Archives for August, 2012

  1. Exciting Enhancements to Discovery Education!

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    On Wednesday, August 15th and Thursday, August 16th, Discovery Education will be presenting a webinar that’ll help you transition into the multitude of new updates for our services. Join us on either date to find out how Discovery Education is going mobile, social, and adding even more functionality for you and your students. In this webinar, […]

  2. DENvisory Board Election Results

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    This year, we’ve added a new level of membership within the DEN. Our DENvisory Board, consisting of 5 DEN Leadership Council (DENLC) members, represent the DEN community at-large, provide feedback to the DEN Team, and help guide and shape the future of the Discovery Educator Network. The elections are complete and it’s time to share […]

  3. Mousey Monday

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    It’s Back to School time and Professor Mousey is here to help with bulk imports of teacher and student accounts. Here’s his three favorite import tips:   1. Usernames must be unique relative to the entire Discovery Education database, not just unique to your school or school district. Common usernames such as “johnsmith” will already […]

  4. Even More Back to School Tips from the DEN

    If you’ve been following along, you’re aware of our Back to School promotion with our friends at PhotoPeach.  The responses from members of the DEN Community have been awesome and we hope more come in!  If you’re interested in a premium subscription from PhotoPeach, there’s still time – share your favorite back to school tips […]

  5. Questions Related to Pursuing the American Dream

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    The following information is current and provides food for thought about the current reality of Pursuing the American Dream: Economic Mobility Across Generations (which is the title of the report Written by The Pew Charitable Trusts). I am sharing what follows because questions come to my mind as I think about this data. Americans’ relative […]

  6. The Back to School Dash!

    I walked into my classroom last Thursday for the first time all summer! If you know me.. this is kind of crazy!  I had not seen the inside of my classroom ALL summer! I had been filling my brain with all of the amazing professional development I was getting through ISTE, Podstock, and DENSI2012.   […]

  7. Fernbank Museum of Natural History Educator Evening

    Educator Evening at Martinis & IMAX® Friday, September 7 from 5pm-6:30pm Enjoy a special FREE evening just for educators at Martinis & IMAX®!*  Exclusive after-hours access to Museum exhibitions, including the award-winningFernbank NatureQuest. Free IMAX® film Free Martinis & IMAX® cover charge Free drink during a private reception Fernbank’s Field Trip Team invites you to join us for […]

  8. More Back to School Tips from the DEN

    Our Back to School promotion with PhotoPeach continues and we’ve got a few more tips and tricks to share.  Recently, we shared some tips from the “Getting Ready” category of our promotion.  This time around, we having some tips from another category.  If you haven’t submitted your favorite back to school tips and tricks yet, you should […]

  9. DENSI: The End of The Beginning

    Part III …As the final two days of DENSI 2012 progressed, we as educators knew this was only the beginning of our new school year, filled with new ideas and approaches, supported by the connections we had made with each other. The mission of DENSI2012 was that of DEN Community Service, accentuating the value of […]

  10. Back to School Tips from the DEN

    Our Back to School promotion with PhotoPeach is off to a great start.  DEN members across the continent have been sharing their favorite tips and tricks.  The promotion runs through August 24th and we’ll share the entire list of responses with the community, but as entries come in, we thought it would be great to […]

  11. We’re Going-Going, Back-Back, to School-School!

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    Starting August 8th, Discovery Education will be helping teachers with the Back-To-School transition by hosting a series of webinars exploring the exciting 2012-2013 enhancements to Discovery Education STREAMING, student access and engagement, and administrator level tools. Sign up today! http://links.discoveryeducation.com/BTS

  12. Upcoming Activities for Connected Educator Month

    The first full week of Connected Educator Month has begun and the learning possibilities continue.  Here are a few highlights occurring during the next couple of days. **August 7th, 7 pm EST – Discovery Education’s Collective Brain webinar.  Explore the latest, greatest, and most effective resources shared by STAR educators and members of the Discovery […]

  13. 50,000 Strong and Growing

    On Friday, we hit the 50,000 follower number on our Discovery Education Twitter account.  That’s right, 50,000!  Thanks so much for supporting the Discovery Education Network.   Thanks to Angelica Townsend for putting together this incredible video.  Angelica is a Discovery Education intern working with Steve Dembo.

  14. DENSI 2012

    Not sure what to say about this awesome Institute in Bozeman, Montana. Once again the DEN Discovery team out did themselves! The Florida DEN was well represented with veteran and new Star members! A few of us met prior to the start of DENSI2012 for an awesome day of Saddle and Paddle! Again Florida was […]