Author Archives: Dean Mantz

Interactive Human Body

Interactive Human Body

In this time of education initiatives including 1:1 and Interactive Whiteboards, Google has taken another step towards solidifying their role as an education resource. Prior to Christmas break, one of the hot topics on Twitter was Google Lab’s Body Browser.  I found the conversations very interesting  and I decided to investigate the new Google Lab’s

Celebrate Our Heroes – Fort Leavenworth

When thinking of November we first think of Thanksgiving and it being National Breast Cancer Awareness month. However, for many, their is one day that remains quite special to those of us that have had friends and family members give their lives so we may enjoy life, freedom, and ability to make our own decisions.

Discover Our Heroes

Day of Discovery Event:  Discover Our Heroes (sponsored by Discovery Education and the Kansas Discovery Educator Network Leadership Council) When:  Saturday, November 6th Where:  Bradley Elementary School, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas Time:  8:30 – 2:30 Cost:  FREE (lunch will be provided) Join us for a day of Discovery Education and Digital Storytelling at Bradley Elementary, located

Join DEN in Branson, Missouri

The Discovery Education Leadership Councils for Missouri, Arkansas, and Kansas invite you to participate in a joint event providing face-to-face learning while enjoying the DEN Virtual Conference.  The Virtual Conference event is planned for October 23rd at Branson Elementary West with a Geocache/photo walk to take place at Shepherd of the Hills Hatchery by Lake

DEN Streamathon

Streamathon 2010 The 5th annual Discovery Education Streamathon is September 14, 2010. We’ve got a full day of information-packed sessions on how to integrate DE streaming and the newest online technologies used by today’s media-savvy students into classroom instruction. Here’s the schedule. Come for an hour or spend the entire day with us! (All times are eastern

Google Apps goes YouTube

In reading through my Google Reader subscriptions I came across a Google Docs blog posting talking about tutorial videos for several of their applications.  The applications include spreadsheets, forms, documents, presentations as well as functionality within each application.  Additionally, I feel there are two great features available on the Google Docs YouTube channel.  The first feature is how the

Call for Science Resources

Discovery Education and 3M have joined forces to create ScienceofEverydayLife.com, an exciting new program that stirs imagination and encourages students to explore the science that is all around us.  Launching in September,ScienceofEverydayLife.com will feature standards-aligned lesson plans, an interactive area dedicated to learning more about innovation, a sweepstakes and more!Now is your chance to provide your ideas

New Year New Star

As we kick-off the 2010-2011 school year the Kansas Leadership Council will be looking to highlight KS DEN STAR members new and old.  We start of this year asking that you please welcome Tom Angelo to the Kansas Discovery Educators Network “STAR” family.  Keep checking back for new postings as we look to host events

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