Today the KS DEN Leadership Council sponsored a Day of Discovery in conjunction with the Discovery Education Virtual Conference at Brooks Middle School in Wichita, KS. Over 20 educators from Wichita, Mulvane, and Hutchinson school districts arrived ready for a great learning experience, and that’s exactly what they got. Not only were there face to
So obviously if you’re reading this post, you’ve visited at least one blog. Maybe you’ve even considered using a blog in your classroom, but you’re just not entirely sure how a blog works or how to properly implement a blog into your learning environment. Well fear no more! The folks at Teachers First have created
Wouldn’t it be great if your blog would read the posts aloud to your students? Or if your wiki would read activity directions to your students? Or maybe if your students could narrate a story that will be posted on your class blog, wiki, or website? Well you can do this and much more with
This week alone we have had four new STAR Discovery Educators join us and the KS Leadership Council wants to make sure you all know about it. The newest educators to become DE STAR Educators from Kansas are: Christi Honse Chris Kemp Kerry Lumpkins Jolie Plumlee Please join the LC in welcoming them and
The DEN LC would like to extend a warm welcome to the following new Discovery STAR educators that have joined us in the last few weeks. Matt Kelly Scott Kinderknecht Heath Peine Austin Sander Chris Kemp Kerry Lumpkins Jolie Plumlee Christi Honse Eileen Heden We are so glad you are here with us!
So what exactly is MediaShare? Well on the Quick Start Guide, Discovery Education describes it as “a web-based content sharing system that enables educators to utilize the best resources through uploading, sharing, managing, and distributing user-created or licensed, digital content.” But what does that mean? Well basically, as a member of the Discovery Educator Network
On October 24 the Kansas DEN Leadership Council will be hosting a Day of Discovery in conjunction with the Virtual Conference at Brooks Middle School in Wichita, KS.We’ll start registration at 8:00 and kick-off the event at 8:30. Sessions will be about an hour long each with lunch provided. The day will feature special presentations
Discovery Education launched a new Twitter account this week called “Teacher Survival” which can be found at http://twitter.com/TeacherSurvival. The bio for this account is as follows: “Get time-saving tips, tech tools and support especially for new teachers. PLUS, win an adventure trip of a lifetime.” Even though the account is aimed toward new teachers, there