Archives for April, 2009

  1. Friendly Reminder: DEN SL Ribbon Cutting Tonight!

    Join us tonight, April 24, 2009 at 8 PM EDT for the ribbon cutting ceremony for our new DEN headquarters in Second Life.Our new DEN headquarters is a virtual replica of Discovery’s World Headquarters in Silver Spring, MD – complete with the HD theater and the T-Rex. Here is the SLurl – http://slurl.com/secondlife/Eduisland%20II/132/131/22. Make sure […]

  2. FETC: On-Demand At Your Convenience From Your Desktop!

    We know that DEN pioneers firsts, and today brought yet another. If you missed FETCs Virtual Conference, now you can view it on demand, at your convenience. Let’s give a virtual applause to the Florida DEN/LC for creating two firsts: first LC virtual conference and first on-demand viewing. Bravo! If you missed attending, you can […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. 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=”https://discoveryed.wufoo.com/forms/z7w8r3/” title=”Impact of the DEN Survey”>Fill out my Wufoo form!</a>

  8. 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. http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/jendorman/tell-the-den-story/  (Feel free to copy/paste […]

  9. "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 […]

  10. 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: http://www.edweek.org/ew/events/chats/2009/04/23/index.html#chat

  11. DEN Survey

    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. We really appreciate your feedback. Fill out my Wufoo form!

  12. Discovery Educator at AAIM Conference

    Many of you attended Arkansas Association of Instructional Media Conference (AAIM)this weekend.  Discovery was there to welcome library media specialist and technology personnel from around the state.  The Discovery session gave information for beginning users needing passcodes to advanced users learning about the educator network.  Attendees were encouraged to get involved and join us in […]

  13. Tell the DEN Story!!

    From Jen Dorman’s (DEN Account Manager) Blog… 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. We really appreciate your feedback. If you are a blogger and would like to embed this survey on your […]

  14. DEN Virtual Conference 2009

    A message from the Leadership Council Chair: I hope that you all enjoyed your spring break! The SC DEN Leadership Council is gearing up for the Virtual Conference that will be held around the country on Saturday, April 25. Mike Bryant from Discovery is coordinating the events for us in South Carolina. We will host […]

  15. Learn More with Discovery and Wilkes University

    Summer Session I Registration Ends April 26 Upgrade your future and register for an innovative, 30-credit, fully online M.S. in Instructional Media brought to you through collaboration between Discovery Education and Wilkes University. Enhance your classroom and your career as you learn practical integration strategies through courses designed by renowned educators like Kathy Schrock, Lance Rougeux, […]

  16. Tell the DEN Story

    The Discovery Educator Network is seeking feedback from educators who have participated in the DEN and/or attended DEN-sponsored events. The survey below should take you about 5 minutes to complete. We really appreciate your feedback!

  17. Got a Minute? Take a Survey

    The DEN would like you help in finding out more about how the DEN is impacting student learning and professional growth. So if you have a minute (and I’m sure we can all find a minute in our busy lives), please fill out the survey.  You can read the full blog post here. <a href=”https://discoveryed.wufoo.com/forms/z7w8r3/” […]

  18. Tell Your DEN Story

    The folks at the DEN are wanting to hear everyone’s story – how has being a member of the DEN affected you? How has it impacted your students’ experiences in the classroom? As a result, they have posted a short survey for all of us to take. Please take a few minutes to visit THIS […]

  19. Yes You Can!

    Do you want to learn from Lance Rougeuax? Would you like to attend the DEN TN LC Virtual Conference in person? Most importantly! Do you live west of the Cumberland Plateau? If you answered yes to all of these then we want you to attend. In order to make this more possible for you we […]

  20. Register for Summer Session 1 Today

    Summer Session I Registration Ends April 26 Upgrade your future and register for an innovative, 30-credit, fully online M.S. in Instructional Media brought to you through collaboration between Discovery Education and Wilkes University. Enhance your classroom and your career as you learn practical integration strategies through courses designed by renowned educators like Kathy Schrock, Lance Rougeux, […]

  21. Don't Forget – DEN Virtual Conference This Saturday!

    Spring Into Action at the 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 […]