Archives for April 23, 2009

  1. See you Saturday! DEN Virtual Conference

    Saturday, April 25, 2009 9 AM to 3 PM (EDT) Register Today!  Spring Into Action with the DEN and join thousands of educators who are passionate about integrating media into their instruction and collaborating with each other to improve student achievement. During this unique (and free) professional development event you have the flexibility to attend online or in-person […]

  2. Calling All Whiz Kids: Discovery Education/3M Young Scientist Challenge

    Now’s the time for students to enter the nation’s premier science competition for grades 5 through 8. The deadline for the Discovery Education/3M Young Scientist Challenge is May 20, 2009.Over the summer, judges will choose up to 51 semifinalists: one from each state and the District of Columbia. Ten finalists will be selected to receive […]

  3. It's a Wrap – Digizenship

    First off I’d like to congratulate Lor for being the FIRST to present in the new auditorium at 2DP — that would be the NEW DEN in SL HQs (don’t forget! The official grand opening, ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held tomorrow, Friday, April 24th at 5 p.m. SLT (7 p.m. CST, 8 p.m. EST). Lor […]

  4. DEN Virtual Conference

    Spring Into Action with the DEN during this unique (and free) professional development event where you have the flexibility to attend online or in-person at one of many regional events hosted by the DEN Leadership Councils.When? Saturday, April 25, 2009 9 AM to 3 PM EDT Where? Online or in-person. How much? Free. The day […]

  5. Tell the DEN Your Story

     The Discovery Educator Network is seeking feedback from educators who have participated in the DEN and/or attended DEN-sponsored events. This survey should take you about 5 minutes to complete. The DEN really appreciates your feedback. <a href=”” title=”Impact of the DEN Survey”>Fill out my Wufoo form!</a>

  6. Tell Your DEN Story-How Has the DEN Impacted Your Professional Development?

    Good evening, bloggers!  The DEN is trying to collate experiences from educators to see how their association with the DEN has impacted their professional development as well as student learning in their classroom.   I have the embed code posted as a TinyPaste link on my Tell The DEN Story page.  (Feel free to copy/paste […]

  7. "Sweet Success"

    The Arkansas DEN met in Rogers, Arkansas for a “sweet treat” on Saturday, April 18th.  We had six prospective DEN members there to share desserts with the three LC members. (Evelyn McFadden, Karen Wells and Glenda Jenkins).  We discussed the STAR status and application.  Some have already begun the process of becoming a STAR.  We are […]

  8. The Role of International Tests in U.S. Education (Online Chat)

    Greetings, Blogosphere! Just a quick note from your friendly assessment nerd, Porter… Education Week is doing an online chat this afternoon (Thursday, April 23, 2-3 p.m. Eastern time) on the proper role of international tests in shaping U.S. education policy. Follow this link for more information:

  9. The DEN Virtual Trifeta Begins Today!

    While a real spring is eluding us in the Northeast, a virtual spring is full bloom starting today with the DEN Virtual Trifecta. Beginning at 11:00 am today, April 23, 2009 and continuing until 7 pm tonight, you can connect with your colleagues from the convenience of your office or classroom (during your prep period, […]