Daily Archives: January 22, 2011

DE_BLOT_DEFAULT.jpg

Remembering SciCon 2011

Remembering SciCon 2011

Just a reminder that all the SCICon resources–webinars and presenter resources–will be posted to the DEN Global Blog within a week. A very special thank you to all the presenters, the DEN LCs that hosted live in-person events, and to the behind-the-scenes people and planners who often remain unsung. Thank you for a delivering a

DE_BLOT_DEFAULT.jpg

Closing the DEN SCICon with Stormchaser Reed Timmer: Into the Storm ~ Following the Love of Science

Brad Fountain Leave it to the DEN SciCon to deliver professional development that is relevant, authentic, inquiry-based, global, and interactive with the best-in-the-business presenters. Add to that streaming live. Love it. Always appreciate when you can find everything in one place. That’s just one of the things I love about Discovery Education. Another is this

DE_BLOT_DEFAULT.jpg

Top Ten Free Science Resources from Discovery Education: DEN SCIcon with Lance Rougeux

Lance Rougeux is hosting a collaborative sharing of free science resources from DE with the winners of the Siemens Challenge 2010. At the halfway mark, we begin with the Top 10. Lance stated that there are many partnerships between Discovery and global resources, but these 10 provide labs and interactive educational resources. You can find

DE_BLOT_DEFAULT.jpg

Real Students, Real Teachers, Real Results: Implementing Discovery Education Science: DEN SCIcon with Dr. Cindy Moss

Cindy Moss, Director of Science and Math, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, is our West Coast Keynote. Her dissertation looked at factors in the learning environment that lead to improved learning. Her answer: collaboration, inquiry-based learning, and a supportive teacher. Her intervention students were at-risk students who had failed at least 2 classes and had absenteeism issues. Moss’s

DE_BLOT_DEFAULT.jpg

The Student Experience: Engaging and Assessing Young Scientists: DEN SCIcon with Mike Bryant

Just a reminder that all the webinars will be archived and resources shared on the DEN Global blog. Click here to download Mike’s presentation. Also, you can access the STEM anthem written and performed by Lodge McCammon by clicking here. Bryant began by remembering a language arts teacher who once told him you “have to

DE_BLOT_DEFAULT.jpg

The Five E’s of Inquiry-Based Instruction: DEN SCIcon Keynote Patti Duncan

Our very own PA DEN Guru, Patti Duncan, opens the Second Annual DEN SCIcon with the Five E’s of Inquiry-Based Instruction. Patti is also the PA DEN Events Chair and Discovery keeps her very busy sharing her expertise across the country. Patti is a respected STEM educator and lead science presenter who does fantastic work

Top