Monthly Archives: February 2011

Quest for Curiosity:Registration is Open!

Quest for Curiosity:Registration is Open!

The DEN is pleased to announce that registration for the Quest for Curiosity is now open! The Quest for Curiosity is a teacher-led activity allowing students to navigate Discovery Education STREAMING resources to find answers to 10 questions spanning core curriculum areas. No matter what grade you teach and what your academic focus is, the Quest for Curiosity

Maine to FETC

Great day at FETC pre conference Day of Discovery. Yes Reed Timmer was in the building. His key note was great. Thanks Discovery! Ann Boucher (former Maine DEN Star now a Florida DEN Star), Reed and Carol Miller. Steve Dembo partially hidden LOL

Great Events from Science House in NC

Check out these great spring workshops from The Science House – open to any teacher! Register at Forensics March 12 , 2011 (Rescheduled from February 5) Located at The Science House in Raleigh NC Lead Instructor: Gina Barrier, Western Outreach Coordinator What is better than a good mystery? Intrigue and excite your students by turning

iPad, or iFad?

If you had an iPad, what would you do with it? Could it help with your day-to-day workflow? Which would you grab for those routine tasks, iPad or laptop? I spent a day tallying my choices. 5:30 AM Alarm Clock (app) I was dreaming. It was warm, no snow, I heard birds, and then this


I absolutely love attending Pete&C. I love to see my “east coast” PA friends and to network and learn new amazing technology applications relevant to my job. But there is one thing that I love even more… and that is when deserving people are recognized for the amazing things they do. This is exactly what

Check Out TurfMutt, Another Great Free Science Program

Discovery Education and the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute’s Education and Research Foundation announce the launch of TurfMutt, an online science-based program designed to help educators teach an appreciation of outdoor landscapes. The digital curriculum is led by Lucky, a real-life rescue dog who encourages kids to protect the land around them. TurfMutt includes lesson plans

Capturing the Inimitable Hall Davidson at #DENPreCon11

Hall with a BT-1Wireless Webcam If you missed Hall Davidson at the DENs PreCon 2011 on Sunday, February 13, 2011, here’s your second chance. Wish I could provide a video because Hall is always entertaining and informing, but for this session, you’ll have to settle down to listening. Here’s Hall on Take a Page from