Daily Archives: March 24, 2010

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DEN Spring Training has begun!!

DEN Spring Training has begun!!

On March 20, 2010 – the DEN kicked-off “Spring Training”…do you have what it takes?  Don’t waste any time…Spring Training ends May 21st, 2010.   For more information on the DEN’s Spring Training 2010 go to  http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/blog/2010/03/19/den-spring-training-2010/  Have fun!!!

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Ada Lovelace Day, celebrating women in technology

Ada Lovelace Day is an international day of blogging (videologging, podcasting, comic drawing etc.!) Ada Lovelace was one of the world’s first computer programmers, and one of the first people to see computers as more than just a machine for doing sums. She wrote programmes for Charles Babbage’s Analytical Engine, a general-purpose computing machine, despite

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Tackling Test Stress Tip 17: Set the Stage

When it comes to state-wide testing, sometimes teachers will need to rearrange desks from a group type setting to rows of desks or some other situation. Not only are desks rearranged, but the schedule of the day changes. One of my esteemed colleagues suggests that teachers make necessary changes several days before testing so that

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Tackling Test Stress Tip 17: Set the Stage

When it comes to state-wide testing, sometimes teachers will need to rearrange desks from a group type setting to rows of desks or some other situation. Not only are desks rearranged, but the schedule of the day changes. One of my esteemed colleagues suggests that teachers make necessary changes several days before testing so that

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Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 03/24/2010

National Poetry Map – Poets.org – Poetry, Poems, Bios & More An interactive map of the availability of poets and poetry friendly programs in each state. Tags: poetry, map, national – By Tim Childers Assessment Blog – Tackling Testing Stress Series Ongoing series of blog posts with different strategies for helping your students succeed during

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An NFL Star Could Host Your Next School Assembly

  Encourage your high school students to visit www.its21justpass.com to test their knowledge of the legal drinking age and the risks and consequences of underage drinking. 3 amazing prizes – 2 ways to win: The challenges: Take a short online quiz or submit a unique video on the risks and consequences of underage drinking. The prizes: A school assembly

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Upcoming Events

DEN Summer Institute: The DEN Summer Institute for 2010 will take place from July 18-23, 2010 at Bentley University in Waltham, MA. Attendees will have the opportunity to connect with fellow STAR Discovery Educators from all over during an exclusive, intensive, weeklong networking and professional development event. Educators can currently apply. DEN Spring Virtual Conference:

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