Posts By Debbie Bohanan

  1. How Can I See Your Project?

    In our world of digital media, students today are creating great projects in the classroom. The question that needs to be addressed next is “How can I publish their work so they can share it beyond the classroom?”. Today’s students are extremely social on the web and they need to share their projects in that […]

  2. Mammoth Cave Adventure

    If you have ever wanted to explore the world’s longest known cave, then Mammoth Cave located near Bowling Green, KY is the cave for you. There are more than 392 miles of passages interconnected with one another and a variety of tours you can take. Being a moderate adventurer and amateur spelunker, I opted for […]

  3. FETC Conference Catchup

    This week has been a whirlwind of activity in Orlando at the Florida Educational Technology Conference. Tuesday had everyone flipping as we learned how to use Flip cameras to make a huge impact on our student’s learning. Thanks Discovery for a great pre-con event. Dr. Lodge’s music, paper-slide videos and flipping techniques were enjoyed by […]

  4. Do You Know About DEStreaming’s Video Options?

    Did you know that Discovery Education Streaming has great video options? You can use a whole movie or just the one piece that you need to drive home your point. I had a friend tell me about the series, “The True Story of the Internet” a couple of years ago. This series of movies takes […]

  5. Calling All Central Florida Teachers!

    Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 10th, 2011 from 10am – 2pm for the Orlando Science Center’s annual Teacher Open House.  All teachers and their families are invited to attend this free event.  If you are interested in attending, you will need to either call (407 -514-2112) or email the Orlando Science Center ( with the number […]

  6. Welcome Back Events in Florida!

    Can you believe the school year is right around the corner? The good news is we have two great Welcome Back DEN events in Florida!  That’s right, within the next week your DEN Leadership Council has organized two events to help get the school year started!  If you are in North Florida, come join us […]

  7. Adventure to the Arctic Circle!

    Calling all science teachers, grades 5-10! Mark your calendars for Thursday, June 2, 2011 at 1pm ET. Philippe Cousteau and Dr. Eduard Sarukhanian will be sharing their knowledge of the Arctic region and the effects of global warming. You and your students are invited on a journey to the Arctic with Philippe for an up […]


    On May 21, 2011 we will host DEN Geocaching Day! Every Discovery Educator is encouraged to venture out with some colleagues on May 21 and have some fun geocaching as you connect with your fellow educators one more time before the summer. Do you want to join us? For muggles (non-geocachers) and pros alike, we’re […]

  9. Reaching Digital Natives with an Army of Digital Illegal Aliens

    These are the days of “less is more”. Teachers need to embrace the technology that is going to make teaching this generation affordable and possible. John Dewey said “… if we teach today as we taught yesterday, we rob our children of tomorrow”. So how can teachers, technophobic and otherwise, incorporate this new resource to […]

  10. HUB’s Digital Storytelling Contest

    Hub for Teachers is offering a digital storytelling contest for students in grades K-5. Teachers will encourage students to work in groups of 2 -4. This is a great way to incorporate writing and digital storytelling into your curriculum and be eligible for great technology prizes at the same time.  Grand prize for the winning […]

  11. Exclusive STAR Promotion from MindMeister

    Originally posted on the National Blog by Lance Rougeux MindMeister brings the concept of mind mapping to the web, using its facilities for real-time collaboration to allow truly global brainstorming sessions. Users can create, manage and share mind maps online and access them anytime, from anywhere. In brainstorming mode, fellow MindMeisters from around the world (or […]

  12. Discovery Education goes live on the iPad!

    Originally posted on the National Blog by Steve Dembo Discovery Education revolutionized education almost ten years ago by being the first company to introduce streaming educational media into America’s classrooms. Now, we are revolutionizing education again by launching a new iPad-optimized version of our streaming platform, the only educational streaming service scientifically shown to improve […]

  13. Aviary Education

    Great News for DEN Stars and DEN readers!!!  Aviary Education…    …is creating a site just for educators!! Right now, this site is in BETA testing and is completely free to educators, and if I were you, I would ‘jump’ on the opportunity immediately! This BETA site is loaded with tutorials and the most amazing […]

  14. Why I love Discovery Education!!

    Unfortunately, much to my dismay…this summer’s DEN Summer Institute was held during the same exact week that I was already scheduled to attend another event in Washington, D.C. You can only image how torn I was inside knowing that I was going to miss out on so much fun and amazing learning but here’s the […]

  15. Blog a phobic no more

    Hello everyone!  I’m a newbie to the Leadership Council for DEN 2010-11 and looking forward to a very rewarding year. First, I have a confession to make; I am a “Virgin Blogger.”   There I’ve let out one of my secrets. Yes, I am “blog-a-phobic.”  But with every school year I like to step out of […]

  16. Are You a STAR?

    Are you getting the most out of your DEN experience?  The best way to truly enjoy the benefits of membership is to become a STAR DEN member.  The process is easy and probably something you are already doing.  If you are wondering what is required to become a STAR or maintain your STAR status, read […]

  17. Beyond the Textbook

    Our Day of Discovery started with an enlightening presentation from Scott Kinney.  Check out the YouTube video Joe’s Netbook to see why textbooks in the classroom are becoming a thing of the past. This video was created by a student too!

  18. FETC is Here!

        Get out your calendars and save the date, FETC is January 13 – 15th in Orlando, FL!  If you are planning to attend the conference, be sure to check out the Discovery Education sessions that will be held during the conference.  For a complete list, visit the FETC Schedule.   Ed Begley, Jr. will be the […]

  19. Sea World is Here!

    What a great day so far.  A group of 40 educators have gathered together for a day of discovery at Sea World.  The first task of the day was to search the park for an animal of your choice and collect waypoints and information. Once the group returned to the classroom, they began building information […]

  20. Sea World is Coming!

    The Florida Leadership Council is preparing for a day of discovery at Sea World on Saturday, November 7th.  We will be diving into discovery and learning how to practically apply geocaching to our classroom.  Stay tune to find out more about this exciting day!