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Wichita Day of Discovery

Wichita Day of Discovery

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


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

Welcome New Kansas STARS!

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!

MediaShare – Did you Know?

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

Wichita Day of Discovery

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

Teacher Survival with DE and Twitter

Discovery Education launched a new Twitter account this week called “Teacher Survival” which can be found at 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