1. Digital Classroom Media from Vital NY Teacher's Domain

    Vital NY Teachers Domain  is a repository of public television resources. The resources include videos, audio, images, Flash interactives, documents, lesson plans and more.  The resources are aligned to the NY State Learning Standards and Core Curriculum.  You can organize the content within ”My Folders” and “My Groups”  and easily share with colleagues.Click Here to register for […]

  2. Staples Teacher Appreciation Day

    Staples is once again holding a Teacher Appreciation Day.  This is a great opportunity to get free gifts, sign up for the Staples Rewards Teachers Program, and shop for back to school items. (Yes, I said it.  I’m sorry.)  Most NY Staples stores will have this special day in August so be sure to check […]

  3. King Tut Until August 31st

    It’s not too late!  Teachers have until August 31st to take advantage of the King Tut exhibit at the Discovery Times Square Exposition on 44th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues.  Every TUESDAY, if you purchase 1 ticket, you get 1 ticket FREE with a valid teacher ID. 

  4. DEN LC 2010 Symposium

    The DEN Leadership Council Symposium was held at Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts this past week.  I had the pleasure of attending and thought I would share my highlights. Edmodo was my favorite new tool. Used throughout the week, it was the most useful way of connecting and collecting information. I was easily able to […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. 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 […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. 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 […]

  11. 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 […]