New York Leadership Council- Teacher Appreciation Day Celebration & Workshop


You are invited to a special event by the Discovery Educator Network (DEN) New York Leadership Council!

The DEN New York Leadership Council (LC) wants to recognize the dedication and hard work of New York educators and DEN members across the Northeast. In the spirit of learning we have produced a fun hands on digital media integration project that we will share with the world on the New York LC Blog after the event.

We are holding 4 simultaneous events at 3 different sites in New York. The 4th event will be a live Webinar to share information during the hands on digital media integration project and to allow educators across the Northeast to login and join us online.

We will provide pizza and refreshments for everyone that can attend on-site in NY!

When: Tuesday, May 6, 2008
Time: 4pm – 6:30pm


Cost: Free


Where: (Site 1)
William B. Ward Elementary School
311 Broadfield Rd
New Rochelle, NY 10804


Where: (Site 2)
Denton Avenue ES
1050 Denton Avenue,
New Hyde Park, NY 11040


Where: (Site 3)
South Shore High School
6565 Flatlands Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11236


Where: Online Everywhere
(Login 5-10 minutes before the event via the link below.)




4pm-4:10 Refreshments & NY DEN Teacher Appreciation Welcome
– Sneak Preview of brand new NASA video!


4:10pm- 5:30pm: Integrating DE Digital Media & Google Sky


New York Leadership Council members will walk you through a fun hands on lab to search for digital media in DE streaming, and then how to utilize the free version of Google Sky to build a lesson about your groups constellation in the sky.


Using the Digital Media your team finds work together to tell a digital story by navigating through the cosmos in Google sky and embedding or linking to stars, location markers, or other objects you find to tell the story of your constellation.


5:30pm-6pm: Pizza & Teacher Appreciation Bags
( Note: We’ll post the completed projects via links in the Webinar to share online with teachers that have joined us via Webinar to take part in the project at home or elsewhere.)


6:00pm- 6:20 Creating New DEN STARS in the Sky using your DE and Google Sky Project
We will cover what it means to be a STAR Discovery Educator, and how you can share your completed project with educators to help more teachers reach more students with digital media.


6:30pm-7pm: Final Celebration Presentation
Enjoy Desert and we’ll pull a name from all of the attendees both online and on-site to see who wins the Planet Earth DVD set!


Click here to register for this special event!


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One Comment;

  1. Neene said:

    If people can’t join us at one of the locations around New York I hope they will come join us in the webex. The more the merrier. If you can’t “be there” why not be there in cyberspace.