Archives for April, 2010

  1. Virtual Conference in Cumming, GA

    I know this post is really, really late, but I just could not pass up the opportunity to highlight the Virtual Conference held in Cumming, GA.  We had 13 highly motivated, excited, and eager educators in attendance. Teryl and Tim went down to “help out.”  Patti Grammens did a fantastic job getting everything set up […]

  2. Breaking the Silence of Mental Illness

    Lorraine Kaplan and Janet Susin are members of the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI), who also happen to be educators, mothers, and parents of children who have suffered with mental illness.  Janet and Lorraine recently hosted a webinar representing theNAMI during which they provided a great wealth of insights into working with children suffering […]

  3. A New STAR!

    On the tail of an AMAZING virtual conference, we have a new STAR to welcome to the DEN Community: Patricia Mandala. Welcome to the DEN Patricia!!! For those of you that were not able to attend the virtual conference, it has now been archived on the DE National Blog. CLICK HERE to be taken to […]

  4. An Apple for a DEN Member

    The New Jersey DEN Leadership Council is pleased to present an exciting morning of professional development that will highlight creative ways to engage students and invigorate curriculum using 21st century digital resources and tools. The event will begin at 9:00 AM at the Apple Store in the Promenade at Sagemore in Marlton, NJ. We will […]

  5. An Apple for a DEN Member

    The New Jersey DEN Leadership Council is pleased to present an exciting morning of professional development that will highlight creative ways to engage students and invigorate curriculum using 21st century digital resources and tools. The event will begin at 9:00 AM at the Apple Store in the Promenade at Sagemore in Marlton, NJ. We will […]

  6. DEN VC Wrap Up

    The DEN Spring Virtual Conference hosted in New Berlin was….dare I say excellent!  About 25 educators from around southeastern Wisconsin gathered to share in learning from the experts.  As we settled in to enjoy some fantastic learning experiences and collaboration we enjoyed a light continental Saturday morning breakfast.  Discovery is so very good to us! […]

  7. Sacramento Area Educators: Join us for a Day of Discovery!

    Sacramento Area Educators Discovery Education invites you to A Day of Discovery To register, go to: http://links.discoveryeducation.com/SacDOD2010 When:  Saturday, May 22, 2010 9 AM – 3:30 PM Check-in begins at 8:30 AM Where:  Joseph Sims Elementary School 3033 Buckminster Drive, Elk Grove, CA 95758 Cost: FREE! Dive into digital media with Discovery Education to build […]

  8. Past event reviews…future event reminders

    Four f2f sites in Arizona recently hosted the DEN National (global actually!) Virtual Conference on Saturday, April 24th. Participants attended at Cartwright, Deer Valley, Flagstaff and Snowflake. If you missed the event, or wanted a review from a session you particularly enjoyed, the following links may be helpful. http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/spring-virtual-conference-2010/  Scroll to the bottom of the […]

  9. Rumsey Historical Maps with Google Earth

    Google Earth is a sophisticated imaging tool that can be used quite powerfully when teaching history. The visual perspective can illuminate a viewpoint not easy to convey through words. Maureen Festi shared how to use the Rumsey Historical Maps in Google Earth at the April 27th Teaching American History session. David Rumsey has made his […]

  10. Upcoming Discovery Student Adventures Events

    ARE YOU A TEACHER?? You are invited to a FREE Happy Hour!!!The Celtic Knot 626 Church Street Evanston, IL May 7th from 5-7pm Please RSVP by May 2nd by visiting DiscoveryStudentAdventures.com/Chicago Enter to WIN a $2,500 Travel Scholarship to award to the student of your choice! To find out more about the Adventure of a […]

  11. Virtual Conference Site in Flint

    Over 30 educators from around the area met in Flint to take part in the Spring Virtual Conference. Everyone was treated with informative sessions (in-person and virtual), good food, free stuff, prizes, and collaboration. Here are some of the sights from that day.

  12. The Stars are shining in Texas

    Two Texas DEN Stars are featured in broadcasts: On Earth Day, Elaine Plybon was featured in a podcast with Steve Katz and LiveBinders.  The podcast archive can be found HERE. Elaine was also featured in March on a Discovery Educator Network Shining STARs webinar, where she talked about the transition to a paperless classroom. On April […]

  13. Introducing Massachusetts STAR Educator Angelo Rota, West Springfield

    I am the Educational Technology Coordinator for West Springfield, formerly a mathematics teacher and network administrator. I’ve been working with the WSPS district for five years, and we have come a long way technologically – especially in the area of IWB’s. We currently have 75 district-wide, at all levels G1-G12, in all schools. We are also […]

  14. 2nd Annual DEN Geocaching Day May 22nd

    Jane Suiter will be hosting the second annual Discover Educator Network Geocaching Day at Kennedy on May 22 at 9:00.  If you are interested in attending, contact Jane Suiter at jsuiter@cr.k12.ia.us Participants will receive lunch and have a chance to win some prizes from Discovery Education.