Archives for June 25, 2011

  1. Does the DEN Impact Your Teaching & Learning?

    And the answer is a resounding YES! Shared to the DEN Global Blog by Porter Palmer, the results of the Harvard Study are now public. DEN Research Study Highlights View more presentations from changingconnections DEN Impact Study 2011 View more documents from Porter Palmer Highlights include 89.2 % answered “tremendously” and “very much.” In addition, […]

  2. Closing the DENPRECON 2011 with DESAB

    To say that the day was fantastic would just not do today justice. It was over the top. Lance wrapped the day by noting that DEN has expanded to include administrators, and we now have a Discovery Education Student Advisory Board. Our day ended with 2 students discussing the different types of technology they use […]

  3. Merging Literature, Discoverystreaming, and Web 2.0 Tools: Howard Gunther @ #DENPRECON 2011

    Join Gunther on a DEN Pre-ISTE adventure Howard Gunther, CT DEN Leadership Council Events Coordinator, delivered a multi-layered and  exciting approach to an often overlooked area at conferences: language arts and humanities, aka English and Literature. This session is exactly what I have been looking for as we move as a district into block scheduling […]

  4. From Banned to Planned ~ Hall Davidson’s Teaching Them Spectacularly with What’s in Their Pockets

    Cutting edge mobile tech: it’s in your pockets Director of Global Learning Initiatives for Discovery Education, Hall Davidson saw the future ahead of the paradigm shift, and he continues to define Discovery’s cutting edge by teaching students with what’s in their pockets. From banned to planned, this session builds challenging student projects that tap into […]

  5. A Father, A Son, and an iPad Before Bed: Steve Dembo #DENPreCon2011 ~ A Magical Experience

    Steve, 2nd from left with the DEN “crew” Steve Dembo and I landed at Discovery at just about the same time, plus or minus. Steve was one of the first people I met, beyond Scott (Kinney) whom I knew from IU #21 and Lance (Rougeux), when we both began at Keystones that same first year. […]

  6. Come join the fun whether you are in Philadelphia, PA for the Discovery Education Pre-Con at Science Leadership Academy (SLA) or joining us virtually. Starting at 9:00 am EST Discovery Education will be leading a day of adventure and collaboration with educators across the US. Be sure to check-in as Tweets and direct comments are […]