Author Archives: Dean Mantz

Learning with the DEN

Learning with the DEN

Who ever said summer school isn’t fun? Get ready for your school year with an amazing series of free professional development sessions from the Discovery Educator Network (DEN)! DEN Summer School begins August 2. Click on any of the session titles below for more information and to register. All sessions start at 11AM ET. Week

Enhancing LiveBinders

The ladies of LiveBinders, Tina and Barbara, have announced recent updates to enhance the ability of this great web 2.0 tool. The enhancements have improved searching for educational resources (education based binders), the long awaited functionality of managing uploaded files, and providing insight into the methods used to secure your LiveBinders files. Here are the

DE Produces U.S. Geography App

Attention all Discovery Education and iPhone/Touch application users – Discovery Education releases their own U.S. Geography application on June 17, 2010 for $4.99.  This is a stand alone application and NOT part of the paid subscription.(Here is the information from June Newsletter)

DENny Award 2010 Recognition

We would like to thank all of our Kansas Discovery Educators and fellow DEN STARS across the country for recognizing the efforts of the Kansas Leadership Council bloggers.  Those bloggers responsible for keeping everyone informed are: Erin Misegadis (Also received an individual DENny Award) Amie Stoffel Mary Frazier Tanya Szanto Dean Mantz (Also received an

DEN 3.0 LIVE!

If you participated in our Spring Virtual Conference or our Teacher Appreciation Week, then you already know that change was in the air.  Well, today we go live!  The next generation of the DEN community website is up and we couldn’t be more thrilled.  It features an all new look and feel, designed to keep

TWEET FOR EDTECH TODAY!!

Join in the following initiative in support of Ed Tech funding sponsored by CoSN, and the EdTech Action Network:   Join the campaign! Today, MAY 12, advocates from across the country are tweeting for education technology funding. Funding for classroom technology is in jeopardy, but together we can make our tweets heard and urge Congress

DEN Teacher Appreciation Week: May 3-7, 2010

  It’s that time of the year again where we celebrate our STARs for all the great work they do every day.  Make sure to check the DEN blog every day next week.  We have special surprises lined up all week that you won’t want to miss.  Also, mark these dates and times on your

"The Knowledge Sharing Place"

“To Be or Not To Be…..That is the question.” In this case, are we educators organized with our resources and lessons or do they look like this desk? If not, permit me to introduce LiveBinders. LiveBinders is your virtual 3-ring binder to get organzied. In learning about this fantastic Web2.0 tool I was fortunate to

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