Daily Archives: February 13, 2012


Upcoming Discovery Education Webinars!

Upcoming Discovery Education Webinars!

We just wanted to let you all in on a few upcoming webinars in order to bring you up to speed on what’s on the horizon for Discovery Education!   Bridging Literacy and Science February 14th, 4:00 PM Reading and writing in the content areas is a large part of increasing student understanding. This Webinar


Prism Award Grants

The PRISM AWARD Promoting Innovation in Science and Mathematics Supports teachers in their efforts to promote excitement for science and mathematics in the classroom. Open to all public K-12 North Carolina teachers. Provides up to $3000 to cover the cost of equipment, materials, and supplies to implement hands-on science and mathematics curriculum in the classroom.

Hope Phones: Moving Our World

Moving our World One Project at a Time: Jennifer Brinson and Students

DEN STAR and PA DEN Leadership Council Events Chair Jennifer Brinson always adds a great dynamic to her presentations: students. This year her co-presenters are 3 seniors from her Economics class: Jackie, Lauren, and Abigail. According to Jackie: We were doing a scarcity project in our Economics class and we wanted to select a topic


Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 02/13/2012

Voicethread 4 Education – Classroom Partners Wiki provides numerous connections to other educators on a global scale looking to connect and collaborate on Voicethread projects.  Tags: voicethread, collaboration, wiki, education, web2.0, networking – By Dean Mantz The Best Education Apps at FETC — THE Journal Tags: apps, FETC, The Journal, education, mobilelearning iPad VS Textbooks

Credibility 2011

Credibility! Effective informal or formal leaders are credible. You earn credibility or you don’t!

The leadership authors and researchers, Kouzes and Posner wanted to learn about the behavioral dimensions admired leaders earned.  Kouzes and Posner asked people to give them specific examples of what the leaders they admired the most did to gain their respect, trust, and a willingness to be influenced.   How did they behave that help them

DEN Green Screen Gurus

Green Screening for Dummies: Kim Adair and Mark Perlman

DEN STARS Kim Adair and Mark Perlman fine tooled this presentation specially for PETE&C. Wanting to see it in the past, Mark tells me this version is their best, so I will enjoy bringing two of my favorite STARS to you today. This session by description will engage the audience interactively in video production. Whether

Reed Timmer, Storm Chaser Meterologist

Reed Timmer: Technology and Extreme Storm Chasing Go Hand in Hand

Reed Timmer, Discovery Education‘s Chief Meteorologist and Discovery Channel’s Storm Chasers opens the PETE&C 2012 Conference by reminding us technology and extreme storm chasing go hand in hand. Reed notes everyone uses their storm and tornado footage because it is simply the best. A thoroughly entertaining and exciting presentation, Reed shows us tornado fury and


It’s a Wrap: Reed Timmer and Prize Time

None other than Discovery Channel’s head storm chaser Reed Timmer was the celebrity prize drawer for the closing session of a fabulous day of all things DEN!  After  being treated to a  series of awesome sessions and a wealth of fabulous new ideas, DEN Stars took home Discovery messenger bags and balloons, and had a