1. CA DEN Connect at the OCCUE Tech Fest

    On February 8, 2014 Connect with other educators with Discovery Education sessions in the Orange County Computer Using Educator (OCCUE) Tech Fest. This event is held at Serra Catholic School in Rancho Santa Margarita.  Right after the event we will be holding a Continue Connecting DEN Social Event to mingle with STAR Discovery Educators. Meet up […]

  2. Angels in the DENfield

    Angels in the DENfield As the baseball season winds down, and the school year revs up, it’s time for a California DEN event. Come share and network with DEN members at Angels in the DENfield on Monday, September 23rd. The event is open to DEN STARS, DEN members, and potential members/STARS. Be prepared to share your “Home […]

  3. Discovery Education Sneak Peek Webinar Series

    Be the first to get a look at upcoming enhancements to Discovery Education! This sneak peek will showcase integration strategies for leveraging new tools, content, and resources, including Discovery Education Student Board Builder and the new Discovery Education Streaming Plus with model lessons, assessments, and digital content designed to address specific Math and ELA Common […]

  4. CA DEN LC – A Mini-DENi Event

    The CA DEN Leadership Council is excited to announce California DENing, a residential style professional development and networking conference where educators from across our region will join together for 3 nights and 3 days of LEARNing from their most valuable resource … each other! Listen to how other educators are embracing the digital conversion, rolling […]

  5. Selena Ward…nuff said.

    DEN - Selena Ward - Recognition

    Maryland’s own Selena Ward will be recognized at ISTE as one of the Emerging Leaders for 2012! We are so proud to have one of our DEN Community members receiving such an honor. Yeeaaaaaah, Selena! The image below is from the Maryland Society for Educational Technology’s latest newsletter.    

  6. SMMUSD Summer Technology and SMART Educator’s Academy

    SMMUSD Summer Technology and SMART Educator’s Academy August 9-10, 2012 Brought to you by SMMUSD Educational Services Join the 6th Annual SMMUSD Summer Technology Academy and SMART Educator’s Academy. This two-day training will have over 50 hands-on training sessions, and topics will emphasize the integration of STEM in the classroom. Register at http://tinyurl.com/7ytqzlw

  7. Desperate for DENSI: DEN & the CITY!

    DEN Pigeons

    It started with a Facebook message….39 DEN friends wishing each other luck…. Hoping and waiting for the weekly release of DENSI 2012 picks while sharing how we could not wait to see each other. One message lead to the next and soon a google doc was born, a date and place chosen to get our […]

  8. CA Mission Possible!

    Greetings California Discovery Educators! Grab your cameras (or camera phone). It’s time for our Spring PhotoWalk. Your “Mission” should you decide to accept it is to visit a California Mission in your area. Meet with your local CA-DEN members and, with cameras in hand, photograph your mission noting particular subjects that depict mission life, artifacts, […]

  9. Seeing Green at the DEN Learning Carnival

    On March 16th the night before St. Patrick’s Day in Palm Springs California, the CA LC DEN hosted a DEN Learning Carnival.  The wonderful DEN event took place at the California State Computer Using Educator’s Conference.  Educators were invited to attend an evening full of fun with eight different learning stations to experience.  Attendees could […]

  10. Win a FLIP Camera at Annual CUE 2012!

    DEN STARs – are you going to Annual CUE 2012 in Palm Springs? Join the Discovery Educator Network California Leadership Council for an evening of networking, fun, prizes, and more!  We’ll celebrate DEN STARs with learning stations showcasing multimedia integration and the best of DEN. And don’t be tardy for the party – we’ll raffle […]

  11. Welcome in the New!

    Welcoming a New Year and 2012 brings hope, multiple possibilities, and new beginnings. January provides a time to reflect and renew old friendships and new. To that end, the California DEN is holding an event to welcome new and prospective DEN members on January 21, 2012. Please join us at the Claim Jumper Restaurant near […]

  12. Join Discovery Education at Annual CUE 2012!

    Educators, are you coming to Annual CUE 2012 in Palm Springs?  Annual CUE 2012 March 15-17, 2012 – Palm Spring Convention Center Discovery Education will be there sharing great resources, connecting educators, and having fun!  We’ll be joined by the one-and-only Matt Monjan – a spotlight speaker at this year’s conference!  Check out Matt’s sessions […]

  13. Northern California Workshop – Harvesting the DE Classroom Manager

    Join Martha Snider, California DEN STAR and Leadership Council Member, for this hands-on workshop! About: This “Make and Take” is open to all! Not only will you learn how to create interactive writing prompts, quizzes, and assignments, you will discover how easy it is to use the Classroom Manager to provide your students with learning […]

  14. Mixed Emotions and Steve Jobs

    My mother taught me what mixed emotions meant when we moved during fourth grade. How heartbreaking it was to transfer schools in the middle of the year! I was really excited about my new school and the new house (with my own room!), but I was so sad to leave my friends and my wonderful […]

  15. Bloggers U-Write!

    DE is hosting a series of general blogging webinars (maybe with Steve Dembo?) which will include basic information on how to: customize the look and feel of the blog, create posts and pages, add multimedia and embedded objects, as well as general strategies for successful blogging. If you are new to DE blogging, want to […]

  16. What’s In the News?

    The Day of Discovery in San Diego is! Right on the heels of DENSI 2011 at the University of San Diego, a fabulous Day of Discovery was held. Nearly 300 educators joined in on the learning. Check out the local news coverage here. (We’ve been told that this link prefers IE or Safari.)

  17. Muggles No More! SoCal Goes Geocaching

    On Saturday, May 21, sixty-five Southern California educators, community members, and kids gathered at Santiago Park in Santa Ana for great morning of geocaching! Diane Main and Barbara Barreda kicked off the day with the low-down on geocaching, including ideas for math, science, and social studies connections and classroom management strategies. With those ideas in […]

  18. Jacaranda, a Hint of Summer

    It happens every year during the month of May. Suddenly trees are proffering purple flowers where there was naught but green. Summer is approaching and the Jacaranda (dzha-ke-randa) trees bloom en masse down many of the Southern California streets. These trees actually have two blooming periods, Spring and Fall, although the Fall foliage is not […]

  19. NorCal DEN Cyber Walk

    Take a Cyber Walk in Stockton Take a “cyber” walk with Christa McAuliffe Middle School DEN members! From the comfort of the school’s climate controlled computer lab, you’ll learn powerful ways to integrate digital media and Web 2.0 tools into your instruction. You’ll discover an abundance of resources to expand your own personal learning network. […]