Archives for February, 2009

  1. We're Off to VSTE!

    Well your leadership council is off to the VSTE Annual Conference for 3 days of learning and collaboration. Please stay tuned for some posts and photos from out time there. Also check out the presentations from the VA DEN’s Day of Discovery. Just click on tab at the top of the page. We will add […]

  2. WEMTA Winter Virtual Conference

    Mark your calendars for the WEMTA Winter Virtual Conference – Saturday, February 28th, from 9:00 am (CST) to 4:00 pm.  What is a virtual conference?  Well, this one is a one day conference delivered virtually LIVE to your computer – wherever you are.  All you need is a computer that has internet access (a microphone is optional, but […]

  3. Recipe Name: Underground Railroad using Student Wikis

    This past week, our 6th grade teachers spent several hours during their common planning brainstorming and learning how to use their student’s wiki. My brain was fried from working on all the technical issues and updating laptops. So, I decided to share the training manual we used as my post this time. I searched DE […]

  4. ICE Conference DEN Events

    DE & Comcast Networking Social – Thursday, February 26 at 6:30PM.  Held at Preservation Hall A inside Pheasant Run Resort.  This event will include a presentation followed by heavy appetizers and cocktails.  Please invite your key contacts.  All DEN members and STARs have been invited. Details ar located Here DE Concurrent Sessions – Steve Dembo […]

  5. Want to go on a Discovery Student Adventure?

    Australia, South Africa, and China + 9 DEN STARs + 36 DEN STAR Students + Your Dream Come True = A Discovery Student Adventure! It’s the ultimate equation for DEN STARs and definitely our dream come true for you!  We are thrilled to announce the launch of the Discovery Student Adventure Program. What’s a Discovery Student […]

  6. TCEA 2010 Call for Participation

    What? We just finished another great TCEA! Yes, the call for participation for TCEA 2010 is now open. TCEA 2010 is entitled “Charting New Waters” and submission of proposals is open until May 8. It’s time to be thinking about what session(s) you’d like to present and get those proposals turned in! Visit TCEA’s website […]

  7. Gentle Reminder – February 18th

    Please join us this Wednesday, February 18th as Kevinski Bravehart (Kevin Honeycutt in RL) leads a workshop on ‘Leaving Intentional Footprints for Today and Tomorrow’.  Kevinski will be leading a discussion on the digital footprints our learners can create to learn today, while empowering themselves in the future. SLT TIME:  5 p.m. SLT ( 7 […]

  8. 2009 Student Blogging Challenge

    Do your students blog? Do you want your students to improve their writing skills? Are you interested in connecting your students with other kids around the world? Do you want to watch your clustrmap grow? If you’ve said yes to any of these questions, then you need to check out the 2009 Student Blogging Challenge. […]

  9. NYDEN Digitally Fit Recap

    Perhaps you joined the NY DEN Event in New York City earlier this month.  Perhaps you were there in person.  Perhaps you were behind your computer joining Christine in the virtual conversation.  Perhaps you were just with us in spirit.  What ever the case may be, care to feel like a fly on the wall?  […]

  10. DE Streaming Feedback

    Discovery wants to hear from you.  Discuss the future of Discovery Education Streaming in one-on-one feedback sessions.  Each session will last approximately one hour.  If you are interested in volunteering please send your name, school district, subjects/grades that you teach and time slot that you are interested in to Shelley Santora Jones  Tuesday, February 17th […]

  11. Celebration of Teaching and Learning

    We’re looking to plan an evening New York DEN event after the Celebration of Teaching & Learning conference in NYC on Friday, March 6th, 2009. We’re interested in knowing how many New York DEN educators and STARS will be attending this event and if you’d like to join us. Please complete the poll and leave […]

  12. Want to go on a student adventure?

    What’s a Discovery Student Adventure you ask?!? Well, imagine being able to sign up and take your students to one of 8 amazing trips to the Arctic, Australia, China, Costa Rica, Ecuador/Galapagos Islands, Italy/Greece, New Zealand/Fiji, and South Africa. These trips are free to the educators and are of no cost to their students. These […]

  13. Nassau BOCES – Spring Into Discovery Event

    Nassau BOCES is hosting a Spring Into Discovery event on Friday, March 20, 2009. The conference will be taking place at the Nassau BOCES Administrative Center on 71 Clinton Road, Room LL-A, Garden City. View Larger Map Registration and Breakfast: 8:30-9:00am Workshop 1: 9:00 am – 11:30 am Digital Natives & Discovery Education streaming Overview […]