Daily Archives: September 5, 2008

Edmodo: Twitter DESIGNED for the classroom

Without a doubt, Twitter has taken the education community by storm.  However, there really aren’t all that many people who are using it in the classroom.  Let’s face it, it just isn’t designed to be used in a teacher/student environment. Edmodo is. Jeffrey O’Hara is the network administrator/webmaster for Community Unit School District 200 in Wheaton, Illinois.  I

DEN LC Institute Members Featured in Education Week

As if having a fantastic week wasn’t enough, the DEN Leadership Council team from the LC Institute in Silver Spring are now enjoying a moment in the ed tech spotlight.  Featured in the Sep 10 issue of Education Week (Sep 5 online), the crew’s infectious enthusiasm spilled over onto the pages as they shared highligts

Stream-a Thon 2008: Not 1…Not 2…But 12 Hours of Fun!!

That’s right!!  Back by popular request, the third annual Streamathon is coming your way on September 23rd, from 9AM EDT until 9PM EDT.  The whole crew…Hall Davidson, Lance Rougeux, Steve Dembo and the DEN Account Managers…will be sharing a series of “WOW!  I didn’t know that I could do that!”-packed sessions on how to integrate the newest

Streamathon – It's Back!

Looking for some innovative ideas to engage your students this year?  Well, look no further – the DEN Streamathon is back and it promises to pack an instructional punch.  Here are the details copied from the DEN National Blog. Here at Discovery Education, people are doing daily calisthenics, stocking up on coffee and preparing I.V.’s

Networking 101 – Reach for the STARs

Note: cross-posted on Cliotech Education Week published an article today as part of their ongoing series on Curriculum and Teachers. The article highlights the Discovery Educator Network and features numerous DEN STARs. Here are a few highlights: “We have a user group that’s very passionate about the product,” said Mr. Kinney. “But we want to