Author Archives: Conni Mulligan

Geocaching Day 2011 in NC & Flash Mob Experience

Our very own Mark Case will be hosting an event at Southern Guilford High School in Greensboro, NC on Saturday, May 21, 2011.  If you are interested in attending please CLICK HERE to fill out the registration form. Coordinates:  meet at N 35° 56.952 W 079° 51.430, teacher parking lot of Southern Guilford High School.

Kelly Hines Receives DENny Award

Way to go Kelly.  She just received the DEN Blog Award for this school year.  I knew that she was a gem when I started reading her personal blogs over a year ago.  We are so excited to have her on our team. LOVE YOU KELLY!!

Getting Started Geocaching with Your Students

Decide what part of the curriculum you want to integrate with GPS devices?  Anything goes!!!!  What do you want the students to learn from the activity or how will completing this activity enhance the curriculum that you have taught in the classroom? Find out how many GPS devices you have available to use and determine

NCTIES – Only 1 Week Away!!

Celebrating 40 Years!!! You have exactly one week left to make arrangements to attend NCTIES in Raleigh, March 2-4, 2011.  According to the twitter feed, 1300 people have pre-registered and you can still register onsite next week.   Here is a list of the featured speakers for Pre-conference and Concurrent Session: Rushton Hurley – Keynote Speaker

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

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,  Location

The Vanishing Frog

                     Thursday evening, I was privileged to attend a screening for Jeff Corwin’s The Vanishing Frog, a new Animal Planet Documentary in Charlotte, NC at the Discovery Place.  Jeff began his presentation by stating “It was hard to get people to see that frogs are sexy things,” and I very much agreed.  He