1. Hall Came to SC!

    Hall Davidson

    I had the honor of attending the 35th anniversary of the South Carolina Middle School Association conference. Discovery Education was well represented – Hall Davidson kept a full house during the Closing Session.  For those who have misplaced his presentations: linkyy.com/HallDavidsonHandouts and/or linkyy.com/MDLA. I know my colleagues will soon be using his tools. Thanks DEN […]

  2. A Great Collection of EdTech Pins

    I know so many educators that are becoming addicted to Pinterest.  Pinterest is a great resource for classroom ideas and a fun way to store and share your favorite sites, links, ideas, products, and images. If you are educator that is using technology in your classroom, you need to take a look at the pinboards […]

  3. Meet MeMe Trading Cards

    After a full Saturday at school (yes, I feel like I live there), it was fun to come home to find my Trading Cards in the mail. I also received one of Jonathan Brewer & Anna Tiry. Have you ordered yours? What do you think? Thank you DEN!

  4. MashUp: ToonDoo and Discovery Education

    Are you looking for a fun way to integrate technology with a research project?   Try using ToonDoo.com with DiscoveryEducation.com resources to create factual comic strips! Start by using DiscoveryEducation.com with your students so they can learn about their topics.  Discovery has a variety of content for your students to explore (videos, articles, handouts, interactives, audio, songs, […]

  5. President’s Day Resources

    In honor of President’s Day (February 20th), I am providing you with some elementary level, interactive sites that you can use on your Smartboard or computer stations to teach about US Presidents and the presidency: Our Nations Leaders:                   Dynamite Presidents:             […]

  6. SC Shining Star

    Wondering who’s getting their airfare covered by the DEN? Yes, it’s one of our own! Introducting SC DEN LC’s Social Media Coordinator and winner of a coveted seat at the DEN SI 2012~~ Karen Ogen is the Technology Integration Specialist for the Richland 5 School District in Lexington, SC. She has been teaching technology integration […]

  7. PhotoPeach Creates Interactive Assessments

    Last week at the FETC (Florida Educational Technology Conference) I attended a session about online tools that can be used for assessment by Kyle Schutt.  Although I have used PhotoPeach before, I had forgotten that the program had the ability to create a quiz from your images.  This makes PhotoPeach a great assessment tool. Simply upload your photos to PhotoPeach.com, choose a […]

  8. QR Codes in the Classroom

    qr codes project image

    I recently created this presentation to share with the Reading Council of South Carolina to show educators, media specialists, and administrators how QR codes could be used in the media center and with literacy.  I have updated the presentaion to include examples of how QR codes can be used across the curriculum.   Do you have an idea […]

  9. Flipping, Dancing and Sliding at FETC

    We just got back from FETC (the Florida Educational Technology Conference) in Orlando where Karen Ogen and Andrea Rollison attended the Pre-Conference DEN Day of Discovery that was hosted by the fabulous Florida DEN Leadership Team. This was a full day packed of learning and fun with Dr. Lodge McCammon and NC teacher Katie Gimbar. […]

  10. DEN SCIcon 2012 comes to SC

    The lowcountry/midlands will be the scene of teachers sharing refreshing strategies while enjoying their refreshments compliments of Chik fil a. Caver-Edisto Middle School will host the virtual science professional development day, Saturday, January 28, 2012. Everyone is invited. Just log onto Wufoo.com https://lrougeux.wufoo.com/forms/sc-denscicon-event-2012/ to register for your seat at this fabulous day of networking.

  11. SC Shining Stars

    Introducing a monthly segment introducing you to one of South Carolina’s shining DEN STARs. This month we will introduce you to the Blog Coordinator, Norma Jean Rockwell. Mrs. Rockwell teaches Industrial Technology courses at Carver-Edisto Middle School in Cope, SC. She began teaching at CEMS four years ago; after beginning her teaching (3rd) career in […]

  12. SC DEN Fall Virtual Conference

    Join the SC DEN Leadership Council for a day of amazing professional development in Lexington, SC. We will be at Meadow Glen Elementary School on October 22nd. We will start at 9:00 a.m. and go to 3:00 p.m. Please register for the event at https://lrougeux.wufoo.com/forms/fall-virtcon-2011-lexington-sc/ Come early and stay as long as you wish. Refreshments […]

  13. Join the SC DEN LC Discovery Learning Virtual Conference being held at Carver-Edisto Middle School in Cope, S.C. on October 22, 2011. Light refreshments will be served and will start at 9:00 a.m. Let Norma Rockwell know that you plan to attend, so she will have enough refreshments for those attending. {cemsteacher@gmail.com} The dress code […]

  14. Skype in the Classroom @ SC ETV Technology Workshop

    South Carolina DEN LC members Karen Ogen and Norma Rockwell will be presenting technology tips for the classroom at the South Carolina ETV Technology Workshops July 26-28, 2011. Registration is still available through South Carolina ETV StreamlineSC Norma will share Skype for Educators. “Skype in the classroom is a free community to help teachers everywhere […]

  15. Geocaching SmartPhone Apps

    Below you will find some apps that we have found that can be downlaoded onto various SmartPhones.  Some listed are free, while others do have a small charge. FREE – WINDOWS MOBILE touchscreen models – direct download link: http://1942.rocketspace.net/PQzII/GCzII_20110212_1000_0235_71_GS.cab ANDROID –  http://www.geocaching.com/android/default.aspx iPHONE – http://www.geocaching.com/iphone/default.aspx BLACKBERRY -http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/reviews/2083?lang=en Android: http://cgeo.carnero.cc/ Windows  Mobile Phones:  http://www.freewarepocketpc.net/ppc-tag-geocaching.html  

  16. SC Geocaching

    SC DEN Geocaching Day 2011 It’s time for Hide and Seek techno style! Join educators from across SC as we learn to Geocach using GPS devices. We will conclude our Geocaching event in Falls Park so bring the family, cooler, and picnic blanket. A light lunch will be provided. This activity sponsored by the Discovery […]

  17. Spring VirtCon 2011:SC In-Person Events

    Join the DEN online or in-person for the Spring Virtual Conference! This event is scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 30th. Think Outside the Book with thousands of educators from all over the world as we connect during this unique professional development experience where you can attend in-person, online or both! Learn powerful ways […]

  18. The AmeriDEN Idol

    The AmeriDEN Idol event on March 30th was incredibly entertaining and informative. South Carolina STARs came together to share some innovative and creative gadgets and tools for the classroom. Steven Tyler thought all the presentations were “beautiful man”, Randy “was down with it Dawg”, and Ellen just loved everybody. Checkout the list of things shared. […]