Author Archives: Elaine Plybon

March Blogness Month

It’s MARCH BLOGNESS MONTH!!!!  How to Win – Every DEN member that subscribes to their state blog within the month of March will receive a DEN bag tag!  Everyone’s a winner and it’s easy! Where’s the blog? The national and state blogs are located at Click on the Blogs tab at the top of

TNT Day – What's This?

Today I had the pleasure of attending the Technologists of North Texas Day of Collaboration.  It was hosted by HEB ISD and sponsored by TENOR, which stands for Technology Educators Non-Official Roundtable.  TENOR is an organization of technology educators from different school districts around the metroplex.  Janet Corder, Instructional Technology Integration Coordinator from Carroll ISD

DEN Certification Modules

Want to learn more, but running out of time and can’t get a substitute?  Want to be able to get staff development credit from the comfort of your own home?  There are two great, easy, and free ways to learn more about unitedstreaming and being a trainer of unitedstreaming.  Simple login to unitedstreaming and go

Making Connections Day

On February 7, 2006, 35 DEN members gathered at the Austin Convention Center the day before TCEA even began.  I have to say that I was really nervous as this was one of our first Texas combined days and when you have an event at a location that you aren’t familiar with, you never know


It’s Friday afternoon, and don’t know if you all are as tired as I am….but I’m exhausted.  It was the greatest week.  I wanted to give a few brief thoughts and will post more soon.  First, Texas educators ROCK!  What a great place to learn, enjoy new friends, and share ideas!  Not that I am

Texas Poster Winner

Congratulations!  The National Poster Contest announced its winners and Texas has a winner!  For the elementary division, Miss Lisa Garcia, a 4th grader from Crockett Elementary in Borger ISD, is the winner!!!!  Ms. Judy Riggle, a technology teacher for over 400 third and fourth graders, is the Discovery Educator.  Students were to take an image

TCEA Scholarship Winners Announced

TCEA Scholarship Winners Announced Congratulations!!!  The following North Texas DEN members will be receiving a scholarship to attend the TCEA Conference in Austin from February 7-10.  As recipients of the scholarship, these educators will be attending an exclusive DEN event for the Texas DEN, attending a Discovery Education Social, representing the DEN at the Discovery

TCEA – Save the Date

Tuesday, February 7, 2006 Austin, TX at TCEA Discovery Educator Network Day Evening Social Download the PDF – with all of the information. Download tcea_den_invite.pdf More information to come! RSVP to