Posts By Tracy Selock

  1. DEN at NECC 2009

    We look forward to celebrating the DEN’s fourth birthday with many of our STARs at our pre-NECC Birthday Party Extravaganza on Saturday, June 27, 2009 at Discovery Headquarters. If you are staying for NECC, I strongly encourage you to check out the following sessions from the DEN team. Using Multimedia in the Classroom Join mimio and […]

  2. Congrats to Lori Abrahams of IL! Congratulations to STAR Discovery Educator Lori Abrahams for being selected as the winner of the mimio® Interactive System and mimio® masters™ Tuition.  And thanks again to mimio for helping us kick off our week-long celebration of our STARs.  Make sure to check the blog every day this week.  We […]

  3. Tell Your DEN Story-How Has the DEN Impacted Your Professional Development?

    Good evening, bloggers!  The DEN is trying to collate experiences from educators to see how their association with the DEN has impacted their professional development as well as student learning in their classroom.   I have the embed code posted as a TinyPaste link on my Tell The DEN Story page. http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/jendorman/tell-the-den-story/  (Feel free to copy/paste […]

  4. DEN Virtual Conference: Spring Into Action

    Saturday, April 25, 2009 – 8 AM to 3 PM (CDT) Spring Into Action with the Discovery Educator Network (DEN) and join thousands of educators who are passionate about integrating media into their instruction and collaborating with each other to improve student achievement. During this unique (and free) professional development event you have the flexibility […]

  5. Duncan Spells Out Preferred Uses of Stimulus Aid

    Link to the article online: http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2009/04/07/29stim-spend.h28.html?tkn=U[NFMHGxyOILHfMsSLLBPkiVE%2BIqLoz5jGqNBy Michele McNeil After delivering a stern warning that states and school districts must use their federal stimulus money smartly or risk losing billions more, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and his staff are starting to spell out exactly what they mean by “smartly.”Career coaches for graduating special education […]

  6. 2009 DEN National Institute: Apply Now!

    After a lot of ideas, much feedback and a bunch of votes from the community, we are ready to announce this year’s location for the DEN National Institute.  The voting was very close and pretty evenly distributed across locations – so close in fact that the DEN team put our heads together to select this […]

  7. Adding Video to SMART Notebook Files

    Ok, I love my SMART board.  I love my Discovery Education Streaming Videos.  Putting them together makes for a powerful lesson. But, in order to embed streaming videos directly into Notebook files they need to be converted into Flash video.  (We all know that coversion tools can be time consuming and sometimes difficult.)  But thanks […]