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Come join the fun whether you are in Philadelphia, PA for the Discovery Education Pre-Con at Science Leadership Academy (SLA) or joining us virtually. Starting at 9:00 am EST Discovery Education will be leading a day of adventure and collaboration with educators across the US. Be sure to check-in as Tweets and direct comments are

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Kansas Represented Well

Tuesday night brought the 2011 Discovery Education DENny Awards.  This special webinar is for all Discovery Educator Network STAR educators to join in celebrating the events, performances, and growth of our PLN.  During the celebration multiple DEN personalities including Porter Palmer, Steve Dembo and Lance Rougeux presented information on upcoming events, including the Geocaching Day (Saturday)

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DEN STAR over Kansas

As we wrap up the 2010-2011 school year the Kansas Leadership Council will be looking to highlight new KS DEN STAR members. We start of this summer asking that you please welcome Bryan Akins to the Kansas Discovery Educators Network “STAR” family. Keep checking back for new postings as we look to host events each

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Kansas Geocaching Day

Discovery Day of Geocaching is planned for May 21st. The Kansas Leadership Council is hosting an event at Herman Hill Park in Wichita. We will convene in the meeting room at the Wichita Water Center at 8:45 that morning. I have attached a flyer that has information about the day. Please let other people  know

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Googling Creative Commons

Educators and students are always looking for images and media to be integrated into a variety of classroom projects.  Some of those projects may be book reports, digital storytelling projects, or podcasts. To some of us, relying on Flickr for images licensed under Creative Commons is our second stop after searching DE Streaming images.  Creative

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Share Your Library of Binders

As many of you know I am a dedicated user of LiveBinders. Tina and Barbara have done an excellent job of listening to their users in making enhancements to this web 2.0 tool. Their most recent update allows for users to embed their entire bookshelf on their own site while maintaining interactivity. Here is the

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I Write Like?

Do you write like Edgar Allen Poe?  How about William Shakespeare or even Sojourner Truth?  Have you ever wanted to have your writing analyzed to determine who you compare with among the greats?  Honestly, I do not write like any of them.  However, according to “I Write Like“, I do write like Cory Doctorow.   This

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DE’s version of American Idol – DEN Guru Style

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn from some of the DEN’s best and brightest. 12 DEN Guru finalists have been selected and are presenting next week for a panel of judges and you! We hope you’ll join us. Monday 4/18 6-8pm EDT (Register here.) 6pm- Charlene Chausis   ePub and the Future of the Book 6:30pm-

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A Rising STAR in Kansas

The Kansas Discovery Education Leadership Council would like to welcome Pamela Amott, from Wichita USD #259 Public Schools, to the DEN STAR family.  When you see Pam be sure to congratulate her for successfully completing her membership process.  If you are not a DEN STAR yet please consider joining our fantastic family and PLN.  After

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Lets Bowl

The Kansas DE Leadership Council invites DEN members and STARS to join us in Manhattan, Kansas on March 2, 2011 at 7:30pm CST. We will be hosting a night of bowling in the Kansas State University student union as a Pre-MACE Conference event. So, come join the fun and learn about being a DE “STAR”.

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