Archives for August, 2010

  1. Mark Your Calendars for Streamathon 2010

    The 5th annual Discovery Education Streamathon is September 14, 2010. We’ve got a full day of information-packed sessions on how to integrate DE streaming and the newest online technologies used by today’s media-savvy students into classroom instruction. Here’s the schedule. Come for an hour or spend the entire day with us! (All times are eastern […]

  2. DEN Streamathon 2010 Schedule Announced

    The 5th annual Discovery Education Streamathon is September 14, 2010. We’ve got a full day of information-packed sessions on how to integrate DE streaming and the newest online technologies used by today’s media-savvy students into classroom instruction. Here’s the schedule. Come for an hour or spend the entire day with us! (All times are eastern […]

  3. Don’t Miss Out! Become a Discovery Star Educator!

    Join this amazing group of educators and take this professional development opportunity and become a Star Discovery Educator! Not only are there a number of perks but DEN Stars are a global community of educators who are passionate about digital media technology throughout their curriculum and are excited to share with other educators. Here’s what […]

  4. Ride the Wave… or Crash and Burn?

    Getting ready for the new school year has taken a gradual shift for me. When I think back, I remember the early years where I needed a key to the building, to my classroom, and to the copy room. In my classroom, I dusted off and sorted through teachers’ editions, professional journals, and various handbooks […]

  5. Social Media Connects DEN STARs

    Follow the Discovery Educator social networking community!  Keep up with current events, network with other Discovery Education Educators, and share resources.DEN Stars have fully embraced the ever-growing list of social networks. Here are a few of the many social media groups where I have found the DEN has popped up! Got more to share? Let […]

  6. First Reaction to: Reaction Grid

    This past week, several members of the Second Life LC ventured into the virtual world known as Reaction Grid. We met up with Jokay Wollongong (Jo Kay in RL) who guided us around and answered questions while we got our bearings. She also took us to her own spot on the RG called jokaydia.We decided […]

  7. Professional Development at the Georgia Aquarium

    The Georgia Aquarium offers a variety of free and low cost workshops and professional development courses for educators. Some of the upcoming workshops have been reprinted below from the Georgia Aquarium website. Learning Ocean Science through Ocean Exploration (1 PLU): During this two-part ocean exploration workshop, teachers will be introduced to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) […]

  8. Read All About it! DEN Stars in the News.

    DEN Stars in the news!  The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review’s article “Discovery Workshops Offer Hampton Educator High-Tech Collaboration” highlights the accomplishments of our fellow Den Stars; Erin Prosser, Jan Abernethy, Linda Michael, and Tracy Blazosky.  The Summer Institute 2010 at Bentley University this year, hosted by Discovery Education, receives numerous accolades as our stars describe their amazing […]

  9. There is still time! Back to School Webinars 2010

    Kudos to those that have joined us for our Back to School Webinars.  You are now ready to kick-start the school year prepared with additional content, resources and tools at your fingertips. It’s not too late to join in an exploration of our back to school updates to Discovery Education streaming! We’ll take you behind-the-scenes […]

  10. Perseid Meteor Shower Tonight

    If you happen to be lucky enough to live outside a major city and have a clear night tonight you might get a chance to experience the Perseid Meteor Shower.  For viewing tips click here.  If you want to integrate the Perseid Meteor Shower into your lessons log into Discovery Education Science and do keyword […]

  11. Virtual Conference Inspires Lesson Sharing

    The DEN Virtual Conference last April inspired many teachers to integrate technology in their classroom lessons. The  IDEAL Learning Environment* offered teacher participants an opportunity to earn ten PD hours credit after the event by creating a lesson plan to share using the tools from the conference. Laurel, who is a second grade teacher, sent […]

  12. 2010-11 School Year Underway

    As the summer draws to an end, teachers have mixed emotions about the upcoming school year.  Some may feel dread that the summer is over and they did not accomplish all they hoped for, while others are excited about the possibilities of another set of minds to inspire.  Either way, the same questions run through […]

  13. 5th Annual Stream-A-Thon Scheduled

    The 5th annual Discovery Education Streamathon is September 14, 2010. We’ve got a full day of information-packed sessions on how to integrate DE streaming and the newest online technologies used by today’s media-savvy students into classroom instruction. Here’s the schedule. Come for an hour or spend the entire day with us! (All times are eastern […]

  14. Attention All Indiana Residents: LAST CHANCE TO WIN AN HDTV!

    Did you Avoid the Brain Drain  this summer?  Tell us how by answering a few quick questions, and you may be selected to receive an HDTV! Visit www.LearningOnDemand.com/Comcast   to enter today. Comcast On Demand offers fun ways to Avoid the Brain Drain  with engaging and family-friendly videos from Discovery Education available at no extra […]

  15. DE Assessment Back to School Webinars!

    If you don’t know about the ongoing Back to School Webinars we’re hosting, check them out!  Today at 1pm EST we began the  Discovery Education Assessment series that highlights all of the exciting upgrades for the 10-11 school year.  We’ve been collecting your suggestions and comments and can’t wait to show you the new features […]

  16. DE Assessment Back to School Webinars

    If you don’t know about the ongoing Back to School Webinars we’re hosting, check them out!  Today at 1pm EST we began the  Discovery Education Assessment series that highlights all of the exciting upgrades for the 10-11 school year.  We’ve been collecting your suggestions and comments and can’t wait to show you the new features […]