Daily Archives: February 25, 2008

MACUL Session

MACUL Session

The world is getting smaller, as countries strive to work together, and classrooms are opening up to connect with people outside of their classroom walls. The adage,” Think Globally. Act Locally,” is now an essential part of many school activities. Global connections is about thinking globally, communicating with others outside your local community, broadening your

MACUL Session

Eric Strommer, Michigan DEN Events Team Member, will be demonstrating the software Inspiration at the Model Classroom at the MACUL Conference in Grand Rapids.   Come see him demonstrate how teachers can plan, complete and present projects by creating graphic organizers using pictures, text and spoken words. These visual learning tools help students build essential thinking and

Webinar tomorrow with Lance Rougeux!

As much as I love our EdTechConnect and Discovery Connect series, my favorite webinars still tend to be those done by the DEN team. Considering how much time everyone spends at conferences, inservice days and professional development workshops, it’s no wonder that they really have their fingers on the pulse of what teachers’ needs really

IL-TCE February 26-29 Updates

DEN Networking Social Thursday, February 28 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Pheasant Run Resort • Pool Atrium Presentations by Comcast & Discovery Education Sneak peak at upcoming additions to Discovery Education streaming and beyond. Registration Page DEN Booth Presentations 20 min DEN STAR presentations in the booth Sign-up to Help-Out or Present at the

“Now and Then, A Decade of Change” March 28, 2008

You’ve heard the buzz. You’ve read the blogs. You’ve seen the Tweets. Now, for the first time in DEN Blog history, the truth about this is revealed! The School District of Palm Beach County is hosting its 10th anniversary of what has become one of the nation’s largest school district run conferences of any kind.

Focused Practice

Hello fellow assessment bloggers, Florida’s statewide assessment, FCAT, starts in two weeks. We recently finished our 3rd Think Link assessment of the year (Test B), and our teachers are working to plan instruction based on this data along with the data provided by the multitude of other assessments they use.  To add a bit of

Save Your bandwidth with a Host Server!

REMC XI of the Berrien County Intermediate School District in Michigan has operated a Discovery Education streaming host server for the past three years. The server was upgraded this year to the new Dell server available from Discovery Education. The purpose of the host server is to save our districts expensive Internet bandwidth and to

MACUL Session

Cindy Carson, Michigan DEN Chairperson, will be presenting at MACUL on Friday, March 7, from 11:30-12:30.  The session title is “Discovery Streaming…Did they“GET” it?” Here’s Cindy’s description:  Discovery Streaming video clips introduce, reinforce, and review content taught in the classroom.  Participants will learn the benefits of using “Turning Point” interactive classroom response technology, along with