Daily Archives: April 15, 2011

EdCamp Chicago

EdCamp Chicago

Professional development is on the minds of most educators. For some, finding time and/or money for a conference can be a little challenging.  Many people reach out to their PLN and fellow DEN members for great learning opportunities.  Many of us also take advantage of the excellent opportunities provided by Discovery Education. Those within several

DE’s version of American Idol – DEN Guru Style

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn from some of the DEN’s best and brightest. 12 DEN Guru finalists have been selected and are presenting next week for a panel of judges and you! We hope you’ll join us. Monday 4/18 6-8pm EDT (Register here.) 6pm- Charlene Chausis   ePub and the Future of the Book 6:30pm-

Gulf Spill Investigations & Our Effect on the Systems we Live in

In the case that you did not know about Jeff Corwin’s webinar on the Horizon disaster last year, please check your schedule for a 10 o’clock slot this Tuesday, April 19th. (register here) At Agua Caliente Elementary School in the Tanque Verde School District in Northeast Tucson, the fifth grade will come together to discuss

The Quest for Curiosity Comes to a Close

The Discovery Educator Network (DEN) would like to thank all of you that participated in the Quest for Curiosity.  We hope the Quest for Curiosity served as a great challenge for your students, and that it provided them with the opportunity to explore engaging and relevant content while harnessing 21st century skills. As we mentioned

Great Earth Day Resources for Educators

By David Andrade, http://tinyurl.com/edtechguy Earth Day, April 22nd, is a great time to talk to your students about the environment. Many schools, including most in Connecticut, will be on break during that time, but you can always talk about it after break. Earth Day was started in 1962 as a way to bring attention to

Discovery Education Sparkled at MSET 2011

On Tuesday, April 12th and Wednesday, April 13th, Kyle Schutt and I had the pleasure of hosting the Discovery Education Digital Media Lab at MSET 2011.  Our goal during these two days was to share and uncover new ways to captivate the attention of 21st century learners using digital media, tools, and resources from Discovery