Monthly Archives: January 2013

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Behind the Scenes at the Science Stream

Yesterday, we held our latest Discovery Education Science Techbook livestream event from Roosevelt High School in San Antonio, Texas.  These are fun events for the Discovery Education team that is involved, but not many people get a chance to see the prep work involved in pulling something like this off.  This time, we took a

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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

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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,

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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

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

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

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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

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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.

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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

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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 http://links.discoveryeducation.com/REMC11 Shiawassee RESD/REMC 14W Day of Discovery 114 West North Street, Owosso, MI Wednesday, March 13, 2013 http://links.discoveryeducation.com/REMC14w REMC 2 South Day of Discovery Wexford/Missaukee ISD in Cadillac,

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