Posts By Mary Del Bianco

About Mary Del Bianco

I am technology integration specialist who loves to learn. I just completed a graduate certificate with JHU Out of School Time Learning Leadership program because I believe we are 24/7 learners.
Always ready to help, so don’t hesitate to email me if you have any questions about Discovery resources, tech in general or anything Maryland!
I am also in the SL LC in-world as Telos String. We meet every Wednesday evening @ 8pm for great PD and community building.

  1. DEN Digital Media LAB @ MSET11

    The MD DEN will be hosting a free-for-all, hands-on lab for teachers at MSET11.  Using Discovery Education content, teachers will learn how to make their own video mash-ups.  Cynthia  Brown and a team of STAR educators will be there to help!  Join us, April 11, 12 and 13. Register today. We are pleased to announce […]

  2. MSET Annual Conference

    Breaking Boundaries in the Digital World April 12-13, Baltimore Convention Center Register by March 18th and take advantage of the Early Bird Discount only $150 for two-rewarding days Immerse yourself in educational technology @ MSET 2011. A dynamic conference developed by educators for educators featuring inspiring education visionaries, classroom applications that work, hands-on learning and […]

  3. Meet our new DEN Account Manager

    In a recent email interview, Cynthia Brown answered a few questions drafted by MD LC member Fred Delventhal – Meet Cynthia Brown! 1. Where are you from? I am from Delaware County, Pennsylvania 2. Were you a teacher? What did you teach? I was a Social Studies teacher; I taught Economics, Government, Recent American History, […]

  4. Share your Expertise at MSET

    Breaking Boundaries in the Digital World The premiere ed tech conference in the state is looking for  inspiring presentations from DEN leaders. Consider joining us on April 11,12 and 13th in Baltimore.  Proposal submissions are due by Feb 1. Get your DEN heads thinking and come on over to B’more, hon. https://www.msetonline.org/conferences/SpeakerSP

  5. Powering Up With Technology

    Our MD DEN members in Prince George’s County are hosting a POWERFUL tech conference on November 13.  SO after you are fired up by the In-person Virtual Conference in Silver Spring on October 23rd, head on over to PG county and power up! PUWT 2010 Come join us at the 14th Annual Powering Up With […]

  6. "Scene" Around MD

    DEN STARS in Maryland are very lucky to work in such a beautiful state.  When Laura posted that cool map (see her July blog post if you missed it earlier) I started thinking about how we could share our lovely state with the other state DENs.  This year our DEN is exploring digital storytelling, and […]

  7. MD and VA DENS Collaborate for FALL Virtual Conference

    THIS JUST IN: UFOs spotted over Silver Spring, MD Un-conference Facilitators Organize Plans are underway with our neighbors in Virginia to host an in-person un-conference in conjunction with the Tech 0r Treat Virtual Conference on October 23rd. Centered around the theme of “51 WAYS”, DEN members from both states will gather at Area 51 EAST, […]

  8. Bentley Bound

      Laura, Renee and Mary landed in Massachusetts today to meet with DEN LC chairs from across the country.  With networking, team building, and a little fun on the intense agenda, we plan to return to MD energized and ready to share with our newly expanded MD LC later in August. In the meantime, we […]

  9. Were you @ ISTE?

    Inquiring minds want to know?????? If you attended ISTE this past week, please post your comments. Was it awesome?  What did you learn? Who did you meet? What can you bring back to your classroom this fall? I could not be there in person, but I attended a few virtual meetups.  I took a great […]

  10. Win a FLIP!

    Hey DEN STARS! Here is an opportunity you won’t want to miss! We are in the final push for entries for the DE/3M Young Scientist Challenge and we need your help to spread the word during the final 2 weeks! The process is easy and if you get 3 students to complete the registration process […]

  11. #MD_DEN

    Memories of MSET are quickly fading, but let’s keep the networking momentum going.  May is always so busy for everyone, especially for teachers.  Remember to breathe and keep in touch with your MD DEN.  We will be twittering and blogging all summer long about new DE tricks for the tech savvy educator. Keep the conversation […]

  12. Discovery Education @ MSET

    MSET is Proud to Announce the Discovery Media Playground May 1, 2010 DE  is hosting an interactive Discovery Education Media Playground for any child accompanied by a parent who is attending the annual MSET Conference in Baltimore.  Participants can create their own mini-movies and work with Discovery Education Science interactive labs.  Activities are appropriate for youngsters […]

  13. Calling ALL STARS

    . From now until April 30, 2010 you have the opportunity to be a part of the DEN Leadership Councils for 2010-2011.  Here’s how it works. STARs who want to continue to serve on the MD LC can express their interest by completing this form All STARs who want to be part of the 2010-2011 […]

  14. TWILK.com

    Sick and tired of winter? Have 5 minutes to invest in a little visual literacy exercise?  Try Twilk.com. You get an interesting visual representation of your PLN. I like my network even more when I see everyone in pictures.   What does your network look like?

  15. Quest Atlantis at 2DP

    Hey MD DEN educators, on Wed night, February 10th, we are having a discussion about Quest Atlantis in Second life. Sholi Oh (Sarah Rolle in RL) will talk about her experience with Quest Atlantis. Quest Atlantis is a free, engaging 3D virtual world developed and supported by a team at Indiana University. This is a […]

  16. SCIcon 2010

    Sign up for a Live event during SCICON NOW https://lrougeux.wufoo.com/forms/den-scicon-2010-kensington-md/ Please join us in K’town.  Connect with fellow teachers!  It’ll be fun!  Breakfast and Lunch provided!! 

  17. Siemans We Can Change the World Challenge

    Discovery Education has a two-part DEN challenge to motivate DEN LCs to participate in this challenge! Part One Any STAR Discovery Educator who enters the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge by January 31, 2010 will have his/her name put into a drawing to win a trip to the NSTA National Conference in Philadelphia, PA […]

  18. SCIcon 2010

    Join MD, DC  and VA STAR DEN leaders for an in-person event for SCIcon 2010 on Jan 9th.  Breakfast, lunch and prizes provided, what more could you want?   well, maybe the opportunity to connect with other exemplary educators during an awesome Discovery virtual conference!  Space is limited so register early! https://lrougeux.wufoo.com/forms/den-scicon-2010-kensington-md/

  19. Wireless

    Wireless conductivity While I am far from being an expert on wireless, I am seeing a potential problem with wireless in schools. While working on a build project in SL I inadvertently returned a part of 2DP to the owner of the building, twice.  I think my problem was the wireless lag.  I lost control […]

  20. Leading in Education

    Did you do your homework?  Join us for part 2 of our discussion on Tony Wagner’s book, “The Global Achievement Gap”  Bring a notecard with your favorite PBL sims and sites and your imagination!  We’ll be doing a little building and exploring along with our discussing.  Meet at the campfire Wednesday, Nov 11@ 2DP, 5pm […]