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Spring 2017 DEN Ambassador Programs Are Up and Running

Spring 2017 DEN Ambassador Programs Are Up and Running

Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of attending the first DEN Ambassador session in Palm Beach County, Florida, led by longtime Community member Melissa Matthews.  This first session focused on the role of the DEN Ambassador in schools and why the integration of our SOS Strategies into classrooms brings the fun back into fundamentals.

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

Let’s Meet And Tweet!

Members of the Discovery Education Community took over Buffalo Wild Wings in Pensacola, Florida last week to kick off a new Community event focused on connecting teachers, building relationships, and learning and sharing called Meet and Tweet.  More than 30 teachers from Santa Rosa and Escambia Counties attended this event, including both district superintendents! Teachers had

Oh, The Connections You’ll Make

     I’m David Fisher, a long-time Discovery Education Community member and newly hired Community Engagement Manager for Florida and Louisiana. My office, like yours I imagine, is adorned with lots of pictures of family and friends from many vacations, experiences, and life events.  Included in my collection of pictures are many from the seven

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