Author Archives: Glenda Jenkins

Using Phones in the Classroom

It is time to encourage good use of phones in the classroom.  This link talks about the research about using the phones and how they will use them in Math and Science (linear equations specifically). Home school (illness) kids can still communicate with other students. Teacher can always see what the kids are doing with

DEN Events for 2009-2010

  We’re at the LC conference in Maryland and are busy planning our events calendar for 2009.  Email me at if there are any events you would like to see us plan for the upcoming year.    New Comment

Keep Your STAR Status!!

Don’t forget!! In order to maintain your STAR status, you must report at least two of your events for the 2008-2009 school year by August 31, 2009. We don’t want anybody to lose their STAR status, so be sure you take the time to let us know about all the times you’ve shared the power

Discovery Education Assessment Webinar

Event: Discovery Education Assessment: Predictive Benchmarks   Date and Time: Monday, June 22, 2009 1:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time (GMT -04:00, New York) Change time zone Duration: 30 minutes Description: Match, predict and improve student performance on state exams with Discovery Education Assessment: Predictive Benchmark. A powerful formative assessment resource, Predictive Benchmark generates a clear,

Discovering South Africa

I have enjoyed being on the journey with our Arkansas students in South Africa so much. They are sharing their adventures each day in “wonderful” blog posts. Their talents in posting and picture taking are amazing. Each student has used words and pictures to make you feel like you are there with them. It isn’t

Off to South Africa!

Congratulations to Karen Wells and four of her students from Midland High School in Northest Arkansas. They will be leaving June 2nd, headed to South Africa on the Discovery Student Adventures’s South Africa pilot trip. Day 2 has them arriving  into Johannesburg where they will meet their South African travel manager, before boarding an internal flight to Cape Town,

What a Week!

I hope all of you enjoyed Discovery’s Teacher Appreaciation Week as much as I did.  It gave me a chance to show other educators how “special” you can be treated by being a STAR Educator.  It got the attention of several of my colleagues.  Another way to get others interested is by including a link to


There is just not enough room to thank you as an educator for all you do.  I feel STAR educators deserve and “extra” THANK YOU because you go out of your way to do the extra things that make a difference.  Being a STAR Discovery Educator shows that you are interested in the new things