Archives for January, 2009

  1. Get Your "Best Buy" in Digital Photography

    UPDATE:  Wow! We originally planned for 25 people to attend our Best Buy Digital Photography DEN Event.  Due to such extreme demand and popularity, Best Buy has agreed to allow us to take FORTY participants!  You’d better sign up fast.  The first 25 slots are already gone! Yep, that’s right.  Our next TN DEN training […]

  2. DEN Book Club

    Are you looking for the next “best read” to top your Shelfari list?  How about a great video challenge connected to a great book?  Want to meet the author and discuss the work?  Does a college scholarship–or its equivalent for further education–entice you?  What if I told you students and teachers could participate.  Are you […]

  3. DEN Book Club

    Discovery Educator Network – Grown Up Digital Book Club! Thank you for your interest in joining the DEN’s Grown Up Digital Book Club!  The club will take place over a two month period and will feature both live and web based options for collaboration.  The live component will take place Monday evenings, 2/9 through 3/23 […]

  4. We Can Change the World!

    WE NEED ECO-HEROES TO HELP SAVE THE PLANET! Are Your Students Up for the Challenge? Now through March 15, 2009 , middle school students can “go green” and team up for the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge , the first and only national K-12 sustainability education initiative aligned to education standards.  Prizes for […]

  5. METC Conference

    Had a great time presenting at METC. With over 6 inches of snow during the two days the cab ride in was a little scary, and we had fun pushing the car up the hill after our DEN dinner. The sponsors from CSD were tremendous and I cannot thank them enough for considering me when […]

  6. Inspiring Invention

    Tell Us What Inspires You Find Out How You Could Win More Than $22,000 in Prizes Invention starts with inspiration and that’s where great teachers play a part. Discovery Education is proud to partner with the Ad Council in support of their Inspiring Invention contest. Together with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the […]

  7. It Actually Worked…Place-based Video Challenges

    FETC 2012!  Here, now!  Not really, but at FETC 2009 I was asked to do the closing keynote with a projection into 2012– fun challenge.  (I’ll put that presentation online eventually.)  It was the opportunity to try something new.  So the way this big show (7,000+  folks) closed was with videos made on the cellphones of […]

  8. FETC 2009

         It may be a bit more time before all my impressions play themselves out in this blog but here are a couple of things that have stayed in the fore since I got home and got some rest. Apple and Full Sail University had a digital storytelling reception where current Full Sail students had […]


    That’s right, it’s that four letter word that makes educators happy…F-R-E-E. Back by popular demand, the fun and fabulous folks at ETV are bringing you technology workshops to help you learn the latest and greatest trends in educational technology. Donna, Debbie and Dean (the three D’s of education) have lined up 3-days for you and […]

  10. Invitation to the Kalamazoo Day of Discovery, Feb 6, 2009

    Join us for an engaging, technology-infused professional development workshop focused on creative ways to use digital media in the classroom. Learn techniques to inspire your students and maximize the resources from Discovery Education streaming.  “50 Ways to Integrate DE Streaming” and “Extreme Makeover: Education Edition” are just a couple of the sessions that will be […]