Monthly Archives: November 2009

Discovery Health = Oprah's OWN in 2011

Discovery Health = Oprah's OWN in 2011

For most of the world, Oprah’s breaking news is just that, news indeed. But for those of us who know and love Discovery Communications, it just seems fitting that the world’s most respected woman is joining the Discovery Network. Oprah Winfrey Says Goodbye After 25 Years – Funny bloopers are a click away According to

Forthcoming (Virtual & Live Event) Conference: DEN SCIcon

If you are not overwhelmed from the holiday that was and the ones to come, mark your calendar for the DENs first-ever science-themed virtual conference – SCIcon 2010 – on January 9, 2010. Discovery is waiting on confirmation from one of our presenters and then we will post the final agenda at: Registration is

What's New in the DE Teacher Center

If you haven’t checked Discovery Education’s Teacher Center lately, you are in for a (holiday?) surprise. STEM Connect In support of STEM initiatives, Discovery Education presents a unique collection of career video clips, learning activities, and related content for grades 6-8 and 9-12. Organized by discipline, the resources found here highlight the connections among science,

The DEN Can Change the World

Discovery Education has so many excellent programs that it is hard to select just one to promote, but its partnership with Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge is hard to top. When you combine DE and Siemens and NSTA with our nations’ students and teachers working collaboratively, you get a real definition of change

Featured Leadership Council: Tennessee!

This week we are proud to feature one of the most active Leadership Councils, Tennessee! The TN LC has hosted events at the Tennessee Aquarium as well as your local Best Buy.  And if you think that sounds like a strange place for a DEN event, you weren’t the only one!  But just wait till

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 11/30/2009

A 1 e L Hub: Ten Longest Bridges In the World Ten Longest Bridges In the World Tags: Reader – By sulltan ashraf Free Technology for Teachers: Six Easy Ways for Students to Create Videos Online Tags: technology, video, web_2.0 A 1 e L Hub: Mp3 Ringtones Airtel Remix Mp3 Ringtones Airtel Remix Tags: Ringtone

10 tech alternatives to book reports

Check out these ideas for making reading and reporting back more interesting. There are some great ideas. If you have other ideas please shaare.  The 10 tech alternatives to book reports can be found at: Kelly Tenkely | 1. Let students create a cartoon version of the book they have just finished. Use a

Seasons' Greetings from Your TN LC

As we approach our Christmas break throughout Tennessee, your Leadership Council wanted to let you know what we have planned for January and beyond.  We’ve been working on getting all our personal information loaded on the blog, and we’ve finally succeeded here.  The LC has more than doubled this year, and we are excited about

The DEN Can Change the World: Win a Trip to NSTA in Philadelphia

The Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge gives students the opportunity, tools and inspiration to become active agents of environmental change. Elementary and middle school classes from across the country are eligible to participate in the challenge to create sustainable, reproducible environmental improvements in their classroom, school or community. STAR Discovery Educators who enter