Tag archives for North Carolina News

  1. Additional NC Site for Geocaching Day Announced

    Okay Charlotte area!  You didn’t think that we forgot about you, did you?  Brad Fountain and I (Justin) are looking forward to hosting a morning of Geocaching at the US National Whitewater Center.  You can visit the invitation below for details.  Space is limited, so be sure to let us know soon if you will […]

  2. NC Participates in 1st DEN Geocaching Day

    On May 30, 2009, North Carolina educators participated in the 1st DEN Geocaching Day at two locations:  Etowah and Kinston   Etowah, NC Twelve geocachers began the day at the newly opened Etowah Public Library where they learned about how GPS satellites work, GPS devices and Geocaching.  They then spent some time looking for some small caches around […]

  3. DEN Geocaching Day

    Fifteen states will participate in the first-ever DEN Geocaching Day and North Carolina is one of them!  Two events are planned for Saturday, May 30, 2009 in which educators are invited to learn about geocaching and using GPS devices. Location #1 – Golden Corral – Kinston, NC Time:  8:30- Contact:  DEN Guide: Lee Yahnker, dragonflyly@netscape.net  Location […]

  4. Snapshot from Fall Science Supervisors Meeting in Charlotte

    The Fall Science Supervisors Meeting was held in Charlotte, NC, October 29, 2008, in conjunction with the North Carolina Science Leadership Association (NCSLA) meeting and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) regional meeting.  The purpose of these meetings were to update districts on current North Carolina issues and national initiatives in science education. Elementary, Middle […]

  5. DENliest Catch Fall Promotion!!!

    Have you heard? The DEN just announced the DENliest Catch Fall Promotion:  http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/blog/2008/09/26/denliest-catch-08/.  Let’s go SOUTH REGION – we can take it this time.  Last Spring, Kim Randall and her dedicated team of DENners in the West won it.  We can do it South Region.  Let’s get out there…talk to all your fellow teachers, colleagues, anyone who will […]

  6. Discovery Educator Network – National Institute

    WOW!!  The National Institute for DEN STAR educators is this week in Silver Springs, MD at Discovery’s Headquarters!  The Institute is PHENOMINAL!!  What a treat – from Hall Davidson’s amazing tips for adding media/streaming into Google Earth to Steve Dembo’s animated keynote on the wonderful, free social networking, video broadcasting, & web 2.0 resources (such […]

  7. North Carolina's Project K-nect at NECC 2008

      Another great year at NECC – there are so many great sessions this week.  For me, it started off even before reaching San Antonio.  On my connecting flight from North Carolina (in Atlanta), we were in line with Kathy Schrock – WOW…an honest to goodness techno-star!!! And then today, I had the pleasure of attending a wonderful exhibitor’s session […]

  8. NECC 2008 is around the corner…Will You Be There?

    So who’s heading to San Antonio??  Any session in particular you want to attend?  Maybe you want to hear North Carolina’s very own, David Warlick talk about “Our Students  Our World” or Kathy Schrock discuss online communities.  You can’t miss Alan November’s session on designing rigorous and globally connected assignments or Tammy Worcester’s integrated technology projects.   […]

  9. NC Revamps Computer Skills Test

    Framework for Change: The Next Generation of Assessments and Accountability North Carolina educators…have you heard the latest news on the NC Computer Skills??  The current NC computer skills test is to be reviewed and revised to ensure it measures 21st century ICT literacy, including understanding of systems of technology. The testing window for students to […]