Archives for July 9, 2009

  1. Mark Your Calendar – July 15th

    Three trips, nine teachers, 36 students, and the adventure of a lifetime!  Two of the three pilot trips for Discovery Student Adventures have now concluded, and have we got some stories to tell!  From the Australian outback to the African bush, come see what happened to STAR Discovery Educators as they journeyed around the world […]

  2. Hey Northern Illinois, Show 'Em Your Colors!

    On Friday August 21st the Wisoconsin DEN will be Friday’s Front Row from 2:30-5:00 at TGI Friday’s inside Miller Park.  This is an excellent opportunity for you to have fun meeting members of the DEN community. There will be presentations given by DEN members and information about the DEN, drinks, appetizers and prizes! Illinois DEN members […]

  3. 5 Star Review of DE Streaming Plus (via National DEN Blog)

    Discovery Education streaming PLUS was recently reviewed by Multimedia and Internet @ Schools and imagine our surprise when we received an absolutely perfect rating: 5/5 stars!  Of course, to those of you using DE streaming PLUS, this won’t be much of a surprise, but the review is well worth reading and sharing.  A quick highlight […]

  4. (via National DEN Blog)

    Scott Kinney on the Future of Learning Today, 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 […]

  5. Discovery Education has a new look!

    Greetings !      On July 8th the new website went live. There are many exciting new features that will enhance your teaching. As with many websites when changes of this magnitude occur somethings do slip by. The discovery technicians are welcoming comments and constantly working to fix any of the bugs that occurred.  Please don’t […]

  6. Leadership Council Attends National Conference

    In June Mauri Dufour, Carol Miller and Lori Twiss attended the National conference at Discovery Communications. The days were packed with exciting news on upcoming features and the new website. We met our new regional manager, Michael Hakkarinen, he is very energetic, is looking forward to working with us and coming to Maine. Keep posted […]

  7. Want to Learn How to Wiki?

    Are you new to wikis? Looking to collaborate more effectively with your community? Register below for an Introduction to Wikispaces online training session. Learn how to edit pages, add images and media, manage permissions and settings for your wiki, and more. The session will be today, July 9th, at 2pm EST. The event will be […]