1. Welcome Des Plaines School District 62

    Des Plaines School District 62 has joined the Digital Leader Corps Community! On August 19th,  D62 Teacher Leadership Corps was launched with teacher leaders, building/district personnel and community members. It was an amazing day. Check out the storify below for highlights! [View the story "Des Plaines Consolidated School District 62 Launches Teacher Leadership Corps" on […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. DEN-tastic I.C.E. Cream Tips at the Social

    A number of educators (including DEN Stars) attending the 2013 Illinois Computing Educators (ICE) Conference were in for a treat at the DEN-tastic I.C.E. Cream Social. The best part of these “social” events is the networking and sharing ideas and discoveries. We spent some time exploring the “Reflector”  App that allows an iPad screen to broadcast […]

  4. You’re invited to a DENtastic I.C.E.Cream Social!

    It’s gonna be DENtastic! Share your “toppings” (technology tips and lessons) with others while eating your own sundae treat! Be prepared to walk away with a smile, happy tummy and great ideas! If you prefer, we will have a cash bar. When: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 Where: New Orleans Ballroom at Pheasant Run Time: 5:30 […]

  5. Join Discovery For Three Upcoming Assessment Events

    Please join us during the 2012-2013 school year as we travel the country for local workshops that focus on our Discovery Education Assessment tools. These exciting and interactive afternoons and evenings of professional development will highlight creative ways to meet your students’ needs using your Discovery Education Assessment tools and resources. Prizes will be many! Our first […]

  6. Social Learning Summit Schedule!!

    The schedule for the Social Learning Summit has been released!! Here is the link (time is in Central Standard): http://www.classroom20.com/page/sls-2012-schedule-gmt-5 Don’t forget there is an in-person event being held at Hinsdale Central High School. Register here: https://lrougeux.wufoo.com/forms/hinsdale-social-learning-summitvirt-con/

  7. Spring Virtual & Live Social Summit in WI

    Saturday April 21st 8:00AM – 1:00 PM Join us Live  or Virtually!   The Discovery Educator Network is mixing it up a little this spring and trying something different. Instead of the typical Spring Virtual Conference, the DEN has partnered with Classroom 2.0 to present the Social Learning Summit. This event will take the place of the […]

  8. 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 […]

  9. The DEN @ ICE

    The DEN hosted an event at the ICE Conference on Leap Day!  Approximately 100 educators received a little taste of the DEN.  The Minute to DEN It event was a great time, with plenty of networking, information sharing about the DEN, and fun times for all.  Attendees were given the challenge to complete 9 Minute to […]

  10. Michigan, are you ready?!

    KZoo RESA logo

    Cheryl Lykowski is ready. Gina Loveless is ready. Scores of other passionate, technology-using educators are signed up and ready.The Discovery team is ready. I just landed in Kalamazoo, MI today so I am definitely ready! So, I hope you are ready and as excited as I am about the Day of Discovery happening this Saturday, February 18th! Attendees […]

  11. LOTS of ICE This February!!!

    Now that February is upon us we have a lot to look forward to and I have heard the weather men are predicting a lot of ICE  (the ICE Conference that is)! Quickly approaching are Valentine’s Day, President’s Day but most importantly ICE Conference Week!!  In less than a month a large group of teachers will […]

  12. NICE Resources

    Northern Illinois Computing Educators held their Mini-Conference on Saturday, January 28th.  The Keynote speaker was Steve Dembo of Discovery, and his presentation of cutting edge Web 2.0 apps provided an energetic beginning to the event.  Would we expect any less?  The crowd was enthused, and Steve was dynamic – his breadth of knowledge and ability […]

  13. A Day for Sharing

    Sharing iPad apps and resources from teachers attending the NICE iPads in Education workshop on Dec. 3, 2011.  You may not have had the opportunity to attend this unconference, so we are sharing the iPad Smackdown with you. There are apps, tutorials, and much more to help you along your iPad journey. Below is a […]

  14. Purposeful Play

    K12 Online Conference for 2011 – Purposeful Play Nov 28 – Dec 8 Are you presenting a session on K12online?  Give us a shout-out, spread the word!! Need a pick-me-up, or a new lesson idea for after the holidays?  Then come and participate in the K12 Online Conference. http://k12onlineconference.org/ The conference runs Nov. 28-Dec. 9.  Can’t […]

  15. For KIDS by KIDS!!!!

    SIT Conference-2012 – Students Involved with Technology When: February 18, 2012 from 8:00am – 2:00pm – 6 locations throughout Illinois Adult volunteers needed for Woodridge or Lincolnshire locations.  Click HERE to Volunteer!! Get your students involved to present and be wowed by what each group of students has accomplished!! What is SIT?  It is a conference […]