Daily Archives: May 2, 2011

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Leading toward a more integrated application of instructional technology in complex times requires adaptation

Leading toward a more integrated application of instructional technology in complex times requires adaptation

Ron Heifetz, Alexander Grashow, and Marty Linsky in their book: The Practice of Adaptive Leadership: Tools and Tactics for Changing Your Organization and the World (2009, Harvard Business Press) write about adaptive leadership.  Their definition: Adaptive leadership is the practice of mobilizing people to tackle tough challenges and thrive (page 14) sounds like the kind

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Quest for Curiosity Winners Announced at Spring Virtual Conference

The Discovery Educator Network is proud to share that we had over 2,800 classrooms register in the Quest for Curiosity! We would like to thank everyone who participated in the Quest for Curiosity and acknowledge your innovative and inspiring work with students. We hope that Quest for Curiosity served as a great challenge for your students, and that

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Technology Grant Opportunity for Michigan Educators

Each year, MACUL supports Michigan educators by funding grants of up to $1500 to support effective use of technology in the classroom.  Apply any time between now and June 8, 2011.  Applications should include the outline of a project that focuses on an instructional use of a computer or related equipment which has the potential

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Teachers of the Year Reception

This afternoon, Dr. Jill Biden, an educator of 30 years, will host a reception honoring the 2011 State Teachers of the Year at the Vice President’s Residence at the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington, DC. Discovery Education is honored to have been invited to visit with this group of accomplished teachers at the Naval Observatory.

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DEN Teacher Appreciation Week 2011

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!  We are very pleased to kick off DEN Teacher Appreciation Week 2011 with “a very” cool gift for our STAR Discovery Educators from our friends at Avery School Products. Avery School Products is dedicated to supporting educators and they’ve partnered with Discovery Education to offer DEN STARs an exclusive free prize pack

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