Daily Archives: June 17, 2009

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The Future of Educational Technology

The Future of Educational Technology

Yesterday, the House Education and Labor Committee held a hearing to examine how technology, innovative education tools, and digital content are transforming and improving education in America.  The DEN’s very own Scott Kinney, Vice President of Outreach and Professional Development for Discovery Education, served as one of seven panelists who testified as to how technology

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DEN at NECC 2009

We look forward to celebrating the DEN’s fourth birthday with many of our STARs at our pre-NECC Birthday Party Extravaganza on Saturday, June 27, 2009 at Discovery Headquarters. If you are staying for NECC, I strongly encourage you to check out the following sessions from the DEN team. Using Multimedia in the Classroom Join mimio and

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New DEN STARS from Michigan

This year, several Michigan educators applied and were accepted to be DEN STAR Educators.  To learn more about what that means and to apply, click here.  DEN STARS have access to training kits, special events, and fun perks.  The best part is being connected with other STAR educators from across the nation.  Welcome to the

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Twitter and Twitter Search Explained

Image via CrunchBase It seems like EVERYONE (and their dogs, goldfish, etc.) are Tweeting these days. If you aren’t on Twitter, yet, and are wondering what the buzz (or, rather, tweeting) is all about, check out these two videos from the Common Craft Show. Twitter in Plain English Twitter Search in Plain English Twitter Professional

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Awesome Summer Professional Development

Get ready for a new school year with the DEN!  The entire month of August is jam-packed with free webinars.  Tell a colleague, invite your principal and join us for Summer School with the DEN.  Enroll today at: http://community.discoveryeducation.com/webinar.All sessions begin at 11 AM EST.  Digital Storytelling Week 8/3/09: Thinking Outside the Slide: Creating non-linear

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WI DEN Event is almost here!

Mark your calendars for Friday, June 19th! Join members of the Wisconsin DEN Leadership Council as well as other educators from 2:30-5:00 at Friday’s Front Row, inside Miller Park in Milwaukee.  We have a private room reserved where you can spend time with fellow colleagues learning about the DEN and what it has to offer

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The Future of Learning: How Technology is Transforming Public Schools

[Text below from a Discovery Education Press Release] The House Education and Labor Committee held a hearing to examine how technology, innovative education tools, and digital content are transforming and improving education in America.  Scott Kinney, Vice President of Outreach and Professional Development for Discovery Education, served as one of seven panelists who testified as

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Gentle Reminder – June 18th

UPDATE!!! We’ll be doing this ‘NECC Newbie’ session with ISTE.  We’ll be meeting here. Don’t forget to join us for a ‘NECC Newbie’ session. If you’ve got questions or if you’ve ‘been there, done that’, then please join us tonight, Sunday, June 14th and Thursday, June 18th as the DEN in SL hosts a ‘NECC

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Engage, Enrich, Empower: Leading the Learning of the Net Generation

I’m heading out to Lancaster, PA, for the Engage, Enrich, Empower: Leading the Learning of the Net Generation conference at IU 13. I am joining a terrific line-up of presenters including keynote presenters Alan November and Doug Johnson and several members of the Pennsylvania Leadership Council. Here are the take-away resources for my two sessions.

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