Author Archives: Robin Talkowski

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PBS Innovative Teacher Awards

Entries for the PBS Innovative Teacher Awards will open on January 11. This is a good way to share some of the innovative lessons you have developed using PBS resources.  Their website notes:  “The 2011 PBS Teachers Innovation Awards will officially open for entries on January 11, 2011, but you can start preparing your entry

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Welcome Massachusetts Star Suzy Brooks

Suzy Brooks has been a teacher since receiving her graduate degree from Lesley University in 1999. Her uniqueness as a 3rd grade teacher lies in that which inspires her: computers, connections and community service. A licensed Instructional Technology Specialist who has been a Girl Scout for 35 years, Suzy strives incessantly to make strong, positive

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Another DEN Star at MassCUE

Stephanie Golas presented at the MassCUE conference recently along with her colleague Joanne Najarian. They presented “iPod – Education and Learning in Your Hand.” This session looked at the capabilities of iPods for teaching and learning. This tool is much more than an MP3 player.

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Giving Thanks

On this Thanksgiving Day, it only seems appropriate to reflect on some of the things I have gained through my affiliation with Discovery Education and the DEN. I give thanks for: *The videos and resources that help make so many things more real for my students. *The fantastic professional development opportunities – Summer Institutes, webinars,

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DEN Stars Shine at MassCUE

The DEN presence was very apparent at this year’s MassCUE Annual Conference at the end of October. Stars presented on a variety of topics showing the range of interests and expertise in our professional learning/sharing network. Several of us also gathered at lunch on the first day; it was great to put some names and

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Great Opportunity Ahead – MassCUE

Next week educators from all over Massachusetts will come together at the Massachusetts Computer Using Educators (MassCUE) conference at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  It is at this conference several years ago that I became quite intrigued with Discovery Education.  I attended a break out session that featured Hall Davidson and learned so many valuable

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Tech or Treat Virtual Conference Saturday

This Saturday, October 23, Discovery Education is sponsoring a virtual conference, Tech or Treat.  You also have the opportunity to join an in-person event in Brockton.  So, if you want to share the experience with other like minded educators, register now to attend the in-person event at  the Baker Elementary School in Brockton, Massachusetts.  You

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Next Saturday – Don't Miss It

DEN Fall Virtual Conference: Tech or Treat Join us next Saturday, October 23 from 9 AM to 3 PM ET as explore the many digital treats available to educators today. Register for the virtual sessions or attend one of 30 in-person events hosted by our DEN Leadership Councils.  All times ET. 9 AM It’s Not the Technology,

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