Archives for September, 2010

  1. Spotlight on the Carter Center Library and Museum

    The Carter Center Library and Museum has recently undergone a $10 million dollar renovation. In a previous blog post I profiled the free field trip sponsorships available with this museum.Each week I will spotlight a museum, zoo, aquarium, or park in Georgia with educational offerings. The information will also be listed on the corresponding blog page. If […]

  2. Canadian Membership Drive

    We want to award the most loyal school! Between now and October 15, 2010 participate in any of the following free activities and your school may be considered to be a host site of the 2010 Fall Virtual Conference. Attend any webinar and receive one point Bring 2 friends to any webinar and receive two […]

  3. Streamathon Archives

    If you missed the Streamathon or just want to review a session you attended, the archived sessions are now available. Porter Palmer posted this on the national blog. Streamathon 2010 The 5th annual Discovery Education Streamathon was September 14, 2010. We had a full day of information-packed sessions on how to integrate DE streaming and […]

  4. MOARK in Branson!!

    Missouri, Arkansas and Kansas Leadership councils have joined forces for a GREAT weekend in Branson. Come be a part of MOARK on October 23 and 24, 2010.  For more information checkout the Virtual Conference 2010 Tab. Looking forward to seeing a great group of the Arkansas DEN there. Register today…limited space.

  5. GPS Workshop Coming Soon

    Shared by NC Science House … Check it out!   GPS I October 23, 2010 Located at The Science House in Raleigh NCLead Instructor: Michelle Benigno, Asheville Satellite Outreach Coordinator Are you tired of doing the same old thing in your classes?  Are you ready to spice things up and try something new? We will use […]

  6. Welcome NEW NC DEN Star

    Please welcome Cindy Hayes to the NC Community of DEN Stars! Already a STAR? Maintain Your STAR Status for 2010-2011!As the new school year begins, make sure you keep your STAR status. We’ve added a couple other options to help you demonstrate how you actively contribute to the community. There are several ways to stay […]

  7. Free Student Handouts

    Most people are set for the first month of school. Review of material, setting the climate of the class and reminder of your rules. Here is a site, Student Handouts, that offers handouts, lesson ideas and more for most subjects and includes K-12. I thought it would be just a few black line masters, but […]

  8. Streamathon 2010 Archived

    Did you enjoy the DE Streamathon?  Of course you did!  But just on the off chance that you didn’t attend all ten hoursworth of webinars, we’ve archived them all and have posted them on the Streamathon 2010 page.  So head over there and check out some of your favorite presentations as shared by some of your favorite presenters […]

  9. King Tut Free Open House

    FREE Open House for Educators and Administrators! We invite you and a guest to preview the King Tut Exhibition. Please follow the RSVP instructions below.  We look forward to meeting you!DATE: Tuesday, Sept. 21TIME:  4-9:30 pm (last entry by 8pm)LOCATION:  Discovery Times Square Exposition, 226 West 44th Street, NYC (between 7th and 8th Avenues)NOTE: For complimentary admission, you must RSVP […]

  10. SC EdTech in Myrtle Beach

    The annual South Carolina EdTech Conference is just around the corner! The conference is managed by the South Carolina Association for Educational Technology (SCAET), and will take place October 27,28 and 29, in Myrtle Beach. Once again this year, the Myrtle Beach Convention Center will host many of SC’s technology educators. According to the EdTech […]

  11. Georgia Council for History Education Mini-Conference: The Records of the Manhattan Project and Beyond

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  12. Welcome New DEN STARs!

    Please welcome these new DEN STARs: Janie Darnell, MI Diane Doersch, WI Heidi Ferguson, MI Charla Groves, SC Teri Hanson, MN Melissa Harrell, FL Cindy Hayes, NC Phyllis Humphrey, RI Rebecca McClain, TX Amy Pendleton, FL James Waddington, PA We’re thrilled to have you in the DEN community! Already a STAR? Maintain Your STAR Status […]

  13. Webinars You Don't Want to Miss (Sept. 20-24)

    We have a full week of webinars planned for next week. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up with them all. Here’s your one stop guide to what’s going on. (All times listed are eastern) Monday 7pm- EdTechConnect featuring bestselling author, Don Tapscott 7pm- Learn more about DE Streaming with Discovery streaming 101 Tuesday 7pm- Learn […]

  14. Meet a new DEN STAR

    Here’s a little information about one of Wisconsin’s newest STAR Educators, Diane Doersch, of Neenah.  Welcome to the DEN family!  What is your teaching background/experience? I am currently the Director of Instructional Technology in Neenah, Wisconsin. I have taught at the elementary level for 11 years then at the middle school computer applications level for 11 […]

  15. Constitution Day!

    Today is Constitution Day!  Did you know that according to the Consolidated Appropriations Act, “all publicly funded educational institutions [must] provide educational programming on the history of the American Constitution on [this] day.”  I had no idea!  But clearly somebody on our curriculum team did, because they created a Theme Page within DE streaming focusing […]

  16. Don’t Miss Webinars for Next Week (Sept. 20-24)

    We have a full week of webinars planned for next week. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up with them all. Here’s your one stop guide to what’s going on. (All times listed are eastern) Monday 7pm- EdTechConnect featuring bestselling author, Don Tapscott 7pm- Learn more about DE Streaming with Discovery streaming 101 Tuesday 7pm- Learn more […]

  17. Registration Open for FREE CECA Pre-Conference Day of Discovery, Saturday, October 16, 2010

    Discovery Education, Glastonbury Public Schools, and the Connecticut DEN Leadership Council are proud to present a CECA Pre-Conference Day of Discovery at Smith Middle School in Glastonbury, CT on October 16, 2010. Designed specifically for Connecticut educators, this exciting and interactive day of professional development will highlight creative ways to engage students and invigorate curriculum […]

  18. By popular demand, Don Tapscott returns!

    Bestselling author, Don Tapscott, adjunct Professor of Management at the University of Toronto, returns to present another webinar for Discovery Education! On September 20 at 1pm EST, he he will discuss MacroWikinomics, its impact on the world of education and the implications it holds for the future. MacroWikinomics: Rebooting Business and the World is the […]

  19. Join DEN in Branson, Missouri

    The Discovery Education Leadership Councils for Missouri, Arkansas, and Kansas invite you to participate in a joint event providing face-to-face learning while enjoying the DEN Virtual Conference.  The Virtual Conference event is planned for October 23rd at Branson Elementary West with a Geocache/photo walk to take place at Shepherd of the Hills Hatchery by Lake […]