Daily Archives: April 17, 2013

Special Screening: My Country Is Tibet

Please join Discovery Education and BYkids as we present a special screening of My Country Is Tibet Discovery Education Headquarters   |   1 Discovery Place, Silver Spring, Maryland May 5, 2013 from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm The evening will include a reception and a post-screening discussion with the young filmmaker and exiled king of Tibet,

DEN Spring Training 2013

Are you ready to keep that STAR status in shape? DEN Spring Training is just the thing to help. We’ll connect, collaborate, learn, and even earn some cool prizes like this awesome solar powered dancing butterfly. (You always wanted one of these. I know it. You know how I know? I have one on my

Sustainable Forestry Workshops for NC Teachers

This is the Sustainable Forestry Teachers’ Academy’s tenth year in offering the Academy, and due to the popularity and the valuable learning experiences provided, the program has expanded during those 10 years.   Find more details on the web site www.ncsu.edu/sfta including the online application and sample schedules.  There is no cost to you for the academy, but only

NC DEN STAR Spotlight

Meet KATE HONAN   Where do you teach? Opportunity Middle School   What do you teach? 6,7,8 Science and 8 Social Studies   When did you become a DEN member? February 2013   What’s your favorite thing about being a DEN member? So far, it’s been a catalyst to making the most of DE resources,

The Techbook Times is Now Available Weekly

The Techbook Times Newsletter, a  publication for all of those who are using, or interested in using any Discovery Education Techbook is now available weekly.  Click HERE to view the issue for the week of April 16, 2013.  Expect a new version every Tuesday.

DEN Techformation:Haiku Deck by Jessica Donaldson

A post by Jessica Donaldson: Creating a simple, but beautiful story just got easier for the iPad. Haiku Deck [http://www.haikudeck.com/], an app by Giant Thinkwell, allows users to choose from a library of stunning images that are licensed under Creative Commons. However, like its 5-7-5 syllable Japanese poem namesake suggests, the “beautiful” part of Haiku