METC is right around the corner and we look forward to seeing you there.  Discovery Education will be located at booth # 2.  Featured Speaker Lance Rougeux, Mike Bryant, Brad Weir and Brad Hagaman from Discovery will be in attendance.  Be sure to check-out Lance’s sessions: Science, Literacy and Technology -Lance Rougeux (Elementary, Middle, High) […]

  2. EdTechConnect with Alan Levine

    EdTechConnect with Alan Levine Featured presenter Alan Levine, the author of CogDogBlog, will share his astounding 50+ ways to create a digital story! The session will cover a basic basic story development that can be created in a web 2.0 tool using images, audio, and/or video. Don’t miss it!Register now!

  3.   The Missouri and Kansas Leadership Councils met this weekend to plan and strategize events for the Spring. Below are just two of the events we have planed so far. Check back often for updates and we hope to see you at our events! DEN Virtual Conference – April 24 – The Missouri LC will be […]

  4. Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge

    The DEN Can Change the World: Win a Trip to NSTA in Philadelphia, PA The Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge gives students the opportunity, tools and inspiration to become active agents of environmental change. Elementary and middle school classes from across the country can participate in the challenge to create sustainable, reproducible environmental […]

  5. Upcoming Webinars

    Upcoming Webinars Discovery Connect with Michio Kaku from the Science Channel Tuesday, January 19 at 4 PM ET   EdTechConnect with Cheryl Lemke Wednesday, January 20 at 7 PM ET

  6. 10 tech alternatives to book reports

    Check out these ideas for making reading and reporting back more interesting. There are some great ideas. If you have other ideas please shaare.  The 10 tech alternatives to book reports can be found at: http://theapple.monster.com/benefits/articles/8529-10-technology-enhanced-alternatives-to-book-reports?page=2 Kelly Tenkely | TheApple.com 1. Let students create a cartoon version of the book they have just finished. Use a […]

  7. Den Updates

    *Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge* – The Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge (http://wecanchange.com ) is open to K-8 this year and next year it will be K-12. Since this is a program that the vast majority (and next year everyone) of the community can participate in I wanted to truly enroll […]

  8. Fall Virtual Conference

    Join us for the DEN 2009 Fall Virtual Conference. This unique event provides a combination of face to face in person experiences with high caliber virtual presentations. The net result? A day of learning and networking like none other you’ve experience before! View face-to-face locations and register here.

  9. Welcome Back to School!

    It’s that time of year again. The  school year is new and full of promise and excitement. While you are making your plans for the year, be sure to check our web site and Discovery Educator’s Network for awesome ideas that you can use in your classroom. Also, Missouri DEN Leadership Council is planning many […]

  10. Geocaching at Bourgeois Vineyards

      MO DEN Sponsors Geocaching and Winery Tour When: July 2 from 2:00-8:00 Where: Les Bourgeois Vineyards in Rocheport, MO (Just West of Columbia, MO -Exit 115 off I-70) Les Bourgeois Vineyards12847 W Highway BbRocheport, MO 65279Bring a co-teacher and join the MO DEN LC for a unique and free professionaldevelopment and networking opportunity. We […]

  11. Discovery Geocaching Day in Missouri

    Missouri DEN participated in Discovery’s Geocashing Day on June 6, in Platte City. Everyone had a great time. We are planning on launching our Travel bug on July 2 in Rocheport Missouri and tour the winery and have dinner. If you would like to participate comment on this blog and leave your email address. DiscoveryEducation […]

  12. Cast a Vote and Help a MO DEN STAR!

    Calling all MO DEN members…How would you like to help a Missouri 4th grade student win a national contest to represent us! Connor won the “Limit the Sun” contest sponsored by the Shade Foundation with his poster “The Good, The Bad, And The Sunburned”. Connor needs your help by voting on the following website for […]

  13. DEN Virtual Conference

    DEN Virtual Conference: Register Today!   Register Today! Spring Into Action with the DEN and join thousands of educators who are passionate about integrating media into their instruction and collaborating with each other to improve student achievement. During this unique (and free) professional development event you have the flexibility to attend online or in-person at one of many […]

  14. METC 2009 and Smilebox

    METC 2009 – What a great opportunity to meet so many DEN members!  The networking, collaboration, discussion and friendships that emerged will help to catalyze MO DEN’s future! Wanna try Smilebox in your classroom?  Visit The Teacher’s Toolbox to sign up for a free premium account.

  15. Visual learner web sites

    Our tech person gave us these web sites that are good for visual learners. Check them out and let me know what you think. Did any one go to METC? How was it? Did you learn about any good websites? Let me know and we will post them here for others to check out. 1. […]

  16. Den at METC 2009

     Are you going to METC in St. Charles? Below is some information from DEN about the conference. If you are going, please e-mail me and let me know how it was and what you learned.  Also, let me know if you found any new web sites that inspired you or any new WEB 2.0 tools. […]

  17. Missouri DEN Visits the Roasterie! On Jan 3, 2009 the Missouri Leadership Team along with several DEN members toured the Roasterie in Kansas City. We learned the history of coffee and also how to cup coffee. It was a wonderful tour and very informative. DEN members in attendance were: Cathy Mulligan, Vickie lamb, Christine Jones, […]

  18. Have your Students' Voices Heard!

    Emints is offering the following opprotunity for your students to make their voices heard: In Your Presidential Minute, students have a chance to address President-Elect Barack Obama. What issues most concern students? What campaign promises should top his to-do list? Get more details on ePals Election Central. Get creative! Submit a one-minute video or podcast, […]

  19. Christmas party in Second Life

    This information is from the Blog for Second Life. If you have a life in Second Life check out the Den Christmas party and then comment here. Have a Merry Christmas! Mark Your Calendars – A Gift From the DEN in SL – December 17th As our real lives are filled with parties and calorie-consumption, […]

  20. Wiki for Web 2.0 Resources

    I have set up a Wiki to gather resources for teachers at my school to use and experiment with. The wiki site is centerweb20.wikispaces.com. I would love if anyone else in Missouri would like to contribute to this wiki and use it as a resource for web 2.0 info. Hope to hear from you.

  21. Animoto Upgrade

    Hello Missouri!I just found out abut a new enhancement for Animoto I thought I would share with you. Animoto is a great site for creating slide shows with your pictures. Check it out and  post your animoto videos so we can see what creative teachersare doing in Missouri. You can now insert text into your […]