Summer School with the DEN? YES!


The lights are out, the students are gone, and except for the construction going on outside our west wing classrooms, it’s a quiet countdown to tomorrow–last day of school for teachers in our district. For some of you, vacation has already begun; for us, with the benefit of winter snow days, we are just ending later. With vacation barely begun for all of us, why should we get so excited about summer school? Simple: it’s the DEN’s summer school, with an action-packed exciting agenda for four weeks, each with a learning theme. It’s a carefully planned syllabus, with dual platform applications, as well as apps for Macs and PCs. So, tell a colleague, tell a teacher, tell an IT, tell a friend, invite your administrators, and join us everyday at 11 AM ET for summer school with the DEN.

Enroll today at:

Digital Storytelling Week
Thinking Outside the Slide: Creating non-linear PowerPoint presentations and learning centers with Discovery Education Media
Digital Storytelling Made Easy: Using Discovery Education Content with Animoto and PhotoStory
Director’s Cut: Discovery Education Media and MovieMaker (PC)
Director’s Cut: Discovery Education Media and iMovie (Mac)

Leadership Week
The Information Society is HERE: Are our schools up to the task? with Dr. Scott McLeod
Policies, Safety and Social Networking
Web 2.0 for Administrators and Others: Schools, Tools, and the 21st Century
Data-Driven Decisions with Discovery Education Assessment  (This is the week you really want to invite your Admin Team into Discovery Education webinars).

Science Week
Myth Busted: Easy Ways to Integrate Digital Media into Your Science Classroom
Getting Your Hands Dirty with Discovery Education Science
Differentiating Instruction with the Discovery Education Science Assessment Manager
More and Muir Tech Tips for Going Green

Web 2.0 Week
Get Your Glog On! The DE streaming Builders and Glogster
The Thread that Ties it All Together: Discovery Education Content and Voicethread
Two Roundtrip Tickets to Anywhere in the World: Designing Virtual Field Trips with Discovery Education Media and Google Earth
Learning Through the Funnies: Mixing Discovery Education Content with Free Comic Tools.

Enroll today!

Image Citations:

School House Animation: Welcome to School Animation. Discovery Education
(2009). Retrieved June 15, 2009, from Discovery Education:

Digital Storytelling: PhotoStory

Dr. Scott McLeod: Cable in the Classroom, June 2008

Discovery Science Logo

Web 2.0

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