Daily Archives: May 10, 2011

SoCal Educators – Join Us for Geocaching!

SoCal Educators – Join Us for Geocaching!

Join PBS SoCal, Orange County CUE, and Discovery Education us for a fun-filled morning of geocaching for the whole family! When: Saturday, May 21, 2011, from 9 AM – 12 PM Where: Santiago Park in Santa Ana, CA Why: It’s National DEN Geocaching Day! Come learn and experience the world of geocaching. You and your

Scoop.it Up Day of Discovery 2011 Resources

Porter Scooped.it in Session 1 What a week! Solid Teacher Appreciation from the DEN, some great new tools, capped by a Day of Discovery at Discovery Headquarters in Silver Spring, MD. The first session I attended was Porter Palmer‘s Teaching Humanities in the Digital Age. She had already curated her presentation in Scoop.it, our newest

It’s Geocaching Time!

The History Trail GeoChallenge kicks off May 14! Georgia’s new geocaching game highlights 14 state historic sites and challenges kids and families to learn more about Georgia history. To learn more about this event visit: http://www.muscogeemoms.com/2011/04/27/history-trail-geochallenge-kicks-off-may-14/ More information on geocaching can be found at these sites: http://www.geocaching.com/ http://www.geocaching.com/guide/default.aspx http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/blog/2011/03/16/geocaching-day-2011-2/ http://www.educaching.com/

Spring Virtual Conference

Thanks to everyone who joined the GA DEN at the Tellus Museum for the Spring Virtual Conference! Everyone had a great time and learned a lot. There were hands-on activities to complement the virtual sessions. For those who were unable to attend, follow this link to the archive of some great sessions! http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/blog/tag/spring-virt-con-11/

May Webinar Series Begins This Week!

Join us this May as we look back at the 2010-2011 enhancements to Discovery Education STREAMING while showcasing integration strategies for leveraging the new tools, content, and resources in the classroom. During this live event, we will also highlight upcoming, compelling content and provide a sneak peak into the 2011-2012 back to school enhancements from

Artpad Digital Canvas – wow!

Oh my! This tool came to me this morning on my Diigo bookmarks list. Extremely intuitive, allows the artist to save and send. So easy to use, I can hardly wait to share it with my nieces and nephews. Please try it and tell us how you could use it. Create bookcovers – illustrate scientific

Days of Discovery at Discovery Education’s World Headquarters!

On May 6, 2011, the Discovery Education team hosted more than 80 Administrators from Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C. and North Carolina for an Administrator’s Day of Discovery. The day was framed by two essential questions: How can digital content and tools from Discovery Education be leveraged to meet the needs of educators while increasing student