Posts By Ginny Washburne

About Ginny Washburne

I’m excited to join Discovery Education as a Director for the DEN Community. Prior to joining Discovery I spent 6 1/2 years at SMART Technologies and 4 years as a middle school social studies teacher and HS cross country/track coach. I look forward to connecting with and learning from each of you!

  1. DEN Open House Archive

    Last night we hosted a virtual DEN Open House event. DEN STAR & LC members Heather Hurley, Linda Rush and Mary Carole Strother joined us in a Google Hangout to talk about their experience with the DEN. The goal of our open house was to give educators a personal introduction and overview of the DEN […]

  2. September Edition of DEN UP

    As you settle into the 2012-2013 school year we would like to share the September edition of the DEN UP Newsletter with you. Here is a highlight of what we are covering this month: This time of year can have you feeling upside down. Don’t fear, learn how other educators are “FLIPPing” their classrooms. As […]

  3. The DEN Open House Series

    As you begin another school year can you think of at least 1 educator who would be a great addition to the DEN Community? Someone who is eager to learn and willing to share their knowledge with others. Beginning next month the DEN is hosting a series of virtual Open House events for educators to attend to […]

  4. Albuquerque Common Core Bootcamp Recap

    From July 31st-August 1st 50 educators from across Albuquerque Public Schools gathered together for a 2 day Common Core Bootcamp held at Madison Middle School. Participants had the opportunity to dive into Common Core and network with their peers as they built flipped videos to highlight the instructional shifts for ELA and Math. Each day […]

  5. Help ME Help YOU!

    If you have seen Jerry Maguire you can appreciate the title of this post. At a pivotal point in the movie, Jerry Maguire (played by Tom Cruise) begs his pro football client (played by Cuba Gooding, Jr.) to “help me help you!” As entertaining as it might be, I’m not going to follow you into […]

  6. DEN UP!

    I can’t believe it has already been 6 months since I joined the DE family. Time sure does fly when you are having fun. Jannita and I recently decided to start a monthly newsletter which we are calling DEN UP. We wanted to come up with a creative way to connect with the DEN and […]

  7. Discovery Education Celebrates Milwaukee Public Schools

    On June 4th a few of us from Discovery Education spent the day celebrating educators across Milwaukee Public Schools. Over 20 schools and 16 educators in MPS received recognition as top users of Discovery Education Streaming. Our “prize patrol” team spent the day surprising these deserving educators with a certificate, balloons and of course a […]

  8. More Than Just a Day of Discovery

    Today we hosted a Day of Discovery in Miami-Dade County at Westland Hialeah HS where over 100 educators from across the county gave up their Saturday to join us. It’s hard to put into words the energy and excitement that filled the air throughout the day. We started the morning by recognizing Miguel, a $1500 […]

  9. Introducing the Rising STAR Program

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    I am excited to announce the start of a new DEN program called the Rising STAR. This is an optional 6 week program designed for all new STARs to welcome them into the DEN and connect with this amazing community. Over the years the DEN has flourished into a wealth of information and resources and we […]

  10. Velocity, Discovery Education and Mecum Auctions join forces to support STEM education

    On Friday, April 13th, Discovery Education and Velocity joined forces with Mecum Auctions for the very first “Mecum Challenge” in Houston, TX. I was incredibly lucky to help host the event for twenty-five middle school students from Houston ISD. Prior to the challenge, we sent the students a series of assignments to familiarize themselves with […]