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DEN Community Member of the Week: Peter Panico

DEN Community Member of the Week: Peter Panico

Peter is a 5th Grade Teacher in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools in North Carolina. He shared “I started using DE when it was called United Streaming.  I have grown used to it being by my side for so long; I am not sure how to teach without it.  Yet, I feel there is so much more to


Belk Service Learning Challenge – Want to go to ISTE for FREE?

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


NCTIES Celebrates the DEN

Did you know the Discovery Educator Network is turning 10 years old this summer?  We want to celebrate early!  Join us for our hAPPY birthday DEN celebration!   Are you attending NCTIES this year?  Do you live in the Raleigh area? Join us at the Raleigh Marriott City Center in the Congressional room.  We will have


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