Archives for April, 2006

  1. Discover! Deliver! Document!

    Part Two I just got these questions in email and figured everyone needs to know the answer. YES — if North Florida DEN members do a Discovery Health training, that counts as a DEN event. I’d love to hear about any Discovery Health event you are doing! YES — if you hold a PTO meeting […]

  2. Weekly Update: April 28, 2006

    Discover, Deliver, Document!From May 1, 2006 through June 30, 2006 you can earn rewards for reporting events (event = 3 or more people) that have taken place or you are going to host involving unitedstreaming. DISCOVER – Through the “Tip a Day in May” learn exciting ways to enhance your classroom instruction with unitedstreaming DELIVER […]

  3. Discover-Deliver-Document

    From May 1, 2006 through June 30, 2006 you can earn rewards for reporting events that have taken place or you are going to host involving unitedstreaming. These events need to be placed on the Discovery Educator Network calendar. Remember to include the address in documenting the events. DISCOVER – Through the “Tip a Day […]

  4. DISCOVER, DELIVER, DOCUMENT!

    From May 1, 2006 through June 30, 2006 you can earn rewards for reporting events that have taken place or you are going to host involving unitedstreaming. DISCOVER – Through the “Tip a Day in May” learn exciting ways to enhance your classroom instruction with unitedstreaming. DELIVER – Share this new knowledge with your colleagues […]

  5. Discover, Deliver and Document!

    From May 1, 2006 through June 30, 2006 you can earn rewards for reporting events that have taken place or you are going to host involving unitedstreaming. DISCOVER – Through the “Tip a Day in May” learn exciting ways to enhance your classroom instruction with unitedstreaming DELIVER – Share this new knowledge with your colleagues […]

  6. Palm Beach County

    Check this out!  Palm Beach County School District has put together a technology conference for their teachers and 1600 have registered for this Saturday 4/29!  Wow!  I have the honor of joining them to help them continue to get better and better with the integration of technology using digital video and to encourage them to […]

  7. Discovery Welcomes Teachers of the Year!

    Discovery CEO Judith McHale, Discovery Education exectuves Steve Sidel, Ron Reed, Coni Rechner, and the DEN’s own Scott Kinney and Hall Davidson had the honor of welcoming the nation’s Teachers of the Year from every state and national territory.  Stan the Dinosaur stood in for the Discovery Channel teams.  For a look at three of […]

  8. Events!

    Phew! One more week and our state contest will be coming to an end. (Officially ends May 7, 2006)Who’s going to be the winner of the district level prize? Who’s going to win the camera? The gigabyte usb drive? Who will be crowned the top unitedstreaming user in the state of Florida? One member teased […]

  9. Interactive Training

    Have you checked your status on the DEN site yet? If you haven’t logged into the DEN site yet, you are missing some great new FREE resources.  Because of the National Contest for uploading resources, they are coming in like crazy.  That’s what’s so amazing. All resources are there for you to share!  I know […]

  10. Google Earth

    I am currently in Harrisburg, PA for a East Coast Team Meeting. After a fun day of getting to know the team and planning some great projects for the year, we decided to take in a mini lesson. The lesson started at 9 PM, which proves our dedication to you!  Lance gave us a little […]

  11. Quick, easy and FREE podcasting

    Huge kudos to John Blake for pointing out this one out to me. GCast.com is a sister site to GarageBand.com, which has long been known for being a great source for ‘pod safe’ music.  GCast is similar to Audioblogger.com but has some great features that give it the nod in my book. First of all, […]

  12. Digital Connections:Summer 2006

    If you are interested in hosting a unitedstreaming workshop this summer but would like to have some help with the planning and instruction, you will be pleased to hear about a powerful new initiative that has been created by the Discovery Education Professional Development team. The program is called “Digital Connections: Summer 2006” and is […]

  13. Resource Possibilities

    This past weekend I enjoyed meeting teachers who are involved in CHILD. There I presented Digital Storytelling and met some fantastic people. Those looking for the presentation, you can find it here: Download giving_students_a_voice.pdf While at the conference I ran into a new DEN Member, Diane, from Putnam County. We talked about resources and what […]

  14. Educator Resources Rewards for Discovery Educators

    Between April 19 and May 19, 2006, Discovery Educators may earn rewards by uploading resources to the Discovery Educator Network website Educator Resources Library. Grand Prize: Discovery Educators who upload and receive approval for the most resources to the Educator Resource Library during the term of the contest will win an Educational scholarship to attend […]

  15. The Fast Track to Resource Posting

    When we had the vision of the Discovery Educator network, we knew the best part would be connecting teachers to each other. Because we have so many members in the DEN, the resources members share don’t have to be huge. The library can grow with small files, too. Below are some suggestions-and some challenges– for […]

  16. Teacher Takes 5 with the Travel Channel

    Congratulations to CarolAnne McGuire for being the 1st CA DEN member to participate in the Discovery Educator Abroad video conference with Josh Wolf. Here’s what she had to say… Hi Jannita and DEN members!  This week we had the wonderful opportunity to video chat with Josh Wolff.  He was in Melbourne, Australia at the time […]

  17. Uploading Educator Resources

    Are you one of the many Illinois teachers who has dreamed about traveling to sunny San Diego this summer to attend the National Educational Computing Conference but can’t find the money in the school budget to make the trip? If so, the Discovery Educator Network may have a solution for you. Discovery Educators may earn […]

  18. Upload Resources and You Could Win a Prize!

    San Diego… and NECC? Free?  It doesn’t get any better than that!   Between April 19 and May 19,th 2006, Discovery Educator Network members may earn rewards by uploading resources to the Discovery Educator Network website resource library*.   What could you win?  The Discovery Educators who upload and receive approval for the most resources to […]

  19. Weekly Update: April 21, 2006

    Upload Resources and WIN a Trip to NECC in San Diego!Between April 19 and May 19, 2006, Discovery Educator Network members may earn rewards by uploading resources to the Discovery Educator Network website resource library.  The resource library will ultimately be on the best aspects of the DEN and it is up to us to […]

  20. Free Trip to NECC

    The LARGEST educational technology conference NECC (National Educational Computing Conference) will be held in San Diego this year!  ASK YOUR ADMINISTRATORS NOW TO SIGN YOU UP!!! Hotels book very quickly. If you would like a FREE trip to NECC which includes airfare, hotel, and the conference fees start uploading your resources to our DEN site, […]

  21. Digital Connections

    In addition to the summer trainings other DEN members and I will be holding, Discovery Education is proud to present to you "Digital Connections 2006" What is Digital Connections? Customized 1/2 day hands on webinar based interactive workshops. What topics will they cover? You name it! Assignment Builder, Creating Interactive Games, The Inspired Classroom, Digital […]

  22. I'm Dreaming of San Diego…….

    Those of you who attended our Spring Training may remember Jannita Demian from California. She was the field manager that had enough energy for everyone in the room and really wanted to see an alligator while here. Jannita was a tremendous help to us for FETC and I am so excited that I get to […]

  23. Let the Podcasting Begin

    Okay… give me this moment to be so proud… DEN member Ray and I have been trying out podcasting and he just sent me a link to his first Podcasts done by his students!  I really enjoyed listening to what his kids had to share… one student has over 800 people in her family… another […]