Join the Discovery Educator Network (DEN) team for a full-day pre-conference extravaganza: Discover (or rediscover) the Joy of Teaching and Learning. This year teachers and administrators will have the opportunity to connect with and learn from each other, as well as our fantastic lineup of presenters, around relevant topics that include Common Core, STEM, assessment, digital textbooks, social media and more.
Sunday, February 9, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EST)
The opening keynote, Whatever Happened to Joy?, presented by Dean Shareski will frame our day as participants customize their own learning through a selection of sessions and workshops that address their needs.
Morning sessions include:
Literacy and Common Core in a Digital World – Dr. Karen Beerer
Why STEM? Why Now? – Dr. Cindy Moss
From Social Learning to Social Marketing: Shining a Spotlight on Your School – Steve Dembo
Assessment throughout the Learning Cycle – Dr. Andrew Poggio and Dean Shareski
Lunch and learn (lunch will be provided)
Afternoon “Plug and Play” workshops include:
Untangling the Web: Free Apps and Tools to Power Up Your Teaching
Deep Dive into Discovery Education Streaming Plus Common Core Pathways
Top Ten STEM Essentials
Student Projects with Discovery Education Board Builder
Instructional Strategies with the Discovery Education Techbook