Archives for November 30, 2009

  1. 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 […]

  2. 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: http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/scienceinaction/denscicon. Registration is […]

  3. 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, […]

  4. Holiday Webinar Wish List

    Thanksgiving and Black Friday, either virtual or real, are behind us and Discovery Education’s December is packed with some pre-holiday goodies with a series of great webinars. If you ever created a wish list of favorite webinars you wished Discovery would reprise, update, or just run again, at the top of my holiday list is […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. 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: http://theapple.monster.com/benefits/articles/8529-10-technology-enhanced-alternatives-to-book-reports?page=2 Kelly Tenkely | TheApple.com 1. Let students create a cartoon version of the book they have just finished. Use a […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. 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 […]