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DEN Community Member of the Week: Wanda Hanley

DEN Community Member of the Week: Wanda Hanley

Wanda Hanley from Turner Creek in Wake County, North Carolina is this week’s DEN Community Member of the week! Wanda is a 4th Grade Teacher, Mentor Coordinator & Teacher Leader Corps Team Member and has used Discovery Education resources for ten years. She became a DEN STAR in 2013. “Being a part of the DEN

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Belk Service Learning Challenge

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

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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

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