Archives for January, 2013

  1. Join us in The DEN Zone!


    We are thrilled to announce the newly launched and much improved DEN podcast, officially known as The DEN Zone!  The DEN and the BAM Radio Network have teamed up to produce a new podcast series hosted by DEN Guru, David Fisher.  Every other week, David will bring the voices of the DE community straight to […]

  2. Help us rise in the ranks of the Teach100!


    You a fan of the DEN blogs? Think we’re the #1 education community blog out there? We do too! Which is why we’re thrilled to be ranked on the Teach100 list, a daily ranking of education blogs.  There are a slew of great blogs on there, including some good friends of the DEN.  But there’s […]

  3. DEN STARs in the News: Cheryl Phillips


    The Washington Post shared an interesting article lately.  The article centered  on Bilbo Boudin Baggett, or “Bo” for short, and he belongs to Cheryl Phillips, a teacher at Pennington Traditional school in Manassas. Phillips acquired her doughy friend almost four years ago during a trip with Discovery Education to the Boudin Bakery in San Francisco, […]

  4. Kinship, Friendship, DENship


    If you’ve read the DEN blogs much, which we certainly hope you do, then you are sure to have seen the handy work of Pennsylvania STAR Discovery Educator, RJ Stangherlin. She is a prolific blogger, managing to live-blog a session and have it posted with pictures and links sometimes before the presenter has said “the […]

  5. What’s The Matter? Science LiveStreams with Patti Duncan & Duane Waber

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    After blogging the Science TechBook Live last Saturday, it seemed appropriate to follow up with a specialized program that has become a Discovery Education monthly staple, and a standard for excellence. Feel free to join us live if you can, or view the archive at a later date. This month Patti Duncan and Duane Waber […]

  6. Are you LEARNing?

    Every so often, I browse some of my favorite blogs for inspiration. I found the reminder I needed this morning on DEN Guru Jen Wagner’s blog ‘Thoughts by Jen‘. I have the privilege of traveling, presenting, and learning among very talented educators each week, but after I read Jen’s post “Opportunity: LEARN”  I have to […]

  7. WebExplorer episode 2

    Presenting our very own Cheryl Lykowski  (DEN Star, LC member, DEN Guru, etc) with her WebExplorer episode 2 screencast. She shares her insights and usefull tools of web sites and whatnot. In this episode she focuses on the search feature at DE Science. It’s good stuff.

  8. STAR in the PETE&C Keynote!


    Our friend Jonathan Strickland from How Stuff Works has been invited to do the keynote address at this year’s PETE&C. We’ve talked to him about his presentation and he needs your help. He wants you to be a part of the session.     His presentation is about 3 main topics: Data Explosion Curation Changing […]

  9. Michigan, Michigan, & Michigan again: 3 Days of Discovery Await!

    The REMC Association and Discovery Education are pleased to present three professional development events: Berrien RESA/REMC 11 Day of Discovery Berrien Springs, MI Thursday, February 21, 2013 Shiawassee RESD/REMC 14W Day of Discovery 114 West North Street, Owosso, MI Wednesday, March 13, 2013 REMC 2 South Day of Discovery Wexford/Missaukee ISD in Cadillac, […]

  10. Mousey Monday


    Happy Mousey Monday Cache and Cookie readers! How is your new year going so far with your students? Mousey wanted to share an excellent  video with our middle school and high school teachers that is available on Discovery Education Streaming:   Goal Setting: Discovering Your Gifts Share the video with your students and encourage […]

  11. Monday Morning Pep Talk

    Happy Monday! Last night, a little gem came across my Facebook feed, and I just had to share it with you. What are you doing to make today awesome? Start by sharing this post. Just click Tweet and Like  

  12. Techbook at the Tip of Your Finger with Brad Fountain

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    Intrigued by this latest touch-based technology? Wondering how these new devices are reshaping the learning landscape of our schools? Brad Fountain explores techniques for building a mobile learning toolkit powered by Discovery Education. Want the latest updates for accessing Discovery Education Techbook content on mobile devices as we shift our student’s focus from consuming content […]

  13. Dr. Joe Krajcik, Keynote: CREATE for STEM

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    From Michigan State University, Dr. Joe Krajcik has an extensive and impressive background in education and is working on the next generation science center, so he is a perfect fit as a keynote speaker for a day of DE Science TechBook exploration. The focus of Dr. Krajcik’s presentation today is the importance of argument in […]

  14. Build Your Lesson with the Discovery Education Techbook with Patti Duncan

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    Continuing the theme on hands-on, interactive, and how to, our DE Team Member and DEN GURU Patti Duncan joins with Discovery Education TechBook team as they build a media-infused lesson presentation that you can use in your classroom. This make-and-take session will give you practical examples that you may immediately use in the classroom. In […]

  15. DEN STARs in the News: Eileen Malick


    Congratulations to Virginia DEN STAR Eileen Malick! (@emalick) The prestigious Governor’s Technology Awards were presented to honorees at the Commonwealth of Virginia Innovative Technology Symposium (COVITS) in Richmond. On behalf of Governor Bob McDonnell, Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling presented the awards to a distinguished group of Virginia government entrants, including state and local government, universities […]

  16. DEN Weekly Update 1-25-2013


    Don’t miss Techbook LIVE tomorrow. We still need your photos of digital learning to help us celebrate Digital Learning Day.  Help How Stuff Works‘ Jonathan Strickland with his keynote presentation for PETE&C. Find out about all this and more in this week’s issue of the DEN Weekly Update. Your DEN Team

  17. Be part of the PETE&C Keynote


    Our friend Jonathan Strickland from How Stuff Works has been invited to do the keynote address at this year’s PETE&C. We’ve talked to him about his presentation and he needs your help. He wants you to be a part of the session.     His presentation is about 3 main topics: Data Explosion Curation Changing […]

  18. FETC PRE- Conference Day of Discovery at Wonderworks

    This Sunday, January 28th is the Day of Discovery  at WonderWorks on International Drive in Orlando, Florida. The Florida leadership council will be there in force and the day is jammed back with great ways to use Tech in your classroom. The day will be filled with great speakers, interactive sessions and great networking with […]

  19. The Connected Community Contest

    In today’s digital world, communities, and the people who make them up, are connected both locally and globally at the same time.   And while geography, time and distance may seemingly isolate one community from another; inevitably, changes in one community will eventually affect another.  At the same time while culture, language, jobs, and traditions may […]

  20. Discovery Educator Network TCEA 2013 EveningCon

    Discovery Educator Network TCEA 2013 EveningCon Join the Discovery Educator Network for a hands-on evening of connections, food, prizes, and fun! With special guests Mike Bryant and Texas Leadership Council Members Tuesday, February 5, 2013 6 PM – 8:30 PM Dinner provided Travis High School Library 1211 E Oltorf St Austin, TX 78704 For more […]

  21. DEN STARs in the News: Edith Erickson


    Michigan STAR Discovery Educator Edith Erickson, recently won the Discovery Education Award in the Discovery Education Fall 2012 REMC Usage Drive.  Edith is a 3rd grade teacher at St. Francis de Sales Catholic School in Manistique, Michigan. To read the article in her local newspaper, click here. Congratulations Edith and thanks for everything you do […]

  22. Techbook Live in Knoxville – Update!

    This Saturday, January 26th, we’re hosting the DEN’s Techbook Live at the L&N STEM Academy in Knoxville, TN.  It is a day of professional development and community building that you won’t want to miss!   We’ll start the day at 8 AM with a light breakfast courtesy of Discovery.  At 8:30 we’ll kick of some […]