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Webinar with Build It Bigger’s Danny Forster

Webinar with Build It Bigger’s Danny Forster

(Reposted from Porter Palmer on the DEN National blog) Mark your calendars! At 1pm ET on Monday, September 13th Danny Forster from the Science Channel’s Build It Bigger is joining us for a special webinar event “A New Way to Look at Architecture.” Danny loves architecture, from the curve of a building’s roof line to

DEN Teacher Appreciation Week: May 3-7, 2010

What a week! We have been thrilled with the amount of STARs who have celebrated with us over the past five days. Just in case you missed any of our special promotions for the community you have until Sunday to continue the celebration. Here is a summary of DEN Teacher Appreciation Week benefits for STARs.

10 Ideas 4 Using Tech in the Science Classroom

Patti Duncan, Siemens STEM Academy science coordinator and PA LC Event Chair, presented 10 Ideas 4 Using Tech in the Science Classroom. STAR DEN Kristin Hokanson blogged the session on The Connected Classroom, and Patti captured the USTREAM. Streaming Video by Ustream.TV Talk about multitasking and the power of the DEN! USTREAM #petec2010 Patti Duncan

DE streaming Plus and DE Science Named 2010 CODiE Award Finalists

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) has selected Discovery Education streaming Plus and Discovery Education Science as finalists for the 2010 CODiE Awards.   The CODiE Awards celebrate outstanding achievement and vision in the software, digital information and education technology industries. Discovery Education streaming Plus was nominated in the “Best Education Solution” category, and Discovery

Beyond the Textbook: Multimedia Einsteins

Among the many hats that Patti Duncan wears, in the summer she teaches young boys in a Science Camp doing hands-on activities. Recently, Discovery has her on the road doing PD for science teachers and is home about 3 days a month (she’s even been to Anchorage). Her switch from the science world to the

Want to be on a scientific research team?

Have you ever wanted to bring the excitement of authentic research into the classroom? Siemens teachers as Researchers (STARs) will provide the experience, resources, and contacts you need to do just that! Siemens Teachers as Researchers is an all expenses paid two-week residential professional development program, in which teachers will engage in mentored research at

Are you teaching America’s next Top Young Scientist??

The Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge is now open for entries for 2010.  The challenge is the nation’s premier science competition for students in grades 5 through 8.  Ten finalists will be selected to receive an all-expense paid trip to New York City to compete in the final challenge in October. The winner will

Siemens STEM Academy

If you missed the first in Discovery’s series of Siemens STEM Academy Webinars featuring theoretical physicist Dr. Michio Kaku, you will be happy to know that you can watch the archived version at the Siemens STEM Academy. If you are new to the Siemens STEM Academy, Siemens is a Discovery Communication partnership that sponsors Siemens

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