Author Archives: Kristy Vincent

Connecting the Chats #TxEdTuesdays #DESTEMchat #DEIgnite

Connecting the Chats #TxEdTuesdays #DESTEMchat #DEIgnite

Everyday educators are using Twitter to connect with new people for new ideas. Using hashtags, retweets, video, and links, ideas are shared and conversations sparked. Often these connections are made during Twitter chats. These chats follow a common hashtag and welcome people to jump in adding their thoughts and ideas. When the smartest person in

#EdCampGarland shares on a Saturday

Saturdays… Oh the good times! Sleeping in, watching TV, staying in pajamas all day. That was NOT the case for over 200 Dallas, TX area educators this past Saturday. #EdCampGarland, hosted by the one and only Mr. Mason (@EdTechMason), was an inaugural event for Garland ISD. Held at Naaman Forest High School, the event was

Ignite Your Passion For Discovery: Transformation Stories

This past Wednesday night, 130 educators from Texas, Canada, Florida, and Louisiana gathered for a series of #DEIgnites with the theme “I Used to… But Now I…”: Stories of Transformation.  The evening was filled with a series of short, energizing presentations shared by members of your Discovery Education Community mid-week of the TCEA 2017 conference. The

Garland ISD TechFest’s VR, Techbook, and Community

Students, teachers, parents, and community members came out for Garland ISD’s TechFest on Thursday, January 26th. For two hours, they all had the chance to explore the technology available for students across the district. Discovery Education was on site with virtual reality (VR) goggles, TechBook stations and SOS integration for teachers. The VR goggles were

Community Update January 20, 2017

It’s Inauguration Day #CelebrateWithDE Links to Content/Resources/Programs Found in the Update Tiger Woods Foundation TGR EDU: Explore Webinar #DEStemChat happens Wednesday, January 25, 2017 American Heart Association – NFL Play60 Challenge Virtual Field Trip January 31st at 1PM   REMINDER: Join #DENChat on Thursday evenings on Twitter  

Community Update: September 30, 2016

What do you think of the new format for the Discovery Education Community Update? It is now a bi-weekly video update  filled with the latest updates from Discovery Education and your Discovery Education Community. Catch the update on our DEN Friends Facebook Page or here on the blog. Be sure to review the links we

Make New Friends but Keep the Old DENSI Style

Would you like a community of friends and colleagues to share ideas and advice? Have you ever needed a sounding board from someone who “gets it” in your world as an educator? How much fun would it be to stay in college dorms for a week learning with some of the most passionate educators around?

#DENchat is back!

Over the next couple of weeks, the roads will be filled with yellow busses carrying eager students back to school. Summer has come to an end. With the return of students, comes the return of #DENchat! Every Thursday night at 8:00 PM ET, you can find us chatting on Twitter using the #DENchat hashtag. This

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