Monthly Archives: September 2009

Fall Virtual Conference

Fall Virtual Conference

Join us for the DEN 2009 Fall Virtual Conference. This unique event provides a combination of face to face in person experiences with high caliber virtual presentations. The net result? A day of learning and networking like none other you’ve experience before! View face-to-face locations and register here.

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 09/30/2009

Spezify Spezify is a search tool presenting results from a large number of websites in different visual ways. We take web search further, away from endless lists of blue text links and towards a more intuitive experience. We want you to get a good overview of a subject, find useful information and be inspired with

Virtual Labs to the Rescue

Experimental design is something that many middle school students  have trouble doing independently.  For years I have done the same lab to teach this concept to my students. The students love the lab, but I don’t love the results.  This year I decided to try teaching experimental design  with a virtual lab. My students chose

Apply to be a DEN Guru

In the past four years the Discovery Educator Network (DEN) has grown in many different ways including the variety of ways educators may participate in the community.  You can be a Discovery Educator and participate in the online community.  You can apply to become a STAR Discovery Educator and engage in both online and in-person

Tech or Treat? DENs Fall Virtual Conference

On Saturday, October 24, 2009 join thousands of educators online and in-person as the DEN team goes house to house to explore the many digital treats available to educators today. During this unique professional development event, you have the flexibility to attend online or in-person at CLIU 21 (8:30 – 4 PM) hosted by the

October 6th Webinar!

Join the Iowa DEN for a webinar on the 6th to learn cool ways to incorporate DE streaming content into your lessons. I will be discussing unique web tools to use with the DE content. Some of the web tools I will discuss are: Prezi, Webspiration, Wordle, iWeb, Google Earth, DE Calendar, Photobooth, Quiz Builder,

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 09/29/2009

EyeWitness to History – history through the eyes of those who lived it First hand accounts, illustrated with vintage photos, original radio broadcasts. Tags: reference, research, history, education, primarysources, world, culture, information – By RJ Stangherlin Graphic Organizer Templates Tags: graphic_organizer, templates, graphic, organizers Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Virtual Tour The comprehensive virtual


Greetings Blogosphere! One of the things I do as your friendly assessment nerd is train teachers on using the information from Discovery Education Assessment’s reports to improve instruction. I usually start by telling them places to get support and ways to join the community of folks who use Discovery Education. Well, a crew of fabulous

Day of Discovery in Eastern Tennessee

Opportunity for Tennessee administrators and educators! Join Discovery Education for a Day of Discovery on October 24th in Bradley County. This Day of Discovery will be offered in conjunction with the DEN Virtual Conference.  This free professional development event is open to administrators and educators from Tennessee and North Carolina. Bradley County Public Schools, Discovery