1. Back By Popular Demand – Back-to-School Day of Discovery at Cablevision

    The response was soooooooooooo overwhelming for the Day of Discovery that we are now opening registration for a SECOND Day of Discovery. Due to the overwhelming response for our first event on August 24th, Discovery Education and Cablevision’s Power to Learn are pleased to announce a second Back?to?School Day of Discovery at Cablevision’s Headquarters in […]

  2. Fish On in NY

    Explore the Blue is an online initiative  by partners Discovery and Take Me Fishing to encourage students to get outside and enjoy water activities. The site they put together provides teachers with resources to share with their students about outdoor activities and the value of the various water bodies as clean and natural resources.  In […]

  3. Mashable US Summer Tour in NYC

    “Founded in July 2005, Mashable is the world’s largest blog focused exclusively on Web 2.0 and Social Media news.  With more than 17 million monthly page-views, Mashable is the most prolific blog reviewing new Web sites and services, publishing breaking news on what’s new on the web.” During the summer, Mashable is touring the United […]

  4. STAR Spotlight: Vickie Ahearn

    We have some amazing DEN STARs in NY.  They have so much to teach us.  Periodically, we are going to spotlight them here so we can find out what others are doing with Discovery material.  Vickie Ahearn is our first spotlight. Who? Vickie Ahearn, Teacher and Instructional Technology Staff Developer Where?  Massapequa School District, Massapequa […]

  5. Northeast Regional DEN LC and the New Year

    This weekend, the NY DEN LC joined with other regional LCs to plan a great year ahead.  We worked hard, with, of course, lots of laughs in between.  Jeanine Shields, LC Chair, Lisa Parisi, Blog Coordinator, Christine Southard, Events Coordinator, Nancy Sharoff, Shannon Mulqueen, and Dawn Huston planned some fantastic events for around the NY […]

  6. Sneak Peak

    I know, I know…we’re all in the midst of ‘end of school’ madness and the LAST thing on your mind is next year.  BUT!  I would strongly suggest that you make an exception for a sneak peak at what is in store at DEN for the start of the 2010 school year.If you haven’t received […]

  7. Tigers: The Exhibition

    TIGERS – The Exhibition:  Tracking a Legend South Street Seaport Pier 17 Third Floor Atrium (East River view) New York City To do so, CLICK HERE and complete the RSVP form.  Please print out and present your confirmation email along with your school or district ID upon check in.  (Additional guests are welcome to purchase tickets at the Box […]

  8. DEN Teacher Appreciation Week – Day 4

    Are all you STARS taking advantage of the DEN Teacher Appreciation Week give-aways?  So far, we have been appreciated by Prezi, Discovery Education, LabelDaddy, and TechforLearning.  Today is Glogster!  Enjoy!   “Have you got your glog on yet?  If not, now’s the time. As part of the DEN’s Teacher Appreciation Week celebration our friends at […]

  9. Free BrainPop Webinars

    BrainPop is holding weekly webinars, taking place every Wednesday at 4:30 pm EDT.  These webinars offer some great ideas for using video in the classroom.“This month, special guests cover a range of topics beginning with “Student Teachers: Using BrainPOP for Studying for Certification Tests” (May 5). Next up is “Special Tactics for Adapting Resourceful Tools” (May […]

  10. Dyslexia Lecture

       The International Dyslexia Association-New York and Parents in Action are co-sponsoring a lecture about dyslexia in Manhattan on June 2, 2010.  The discussion topics are “Dyslexia and Creativity: Two Sides of the Same Coin” and “A Conversation About Living with Dyslexia and ADD.”  Educators should benefit from hearing about some of the students we encounter […]

  11. ISTE Web 2.0 Toolkit

    ISTE has been posting a monthly information blog about various Web 2.0 tools.  They started with Google in January, moved into podcasting for February, and privacy issues for March.  They plan on posting one per month.  This is a great resource for all of us who use Web 2.0 tools.  You must be a member […]