1. Discovery Education wants to see YOU at MSET 2011!

    As you may know, Discovery Education will be hosting a Digital Media Lab at MSET on April 12th and 13th.  Kyle Schutt and I will be delivering presentations and facilitating interactive sessions with the support of our STAR Discovery Educators. On Wednesday, April 13th, Session 6 (11:30 am – 12:15 pm) will feature our STAR […]

  2. DEN Digital Media LAB @ MSET11

    The MD DEN will be hosting a free-for-all, hands-on lab for teachers at MSET11.  Using Discovery Education content, teachers will learn how to make their own video mash-ups.  Cynthia  Brown and a team of STAR educators will be there to help!  Join us, April 11, 12 and 13. Register today. We are pleased to announce […]

  3. MSET Annual Conference

    Breaking Boundaries in the Digital World April 12-13, Baltimore Convention Center Register by March 18th and take advantage of the Early Bird Discount only $150 for two-rewarding days Immerse yourself in educational technology @ MSET 2011. A dynamic conference developed by educators for educators featuring inspiring education visionaries, classroom applications that work, hands-on learning and […]

  4. MD LC Roadtrip to Hershey, PA

    The Maryland DEN LC received a warm invite by our new regional manager Cynthia Brown to attend and present at the PETE&C DEN pre-conference event. A number of us took  a learning vacation to Hershey. We definitely had a blast and created a glog of our highlights. If you missed this event don’t worry, there […]

  5. Discovery Education, Celeb-style, at MSET

    If you’re planning to go to MSET this April, consider joining us at the Discovery Education Digital Media Lab.  During the conference, April 12 and 13, Discovery Education and STAR Discovery Educators will be delivering interactive, hands-on sessions in the Digital Media Lab. Here’s a preview of our featured sessions: 21 Ways to Reach the […]

  6. Take a Learning Vacation

    I had this idea the other day as I was taking a Southwest Airlines survey. In this survey they wanted to know the number of business and pleasure trips. Believe or not this was a difficult question because I had used Southwest to go to Denver and San Jose in the past year. This was […]

  7. Meet our new DEN Account Manager

    In a recent email interview, Cynthia Brown answered a few questions drafted by MD LC member Fred Delventhal – Meet Cynthia Brown! 1. Where are you from? I am from Delaware County, Pennsylvania 2. Were you a teacher? What did you teach? I was a Social Studies teacher; I taught Economics, Government, Recent American History, […]

  8. Share your Expertise at MSET

    Breaking Boundaries in the Digital World The premiere ed tech conference in the state is looking for  inspiring presentations from DEN leaders. Consider joining us on April 11,12 and 13th in Baltimore.  Proposal submissions are due by Feb 1. Get your DEN heads thinking and come on over to B’more, hon. https://www.msetonline.org/conferences/SpeakerSP

  9. Free Workshop for DC Area High School Students

    Are your students interested in math and science research? The Siemens Foundation is hosting a free workshop for high school students in the Washington DC area. “Getting Started….The Road to Creating an Original Research Project”, will be held on Saturday, December 4, 2010 at 4:00pm at: The George Washington University Media and Public Affairs Building […]

  10. Scene around Maryland- Bel Air

    For the second installment of our Scene around Maryland series, here’s a shot of Main Street in Bel Air: Bel Air is a town rich with history.  It was founded in 1780, by Aquilla Scott, who originally named it “Scott’s Old Fields,” but to increase visitors he renamed it “Belle Aire.”  Over time, a few […]

  11. A STAR is Born in Maryland!

    A new feature of our Maryland LC Blog is to recognize the STARs who have recently joined within our state.  So, welcome to all the new STARs for the months of September and October: Laurie Levitt Tracy Carpenter Samantha O’Gwin Jaclyn Friedlander Joy Long Tameka Woodruff One of our new STARs was randomly chosen for […]

  12. Powering Up With Technology

    Our MD DEN members in Prince George’s County are hosting a POWERFUL tech conference on November 13.  SO after you are fired up by the In-person Virtual Conference in Silver Spring on October 23rd, head on over to PG county and power up! PUWT 2010 Come join us at the 14th Annual Powering Up With […]

  13. "Scene" Around MD

    DEN STARS in Maryland are very lucky to work in such a beautiful state.  When Laura posted that cool map (see her July blog post if you missed it earlier) I started thinking about how we could share our lovely state with the other state DENs.  This year our DEN is exploring digital storytelling, and […]

  14. MD and VA DENS Collaborate for FALL Virtual Conference

    THIS JUST IN: UFOs spotted over Silver Spring, MD Un-conference Facilitators Organize Plans are underway with our neighbors in Virginia to host an in-person un-conference in conjunction with the Tech 0r Treat Virtual Conference on October 23rd. Centered around the theme of “51 WAYS”, DEN members from both states will gather at Area 51 EAST, […]

  15. Be Bold in the New School Year!

    For many of us in Maryland, the school year has begun. Like many of you out there reading this blog, I love being an educator! No matter how old I get, I love new school supplies because it is the mark of a new year. While there is always a ton to do to prepare […]

  16. Bentley Bound

      Laura, Renee and Mary landed in Massachusetts today to meet with DEN LC chairs from across the country.  With networking, team building, and a little fun on the intense agenda, we plan to return to MD energized and ready to share with our newly expanded MD LC later in August. In the meantime, we […]

  17. Were you @ ISTE?

    Inquiring minds want to know?????? If you attended ISTE this past week, please post your comments. Was it awesome?  What did you learn? Who did you meet? What can you bring back to your classroom this fall? I could not be there in person, but I attended a few virtual meetups.  I took a great […]

  18. Maryland wins a DENny!

    I just attended the Second Annual DENny Awards ceremony last night, and was thrilled to hear that both our State Blog, and two of our members, won DENnys! I would like to congratulate our Fabulous and Fearless Blog team for making the MD DEN blog a great place to find information and stay connected. Also, […]

  19. Win a FLIP!

    Hey DEN STARS! Here is an opportunity you won’t want to miss! We are in the final push for entries for the DE/3M Young Scientist Challenge and we need your help to spread the word during the final 2 weeks! The process is easy and if you get 3 students to complete the registration process […]

  20. #MD_DEN

    Memories of MSET are quickly fading, but let’s keep the networking momentum going.  May is always so busy for everyone, especially for teachers.  Remember to breathe and keep in touch with your MD DEN.  We will be twittering and blogging all summer long about new DE tricks for the tech savvy educator. Keep the conversation […]

  21. Discovery Education @ MSET

    MSET is Proud to Announce the Discovery Media Playground May 1, 2010 DE  is hosting an interactive Discovery Education Media Playground for any child accompanied by a parent who is attending the annual MSET Conference in Baltimore.  Participants can create their own mini-movies and work with Discovery Education Science interactive labs.  Activities are appropriate for youngsters […]