Posts By Lynn Reedy

  1. January DEN Insider Notes

    Last night was the first DEN LC webinar meeting for the new year.  Scott Kinney, Vice President of Professional Development and Outreach at Discovery kicked off the meeting with news of upcoming channels Discovery will launch in the next eighteen months.  Three new networks will exist:  the OWN-Oprah Winfrey Network, a 3D Television Channel, and HUB- […]

  2. Cover it Live for Science

    I have a 7th grade class at Stafford Middle School that would like to do a Cover It Live session with another 7th grade class connected to the state framework 7.4 which is about food preservation/bacteria.  They would like to collaborate either with a lab or a blogging session about the topic.  Any interested teachers should […]

  3. Discovery Box

    No, it’s not from Discovery Education but it is still an awesome tool. Discovery Box provides the tools for you to build up an argument or description of an event, person or historical period by placing items in a virtual box.Basically, you get a cube.  You can take that cube and add text, images, video, and […]

  4. PBS & Classroom 2.0 Live Webinars: Sid the Science Kid on Germs, Viruses, and Vaccines

    PBS Teachers and Classroom 2.0 , with support from Elluminate, are partnering on a series of free monthly webinars designed to help preK-12 educators learn new ways to integrate online instructional resources in the classroom and engage students in curriculum lessons. Join them on Tuesday, November 17th at 8pm Eastern to share information about a currently […]

  5. Meet the Connecticut Leadership Council

    Joe Fromme- Chair Joe currently serves as an education technology specialist for the Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) in Hartford, CT.  CREC is one of six regional education service centers in the state, which serves thirty-five public school districts in and around Hartford.  Joe works extensively with school teachers and administrators, assisting them in the […]

  6. Upcoming Webinars for November

    Upcoming Webinars for the month of November: Becoming a Storm Ready School Webinar Monday, November 16 at 4 PM ET Learn how your school or district can easily become certified as StormReady. Guest speaker Angelia Enyedi from NOAA’s National Weather Service will walk educators and district administrators through the simple process as well as the […]

  7. Event Ideas

    Many thanks to Lance for an informative DEN LC conference call last night.  With CT being a new state with an LC, I feel that we need as much input from others in the state on the types of events you would like to see this LC plan. Some of the nation wide upcoming events […]

  8. Visit From Brad Fountain

    On Tuesday, October 27, students in Stafford Middle School received Science lessons from Brad Fountain.  Brad worked with three different Science classes using DE Science materials with topics such as miosis/mitosis, organisms, and matter. With the recent aquisition of DE Science for Middle School from the state, our science teachers were able to see how […]

  9. DEN Connecticut Leadership Council Kick Off Dinner

    You are cordially invited to join us for dinner as we celebrate the official launch of the Discovery Educator Network’s Connecticut Leadership Council.  Come network with fellow STAR Discovery Educators, Discovery Education staff and your Connecticut Leadership Council members.When? Monday, October 26, 20094:45 PM Right after CECA Where? Arch Street Tavern 85 Arch StreetHartford, CT […]