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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea-Chapter 16

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea-Chapter 16

“This forest was composed of large tree-plants; and the moment we penetrated under its vast arcades, I was struck by the singular position of their branches–a position I had not yet observed.” N 32 46.464 W 079 55.546 We had a great morning (good company, good food, and decent weather) at the Battery in Charleston.

Hall Davidson

Hall Came to SC!

I had the honor of attending the 35th anniversary of the South Carolina Middle School Association conference. Discovery Education was well represented – Hall Davidson kept a full house during the Closing Session.  For those who have misplaced his presentations: and/or I know my colleagues will soon be using his tools. Thanks DEN

Meet MeMe Trading Cards

After a full Saturday at school (yes, I feel like I live there), it was fun to come home to find my Trading Cards in the mail. I also received one of Jonathan Brewer & Anna Tiry. Have you ordered yours? What do you think? Thank you DEN!

SC Shining Star

Wondering who’s getting their airfare covered by the DEN? Yes, it’s one of our own! Introducting SC DEN LC’s Social Media Coordinator and winner of a coveted seat at the DEN SI 2012~~ Karen Ogen is the Technology Integration Specialist for the Richland 5 School District in Lexington, SC. She has been teaching technology integration

Hi from SC SCIcon 2012

Ella (our newest STAR) and I are sitting here at Carver-Edisto MS. Ella teaches Environmental Studies & Physics at Edisto HS and is excited to learn she can be a STAR at no cost to her. We are still waiting on other teachers from other schools. More Chik Fil A for us if they don’t

DEN SCIcon 2012 comes to SC

The lowcountry/midlands will be the scene of teachers sharing refreshing strategies while enjoying their refreshments compliments of Chik fil a. Caver-Edisto Middle School will host the virtual science professional development day, Saturday, January 28, 2012. Everyone is invited. Just log onto to register for your seat at this fabulous day of networking.

SC Shining Stars

Introducing a monthly segment introducing you to one of South Carolina’s shining DEN STARs. This month we will introduce you to the Blog Coordinator, Norma Jean Rockwell. Mrs. Rockwell teaches Industrial Technology courses at Carver-Edisto Middle School in Cope, SC. She began teaching at CEMS four years ago; after beginning her teaching (3rd) career in