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  1. Mousey Monday – Global Wrap

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                            Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers!! Mousey wanted to bring to your attention Discovery Education’s weekly series Global Wrap. Global Wrap is a weekly roundup of the major news reports occurring throughout the world. The series provides an engaging overview […]

  2. Learn More About ConnectED!

    While this may be old news for many, you might be interested to learn more about the White House’s latest proposal to support ConnectED, the digital transition taking place in classrooms across the country. Through this initiative, President Obama sets a country-wide goal of connecting 99% of classrooms with broadband and high-speed Internet access over […]

  3. LPB Day of Discovery in Baton Rouge

    Friday, September 10, 2010 was a great day for Discovery educators in the state of Louisiana. LPB (Louisiana Public Broadcasting) and DEN  (Discovery Educator Network) worked together to bring a Day of Discovery to Baton Rouge. The Louisiana State Museum donated the venue that was used for the day of workshop presentations. Hall Davidson, Steve […]

  4. VIP Reception at the Louisiana State Museum

    I was so excited to be able to attend the VIP Reception hosted by Discovery Education Network (DEN) and Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB) tonight at the Louisiana State Museum in Baton Rouge. Over 150 distinguished guests gathered to celebrate the announcement of the winning users of Discovery Streaming through the LPB portal. I got to […]

  5. Congratulations to 2010-2011 LC Members

    The new members of the Leadership Councils have been announced. Congratulations to everybody and let’s make this 25th anniversary year one to remember. You can view all the Leadership Council members on this document. I’d like to welcome back Susan Tompkins as the chair for our LC here in Louisiana. I’d also like to warmly welcome […]

  6. Another PD Opportunity

    A great professional development opportunity is being offered tomorrow night. Check it out and register for the webinar.     21 Ways to Engage 21st Century Learners  Comcast Learning On Demand Professional Development SeriesWednesday, June 9 at 7:00 PM ETLearn how to move beyond “stand alone” methods of teacher and replace it with a model […]

  7. Congratulations to the DENny 2010 Award Winners

    On the evening of May 25 we celebrated our second annual DENny Awards, and what a celebration it was! Please join me in congratulating this year’s DENny Award winners! PL-DEN Award Erin Misegadis, KS Dean Mantz, KS Mary Del Bianco, MD DENnis Grice, CA Best Individual Blog  Krisitn Anquilino Caroline LaMagna Best Leadership Council Blog […]

  8. What do teachers do when it snows?

    What do tech-savvy teachers do when school is cancelled? A. Sleep in B. Catch up on emails C. Use their children as guinea pigs D. Try out new web tools E. ALL OF THE ABOVE I am taking a wild guess that many of you chose E. ( unless you don’t have children)  With the exception […]

  9. Get Your Web On!

    February is the month of many things, but one of the most lovely things is the Webinar series!  This month’s offerings include: EdTechConnect with Alan Levine Wednesday, February 17 at 7 PM ET Top Ten STEM Resources Wednesday, February 17 at 7 PM ET Shining STARs Tuesday, February 23 at 7 PM ET Register for the webinars […]

  10. Class of 2010 – Gurus

    DEN announces the first class of DEN Gurus. Over the past few months the great folks at DEN have been reviewing the applications for the inaugural class of DEN Gurus. They had a vast talent pool from which to select,  but they were finally able to select the winners. ·  Traci Blazosky Creative Construction with Multimedia Clarion Area School District, PA ·  Tim […]

  11. "Brace for Impact" the STARS in NYC!

    Yes Brace for Impact the DEN STARS arrive in New York City! Thirty seats were available for STARS to attend the premiere of the documentary of Captain Cheslely Sullenberger, the pilot of flight 1549, who had to land the aircraft in the Hudson River because a flight of Canada geese flew into both engines. Over […]

  12. Discovery on Top 10 List

    I just show a tweet about another Top Ten List. I love these kind of lists so I opened the link and was taken to Times Online list of The 10 best educational websites. I scanned quickly down to see which websites made the list. Discovery got the nod at #4. Go Discovery. The competition […]

  13. Dining with the STARS at LaCUE

    Susan Tompkins, Louisiana LC Chair, did an awesome job of hosting the annual “Dining with the STARS” dinner. It was held at Shucks on Wednesday, December 2 at 7 pm. There were about 25 people in attendance and I got to meet the rest of the LALC face-to-face. Susan Tompkins, Susan Gauthier, and Cindy Wallace […]

  14. Welcome to the Discovery Educator Network!

    We are very excited to welcome our new Louisiana STAR Discovery Educators!   Beverly Barquet – Region 1 Teaching, Learning and Technology Center – Plaquemines Parish David Hand – Emily C. Watkins School – St. John Parish Denise Clark – Region 4 Teaching, Learning and Technology Center – Vermilion Parish We look forward to working with you […]

  15. LA is Active

    Greetings LA DEN STARS! The following is an excerpt from guest blogger, Lisa Pumphrey. We are spreading the word about “ActivConnectLA” – a users group/mini-conference to be held at Cope Middle School in Bossier City on Saturday, August 29th.  This is a tremendous opportunity for teacher/users of Promethean ActivClassroom products to gather, learn from peer/colleagues, […]

  16. Flip Out to Vote

    Cross-posted on Cliotech And I don’t mean flip-flop. I received an e-mail from Lizzy Berryman (Director, Teachers Center, NewsHour) that I think will appeal to many of my readers. She gave me permission to share this with you. Do you have students in your classes who are voting for the first time? Do you want […]