Tag archives for STAR

  1. MacGyver Mindset Comes to DENvice

    While we probably can’t tell you how to build a spaceship out of a rubber band, a pencil and chewing gum, we can offer you simple, clever tips for your classroom. Our new weekly Star Tip feature will share quick and easy solutions for everyday classroom needs, including everything from building a tripod out of […]

  2. DENvisory Board Candidate: Jeannine Shields

    Jeannine Shields specializes as an elementary teacher and technology/instructional coach at the William B. Ward Elementary School in New Rochelle, New York. Currently a member of the DEN New York Leadership Council, Shields participates in the DEN through Google Hangouts and blogs along with the social media outlets Facebook and Twitter. In 2011 Shields won […]

  3. DENvisory Board Candidate: Karen Wells

    Teaching at Midland High School in the Midland District of Arkansas, Karen Wells is on the Leadership Council for Arkansas responsible for scheduling events that bring state-wide educators together. She is a mentor to educators and works with Discovery Education Partnership Managers to help connect them with DEN administrators and technology professionals in Arkansas. Wells […]

  4. DENvisory Board Candidate: Tony Spittell

    Teaching in the Magnolia School District in Anaheim, California, Tony Spittell specializes in the instruction and integration of technology inside the classroom and in the general learning world. As a member of the DEN Leadership Council, Spittell shares his DE experiences and supports teachers through presenting at multiple tech conferences in California including CUE Annual […]

  5. DENvisory Board Candidate: Carol Scholz

    Carol Scholz, the Technology Supervisor/Director at the Idaho State Department of Education plays an active role within the DEN community through her eager participation and the utilization of different DE products. She is charge of the Programs and Digital Learning page on the Idaho state government website giving information about becoming a DENstar along with […]

  6. DENvisory Board Candidate: Paula Naugle

    As an Elementary Teacher at Bissonet Plaza Elementary School in the Jefferson Parish Public School District (located in Louisiana), Paula Naugle specializes in math, science, and social studies while being an active member in the DEN community specifically using social media. Recently, for a day during ISTE13 Naugle took over the DEN Twitter account and […]

  7. DENvisory Board Candidate: Conni Mulligan

    DEN Guru and STAR Discovery Educator Conni Mulligan is an Instructional Technology Coach in the Buncombe Country Schools district in Asheville, North Carolina who specializes in technology integration. With DEN’s birth, Mulligan stood right beside; she supported the DEN in 2005, became a DEN member in 2006, and continues to provide staff Development for teachers […]

  8. DENvisory Board Candidate: Patti Grammens

    Patti Grammens has been part of the DEN community since the very beginning. With 13 years of teaching experience science, her DEN STAR membership, especially in the DEN Georgia community,  proved vital through her participation in and hosting of multiple Leadership Council events and working on the innovation and strategy team this year. She participated […]

  9. DENvisory Board Candidate: Mark Case

    Mark Case, a science teacher at Southern Guilford High in North Carolina, goes beyond the classroom by being an active member in the DEN community and integrating digital tools into the classroom curriculum. It is Case’s passion for sharing educational content, adapting to new technology for the future of education, and utilizing educational digital tools […]

  10. DENvisory Board Candidate: Tracie Belt

    Aside from teaching at Shorecrest Preparatory School in Florida, Tracie Belt has been an active member of the DEN community since 2006. She has experience teaching every grade level ranging from K-8th grade along with teaching internationally in Asia and Europe. Currently, she is a finalist in becoming a DEN Guru, attends all DEN virtual […]

  11. DENvisory Board Candidate: Joli Barker

    While Joli Barker is an elementary school teacher at the Slaughter Elementary School in McKinney, Texas, her title does not come close to ending there. Barker proved her candidacy through her active participation in numerous educational conferences and by holding a variety of positions across educational events and councils ranging from a member of the […]

  12. Keep Your STAR Status

    It’s almost that time of year.  I’m not talking about the time of the year when school ends, I’m talking about the time of the year when we confirm STAR status for our spectacular STAR Discovery Educators.  Remember, to maintain your STAR status, you need to report at least 2 events during the 2011-2012 school […]

  13. DEN Virtual Conference 2010 – Tech or Treat in Atlanta

    Thanks so much for your interest in the DEN Virtual Conference in Atlanta, GA. Registration is now closed.  Check back to the Georgia blog to learn about more great in-person events sponsored by the Georgia Leadership Council. Join thousands of educators online and in-person as the DEN team goes house to house to explore the […]

  14. Welcome to Our Newest Georgia STAR!

    Please welcome our newest Georgia DEN STAR, Brian Lewis! Brian joins us from Feagin Mill Middle School in Houston County Schools. We’re thrilled to have you in the DEN community! Already a STAR? Maintain Your STAR Status for 2010-2011! As the new school year approaches, make sure you keep your STAR status.  We’ve added a […]

  15. Maintain Your DEN STAR Status!

    As the new school year approaches, make sure your STAR status is intact. All you have to do is report at least two events from this school year. When you log into the DEN website (http://dencommunity.com) you’ll see “Report Event” in your profile. Let us know how you’ve shared the power of Discovery with your […]