Author Archives: Debbie Bohanan

FETC is Here!

FETC is Here!

    Get out your calendars and save the date, FETC is January 13 – 15th in Orlando, FL!  If you are planning to attend the conference, be sure to check out the Discovery Education sessions that will be held during the conference.  For a complete list, visit the FETC Schedule.   Ed Begley, Jr. will be the

Sea World is Here!

What a great day so far.  A group of 40 educators have gathered together for a day of discovery at Sea World.  The first task of the day was to search the park for an animal of your choice and collect waypoints and information. Once the group returned to the classroom, they began building information

Sea World is Coming!

The Florida Leadership Council is preparing for a day of discovery at Sea World on Saturday, November 7th.  We will be diving into discovery and learning how to practically apply geocaching to our classroom.  Stay tune to find out more about this exciting day!

Descriptive Writing (Borrowed and tweaked from a MySpace quiz)

By Cheryl Watford, Network Manager, Auburndale Senior High School, Polk County Can you create an example for your subject area?  For the TITLE, choose an emotion or a color that represents your Unit Topic along with a nickname. (You will not mention the subject anywhere in the writing.) Sentence 1:  Choose one of the following… ·        While in class


The DEN is looking for a few good gurus.  Do you have what it takes?  Do you want to be one of the fab five for the inaugural   year? Here is the nitty gritty but you can check out all the details on the DEN National Blog.  DEN Gurus will: be featured as regular contributors

How to be a Scientist?

As we return back to school our county mandates that we spend 8 days teaching the students how to be a scientist. The first two days I conducted my own experiments and the kids really enjoyed the activities.  On the following day, I decided to use the textbook and see how the students responded.  It

Discovery's Summer School Webinars

If you are like me, school has started this week and you are busy with meetings and getting our classroom ready for open house and the first day of school.  If you resemble this remark, you may have also signed up for some of the amazing summer school webinars only to discover that your school

Teacher Open House at the Orlando Science Center

If you live near the Orlando area and would like to attend the Orlando Science Center’s Open House, mark your calendar for Saturday, August 29.  You will need to RSVP either by email or phone.  The flyer below contains all the information about the event.  Let me know if you plan to attend and we