Author Archives: David Fisher

Community Update: April 14, 2017

Community Update: April 14, 2017

Stay up-to-date with all the resources, events, programs, and tools – brought to you by your Discovery Education Community Team. Community Update At-a-Glance   Day of Discovery Tour The Day of Discovery Tour helps educators learn more about integrating Discovery Education’s digital content into their curriculum, provides opportunities for participants to share strategies that are

Community Update: March 31, 2107

Stay up-to-date with all the resources, events, programs, and tools – brought to you by your Discovery Education Community Team. Community Update At-a-Glance DENSI 2017 The deadline for applications for the DEN Summer Institute 2017 at the University of California San Diego has been extended to April 9th. Find out more and apply. Day of Discovery

Learning in 360 Degrees: Gas Is A Blast In Tally Piscopo’s Fourth Grade STEAM Classroom

At SS Dixon Intermediate School in Milton, Florida, STEAM Innovate teacher Tally Piscopo connects science content and real-world connections through stations-based learning. This month, Mrs. Piscopo allowed the Discovery Education Community to join her as her fourth grade students investigated states of matter using the Discovery Education Science Techbook lesson “Measuring Matter” and Spotlight On Strategies series. Big

Ignite Your Passion For Discovery, FETC 2017 Edition

Ignite Your Passion For Discovery, FETC 2017 Edition, brought over 70 educators together to connect, learn, and share around the theme of “I used to…But now I…” Stories of Transformation.  Presenters and participants traveled from near and far for this first Ignite event at FETC. Topics ranged from the human aspect of education to the

Ignite Your Passion For Discovery at FETC 2017

Join Discovery Education, Tuesday January 24, 2017 for Ignite Your Passion for Discovery, a powerful evening of short, energizing presentations combined with networking and engaging conversations.  This is the third season that Discovery Education has hosted these events around the country. This year’s sub-theme is asking, “I used to _____ but now I _____” Your Stories

Celebrating Our DEN Ambassadors

During the weeks surrounding the Thanksgiving holiday, I had the opportunity to celebrate some DENtastic teachers  in Santa Rosa County and Escambia County, both located in the panhandle of Florida.  During the course of the fall semester DEN Star Shelley Mann in Santa Rosa, along with her Director of Professional Development and Instructional Technology, Mike

Let’s Meet and Tweet in Naples, Kissimmee, and Baton Rouge!

Members of the Discovery Education Community took over several locations during the course of a few weeks to connect, learn, and share at Meet and Tweets in Naples, Florida, Kissimmee, Florida, and Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  More than 40 teachers from Collier and Osceola Counties, and East Baton Rouge Parish, attended these event, including teachers, district curriculum

2016 Day of Discovery in Bradenton, FL

On Saturday, November 12, over 50 educators from Florida and across North America participated in the Bradenton Day of Discovery. The day was filled with learning, sharing and connecting among educators at Electa Lee Middle School. A special thank you our hosts, DEN Leadership Council Members and DEN STARs Bekka Stasny, Francie, Snyder, and Ketsana Phommallee, and Manatee County Public

Community Update: November 11, 2016

Here is your bi-weekly update from Discovery Education. Catch the update on our DEN Friends Facebook group or here on the blog. See the full list of links mentioned in this post, below, and be sure to share with your colleagues.   Links from this week’s update: To participate in our Collaborative Online Courses, click