Daily Archives: August 31, 2007

Freedom Walk

Freedom Walk

This was posted on the National Blog…but was asked to pass along on state blog: Walk to support our Armed Forces and their families On Sept. 11, please join the DEN team and the Military Channel as we partner with America Supports You, a Department of Defense program recognizing citizens’ support for our military and

Digi-Peeve #1: The World is Flat

By now, you have probably heard of Thomas Friedman’s book “The World is Flat” (April 2005). While this is a very worthwhile book that addresses globalization in the 21st century (you should read it if you haven’t), it is over two years old and is not the only resource that can enlighten us about our

Millennials + Think Pink = A Discovery Education

The buzz about the millennials continues since Morley Safer’s 60 Minutes segment aired in November. Poised to enter the workforce, they are hardworking, resourceful, and tech savvy multi-taskers. So why are these Gen Ys taking so much heat? Important to them: self, friends, family, rapid rise. Not as important: the older generation. After my friend,

Back to School with STAR Status

On the last day of August many of you are celebrating a successful first week or two of school while others are getting ready for a post-Labor Day start to the new year.  As you ready your classrooms with new posters (especially that really cool Meerkat Manor one) and bulletin boards, and get your first

Here we Grow Again!

Earlier this week we held a webinar celebrating the growth of the Discovery Educator Network over the past two years.  It was a great opportunity to reflect, share our successes and discuss the future.  One of the things we discussed was the recent explosive growth of the DEN.  The number of DEN members increases daily