives.  Today, I came across another great site that I plan to add to my resources!  This site is from Glencoe/McGraw-Hill.  It does not have quite as many manipulatives as NLVM, but the ones that it […]

  15. Goodies Shared in Goddard

    October 22nd provided educators from central Kansas the opportunity to connect, collaborate, share, and create as they participated in the Discovery Education Network “Tech or Treat” virtual conference. The participants came from nearby towns like Hutchinson, Augusta, Wichita, as well as Goddard. We even had one educator make the drive from McPherson which is about […]

  16. Discovery Atlas Interactive Map

    Have you checked out the Discovery Atlas Interactive map from Discovery Education Streaming?  This video guide to our world includes thousands of video clips!  When you click on a country, it allows you to explore the culture, government, history and environment of your selected country.   I love that it brings all of the resources about […]

  17. Last Call! KS Tech or Treat in Goddard

    The Kansas Discovery Education Leadership Council is looking forward to our time collaborating, learning, and creating with our fellow educators during Discovery Education’s “Tech or Treat” virtual conference October 22nd. It is not too late to register and participate with us at Challenger Intermediate School. The physical address for Challenger is 325 Walnut Street, Goddard, […]

  18. Do I or Do I Not Update to iOS 5?

    Were you one of the millions updating their iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad today once Apple released their iOS 5 update? I was and with mixed results. In updating our new iPads at school, I was successful in updating 1 of 3 without issues. Thus, I did not update the other 22 iPads. Upon Tweeting […]

  19. Missouri, Arkansas and Kansas Virtual Conference in Branson

    Thinking you could use a weekend away? How does Branson, MO sound? Join the Missouri, Arkansas and Kansas DEN members for a day of learning and fun in Branson, MO! This year’s DE Virtual Conference will be hosted at Branson Elementary West on Saturday, October 22. We plan to spend the day learning about all […]