Monthly Archives: February 2011

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Going to San Francisco for NSTA?

You don’t have to wear flowers in your hair… BUT, we’d love for you to join the Discovery Education team at NSTA in San Francisco, CA for a special dinner where you will have the opportunity to network with fellow Discovery Educators from all over the country. When? Wednesday, March 9, 2011 6:00 PM –

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Goals for the Common Good

“Those who advocate for greater investment in education often make the economic argument: more education leads to higher wages and is critical for financial stability and independence. They’re right. Robust evidence supports the view that higher levels of educational attainment are linked to higher incomes, less unemployment, less poverty, and less reliance on public assistance.

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Lets Bowl

The Kansas DE Leadership Council invites DEN members and STARS to join us in Manhattan, Kansas on March 2, 2011 at 7:30pm CST. We will be hosting a night of bowling in the Kansas State University student union as a Pre-MACE Conference event. So, come join the fun and learn about being a DE “STAR”.

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Proposals Wanted

Hello DEN members.  Teaching the Hudson Valley is looking for proposals for their summer institute, Place and the Digital Native.  This institute, which runs in July at Hyde Park, will explore the idea of how, when and why we use technology and social media when teaching about place. Let’s see if we can get some

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MD LC Roadtrip to Hershey, PA

The Maryland DEN LC received a warm invite by our new regional manager Cynthia Brown to attend and present at the PETE&C DEN pre-conference event. A number of us took  a learning vacation to Hershey. We definitely had a blast and created a glog of our highlights. If you missed this event don’t worry, there

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ICE Conference Recap

The ICE Conference wrapped up this week with plenty of great learning and sharing taking place.  Several DEN STARS were at the conference, including a few from Wisconsin and California.  Ken Shelton was a Spotlight Speaker this year  He flew in from California and shared his wealth of knowledge with conference attendees.  Dennis Grice also

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“Stir it Up” with Discovery: Michigan PD Event, March 19

Michigan Educators:  You are invited to attend a technology conference on Saturday, March 19 at Sarah Banks Middle School (Wixom, MI)  from 8:30am-3:15pm. This event will focus on providing participants with some of the most effective strategies for transforming teaching practices through the meaningful and effective integration of digital media content.  Presenters are from Discovery Education, the

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