Author Archives: Selena Ward

Join in the Maryland Geocaching Day!

Join in the Maryland Geocaching Day!

If you are a newbie to Geocaching like me, then the DEN’s Geocaching Day is a perfect event to have fun and learn with others. Never heard of Geocaching? Here is a little intro video…. Fred Delventhal is leading the Maryland Geocaching Day with a fantastic theme! Here is more information from Fred’s blog:

Learning, Sharing, and Having a Good Time

We had a blast at Walker Mill Middle School for our Spring Virtual Conference Live Event. The talking never stopped, but thank goodness Carmella Doty, a MD LC member, did an outstanding job collecting all of the links. 1.       Back channel links and resources from the Virtual Conference from Porter Palmer 2.       Tim Childers posting

There is Still Time!

While I love attending a conference in my PJ’s, it is still more fun to share the experience with others. Click here to sign up for the MD live event of the Spring Virtual Conference.

MD LC Roadtrip to Hershey, PA

The Maryland DEN LC received a warm invite by our new regional manager Cynthia Brown to attend and present at the PETE&C DEN pre-conference event. A number of us took  a learning vacation to Hershey. We definitely had a blast and created a glog of our highlights. If you missed this event don’t worry, there

Take a Learning Vacation

I had this idea the other day as I was taking a Southwest Airlines survey. In this survey they wanted to know the number of business and pleasure trips. Believe or not this was a difficult question because I had used Southwest to go to Denver and San Jose in the past year. This was

Be Bold in the New School Year!

For many of us in Maryland, the school year has begun. Like many of you out there reading this blog, I love being an educator! No matter how old I get, I love new school supplies because it is the mark of a new year. While there is always a ton to do to prepare

Ode to the DEN

I saw in my Twitter feed that now you can create your own Google Search Stories, so I thought I would give it a try. I have to say it was easy and a lot of fun.

DEN National Institute: Apply Now!

Every year the DEN sponsors a national institute in different locations where Discovery STAR educators can share and learn together. From personal experience, I can say this is a wonderful experience that every educator should take part in at least once. I went in 2008 and I thought I learned more there than in San