Archives for March, 2010

  1. 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 […]

  2. 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: […]

  3. Spring Virtual Conference

    Spring Virt Con 2010 Save the Date Connect the Thoughts! Saturday, April 24, 2010 9 AM to 4 PM ET Cost?  FREE Register today! All times ET. 9 AM Connections, Conversations, and Collaborations: Creating a Personal Learning Network That Works For You Lee Kolbert, DEN Guru, Palm Beach County, FL Thanks to the influx of […]

  4. We're still celebrating MEC2010…join us for the highlights!

    Were you one of the lucky educators who scored a seat w/computer at the DE presentations at MEC2010? Did you miss them and wish you had the handouts and materials? Have I got a deal for you(?)!   Hand-outs and “take-aways” from the sessions are posted at this blog link http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/blog/2010/03/15/celebrating-30-years-of-educational-excellence-at-mec/   In addition, there […]

  5. Green Gazelles Are Good!

    Do you know about Gazelle? Gazelle is an online recycling service.  The company pays you cash for used electronics (cell phones, laptops, mp3 players, projectors, blu-ray players, digital cameras, and more).  You look up your item in their online data base, describing the condition, the site makes you an offer, and sends you a box. […]

  6. A Day of Discovery at Biltmore

    SAVE THE DATE! Join us on April 17th, for a Day of Discovery at Biltmore! You heard it here first- this is your official invitation to explore and learn with fellow Discovery Educators in the beautiful backdrop of Asheville, North Carolina. This will be a day of professional development and idea sharing, followed by a […]

  7. Free Day of Discovery in Orange County!

    Join KOCE, Discovery Education, and Newport-Mesa Unified School District as they present a free Day of Discovery at Davis Magnet School in Costa Mesa on Saturday, April 17, 2010. This Day of Discovery will provide Orange County-area educators and welcomed guests with an exciting and enriching day of professional development focused on creative ways to […]

  8. Save the Date March 25th

    Digital Age of Aquarius Join DEN and ISTE for a 60′s style sit-in courtesy of Kevinski Braveheart (Kevin Honeycutt in RL) explore the difference between a focus on firewalls versus teaching kids positive digital behaviors. With a combination of music and fun, we’ll seek to enlighten, not frighten about the issues of online safety. *Costumes […]

  9. Application Open for the Siemens STEM Institute

    Are you looking to bolster STEM learning in the classroom? Do you want access to top STEM scientists, thought-leaders and innovators? Then you’ll most definitely want to apply attend the Siemens STEM Institute! The Siemens STEM Institute is a one-of-a-kind immersion program that promotes hands-on, real-world integration of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) in […]

  10. Connect the Thoughts at the DEN Virtual Conference

    Connect the Thoughts! Saturday, April 24, 2010 9 AM to 4 PM ET Cost?  FREE Register today! All times ET. DEN Spring Virt Con View more documents from lrougeux. 9 AM Connections, Conversations, and Collaborations: Creating a Personal Learning Network That Works For You Lee Kolbert, DEN Guru, Palm Beach County, FL Thanks to the […]

  11. Applications Open for the DEN National Institute

    The DEN Summer Institute for 2010 will take place from July 18-23, 2010 at Bentley University in Waltham, MA just twenty minutes west of Boston.  Attendees will have the opportunity to connect with fellow STAR Discovery Educators from all over during an exclusive, intensive, week-long networking and professional development event.  Apply today! March 12 DEN […]

  12. WOW #13: Caulk up the Cracks with Khan Academy

    http://www.khanacademy.org   What is the Khan Academy? ·         “With over 1100 videos, it is easily the most exhaustive collection of instruction on the Internet allowing learners to know that they can fill in almost any of their “gaps” with the content on this site. The content is made in digestible 10-20 minute chunks especially purposed […]

  13. Discover Summer Institute 2010

    One of the best things I have done in my professional career was to attend a Discovery Summer Institute. The professional development was incredibly relevant to what students were needing in the classroom and I learned new tools and new ways to use old tools for instruction. But mostly, I found a network of teachers […]

  14. LIFE Begins on Discovery and Discovery Education

    In case you missed it, the Life series began on Discovery last night and I must say I thought it was amazing!!  If you are subscriber to Discovery Education streaming Plus or Discovery Education Science Middle School you will be happy to know that both episodes from last night are available for you today.  The […]

  15. Siemens Foundation's New President

    We are excited to share the news that Jennifer Harper-Taylor has been appointed to be the President of the Siemens Foundation.  Siemens Foundation focuses on providing unique opportunities for teachers and students through high quality professional development and engaging STEM related activities.  They have just closed the We Can Change the World program for this […]