Author Archives: Karen Wells

Become a Facebook Fan of Discovery Student Adventures and You Could Win a FREE trip

Become a Facebook Fan of Discovery Student Adventures and You Could Win a FREE trip

Teachers (grades K-12) and parents of students ages 10-18 are eligible to win a Discovery Student Adventure “Ultimate Summer Field Trip” to Italy and Greece just by becoming a Fan on Facebook.  Go to , join our fan club and you will be entered to win. Plus, increase your chances of winning with every

Coming in March

Captivate Students Through the Wonders of LIFE Coming to Discovery Education streaming Plus in March LIFE is the definitive exploration of our planet’s living things and their spectacular and fascinating behaviors.  More than four years in the making, with over 3,000 days of filming in the field, and narrated by Oprah Winfrey, LIFE will take

DEN SCIcon 2010

Saturday, January 9, 2010 9 AM to 4 PM ET Drop by for an hour or stay for the whole day!  It’s virtual and it’s FREE! Register for the online sessions at: or Register for one of many in-person events hosted by our DEN Leadership Councils.  Click here to see the list of in-person events.

ABC's of the 21st cenutry Learning Environment

There’s a great article by Kimberely Ketterer  in the Dec/Jan issue of Learning & Leading with Technology.  As I read through the article, it was amazing to me how many of these topics I had talked with people about at either Discovery’s Leadership Symposium or Discovery’s National Institute.  The 2010 national institute is almost certainly being planned at

AAIM on Target 2010 Call for Presenters

The Spring 2010 AAIM Conference will be held at the Hot Springs Convention Center in Hot Springs, Arkansas on April 18-20.  Jana Dixon, AAIM Conference Chair, has made a  session proposal form available at the conference wiki at  Consider sharing your expertise with other library media specialist from around the state.  Members of the Arkansas Leadership Council

The DEN Can Change the World We have a lot of programs that teachers and their students can participate in for free.  One of my personal favorites is the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge.  The Challenge is designed to help your students work together to solve an environmental problem in their… Classroom (K-2)

Arkansas Sites for Fall Virtual Conference

Midland High School Pleasant Plains hosted by Judy Pearson and Karen Wells registration: Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts Hot Springs hosted by Daniel Moix and Glenda Jenkins registration: Har-Ber High School Springdale hosted by Evelyn McFadden registration: Saturday, October 24, 2009 9 AM to 4 PM ET Click here

Summer School With the DEN

The Problem: So, you’ve registered to attend one of the Back to School with DE webinars and now you are looking for great integration ideas for the enhanced DE media library. The Solution: Join the DEN for summer school! Who ever said summer school isn’t fun? Get ready for your school year with an amazing series