Posts By Max

About Max

Max is a life-long learner who pulls inspiration from all things techucational…like robotics, making movies, and proving what learners know with eportfolios. He likes to travel the world and capture it all on camera. He loves helping the Discovery Educator Network connect teachers and students to their best resource…each other! He believes that life-long learners are the ones with the power. What power? The power to engage and enlighten. Engage and enlighten? Alright then! Go DEN!

  1. Back-to-School with DE

    It’s that time of year again! Come join us in Delaware for a workshop that is sure to get you charged up and ready for going Back-to-School! Not only will you get a sneak peek at the site enhancements for DiscoveryEducation.com, but you will also learn new strategies for engaging students with digital media. See the details below! […]

  2. Today is a Great Day to Meet!

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    Wow! I just checked on one of my TodaysMeet.com rooms that I set for the Upstate Technology Conference in South Carolina. Guess what I learned? Today marks a new era for Today’sMeet. Apparently, now you can optionally sign up and get a few new features: You can see a list of all of the rooms […]

  3. Goobric & Doctopus…say huh?!

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    Having just seen the recent Captain America superhero movie, my initial thought was that these were the names of some sort of super villains. To the contrary, these are a couple of awesome tools for assessing student work using Rubrics built into Google Docs! Thanks to our very own DEN STAR, Sandi Dennis for sharing […]

  4. 2014 New England Day of Discovery

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    As part of our commitment to transforming teaching and learning, Discovery Education invites you to the 2014 New England Day of Discovery, a free, local learning and development opportunity. This interactive and inspirational day will highlight creative ways to engage students and invigorate your curriculum with the latest strategies for instructional practice, all while connecting with […]

  5. UTC Admin Day of Discovery

    It’s gonna be hot in July! But guess where all of the cool people will be? The Upstate Tech Conference Administrator Day of Discovery! We hope you can join us. UTC Admin Day of Discovery • Wade Hampton School | 100 Pine Knoll Dr., Greenville, SC 29609 • Thursday, July 11, 2013 • 8:00AM-1:45PM For […]

  6. Discovery Education Sneak Peek! See What’s Next!

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    Be the first to get a look at upcoming enhancements to Discovery Education! This sneak peek will showcase integration strategies for leveraging new tools, content, and resources, including Discovery Education Student Board Builder and the new Discovery Education Streaming Plus with model lessons, assessments, and digital content designed to address specific Math and ELA Common […]

  7. On the Road Again: VA, Here We Come!

    Hello VA educators! Are you looking to connect with Discovery Education next month? We will be taking a road trip throughout Virgina with stops in Williamsburg, Richmond, Roanoke, and Winchester. We hope to see you there! Monday, 2/25/2013 – Williamsburg Advanced (8:30-11:30am) | Basic-Intermediate (1:00-4:00pm) Registration – http://links.discoveryeducation.com/VA_WJCC Tuesday, 2/26/2013 – Richmond Administrators (1:00-3:00pm) | […]

  8. Join us at eTech OH!

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    Heading to eTech? Well, guess what? You’re Invited! eTech Ohio 2013 Networking Reception with Discovery Education Join us for a special evening of networking and fun. Share ideas with colleagues across the state and meet Tuesday’s Keynote Speaker: Max Brooks, Discovery Educator Network Manager. Monday, February 11, 2013 5:30 – 7:00 PM *Appetizers and refreshments […]

  9. Michigan, Michigan, & Michigan again: 3 Days of Discovery Await!

    The REMC Association and Discovery Education are pleased to present three professional development events: Berrien RESA/REMC 11 Day of Discovery Berrien Springs, MI Thursday, February 21, 2013 http://links.discoveryeducation.com/REMC11 Shiawassee RESD/REMC 14W Day of Discovery 114 West North Street, Owosso, MI Wednesday, March 13, 2013 http://links.discoveryeducation.com/REMC14w REMC 2 South Day of Discovery Wexford/Missaukee ISD in Cadillac, […]

  10. Congratulations, Edith! Way to go, REMC 7!

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    After months of fierce competition, the results are in! We are happy to announce that Edith E. of  St. Frances de Sales school in Manistique, MI is the top “medalist” in the Discovery Education Fall 2012 REMC Usage Drive! We know that the Back-to-School time frame is often the busiest time of the year. However, Edith […]

  11. Time is Ticking Away!

    It’s the final week of our special contest for Michigan Educators! I’m sure there are plenty of folks who have been using Discovery Education in a variety of ways. Here is your chance to show off. Don’t wait ’til it’s too late; Post your activity NOW!    Fill out my online form.

  12. Prizes! Prizes!

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    We are getting closer to the close of our special contest for Michigan Educators! If you have not already earned points and “medals” I have one question for you: “WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?!” Get started below and come back to this post as many times as you like to report additional activity!   Fill […]

  13. If you teach in MICHIGAN you should READ THIS!

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    Hello Michigan Educators! Look at all that Discovery Education has in store for you this Fall! In Person: REMC 5 Day of Discovery (October 17) Details: http://discovery.box.com/s/e7a811e4251baad8eaaf REMC 7 Day of Discovery (October 19) Details: http://discovery.box.com/s/3e1ef5c3cfe0ed2cd9e3 Virtual: Back-To-School Webinar Series (August 8 – September 27) Details: http://links.discoveryeducation.com/BTS REMC Usage Drive (August 27 – October 24) Details: https://discovery.box.com/s/49eb90feb7d7253933be

  14. We’re Going-Going, Back-Back, to School-School!

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    Starting August 8th, Discovery Education will be helping teachers with the Back-To-School transition by hosting a series of webinars exploring the exciting 2012-2013 enhancements to Discovery Education STREAMING, student access and engagement, and administrator level tools. Sign up today! http://links.discoveryeducation.com/BTS

  15. Selena Ward…nuff said.

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    Maryland’s own Selena Ward will be recognized at ISTE as one of the Emerging Leaders for 2012! We are so proud to have one of our DEN Community members receiving such an honor. Yeeaaaaaah, Selena! The image below is from the Maryland Society for Educational Technology’s latest newsletter.    

  16. Michigan, are you ready?!

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    Cheryl Lykowski is ready. Gina Loveless is ready. Scores of other passionate, technology-using educators are signed up and ready.The Discovery team is ready. I just landed in Kalamazoo, MI today so I am definitely ready! So, I hope you are ready and as excited as I am about the Day of Discovery happening this Saturday, February 18th! Attendees […]

  17. Are You Headed to the Zoo?

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    Hello Everyone! February is here. That means we are only a couple of weeks away from our first 2012 MI Day of Discovery! If you have already made plans to attend the Kalamazoo DOD we look forward to seeing you there. If you have yet to sign up, please do so here: http://dodkzoo.eventbrite.com. The best […]

  18. What to Expect at PETE&C

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    You will surely be able to ENGAGE, TRANSFORM, and ACHIEVE teaching and learning by attending any of these sessions at the upcoming PETE&C Day of Discovery! If you are a DEN Star and haven’t signed up yet, click here now: links.discoveryeducation.com/petec2012. Check it out…

  19. eTech Ohio 2012

    Hello OH Stars! If you are headed to eTech next month, please be sure to check in with Discovery Education. Kyle Schutt is a featured speaker this year and will be sharing the latest and greatest technology tips and ideas for boosting your instructional practice using Discovery Education resources. Also, we are having a special […]