Archives for November 9, 2010

  1. Overheard at Michigan Virtual University’s Online Learning Symposium

    From Steve Megley, Deputy Director of Ed Tech, US Department of Education: “Assessment can be done THROUGH the act of learning.  It’s crazy to give tests and expect kids to do well just to make the teacher’s day.” “Education needs structural change, and we must find the spaces for the changes.  We cannot just add it […]

  2. Call to Present: NC TIES

    Come on North Carolina DEN Stars and Members! We know you are doing amazing things with technology, curriculum and the DEN in your schools and classrooms. Here’s your chance to shine! A reminder from Cindy Phthisic, Edenton-Chowan Schools, & the NCTIES Team .. The deadline to submit a presentation or technology fair proposal is: November […]

  3. Read to Succeed

    Six Flags and Discovery Education announced today the launch of the Read to Succeed program, which encourages K-6 students to read for enjoyment outside of school. Students who complete six hours of recreational, nonschool-related reading can earn free admission to a participating Six Flags theme park, and teachers whose classes complete the program also can […]

  4. Fall Virtual Conference at Chief Poundmaker

    Canadian DEN STARS enjoying some coffee and sweets! Our DEN FAll Virtual Conference experience started at our favorite Canadian coffee shop. We needed a ‘pep me up” for the early start of the day! Thanks STARS for meeting me and driving with me to your school. If I didn’t have you with me I would […]

  5. Top 10 DEN Blog Posts #9

    Greetings, Blogosphere! I know many STAR Discovery Educators have been reading the DEN blogs since they (the blogs, that is) were born, but many of you may not have thoroughly investigated the archives. Now, we do our fair share of making sure the blogs are used to give you the information you need about what’s […]

  6. Tundra Connections: Time to Test Your Connection

    We are very excited to connect with classrooms around the world as we participate in Polar Bears International’s Tundra Connections program. If you are planning to join us on November 15 and/or November 16, please take some time to test your connection.  There is no special login needed, but we strongly encourage you to visit […]

  7. Wisconsin DEN & the Apple Store

    On Saturday, November 6, approximately 25 DEN and STAR DEN members from across the state attended an incredible Day of Discovery at the Apple Store at the Mayfair Mall  in Milwaukee, WI.  What could be better than a customized workshop uniting The Discovery Educator Network and Apple?  The day started at 8:00 with a delicious […]