Tag Archives: Opportunities

Thoughts from Vicki

Thoughts from Vicki

First of all I want to say “Thank You” to Discovery for treating us like kings and queens for a week, and Oprah moments as well!  Washington D.C. was the most paramount week I have ever had for training. 🙂 We had an extraordinary time learning new software, classroom integration ideas and making new friends.

Washington D.C.

We traveled a few nights ago on a "dusk" rather than moonlight tour of Washington D.C., and then we took another trip today.  What a great city full of total touristy treats!  I saw the Washington Monument, the newer World War II Memorial, and my personal favorite, the Lincoln Memorial.  I remember seeing it on

DEN National Leadership Conference

We are in Silver Spring,Maryland, the Discovery Communications headquarters, for the 2006 National Discovery Educator Network Institute.  Our two representatives from the North Texas & Oklahoma DEN are Vicki Hart, Keller ISD, Region 11, and Donna Hill, Amarillo ISD, Region 16.  They are just a little excited (really I should say A LOT!!!) about being

South RSI – Our Goals!

Be a Star!  This was the theme for our DEN South Regional Summer Institute.  Throughout the four days, DEN members focused on the following goals, each represented by the five points of the star.  Throughout the week, team members wrote ways they had achieved each of these goals on their personal "stars" located around the

Thanks for the Memories & Help!

We wish to extend our gratitude for this past DEN Summit in Allen Texas, June 26-29.  We learned a bunch of new tricks and toys and refreshed our training in other areas!!! In appreciation, we composed this little limerick – no it’s not the usual kind…Ha! "We love our DEN, Michelle, Brad and Chris Their

Media Kits

We are engaging ourselves in a presentation now from Bill Lewis (Instr. Tech Dir – New Braunfels ISD, TX) and Susan Monahan, Instr. Tech – Austin ISD, TX) on Media Kits.  To piggyback on Hall Davidson’s keynote the other night at Texas Land & Cattle, take this idea of the "FOLDER."  Create that folder first……what


This has been my first MAJOR event as a DEN member and the past couple of days have been phenomenal.  I’ve met new friends and learned new things about them–AND about me!  My first call home was to report that I had gotten myself checked in and carried my own luggage up to my room–pathetic,

DEN Regional Institute

This is a wonderful experience.  I have met so many wonderful people from other cities and teaching fields or technologists that I would never have met because I usually only attend events related to my teaching field.  Michelle and her team have done a super job providing us great team building and learning experiences.  We