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If You Give a DEN Guru (Conni Mulligan) an iPad…….

If You Give a DEN Guru (Conni Mulligan) an iPad…….

My name is Conni Mulligan and I have been part of the Discovery Educator Network since 2005 when the service was called United Streaming.  Shortly after applying to become a STAR educator, I inquired about why North and South Carolina were combined on the DEN Leadership Council Blog instead of being separate states.  Well, long story

Event of the Week: November 5, 2014

This week we’re learning about how Patrick Vernon, a STAR Discovery Educator from Western Alamance Middle School in North Carolina provided support to his colleagues using Discovery Education. Patrick shared that while teachers had access to Discovery Education for a few years and had recently begun using the Discovery Education Benchmark Assessments, there was still

Event of the Week: October 29, 2014

Educators in Wake County Public Schools in North Carolina are turning a focus on using digital resources to enhance literacy instruction. At Fox Road IB Magnet Elementary a group of DEN STARs led a short, whole staff professional development session on how to use Discovery Education resources to support readers theater.   DEN STAR Andrews

100 Counties in 100 Days: A NC Challenge

Looking for a way to engage your students in meaningful content creation, while highlighting our Board Builder tool? Want to give your students the chance research more about their local communities and our state? Check out this special Board Builder Challenge, just for teachers and students in North Carolina!   100 Counties in 100 Days

The Belk Service Learning Challenge Is Back and Bigger Than Ever

  The Belk Service Learning Challenge is Now Open for Entries Submit a Video Today! Join Belk, Discovery Education and the International Society for Technology in Education as they celebrate another year of service learning with the Belk Service Learning Challenge! The Challenge invites student teams in grades 6-8—with the guidance of an educator—to identify an issue in their

Dining with the STARs at NCSLMA

Will you be attending the NC School Library Media Association’s annual conference on October 9-11 in Winston Salem, NC? Do you live in the Winston Salem area?   Join Judy Uhrig and other local DEN STARs for Dining with the STARs! Let’s celebrate the great work you are doing with our students, build community, and

Spring VirtCon Next Steps

It’s been a few short weeks since Spring VirtCon 2014. You may have attended one of the many face-to-face events across the country with your colleagues and friends. You might have checked out the sessions from the comfort of your couch, sipping your coffee, and relaxing in your PJ’s. You may even have watched some

DEN Geocaching Day 2014

Yesterday, educators and geocachers across the United States made it an official DEN Geocaching Day! Fifteen events across the country paired teachers with expert geocachers to help teach others the how-to’s, tips and tricks, and fun of these satellite based scavenger hunts. Mark Case, organized an in-person event for educators in the Piedmont in North

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