1. Tech and Treats this Saturday

    Why stay at home in your PJs when you can come out to share in the learning with the Maryland Leadership Council? It is always better to learn together, to ask questions, and share ideas. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Come in costume to compete in the contest, but it is not a requirement. […]

  2. PETE&C 2012…Let your STAR shine!

    Planning on attending PETE&C in February? Are you a STAR? Guess what? Discovery is taking over the Pre-Con! That’s right. The entire day is going to be a blast! DEN STARS should register for the pre-conference here: http://links.discoveryeducation.com/petec2012 The Discovery Educator Network (DEN) is pleased to present a special full-day pre-conference event. The day will […]

  3. Relax, it will be okay!

    For many of us, the start of the school year in Maryland has been a challenging one. Days have already been missed due to natural disasters: earthquake and hurricane Irene. Then are all of those other challenges that face educators in our state: increased class sizes, limited budget funds, testing, and more. Finally let us […]

  4. Join in the Maryland Geocaching Day!

    If you are a newbie to Geocaching like me, then the DEN’s Geocaching Day is a perfect event to have fun and learn with others. Never heard of Geocaching? Here is a little intro video…. http://youtu.be/-4VFeYZTTYs Fred Delventhal is leading the Maryland Geocaching Day with a fantastic theme! Here is more information from Fred’s blog: […]

  5. Learning, Sharing, and Having a Good Time

    We had a blast at Walker Mill Middle School for our Spring Virtual Conference Live Event. The talking never stopped, but thank goodness Carmella Doty, a MD LC member, did an outstanding job collecting all of the links. 1.       Back channel links and resources from the Virtual Conference from Porter Palmer http://bit.ly/iyTThQ 2.       Tim Childers posting […]

  6. Discovery Education Sparkled at MSET 2011

    On Tuesday, April 12th and Wednesday, April 13th, Kyle Schutt and I had the pleasure of hosting the Discovery Education Digital Media Lab at MSET 2011.  Our goal during these two days was to share and uncover new ways to captivate the attention of 21st century learners using digital media, tools, and resources from Discovery […]

  7. Administrator’s Day of Discovery in Silver Spring, MD: Registration Now Open

    Discovery Education is pleased to present the 2011 Administrator’s Day of Discovery at Discovery Education’s World Headquarters in Silver Spring, MD on May 6, 2011. This event has been specifically designed for area Administrators including: Building Administrators; District Administrators; District Personnel; and Curriculum Coordinators and Supervisors, and it will be framed by the following essential […]

  8. Registration Now Open: 2011 Day of Discovery in Silver Spring

    Discovery Education is pleased to present the 2011 Beyond the Textbook Day of Discovery at Discovery Education’s World Headquarters in Silver Spring, MD on May 7, 2011.  This interactive event will provide area educators with an exciting and enriching day of professional development focused on creative ways to engage 21st century learners using digital media […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. 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 […]

  11. 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 […]

  12. 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 […]

  13. 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 […]

  14. 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 […]

  15. 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, […]

  16. 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

  17. 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 […]

  18. 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 […]

  19. 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 […]

  20. 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 […]

  21. "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 […]