Monthly Archives: September 2013


DEN Weekly Update 09-27-2013

DEN Weekly Update 09-27-2013

This week’s DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you! Here are just a few things to make sure you explore: Exclusive Promotions for DEN STARs DEN Fall VirtCon Schedule Connected Educator Month DEN Connects A Virtual Field Trip Click here to learn about these great opportunities and more. Your DEN Team


What are you doing Saturday, Oct. 19 from 8a-1p?

What are you doing Saturday, Oct. 19 from 8a-1p?  Consider joining us at Stoner Prairie Elementary for the Fall Virtcon. This face to face event will be hosted at Stoner Prairie Elementary School in Fitchburg, Wisconsin. The online sessions will be viewable on a large screen as well as spaces will be provided for


What Is A DEN STAR Event?

Last weekend, I had the great pleasure of attending the DEN Gone Country Mini DEN Institute in Nashville, TN. I spent the weekend with 34 remarkable educators learning about the art of songwriting and it’s use in the classroom. Our culminating activity was to mash-up what we learned with images, videos, and songs in Discovery


Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge

Happy Thursday Cache and Cookies readers!! Just checking in to update everyone on the current happenings around Discovery Education! *NEWSFLASH* September has been renamed STEMtember in support of the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge! The Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge is a new age type of science fair. This isn’t a


Chad’s Choices from the Community

I hope you’re exploring the resources shared in this blog series and are making new connections.  There’s more great stuff and great people listed below.  If you’re not familiar with Chad’s Choices from the Community, it is designed to highlight the DEN Community in a variety of ways. You’ll find a few blog posts and resources that


Let’s Fish! – Part Two

Thank You… … to everyone who joined in last night’s Twitter chat. We will be posting the archives soon. Keep an eye on the DEN blogs! What a great conversation! Remember to take the time to go back and follow other people who participated in the chat. Keep the conversation going!   Here’s Our Schedule

Vasco nunez de balboa

On this day…

On this day… In 1513, Vasco Núñez de Balboa discovered what was referred to as, the “South Sea” (Pacific Ocean). On September 1, 1513, Balboa led an expedition in search of gold with about 200 Spaniards and many natives. On the journey across the isthmus of Panama, Balboa encountered many obstacles such as jungles, mountain


10/9 at 1pm ET: Virtual Field Trip From the Autodesk Gallery

Exploring Design – The Gateway to the Future  October 9th at 1pm ET See how STEAM subjects influence real-world design!  Come join us for very cool Virtual Field Trip from the Autodesk Gallery in San Francisco on October 9th at 1pmET.  The Autodesk Gallery is a showroom of innovative design to illustrate projects that make use of Autodesk technology, to support industries


Mousey Tuesday – STEMtember

                      Mousey decided to make a special appearance today to bring to our Cache and Cookies readers our ongoing webinar series for the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge! The webinar series is a part of Discovery Education Celebrating STEMtember!   The webinar