Author Archives: Karrie



Louisiana Discovery Educator Network STAR Educators Event Audubon Zoo – New Orleans, LA Saturday, June 7, 2008 10AM – 3PM GPS Tour of the Zoo – Create digital projects for instructional use Lunch will be provided BYOL (Bring your own laptop) All other materials/equipment will be provided Hosted by: New Orleans area STAR Educators RSVP

Spring is here and CONGRATULATIONS are in order…

Congratulations to Susan Tompkins for being awarded $541 from . This is site is a great way for teachers to receive resources for the classroom. is a not-for-profit website whose mission and philosophy are focused on student learning. Check out Susan’s award here KUDOS SUSAN!!!!!! PS….I hope everyone has a great end of

St. Patrick's Day and Great Info from LPB

I am sorry it has been so long since I have posted. With state testing it has been a little crazy as I am sure it has for many of you. I hope that everyone is having a GREAT St. Patrick’s day. I found several great videos on the history channel for a lesson on

Ever wanted to have a "Second Life"…Check it out…

Ever thought you were to old to play video games? Well… “Second Life” is a virtual community that is similar to a video game but has great value in joining. You can download it and begin by creating your avatar. Participation in “Second Life” provides a virtual area where you can collaborate with other educators.

DEN-Virtual Conference…Greatest Virtual and Live Event In the South

Two great Louisiana locations and one great Discovery Education Network Virtual Conference on February 2nd! Don’t miss out! Louisiana is fortunate enough to host two “Live” conferences including awesome keynotes speakers and breakout sessions. If you live in North Louisiana you can attend the “Live” conference at Northwood High School in Shreveport and if you

LPB Upcoming Events

I hope that you all are having a good year. I am not sure how many of you get LPB information from Ellen Wydra, Ph.D., Director of Educational Television and Technology, so I am copying this useful information for you all. Enjoy…Karrie See below for the copy info…   1) LPB will be broadcasting the

Technology Media Fair is looking for judges.

See below for a great opportunity to get involved with other leadership councils. 🙂 I hope that everyone has a safe holiday season and a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Karrie Elaine Plybon, blog coordinator for the Texas DEN Leadership Council, needs YOU! The Irving Independent School District in Irving, Texas, for which

EdTechConnect…check it out

EdTechConnect w ith Daniel Pink, December 12th 7:00pm EST Daniel Pink , bestselling author of A WHOLE NEW MIND, will describe how three powerful economic forces are putting a premium on right-brain abilities in the workforce. He’ll describe the six artistic, empathic abilities that now matter most — and discuss how educators are beginning to