Archives for August 31, 2010

  1. Google Treks

    Have you ever wanted to use Google Earth to follow a Lit Trip, visit an area, or share information and the program is not installed? Or tried to teach (or learn) place marking and other features of Google Earth and found the learning curve a bit steep? Dr. Alice Christie suggests you explore an application […]

  2. DENSI Project: Using DE and VoiceThread to create an Interactive Book Talk

    This year at the DEN Summer Institute (DENSI), participants created projects to be included as professional development assets for use by Discovery Educators. Here’s one from Texas STAR Discovery Educator, Shelly Locke.Discovery Educators have access to the DENSI projects and more via the Educator Resources section. Simply search for DENSI2010.

  3. Our Featured Hoku (That’s Hawaiian for STAR!)

    Get to know Hawaii DEN STAR, Erin Yagi DEN Ohana, meet Hawaii’s very first DEN STAR, Erin Yagi!  Currently teaching at Waipahu Intermediate School and a winner of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (she wouldn’t tell you that so we’re bragging for her), Erin recognized the power of Discovery Education […]

  4. Free Online Professional Development with NOAA

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is offering a free online professional development course for educators about the Gulf of Mexico. Lessons from the Deep: Exploring the Gulf of Mexico’s Deep-sea Ecosystems~ Educational Materials Collection ~in partnership with the College of Exploration~Date: October 11-29, 2010 Register here for this course. Lessons from the Deep flyer

  5. Webinar with Build It Bigger’s Danny Forster

    (Reposted from Porter Palmer on the DEN National blog) Mark your calendars! At 1pm ET on Monday, September 13th Danny Forster from the Science Channel’s Build It Bigger is joining us for a special webinar event “A New Way to Look at Architecture.” Danny loves architecture, from the curve of a building’s roof line to […]

  6. Webinar with Build it Bigger's Danny Forster

    Mark your calendars! At 1pm ET on Monday, September 13thDanny Forster from the Science Channel’s Build It Bigger is joining us for a special webinar event “A New Way to Look at Architecture.” Danny loves architecture, from the curve of a building’s roof line to the mathematics at its foundation, and he’s excited to share! As the host […]