This week’s DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you! Here are just a few things to make sure you explore: February DEN Calendar Digital Learning Day Future@Now DEN Connects: Olympics Click through to learn about these great opportunities and more. Your DEN Team
If you’re looking to expand your knowledge of STEM resources, engage in hands-on professional development that pushes your thinking, and connect with like-minded educators, you have homework this weekend! That’s right, because on Tuesday, February 4th at 5pm ET the application window closes for the Siemens Sumer of Learning. Want to know what you’re missing?
Flashback with me if you will to February 2, 2010. The DEN Groundhog made his first appearance and our lives have been forever improved. If you missed the event, here it is for your viewing pleasure. Watch live streaming video from discoveryecducation at livestream.com As you can see, we have long loved the groundhog and
Do you know how a toilet works? Not everyone does! The typical toilet is made up of the commonly known parts like the flush lever, tank and the bowl, but also includes the flapper, flush valve, and overflow tube. The toilet tank contains clean water, which is held in reserve for the next flush. When
Tonight’s #denchat topic is “Beating the Winter Blah’s.” Join hostess, @kellyhines (Kelly Hines), at 8:00 pm EST for a sharing time of your favorite tips and tricks for beating the winter blah’s and blues. It’s the time of year when snow days can ruin plans and kids can’t get outside to play. What do you do to
Join Discovery Education for the second annual Future@Now forum to discuss the transition from traditional classrooms to digital classrooms. Built off the discussions from last year, this new agenda focuses on the critical steps necessary to successfully implement digital learning. Future@Now: Roadmap to the Digital Transition will give attendees the opportunity to hear practical advice
On this day… Thomas Paine, an influential writer of essays and pamphlets, was born on January 29, 1737. Paine was most famous for his Common Sense pamphlet, and was an enormous inspiration behind the American colonists breaking away from Great Britain. Thomas Paine was born in Thetford, England as a son of a Quaker. Paine did not
Thanks to the DEN Community for sharing these resources that I shared with administrators in Austin, TX.
The Find Your Balance Challenge asks K-5 teachers to identify an Energy Balance need at their school and submit a short action plan that explains how they’ll address this need. Even though the deadline is Friday, January 31st at 8pm ET, the good news for you is that teachers do NOT need to have
Kim Cameron of the University of Michigan organized these words in a certain way to illustrate a point. I have mixed them up. Here is the mixed up list of his words. PLEASE CONSIDER RESPONDING TO THE TWO QUESTIONS THAT FOLLOW BEFORE READING THE REST OF THE POST. By responding I mean grab a piece