Posts By Heather Sullivan

  1. Back to School with Discovery

    We hope your summer has been relaxing and you are getting excited for the new school year! We are very excited about the new school year and the Back to School enhancements that recently released in Discovery Education streaming. In order to support users, Discovery is offering three free professional development webinar series which highlights […]

  2. First Look- Sneak Peek!

    Image via Wikipedia Register for a Discovery Education First Look Webinar Exclusive Sneak Peek of Back to School Updates As a DEN member, you’re always the first to try a new technology, to recommend a website, or to show your colleagues something new.  Now, be the first to get a look at back-to-school updates to […]

  3. WOW #19: D4G- Cast Your Vote!

    WOW #19:Doodle 4 Google     What are Doodles? Doodles are known as the decorative changes that are made to the Google logo to celebrate holidays, anniversaries, and the lives of famous artists and scientists. Whether it is the beginning of Spring, Albert Einstein’s birthday, or the 50th anniversary of understanding DNA, the […]

  4. Student Inventors Wanted!

    Liberty Science Center/TeleBrands Student Inventors Day – November  10, 2010  Enter Your School Today: Deadline June 30 Dear Educator Insider, ?Do you know any student inventors? Do you know kids that like to create things? Do you know students that may have dreamed about having their ideas turned into real  consumer products?  if so, please tell them about […]

  5. Sustain Your Hunger for Learning!

        On Thursday, May 13th, 2010, about 150 students in my school (Manalapan High School) joined thousands of other teachers & students around the country (and Mexico!) online for the Siemens STEM Academy webinar “The Science of Future Food” presented by the hosts of Planet Green‘s Future Food, Homaro Cantu and Ben Roche. We […]

  6. WOW #16: What do YOU Need to Know?

     When was the last time educators were given not only the inside scoop on a new weekly television show but an invitation to help shape it?    WNET and PBS are about to change that with a new web-magazine and weekly television show, NEED TO KNOW.  The initiative will focus on current events, culture, health, […]

  7. An Apple for a DEN Member

    The New Jersey DEN Leadership Council is pleased to present an exciting morning of professional development that will highlight creative ways to engage students and invigorate curriculum using 21st century digital resources and tools. The event will begin at 9:00 AM at the Apple Store in the Promenade at Sagemore in Marlton, NJ. We will […]

  8. Dinner & a Mummy

    Looking for a way to relax, enjoy yourself, spend some quality time with a loved one AND get some Professional Development???    Sounds too good to be true?  I promise- it’s not!   Please see the invitation below.  Maybe a little Friday night dinner and a Mummy next weekend…     YOU’RE INVITED! You and […]

  9. Dust off Your Best PJs

    DEN Spring Virtual Conference: Connect the Thoughts Registration is now open for our spring virtual conference on Saturday, April 24.  We have a fantastic lineup for tomorrow so make sure to drop by virtually (in your pjs ) or in-person at one of our many events hosted by the DEN Leadership Councils. All times ET. […]

  10. Calling All Student Inventors!

    Student Inventors Day – June 8 See How Your Student’s Inventions Compare! ?Do you know any student inventors? Kids that like to create things? Kids that may have dreamed about having their ideas turned into real products?  if so, please tell them about this exciting opportunity!  Student Inventors Day –  June 8, 2010 Sponsored by: […]

  11. WOW #14: Go Cuckoo for Calendars

    Happy Make up your own Holiday Day! Know how I know that’s today?  I saw it on my Google Calendar  Web Tool of the Week #14   Google Calendars Organize your schedule and share events with friends With Google’s free online calendar, it’s easy to keep track of life’s important events all in one place. […]

  12. An NFL Star Could Host Your Next School Assembly

      Encourage your high school students to visit to test their knowledge of the legal drinking age and the risks and consequences of underage drinking. 3 amazing prizes – 2 ways to win: The challenges: Take a short online quiz or submit a unique video on the risks and consequences of underage drinking. The prizes: A school assembly […]

  13. WOW #13: Caulk up the Cracks with Khan Academy   What is the Khan Academy? ·         “With over 1100 videos, it is easily the most exhaustive collection of instruction on the Internet allowing learners to know that they can fill in almost any of their “gaps” with the content on this site. The content is made in digestible 10-20 minute chunks especially purposed […]

  14. DEN Summer Institute: Apply Today

    The DEN Summer Institute for 2010 will take place from July 18-23, 2010 at Bentley University in Waltham, MA just twenty minutes west of Boston.  Attendees will have the opportunity to connect with fellow STAR Discovery Educators from all over during an exclusive, intensive, week-long networking and professional development event.  Apply today! March 12 DEN […]

  15. Introducing the Exclusive NorthEast Webinar Series!

       Attention all North East educators!  Discovery Education is offering 3 New Topics in this series including: Student Streaming, Teacher Center and Builders, and Multimedia Presentations Using Non-linear PowerPoint’s. Please see descriptions on each session below: INSTRUCTIONS TO ATTEND THE OVERVIEW AND WHAT TO EXPECT All you will need is a computer and speakers. Please […]