Archives for October, 2010

  1. Discovery Virtual Conference Live Twice in Texas

    Many of you have heard of or even attended previous virtual conferences from the comfort of your own surroundings. But, have you ever attended a virtual conference in person? Well, get ready because on October 23rd from 9am – 2pm, Texas will be hosting two live and in-person events. One will be hosted at Minshew […]

  2. Tech or Treat Virtual Conference Live Event

    Tech or Treat: Fall Virtual Conference ( N.Y. )Join us for a free day of professional development and networking as you “Tech or Treat” with the Discovery Educator Network.Participants Will Leave With:-Exploration of the rich variety of digital content available within Discovery Education..-Integration strategies and exemplar learning experiences to bring digital content alive in your […]

  3. Powering Up With Technology

    Our MD DEN members in Prince George’s County are hosting a POWERFUL tech conference on November 13.  SO after you are fired up by the In-person Virtual Conference in Silver Spring on October 23rd, head on over to PG county and power up! PUWT 2010 Come join us at the 14th Annual Powering Up With […]

  4. Virtual Visit With Jennifer Dorman: Transforming Student Learning

    Will our students be ready for a global workplace?   Transforming Student Learning with CBL Last year, Salisbury Township School District implemented Professional Learning Communities K-12 as a way for teachers to model the District’s Mission Statement: Inspire, Think, Learn, Grow ~ Together. And together we have learned and taught, researched and studied, traveled in […]

  5. Investigation Discovery Presents Bestselling Author Webinar Series

    Bring your aspiring writers to a series of very special webinars on with bestselling authors, Sandra Brown, Sara Paretsky, and Harlan Coben. The authors will share their personal journeys of becoming a writer and provide valuable insights to students who have a passion for writing. They will also discuss the role that creativity plays in […]

  6. Fall Virtual Conference – Enjoy Together in CA!

    Saturday, October 23, is the annual DEN Fall Virtual Conference, and you have many opportunities to “Tech-or-Treat!” Enjoy the conference on your own by joining online, or gather with others and four different in-person locations in California!  By joining in-person, you’ll have a chance to meet or re-connect with many of your fellow DEN members, […]

  7. What Do Your Students Know About Google? Part 3

    Remember, you can change your background If you have never dug deeper than the more feature on Google, you are in for a pleasant surprise with the even more category at the end or the drop down menu. Clicking it takes you to a different world of applications, and that’s where the real fun begins. […]

  8. Meet Another new Wisconsin STAR

    In our ongoing effort to introduce new STAR educators into the Wisconsin DEN family, I’d like to share a little information about Kayla Schumacher from Neenah. Where do you work at and what is your role? I work at Hoover Elementary in Neenah, WI as a kindergarten teacher   What is your teaching background? I […]

  9. Upcoming Events – Pre CECA Day of Discovery and CECA Conference

    A final reminder that the Pre CECA Day of Discovery is set and ready to go this Saturday, October 16.  It will take place at Smith Middle School in Glastonbury from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM.  Steve Dembo from Discovery Education will be presenting the keynote “Learning to Speak Native”.  There will be numerous break […]

  10. Discovery Eduation and GPB at GaETC!

    The 23rd Annual Georgia Educational Technology Conference will be held November 3-5, 2010, at the Georgia International Convention Center (GICC) in Atlanta, Georgia. Discovery Education and Georgia Public Broadcasting will be exhibiting at GaETC.  We invite everyone to visit our booth and say “hello” to the folks from Discovery Education and GPB and learn about […]

  11. DEN Family Social at Annual Police K-9 Show

    Join the DEN on Saturday, October 23, for the 22nd Annual Orange County Police Canine Association’s Police K-9 Benefit Show Enjoy the pre-show vendor time on your own, and then meet-up with the DEN to watch the amazing dogs and their handlers! At the OCPCA benefit show, you can see K-9 teams perform obedience, agility, […]

  12. MOARKS Virtual Conference

    Join the Missouri, Arkansas and Kansas DEN members for a day of learning and fun in Branson, MO! This year’s DE Virtual Conference will be hosted at Branson Elementary West. We plan to spend the day learning about all the new, exciting content and features Discovery Education offers. In addition you have the opportunity to […]

  13. DENSI Project: How to Import PPT Slides into MovieMaker

    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 SC STAR Discovery Educator, Kathy Seibert and MI STAR Discovery Educator, Gena Price on How to Import PPT Slides into MovieMaker . All Discovery Educators have access to the […]

  14. Highlight on New DEN STAR

    Cathi Poplar NB3 21st Century Learning Mentor New Brunswick District #2 I am a new DEN STAR Educator and have been actively involved in supporting 21 Century Skills and Project Based learning for the last 8 years, working with staff and students in Kindergarten through Grade Twelve. I strongly believe in collaborative partnerships, and have […]

  15. NCSTA

        NCSTA 2010 Professional Development Institute   November 11-12, 2010   Koury Convention Center, Greensboro, NC      For more information, go to!  See you in November.

  16. DENSI Project: Using Discovery Resources in a Wiki

    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 Maryland STAR Discovery Educators, Carmella Doty and Renee Henderson on Using Discovery Resources in a Wiki. All Discovery Educators have access to the DENSI projects and more via the […]