1. MEC Week – March 15, 16, 17

    Greetings, There are so many opportunities for AZ educators to learn DE tips & tricks at the upcoming MEC conference in Tempe. If you haven’t registered yet, go here http://mec.asu.edu If you’re one of our DEN Stars, please check your e-mail for a special invitation. If you’re not yet a Star, why not? Find the IDEAL […]

  2. Steve Dembo as the keynote speaker at ASU's MEC Conference? How cool is that?

    Arizona educators enjoy an enriched relationship with DiscoveryEducation through the partnership with IDEAL. So many of you “know” Steve from DE webinars, his excellent blogs, and his interaction with the DENs around the world. Get your requests for conference leave to your districts and join us March 15, 16 and 17. A former kindergarten teacher and […]

  3. Amazing DEN Members – April & Deena

    Just wanted to give a shout out to two amazing DEN members from N. Arizona. April Weston is the Navajo County TIS and Deena Jorgenson is a Title I Math Teacher for Blue Ridge. Together, they coordinated the DEN Virtual Event on Saturday at Blue Ridge HS Library. A sucessful event with satisfied participants was  due to the […]

  4. Join us for DEN Virtual Conference – Saturday, October 24 6am – 6pm (any hours in between)

    You are invited:  DEN Virtual Conference Saturday, October 24, 2009 6:00AM – 6:00PM (anytime in between) 10 hours PD credit is available (free)  A local group of educators is meeting face-to-face for collaboration and to enjoy food provided by Discovery Education, but you may also work at home online with your personal internet connection.  Meet […]

  5. Sit down and catch your breath! Discovery Education chases and catches our imagination.

    Whew, the Day of Discovery for Administrators at SkySong was a success in every measure of the word. Over 100 eager participants joined us for a day of presentations by Philippe Cousteau, Hall Davidson, Brad Hagaman, Justin Karkow, Rosie Escandon and Sarah Crawford. Welcomes and introductions came from Margaret Dugan and Cathy Poplin from ADE, […]

  6. Tucson's Discover the Undiscovered: AZ Administrator's Pathways – Day of Discovery

    Big thanks to IDEAL & Dept of Ed, Discovery, CCS Presentation Systems, Polycom,  Lindsay Hopkins (Discovery Rep), and all the many who helped coordinate and get this event happening. The Tucson event was hosted by the generous people of CCS Presentation Systems, who not only had a LifeSize screen to show the morning speakers, but […]

  7. Tim shares his photos from DEN Institute

    Tim Johnson was part of the AZ crew in San Francisco this summer and captured our imagination with his camera and photography skills. He’s sent us a time-lapse video link to his posting on YouTube. Many of his scenic shots echoed the themes on the DEN Flickr page (but with his camera’s exquisite quality and […]

  8. Woohoo – DEN Institute in San Francisco

    More than seventy DEN Star educators were excited to meet at the Headlands Institute in San Francsico for a week of collaboration using Web 2.0 tools. We bunked in single bed dorms (60 beds), ate exquisite food and plumped up our complexions in the foggy air. We were able to integrate the best of the best […]

  9. Webinars are Rolling

    Webinars to introduce the new Face of Discovery are rolling.  Please check on the schedule often and join us.  Justin did a great presentation today and the changes are very exciting and thoughtful.  I love that the Discovery presenters are so generous with the resources and presentations they create.  Check the right sidebar here to […]

  10. Keeping up with the DEN…muggy summer days

    I’ve been trying to participate in the LC Symposiums via googledocs and Mogulus feed. Not quite the same as being there (lucky Rosy, Lillian & Emily), but I learn something anyway. Look for future DEN events to be linked here via google calendar (one of the new tips).  Looks like Tim, Judy, Alexa and I […]

  11. More on Tucson Geocaching

    As the National Geocaching event approaches, I post this video of the fun had in Tucson during our DEN day of educational geocaching so as to share the fun.  Join us! Two notes: 1.  I love the Media Share capabilities in the DEN. I love that it has so much storage. I love that so […]

  12. Tucson STARs go Geocaching at the Zoo

    SlideShow Digital Story made on PhotoPeach Tucson teachers got a wonderful introduction to Geocaching with the DEN STARs from the Statewide Instructional Technology Project on Saturday. Allen Swanson, a hard-core geocaching enthusiast, and Emily Mann led teachers through the DEN and its great resources and landed on the fabulous postings about Geocaching already in the […]

  13. Geocaching with the STARs May 16th

    Hey Tucsonans!  We have a great event and day for you! – To the rest of Arizona: let us know and we can bring this fun experience your way. On May 16th we will be introducing educators to educational geocaching and all the great resources in Discovery that deepen the lesson. We will be meeting […]

  14. And it just keeps getting better!

    The DEN webinar series has been one of the highlights of the last few weeks.  I’ve seen&heard Tony Vincent telling us all about iPods in the classroom; witnessed the magic of  “Movers and Shakers”  like Traci telling us about her wonderful use of Google Earth with Glogster to embed activities and links into her 1st […]

  15. Two ways to join us

      Join us in person or virtually for the “Spring into Action” DEN Virtual Conference Saturday, April 25 2009 7:30am – 1:00pm Snowflake High School (for a group gathering) or in your own home – virtually  Spring Into Action with the DEN and join thousands of educators who are passionate about integrating media into their […]