1. Learn how to use Discovery Education in your classroom

    DEN staff will be sharing a series of information-packed sessions on how to integrate the newest online technologies used by today’s media-savvy students into classroom instruction. Among the topics slated for presentation are an introduction to streaming media, tips and tricks for integrating digital media with popular Web 2.0 websites, and strategies for incorporating free movie […]

  2. STAR DE member to study in Japan

      Erin Towns, World History teacher of Edward Little High School has received a Japan Memorial Fulbright Scholarship to study abroad. Erin will start her adventure in Tokyo and spend time visiting Universities and schools. She will have opportunities to talk to teachers, students, parents and spend a few days living with a family.  Before Erin heads […]

  3. Looking for talented STAR members

      A reminder from our regional director:    Every year STAR Discovery Educators are asked to report at least two events they have conducted in the past school year in order to have their contracts renewed for the following season (i.e., maintain STAR status for next school year). Give your agent some additional leverage to […]

  4. Maine Den 'Bears' the ice for Virtual Conference – First Maine Event for 2008

    Feb 2, 2008, in spite of the ice & sleet storm Den’s Virtual Conference in Central Maine was attended by local teachers. Lance Rougeux presented ‘Lost in Translation’, explained how many of todays students are bilingual, their second language being text messaging. Matt Monjan presented ‘Building A Bigger Blogger’ which introduced web applications that can […]

  5. Don't Miss Out

    You can win one of the 5 wireless labs, each of which will include: 20 notebook or tablet computers from HP, Lenovo or Toshiba 3 wireless access points from D-Link, Linksys or NETGEAR 1 Bretford mobile cart 1 Promethean interactive whiteboard 20 Promethean Activote integrated personal response system 1 video projector from Epson or NEC […]

  6. Learn what Discovery Education can do for you!

    Join us for the 1st ever Discovery Educator Network Virtual Conference! Saturday, February 2nd Central Maine/Auburn 8:30 – 3:30 Eastern time Lunch will be provided. Pre-registration at http://Community.DiscoveryEducation.Com/virtualconference.You will be notified via email with site information and confirmation of acceptance. Registration ends Thursday Jan. 31, 2008 at noon. The DEN Virtual Conference is a national […]

  7. WELCOME BACK!

        Welcome back to a new school year. As always the beginning of the year is filled with excitement, anxiety, fears and questions, yet we seem to get through it all. Maine has a great teaching staff and I personally thank all of you for your hard work and commitment to our kids.   […]

  8. Podcasting

    Happy May! Spring is here!    Auburn teachers have been exploring the idea of creating podcasts. Discovery Network did a workshop for us using the program Audacity. The presentation went very well and stirred up excitement. As always in technology and in our multiple platform world there are  somethings to think about for us Mainers, […]

  9. Pizza & Podcast

      Wednesday evening, April 25th, the Maine Leadership Council hosted a ‘Get to know us and learn to podcast’ evening. DEN members and fellow teachers joined together for a webinar, ‘Audacity to Podcast’ hosted by DEN. We started out with dinner, then digitally joined by Jannita and Steve from DEN for a podcasting workshop. We […]

  10. Learn to Podcast

    Greetings Maine Educators! Meet and greet the Maine Leadership DEN Team – Wednesday April 25th 4:30 – 7:00 Sherwood Heights School, Auburn Maine.Just a note to let you know we have been approved for a meeting this Wednesday! So sorry about the short final notice but with vacation behind us things did not get done […]

  11. Orange Maroon

    Greetings to you all,     Spring is a time to rejuvenate and shake off the winter blues. This past week has been Spring vacation for most of the Maine schools. We started out with a snow storm followed by a devastating northeaster. We may have lost property and suffered damage but nothing can compare […]

  12. NATIONAL INSTITUTES

    Greetings,     Information was posted about the DEN National Institutes. Some of you may have applied and have not yet received confirmation. Those of you that would like to apply there are a FEW days left. To confirm your application or to apply PLEASE check the link below and follow the directions. Even though […]

  13. Tell us what works for you!

    The Leadership Council would like to know about projects and work being done in Maine. Share with us your work and ideas that can be posted on the blog. Let us know what you have been doing to introduce the Discovery Education Network and unitedstreaming into your curriculum. Share your ideas, post a project, send […]

  14. Unitedstreaming Rejunvinated my teaching!

    Erin Towns, history teacher at Edward Little High school has become a Star DEN member and is very excited about the offerings she has had through unitedstreaming at her fingertips. She sums up her experiences here: "unitedstreaming has drastically altered the way I present information to my students.  With almost every topic I teach, and […]

  15. A Spring Morning in Maine!         Welcome to the new Maine DEN blog. Let us introduce ourselves in the blog.’Meet the Maine DEN Leadership Council.’ It’s been a busy year for us recruiting new members, having a Discovery day, and meeting the challenges of Discovery Education’s restructuring. We feel very strong about the […]