Author Archives: Lori Twiss

iPad Implementation

Mark your calendars, and get ready to register for this event.  Registration will open on September 19, 2011 Questions should be directed to: institute@auburnschl.edu If your school or district is implementing, or planning to implement iPad in the primary grades, then you will want to be sure to take advantage of this opportunity. The Auburn School

Launch & Lift Off

 Discovery Stars gather in Auburn at 5:30am to watch and photograph the balloons launch on the first day of the Great Falls Ballon Festival. Following the launch breakfast was a treat which was then followed by Discovery workshop to prepare for the start of the new year.

Can we put the hardcopy text aside?

Discovery offers great opportunities for teachers. Science teachers at Edward Little are investigating ways to go without a textbook.  They are exploring the great opportunities Discovery has to offer. For teachers the Science packages and the builders will help enhance the curriculum, for students it will help each of them as they incorporate their space in the

The Maine Event aka The Lobstah Event

   Getting to an event in Maine can be an experience in itself……..but WELL WORTH it! Teachers from central Maine gather to learn more about DEN. The group was almost 1 to 1 with Star members and new members. All participants reviewed the new website interface and were introduced to the many tools that they have

Discovery Education has a new look!

Greetings !      On July 8th the new website went live. There are many exciting new features that will enhance your teaching. As with many websites when changes of this magnitude occur somethings do slip by. The discovery technicians are welcoming comments and constantly working to fix any of the bugs that occurred.  Please don’t

Leadership Council Attends National Conference

In June Mauri Dufour, Carol Miller and Lori Twiss attended the National conference at Discovery Communications. The days were packed with exciting news on upcoming features and the new website. We met our new regional manager, Michael Hakkarinen, he is very energetic, is looking forward to working with us and coming to Maine. Keep posted

DEN Virtual Conference

Saturday, Oct 24, 2008 Edward Little High School will  host a DEN virtual conference which will provide a unique opportunity to learn powerful ways to integrate digital media and Web 2.0 tools into your instruction as well as discover an abundance of resources to expand your own personal learning network. And it’s free!  We happen to have many slots

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