Classroom, curriculum, and central office leaders from across the Southeast and beyond met in Atlanta, Ga., for a jam-packed day of workshops with nationally renowned educators. More than 100 education leaders met on Oct. 14 for Discovery Education’s fourth Powerful Practices event, an instructional leadership experience for educators. The session kicked off Friday morning with
Each teacher with 3 or more video submissions could win a free trip to ISTE! Belk, ISTE, and Discovery Education have upped the ante this year. Any teacher that submits at least 3 student videos will be entered to win a free trip to ISTE in Philadelphia this summer. What do you have to do? Encourage students in grades
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
Drop in and join Discovery Education and GPB to learn more about the amazing resources available through your Georgia partners in learning. Connect with members of the Discovery Educator Network, learn about exciting new updates in GPB’s vast content collection, and share with your greatest resource… one another. All are invited, but space is limited
Are you in or near South Carolina and looking for ways to engage with other passionate educators? Check out these events coming up soon in South Carolina! All events are free, and all educators are welcome. DE in SC – Gone Fishin’ on July 28 at the SC Aquarium in Charleston, SC. Join us for
M.I.T. App Inventor is an app creation tool that makes teaching app building to students easy. There are lesson plans and resources such as the educator’s forum, and a free course in a box called App Inventor. MIT App Inventor is making it easy for teachers to help develop their students into makers and builders.
The turnout for Atlanta’s face to face Spring Virtcon event was amazing! There were many great sessions, and I look forward to viewing the archive to see the sessions I missed. Here is a link to the Blendspace page I created for my face to face session on Gamification. http://blnds.co/QOz4CT
Having just seen the recent Captain America superhero movie, my initial thought was that these were the names of some sort of super villains. To the contrary, these are a couple of awesome tools for assessing student work using Rubrics built into Google Docs! Thanks to our very own DEN STAR, Sandi Dennis for sharing
HUZZZAH and welcome Ye Lords and Ladies, and anyone who has even an inkling for FUN, festivities, and edutainment to the first DENaissance Faire. Embrace your imagination for a spectacular day of learning from and with artisans, story tellers, courtiers, alchemists, fortune tellers, and musicians. Bridge time and talent as we weave together traditional
“Unwind” by Neal Shusterman is the March DENbrarian book selection. Visit the DENbrarian Pinterest and Facebook pages for information and great resources related to young adult literature.