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Join Me Virtually On My Adventure to the Polar Bear Leadership Camp

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In just six weeks I will leaving on an amazing adventure to learn about polar bears in their natural habitat.  Thanks to Discovery Education and Polar Bears International, Tammy Einarson and I were the recipients of this wonderful trip.  We will be spending a week with zookeepers and other educators on a tundra buggy outside of Churchill, Canada […]

Who’s Going to the Tundra?!?!

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Our amazing friends at Polar Bears International offered two full scholarships to active members of the DEN community to attend their Leadership Camp in October 2012. Applicants were asked to create an original video that answers: “If selected as a DEN Ambassador how will you bring your experience at Polar Bears International Leadership Camp in […]

Which STARs want to go to the tundra?

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Seriously.  The title of the post is real.  If you are a STAR Discovery Educator, in good standing, active, polished, full of DEN-thusiasm and all that stuff, pay attention. Our amazing friends at Polar Bears International have offered two full scholarships to active members of the DEN community (i.e., STAR Discovery Educators) to attend their […]

Social Learning Summit

Join thousands of educators online and in-person as the DEN team goes virtual with Classroom 2.0 for the Social Learning Summit. Colorado will be joining the The Social Learning Summit from 3 different sites on Saturday, April 21, 2012 from 9am-1pm. Metro Area-6th Avenue Elementary, 560 Vaughn St., Aurora CO 80011 South-Clear Sky Elementary School […]

STAR Techbook Promotion February Winner!!

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Congratulations to Linda Epps from Orange Middle School in Orange, NJ who was selected from hundreds of STAR educators who participated in the February promotion!!  Linda will be receiving her very own iPad 2 from Discovery Education. It’s not too late! During March we will have the second part of our STAR Techbook Promotion and another […]

NC DEN & Sci Con

NC DEN is presenting an in-person Sci Con event. Don’t miss out. Sign up today!                     Dr. James Z. Zhang, Interim Dean of the The Kimmel School at Western Carolina University, and Dr. Chip Ferguson, Interim Department Head for the Engineering and Technology Department welcome Discovery Educators to their campus to hold this years […]

Rock Our World!

Verona Area School District Students Collaborate with Others Around the World, Submitted by Rita A. Mortenson Since the start of the school year, the 3rd graders in Ms. Karie Huttner’s class and the high school students in Ms. Julie Jenewein’s, class along with Ms. Rita Mortenson, have been busy making music, videos and skyping (video chatting) […]

NC DEN SciCon Event

                  Dr. James Z. Zhang, Interim Dean of the The Kimmel School at Western Carolina University, and Dr. Chip Ferguson, Interim Department Head for the Engineering and Technology Department welcome Discovery Educators to their campus to hold this years SciCon Event. They will also provide a tour of their Engineering and Technology facility. Don’t miss […]

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 […]

Chrome OS – Great for Education

Yesterday, Google debuted Chrome OS, their operating system for computers. Chrome OS is based on the Chrome browser. Your apps are available from the Chrome Web Store. There are already a lot of apps available. You will have the ability to work offline also. What I like about Chrome OS is that this is a very lightweight […]

Tundra Connections

Thanks to our friends at Polar Bears International (especially STAR DE Julene Reed) we have the distinct pleasure to offer our DEN community the opportunity to participate in a series of live webcasts from the tundra – Tundra Connections – where your students can meet and talk with world-renowned scientists while they’re right in the […]

Tundra Connections

Thank you to everyone who connected with us over the past couple days as we participated in Polar Bears International’s Tundra Connections program.  We had a fantastic turnout for the Discovery Education sessions! Students learned a lot about polar bears and the scientists talked a lot about what we can do to help protect these […]

What Do Your Students Know About Google?

Jen Brinson: Google Apps ~ More & Even More Did you know that last month the United States government conducted 4200 Google searches? Do you wonder what they did before Google? On that note, Jennifer Brinson, STAR DEN Leadership Council Events Member and Salisbury High School‘s Instructional Coach, spent the day teaching my 10th and […]

Students FLIP for Movie Making with DEN STAR Jennifer Brinson

Become a STAR http://tinyurl.com/2dabg9h Something DEN STARS learned at the PETE&C DENPreCon 2009 and the DEN Summer Institute 2010 is paying BIG dividends, really taking us beyond the textbook. Our opening day at Salisbury Township School District in Allentown, PA had a different and exciting look and feel. It began with 20 presentations by teachers, […]

Make Fun of Yourself!

If you have not created a cartoon or animation of yourself as an elf, Santa or trekker, then here is your chance. Make a fun avatar for use on your website or send an e-card to a family member. These are fun, but check them out completely before using with students. Some sites contain characters […]

Tundra Connections Webcast: Polar Bears in a Changing Climate

I strongly encourage you to tune into three webcasts next week (Mon-Wed) featuring STAR Discovery Educator Julene Reed. Julene and colleagues will be discussing polar bears and climate change live from the tundra. Click here to learn more about this amazing opportunity for you and your students. From the Learning Interchange blog: Webcasts from the […]

Self Reflection or Just Fun

If you have not created a cartoon animation of yourself as an elf, Santa or trekker, then here is your chance. Make a fun avatar for use on your website or send an e-card to a family member. These are fun, but check them out completely before using with students. Some sites contain partial nudity […]