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DEN Community Member of the Week: Sherri Powell

DEN Community Member of the Week: Sherri Powell

Sherri is a Digital Learning Specialist in Fort Bend ISD, Texas. She works with multiple departments and campuses to facilitate the effective use and integration of technology in instructional programs district wide. She has used Discovery Education since she begin teaching over 15 years ago. She shared “Puzzlemaker was a hit in my class. I


Discovery Education and Science Channel’s Support Our Science Initiative

Last week, Discovery Education and Science Channel hosted two interactive STEM assemblies in Houston area schools as part of the Support Our Science (S.O.S) initiative, an ongoing effort to ignite students’ curiosity while providing educators with the means to build skills and knowledge in STEM. We were joined by special guest Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi, astrophysicist


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


Attn: Houston Area Educators! Share Fair is Feb. 7

SHARE FAIR / STEMosphere HOUSTON: Saturday, February 7, 2015 at Fort Bend ISD’s Ridge Point High School from 9am until 4pm – Register Now! A free STEM Professional Development and Community Event Join us at Houston Share Fair on February 7, 2015! Educators and administrators register here: http://bit.ly/1CH4GOQ Share Fair is a FREE event that provides a place for


Inventions and their Impact, LIVE from Eanes ISD

On Wednesday, November 12 from 12-1 p.m., we will be broadcasting from Eanes ISD’s Hill Country Middle School for the latest in our Social Studies Techbook LIVE series!  Our Social Studies Techbook is a complete digital solution that replaces traditional textbooks and features dynamic digital content for courses including United States History, World History and World Geography


Discovery Education Techbook Experience in Garland!

Greetings Garland ISD educators, parents, students, and the greater Garland community! You are invited to an exciting event that will showcase the power of the Discovery Education Science Techbook and other digital science resources available to all at Garland ISD!  Our Discovery Education team will facilitate informative, fun-filled, and engaging hands-on activities that will thrill and inspire parents, students,

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


I <3 Texas – DENapalooza Austin

I had the pleasure to head to Austin, Texas this past weekend for DENapalooza Austin. I have so much fun traveling around the country, visiting places I’ve never been, to work with teachers looking to learn and share with each other. Our DENapalooza events have been successful because of the people presenting and attending –

3101 Knox Street 
Dallas, TX

DEN LC Event at Apple Store – Dallas, TX

Join the Texas DEN community for an Apple Store Event on Knox Street (Dallas, TX). Meet with other teachers to learn how to view closed captioning and  import DE videos directly onto the iPad and then edit with the iMovie app. Apple Creative, Anne Adams will be demonstrating all kinds of tips and tricks. Come