Tag Archives: Tips and Tricks

Constitution Day

I recently did a post about Constitution Day coming up and did a call for resources. Well, in the blog comments recently there was a question if anyone had any great resources for Consitution Day. So I went back to see if anyone posted anything. There are quite a few resources on the DEN site,

Reporting Events

Each week Discovery Educators are asked to report any events. These events are then added to my spreadsheet and sent to my boss. Your events show that your an active member of DEN. I also believe that if you’re an active member holding these "events" then you are sharing and making use of what you’ve

Peace of Mind

Things that happen everyday have a factor in your peace of mind. External influences contribute to our thoughts and actions, how we behave, what we feel. In the past few weeks we have dealt with the anniversary of Katrina, the death of Steve Irwin, and then today is the five year anniversary of 9/11. If


I mentioned a few "blabbers" ago that Pasco County was joining us with unitedstreaming. Courtenay OConnell is so ready to start and can’t wait to join DEN! She’s been emailing me and asking all sorts of great questions. I love her passion! One of the questions that she recently asked was "I’ve been looking at

Survivor Tip #21

Google Earth and Atlas I am geographically challenged. Jannita in California can account for this. The poor DEN members that had to ride in the car with me in Atlanta know this. I rely heavily on my Garmin. It’s the best technology gadget I think I’ve ever bought. My poor ipod has sat uncharged since

Survivor Tip #20

How many of you make use of the resources on the Discovery Educator Network website? If you download one, do you upload one to share with others? The resources found on the DEN website are YOUR resources, created by DEN Members for DEN Members. You can show activity by uploading resources to share with your

Survivor Tip #19

Kathleen McCarron, a Superstar from Leon County, has a great tip to share that deals directly with a new feature of unitedstreaming. How many of you noticed that we no longer have "Playlists" but rather "My Content", which allows you to bookmark Writing Prompts, Videos, Images, and everything else in unitedstreaming? Well Kathleen has found

Survivor Tip #15, #16, #17, #18

Tips to help you get through the weekend. I’m off for Wanna Do City and South Florida DEN. #15: From Tom Turner in Polk County: Don’t just read Danielle’s blog, check out other blogs too! Jannita from Southern California has posted a really cool writing excercise for science.  Susan’s from Northern California is always great.

Survivor Tip #14

I’ve been in your shoes. I was at schools where I couldn’t access the blog to post anything. So we’re behind. Sorry! This is from Cheryl Woolwine in Putnam County. She’s a superstar at sharing ideas with her teachers and turning in events. She won a 1 Gig drive for having the most reported events