1. Green With Envy

    The Discovery Educator Network has outdone themselves once again! This time it included a trip to their studio where STAR DE’s were given access to a professional cameraman and green screen. The session started with an overview by our own Steve Dembo who emphasized that we were to take our time and had words of […]

  2. DEN LC IN DC IS KRZY! In a great way…

    Hello Louisiana! Let’s recap some of the events at the DNI Leadership Council today. We started with The Hall Davidson sharing his information and ideas about creative cellphone uses we should be fighting for, not against. Check out his clever ideas over at the speaker’s page where he has generously donated his podcast and presentation […]

  3. LA Welcomes New STAR Educators

    Congratulations to our new DE STAR Educator! Debra Coleman We appreciate your commitment to students and learning. Welcome Aboard to one of the best resources available to educators worldwide! Stay tuned to our LA DEN Blog for exciting events this coming year! Check out our list of new STARS just this year! Louisiana is on […]

  4. Regional DEN Events Scheduled

    Hello LA Educators!  We are making plans to attend the Regional Institute in Dallas.  Other events are taking place in other cities, so please try to find one that suits your travel plans.  We need to keep our connections with each other active and engaging!  Be sure to bookmark the DEN National Blog for great ideas […]

  5. Welcome New LA STARs!

    We are once again excited to announce our newest STAR DE’s: Linda Lingefelt Lisa Pumphrey We are excited about the opportunities Discovery has in store for these new DEN Members. They are now part of the global community of educators who have a strong desire to bring innovative classrooms to their students. Leave a post […]


    Congratulations to our new DE STAR Educators! Tracie Spicuzza, LA Cindy Wallace, LA Heidi Wilson, LA Charlotte Withrow, LA We appreciate your commitment to students and learning. Welcome Aboard to one of the best resources available to educators worldwide! Stay tuned to our LA DEN Blog for exciting events this coming year! How about a […]


    Louisiana Discovery Educator Network STAR Educators Event Audubon Zoo – New Orleans, LA Saturday, June 7, 2008 10AM – 3PM GPS Tour of the Zoo – Create digital projects for instructional use Lunch will be provided BYOL (Bring your own laptop) All other materials/equipment will be provided Hosted by: New Orleans area STAR Educators RSVP […]

  8. Spring is here and CONGRATULATIONS are in order…

    Congratulations to Susan Tompkins for being awarded $541 from www.donorschoose.org . This is site is a great way for teachers to receive resources for the classroom. DonorsChoose.org is a not-for-profit website whose mission and philosophy are focused on student learning. Check out Susan’s award here KUDOS SUSAN!!!!!! PS….I hope everyone has a great end of […]

  9. Ever wanted to have a "Second Life"…Check it out…

    Ever thought you were to old to play video games? Well… “Second Life” is a virtual community that is similar to a video game but has great value in joining. You can download it and begin by creating your avatar. Participation in “Second Life” provides a virtual area where you can collaborate with other educators. […]

  10. LA LC is already planning a Summer Event!

    To all our Louisiana STAR Discovery Educators, please support our plans to host a summer event! Gwen Thomas and Susan Tompkins are working to coordinate a date, time, and place so stay tuned to this blog for more information. As STAR DE’s we all should be promoting the benefits of the DEN, Discovery Streaming, and […]

  11. DEN-Virtual Conference…Greatest Virtual and Live Event In the South

    Two great Louisiana locations and one great Discovery Education Network Virtual Conference on February 2nd! Don’t miss out! Louisiana is fortunate enough to host two “Live” conferences including awesome keynotes speakers and breakout sessions. If you live in North Louisiana you can attend the “Live” conference at Northwood High School in Shreveport and if you […]

  12. LPB Upcoming Events

    I hope that you all are having a good year. I am not sure how many of you get LPB information from Ellen Wydra, Ph.D., Director of Educational Television and Technology, so I am copying this useful information for you all. Enjoy…Karrie See below for the copy info…   1) LPB will be broadcasting the […]

  13. Technology Media Fair is looking for judges.

    See below for a great opportunity to get involved with other leadership councils. I hope that everyone has a safe holiday season and a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Karrie Elaine Plybon, blog coordinator for the Texas DEN Leadership Council, needs YOU! The Irving Independent School District in Irving, Texas, for which she […]

  14. EdTechConnect…check it out

    EdTechConnect w ith Daniel Pink, December 12th 7:00pm EST Daniel Pink , bestselling author of A WHOLE NEW MIND, will describe how three powerful economic forces are putting a premium on right-brain abilities in the workforce. He’ll describe the six artistic, empathic abilities that now matter most — and discuss how educators are beginning to […]

  15. LA Welcomes its Newest STARS!

    The LA LC welcomes our newest STARS: Debbie Keith Nicki Guidry Nicole Brondum Congratulations on becoming a STAR DE for the great state of Louisiana.  We look forward to seeing you grow as an educator and wish you the best!   Let’s give them a hearty welcome by leaving comments below.  Any active Discovery Educator can […]

  16. Louisiana Launches Leadership Council!

    Hello Louisiana! This is our first official blog for the Louisiana DEN!  This blog’s purpose is to be a place for sharing ideas, links, and cool tools.  We are excited to be a part of the DEN community where the support is unparalleled.  We thrive on communication and education about technology, especially how it impacts our classrooms and our students! We have a brief introduction […]