Monthly Archives: May 2010

Remembering the Day of Discovery with Pictures

Remembering the Day of Discovery with Pictures

Pictures and comments about the recent New England Day of Discovery keep arriving.  There will be more. It was a great day as noted by Massachusetts STAR and LC member Paula Marini.  “Steve Dembo did a great job firing up the crowd and setting the tone and pace for the day during his keynote presentation. 

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 05/29/2010

Technology that Supports Instructional Strategies Tags: marzano, instructional_strategies, technology Marzano’s Instructional Strategies Tags: marzano, instructional_strategies OnlineMarzano.pdf (application/pdf Object) Tags: marzano, instructional_strategies, onlinemarzano Posted from Diigo. The rest of Discovery Educator Network group favorite links are here.

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 05/28/2010

OLogy Tags: education, students, science, teachers, teaching, interactive, museum, elementary, history – By Fred Delventhal Jobs of the future will emerge for tech-savvy students – Interlake Spectator – Manitoba, CA Tags: Steve_Dembo Online Summer Reading Sites for Students with Special Needs “special education, special needs, reading, websites, parents, summer, fluency” Tags: special education, special needs,

Logic Games for the End of Year

Image by brentdanley via Flickr This site is full of logic games for many age levels. At this time of the school year, you may need a time filler at the end of class as students finish projects. You can even put this up on your IWB and have groups of students try their hand

Come to the Philadelphia Zoo for FREE

Image via Wikipedia Come to the Philadelphia Zoo this summer for FREE. The intent is to have teachers visit then plan to bring their students on a field trip later in the year. The Philadelphia Zoo is the nations first zoo and has made many improvements of the past several years. In addition, their education

It’s All about the Kids for This SVP

Hey DEN! It’s us again, and we are reporting to you after returning from the DCTC editing studios here at Discovery! We met one of the voices behind the curtain and even got to make a little audio recording of ourselves! But we’re really back to introduce you to our second face behind the curtain:


We are excited to announce that the next iteration of the DEN Book Club is starting on June 7!  We will be reading Don Tapscott’s thought provoking book, Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything. This time around, STAR Discovery Educators James Norwood and Gail Braddock will be leading the discussion weekly discussions as we explore

Spotlight on the Gulf Spill with Philippe Cousteau

  Spotlight on the Gulf Spill, How it Affects Us Now and in the Future. Questions, Answers and More Uncertainty. Wednesday, June 2, 2010 1:00PM ET Join Philippe Cousteau, grandson of the legendary Jacques Cousteau and Discovery Education Chief Spokesperson for Environmental Education, as he takes you and your students to the Gulf through pictures

Congratulations, Cheryl!

Cheryl Lykowski was awarded a Discovery Educator Network leadership award at this year’s DENny awards!  Cheryl is the Michigan DEN Leadership Council Chairperson.  Congratulations, Cheryl; your efforts are much appreciated.