On April 9, 2010 the Discovery Education team hosted 100 Administrators from the District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia for an Administrative Day of Discovery Throughout the day we sought to answer these essential questions: As administrators how do you facilitate the shift from the students as viewers to students as producers? How do
DEN Summer Institute Application Deadline is April 26 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
Congratulations to DEN STARs, Christopher R. Bugaj and Sally Norton-Darr who recently had a book published. The Practical (and Fun) Guide to Assistive Technology in Public Schools includes step-by-step layout for building/expanding an AT team and procedures. It also features ideas for reducing paperwork and strategies for considering AT for all students. The book, published
Our school also hosted Dr. Elizabeth Englander from the MARC Center of Bridgewater State College on April 1 to give a presentation to our teachers. The MARC center not only offers valuable resources for teachers and parents, but also provides assemblies and a peer training and leadership to students to become models and leaders in their own schools.
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The Siemens Foundation, in conjunction with Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU), Discovery Education and College Board, announced that 20 middle and high school teachers from across the country have been chosen to participate in the newly designed Siemens Teachers as Researchers (STARs) program. The STARs program is a two-week professional development course designed to empower