Author Archives: Justin Karkow

We’re TWO WEEKS away from the close of the fall DENliest Catch fishing season and here’s the scoop.  Our boat, “Center of Attention,” is rocking and rolling with a whopping 100 new STARs in the central region!  This is WONDERFUL!  We’re on our way, but there is some VERY close competition that we are up

Final Reminder: Discovery Connect tomorrow!

To attend this webinar, with or without your students, simply follow this link and register!  Tomorrow is going to be our first Discovery Connect of the year.  I really think both you and your students will enjoy it and learn quite a bit, so I hope to see you there!  U.S. Air Force Major Paul

Here You Go Region 4

It was great meeting you this morning! As promised, here are the handouts and files for the items that I shared with you. You will also find much more by logging into DE streaming and visiting “Professional Development” at the top of the page. Movie Maker Instructions Photo Story 3 Instructions iMovie Instructions Adobe Premier

OKCPS Is Off and Running!

Okay…OKCPS knows how to have a good time!  There are a number of highlights from last Friday’s Day of Discovery that come to mind, but the clear winners are: 1. OKCPS does the best “DEN Finger” in all of the Central US, 2. Friday’s group was WAY too much fun, and 3. SONIC Blue Coconut Creme Slushes rock!  Thanks to

Thank You Wichita!

Curtis Middle School was hopping on Saturday!  50 educators representing a number of schools and specialties showed up bright and early…ready to roll.  Our group of “pioneers” made a courageous journey into unfamiliar territory, dodging “cow patties” and having a lot of fun along the way.  We shared ideas about how to make sure our students are

New Teacher Survival Central

Here is some great news for your new teachers!  (Where was this when I was setting up my first classroom?) Discovery Education has joined forces with Walden University, mimio, Adobe Systems, Inc., Elmer’s Products, Inc., and CDW-G to launch New Teacher Survival Central, a new website featuring a robust array of classroom tools designed to welcome

Who will be Central’s “KING/QUEEN CRAB?”

   The DENliest Catch promotion is underway, and to make things more interesting, we will be having a competition between the Central STARs.  We will be awarding the title of “KING/QUEEN CRAB” to the STAR who recruits the most STARs between now and December 1st.  In addition to bragging rights, the “KING/QUEEN CRAB” (yes, it

To Wyoming and Back…

Tavel tip…if you ever get a chance to visit Caper WY, GO!  What a beautiful part of the world!  A special thanks to Kevin Pagett, Dave Herman and the entire Natrona team for being such gracious hosts last week! Candace and I enjoyed meeting with representatives from your schools last week and appreciated your questions

DEN LC Institute Members Featured in Education Week

As if having a fantastic week wasn’t enough, the DEN Leadership Council team from the LC Institute in Silver Spring are now enjoying a moment in the ed tech spotlight.  Featured in the Sep 10 issue of Education Week (Sep 5 online), the crew’s infectious enthusiasm spilled over onto the pages as they shared highligts

Stream-a Thon 2008: Not 1…Not 2…But 12 Hours of Fun!!

That’s right!!  Back by popular request, the third annual Streamathon is coming your way on September 23rd, from 9AM EDT until 9PM EDT.  The whole crew…Hall Davidson, Lance Rougeux, Steve Dembo and the DEN Account Managers…will be sharing a series of “WOW!  I didn’t know that I could do that!”-packed sessions on how to integrate the newest