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The DEN at PETE&C

The DEN at PETE&C

The Discovery Educator Network hosted multiple community building events in the Sweetest Place on Earth this week.  Lance Rougeux, Field Manager for Pennsylvania and Delaware (Lance_Rougeux@Discovery.com), did an outstanding job planning activities for Discovery Educators at the Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo and Conference (PETE&C).  On Sunday, over one hundred Discovery Educators representing five states participated

PETE & C – A conference within a conference

I got back last night from the PETE & C conference in Hershey Pennsylvania.  I have to say, it was an absolute blast to attend.  Two keynotes, 3 sets of concurrent sessions with 8 different choices, drawings, lunch and so much more.  Oh yeah, did I mention that this was just the preconference day set

PETE & C – A conference within a conference

I got back last night from the PETE & C conference in Hershey Pennsylvania.  I have to say, it was an absolute blast to attend.  Two keynotes, 3 sets of concurrent sessions with 8 different choices, drawings, lunch and so much more.  Oh yeah, did I mention that this was just the preconference day set

Don't Hit that Snooze Button

I couldn’t have been more proud when I heard that 2 of CA DEN members convinced 11 other teachers on their staff, not to hit the snooze button early on Saturday morning.  Instead, they all headed in to school.  This event was completely orchestrated and delivered by Corona Norco DEN members Greg and Phil. Here’s

KLVX iDENtifies Power Users

KLVX is all about usage!  Monika, implementation rep, and myself learned that right away as we walked in their office and Lee and Craig proudly displayed their color coded usage charts of the Clark County School District (5th largest school district in the nation… KLVX, a PBS station, provides each school with unitedstreaming, training, and

Community Events in Texas

The Discovery Educator Network hosted multiple community-building events in the Lone Star state this week.  Michelle Weeks, Field Manager for North Texas and Oklahoma (Michelle_Weeks@Discovery.com), and Chris Marshall, Field Manager for South Texas (Chris_Marshall@Discovery.com), did an outstanding job planning activities for Discovery Educators at the Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) conference.  On Tuesday, over thirty

Making Connections at TCEA

Today I’m in Texas at the DEN pre-conference event for TCEA along with a host of Discovery folks. Michelle and Chris have put together a day packed with presentations, success stories, and making connections with each other educators. We haven’t really gotten started yet, but I wanted to say two words about the room itself.

Kickin off our shoes in Mead

Well, we kicked off our Mead DEN event by kicking off our shoes this morning (studies have proven that you are more effective when you work in your socks!)  We were quite the site walking around during our breaks… but I am proud to say that most of us kept our shoes off for the

Dave Warlick asks… Are you clickable?

I have been wanting to post this blog for a few days and tonight after a long chat with some DEN Mead teachers at dinner, I knew it was time.  At MacWorld last week, I had the honor of meeting Dave Warlick.  Now, I had heard several great things about Dave and when we had

Winners… Winners… Winners

Okay… so this pretty much takes rank as one of my best days as a Discovery employee… it makes all those late nights very much worth it… On, Monday I played Santa… okay… maybe a late Santa, but I am sure these “kids” didn’t mind. My day began with the trek out to Redlands Christian

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