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Colorado LC Spotlight

This week you get to meet Gwynn Moore. I am the Media/Technology teacher at Paris Elementary in Aurora, Colorado. I work with students in grades K-5 in helping them find books to read at home and build their skills using technology. In addition to working with students I also work with teachers in building their

DEN Open House – “My Introduction to the DEN”

My first official DEN event was in June 2008 at the Colorado Technology in Education Conference.  Discovery Education was hosting an “Evening with the Stars.”  My friend Gwynn and I signed up because we love Discovery Channel and we thought it was going to be a stargazing event. The Colorado TIE Conference is held at

Colorado LC Spotlight

Each week a different member of the Colorado Leadership Council will be spotlighted. This week you get to meet me…Shannon Wentworth I am the Educational Technology Teacher at Sixth Avenue Elementary School in Aurora, Colorado. I have been a DEN Star since 2008. I am a member of the Colorado LC’s Blog Team, so look

2012-2013 Colorado LC

A new school year means new members on the Colorado DEN Leadership Council.  This year’s team members include… Blog Team Christine Archer-Davis Catherine Beck Jennifer Jensen Shannon Wentworth Events Team Kay Bolerjack Deanna Duray Gwynn Moore

Fire Safety Importance

Right now I am sitting in my living room in Aurora, Colorado just southeast of Denver. I am watching the ongoing, disturbing coverage of the many wildfires happening across Colorado right now. If I step to my bedroom window I can see smoke plumes to the north near Boulder and to the south where the

Great Resources for Colorado Teachers @ eNetColorado

Did you know that as a Colorado educator, you have a terrific FREE professional development and resource library available to you?  It’s called eNetColorado (  eNet was started as part of a CDE grant through Title IID to help build 21st Century technology rich classrooms. This grant, and others received since, help provide EVERY teacher

DE Sessions @ TIE Colorado

Are you attending TIE Colorado this week?  If so, make sure you check out the fabulous sessions by members of the Colorado Leadership Council and DE Staff.  Also, come by our DEN Event on Monday night at 6:30pm in Bighorn C1. Wednesday 8:30am-11:30am – Hall Davidson – From Trees to Bits: Moving Education into the

Congratulations to the New DEN Stars

I wanted to give a shout out and congratulations to the new DENStars of Colorado! Lori Allard, CO Vincent Ardito, CO Rebecca Dague, CO Sara Finney, CO Robert Fowler, CO Cristine Goodman, CO Brenda Holmstedt, CO Misty Louihis, CO Susan Massa, CO Sarah Rice, CO Ledeen Rickey, CO Alma Tetrault, CO The Colorado Leadership Council

Colorado Day of Discovery

Saturday, April 14, 2012 nearly 150 educators gathered in Aurora, CO for a Day of Discovery.  Not sure what a Day of Discovery is?  It’s a day of professional development, networking, learning and fun — all centered around Discovery Education! This day was hosted at Vista PEAK Preparatory School, which is a new building in