Posts By Porter Palmer

About Porter Palmer

Special education teacher turned DEN Princess. Lover of ALL things shiny, purple, and all things DEN. Has the best job in the world, supporting educators as they grow professionally and make differences for kids. I love helping the DEN grow!

  1. See Discovery Education on Tanked

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    Hey! Guess who’s going to be on Animal Planet Friday night? (Not me; you know I’m more of a behind the scenes kind of gal.)  My friend Cindy Moss!!!!! She’s the Director of STEM Initiatives here at Discovery Education. That means Discovery Education will be making our debut on Animal Planet’s Tanked this Friday, November 14 […]

  2. Epic Story Board Builder Challenge Fun

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    This afternoon, I got to spend some time with great teachers and administrators in Milton, FL. We snacked on pizza together and explored Student Center and Board Builder. Many of the teachers had already set up classes and given their students assignments in Discovery Education, but quite a few were new to using Board Builder. […]

  3. November 2014 Community Calendar

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    Don’t miss out on any of the great stuff happening in your DEN community this month. Download the November 2014 Community Calendar. Click on the item for each day to learn more about it. You can also print the calendar along with the descriptions. Hang it in the school work room or take it with you […]

  4. DEN Weekly Update: October 24, 2014

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    This week’s DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you. Here are just a few things to make sure you explore and do: Don’t miss Streamathon 2014 Share Shakespeare with your students Take your class to the tundra Click here to learn about these great opportunities and more. Your DEN Team

  5. DEN Weekly Update: October 17, 2014

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    This week’s DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you. Here are just a few things to make sure you explore and do: Register for Streamathon 2014 Learn about Leadership in the Age of Connectedness Encourage your students to tell their Epic Story Find out more about the Math Techbook Click here to learn […]

  6. Sneak Peek: Discover the Math Techbook

    The Discovery Education Math Techbook is a breakthrough digital textbook that will change the way students and teachers experience math. Using an inquiry-based approach, Math Techbook supports any device, anywhere, anytime in any secondary instructional setting. The Math Techbook helps teachers to: teach using an inquiry-based approach engage students first to make learning last differentiate instruction […]

  7. DEN Weekly Update: October 3, 2014

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    This week’s DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you. Here are just a few things to make sure you explore and do: Celebrate Connected Educator Month with us Share the DEN Community Calendar Register for Streamathon 2014 Click here to learn about these great opportunities and more. Your DEN Team

  8. DEN Members: Free Access to Animated Science Mysteries

    Celebrate Connected Educator Month with us by connecting with one of our great STARs. Lissa Moses Johnson has created Mosa Mack Science and wants to share it with you. It’s inquiry without the hours of prep time! Mosa Mack Science Detective’s award-winning inquiry-based content uses short, engaging mysteries and easy hands-on activities to boost student achievement and […]

  9. DEN Weekly Update: September 5, 2014

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    This week’s DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you. Here are just a few things to make sure you explore: Share your Epic Story Check out new updates to My DE Save the date for the Streamathon Oct. 25 Click here to learn about these great opportunities and more. Your DEN Team

  10. New STAR Discovery Educators: September 5, 2014

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    I’m so excited to be able to introduce these members of the DEN community as the newest STAR Discovery Educators. Lisa Bakowski, MA Suzanne Casey, NJ Richard Gittins, PA Laurel Gourrier, MD Kelli Holden, AB Amy Larson, CT Daphne Snyder, MD Katherine Vogel, WI Be sure to maintain your STAR status by logging in to your Discovery […]

  11. DEN Weekly Update: August 29, 2014

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    This week’s DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you. Here are just a few things to make sure you explore: Save the date for the Streamathon Oct. 25 International Dot Day is Sept. 15 Science and Social Studies Livestreams Click here to learn about these great opportunities and more. Your DEN Team

  12. New STAR Discovery Educators: August 28, 2014

    I’m so excited to be able to introduce these members of the DEN community as the newest STAR Discovery Educators. Jamye Abram, NC John Barenberg, ID Karen Batson, AZ Tamela Davis, NC Jennipher Eisenstein, TX Charles Elliott, NC Juanita Fast, CA Kevin Finley, AZ Mary Griffin, TX Rachel Hood, OH Laure Hunter, VA Deanna Kinziger, ID Christa […]

  13. New STAR Discovery Educators: August 19, 2014

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    I’m so excited to be able to introduce these members of the DEN community as the newest STAR Discovery Educators. Sarah Andrews, North Carolina Terri Ayers, North Carolina Holly Barnes, South Carolina Sandra Bates, North Carolina Petrina Brobs,t North Carolina Helen Bryan, North Carolina Ashley Bunn, North Carolina Dena Byers, North Carolina Meredith Chapmo,n North Carolina Angela […]

  14. DENapalooza 2014: Fall Tour Dates

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    The DENapalooza tour continues this fall. If you’ve not had the chance to attend one of these awesome days of networking and learning, we hope you’ll find your way to one of these: Wichita, KS – Aug. 23 Anaheim, CA – Sept. 13 Columbia, SC – Sept. 20 Birmingham, AL – Oct. 4 West Palm […]

  15. New STAR Discovery Educators: August 14, 2014

    I’m so excited to be able to introduce these members of the DEN community as the newest STAR Discovery Educators. Sherry Alexander, North Carolina Donna Anderson, Maryland Kathy Austin, Alabama Oren Barclay, Alabama Anna Bedell, North Carolina Billie Ann Blalock, South Carolina Melissa Blank, Maryland Cindy Boyer, Georgia Lande Brady, North Carolina Ethan Branch, Alabama Donna Brown, […]