Archives for September, 2013

  1. Chad’s Choices from the Community

    chadschoicesfeatured

    I hope you enjoy the first September post in this DENtastic blog series.  Take a look below at great people and content from the DEN Community.  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 […]

  2. 3M Provides Science Techbook to STAR Discovery Educators

    3mpromo

    Dear STAR Discovery Educators, Thank you so much for your active participation in the Discovery Educator Network.  Because of your exclusive STAR status, Discovery Education and 3M are thrilled to provide you with access to the Discovery Education Science Techbook for the entire 2013-2014 school year. Your access will be active through June 30, 2014. […]

  3. Epilepsy Foundation – Resources for Educators and Parents

    Byline: Donna Criswell I’ve been a DEN member since 2006, serving on the Massachusetts Leadership Council, Events and Blog Committees. I’ve attended many great DEN events sharing exciting ideas about teaching and learning with many amazing colleagues from around the DEN community. I am also the mother of a beautiful, educated, and talented daughter who […]

  4. DENvisory Board 2013

    2013-08-20_15-53-59

    The mission of the DENvisory Board is to continue to make the DEN membership experiences meaningful and engaging for all participants, help the DEN (members) stay active and grow, provide a venue to showcase and share talents of our members, and provide a continued sense of community through active, positive, and professional leadership.     […]

  5. STARs in the News: Diane Ripollone

    DEN_STARs_News

    North Carolina DEN STAR Diane Ripollone was recently chosen for the Siemens STEM Academy Research Experience. During the experience, she took part in a research opportunity with George Last, a geologist working on the Coyote Canyon Mammoth Dig Site. Three other teachers made up their team and for two weeks they researched the dig site. […]

  6. How does important, complicated, and serious work get done?

    Stakes_are_high

    Think putting a man on the moon. Think bring Apollo 13 home. Through collaboration!   Our times require us all to be willing, able and effective in our collaborations within and across networks.  We need to be explores of the power and potential of ‘interdependence’ because we and others are investors, owners, caretakers and creators […]

  7. SOS: Myth Bustin!

    spotlight

    Welcome to  Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our S.O.S series  provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum.  Myth Bustin PDF Version  Background MythBusters, a popular show on the Discovery Channel, tests popular myths in order to confirm or bust them. This strategy takes the idea of myth busting and applies it […]

  8. DEN Reads Goes Fishing

    Have you picked up your copy of the Fish! book for our DEN Reads book club yet? Are you impatient to start up with the activities? Let’s get things going, at least informally!   We are starting things off with an official Twitter hashtag. For following the DEN Reads book club chat, use the hashtag […]

  9. DENChat #13 – Has It Been That Many Already?

    Last Thursday the DEN jumped back onto Twitter for our 13th #DENChat discussion.  Lisa Parisi once again led the chat centered around the question of Language in the Classroom. How do you speak to your students?  How do you help them learn to communicate politely? As always, the chat seemed to last only about 10 […]

  10. My Back To School Speech

    It’s been interesting watching the various ways schools and districts kick off the new year. Some begin in a very low key fashion with staff meetings and prep time. Others start with professional development for large or small groups and some bring together the entire district in a pep rally atmosphere. I’m not sure there’s […]

  11. Girls in Science at NC Museum of Natural Sciences

    Know a middle-school girl who loves science? Send her to Girls in Science at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences!  This intensive 8-week program for 6th- and 7th-grade girls provides opportunities for hands-on science exploration at the Museum and in the great outdoors.  We are currently accepting applications for the fall session (Oct-Dec).  All applications […]