1. Prince George’s Science Fair Judges Needed (April 5th)

    Greetings MD/DC/VA Area DEN Educators! Prince George’s County Public Schools is in need of judges for their 66th Annual Prince George’s Area Science Fair on April 5th.  This year, the Fair is very large — over 500 projects and they need quite a few more judges! So they can use your expertise as a category […]

  2. DENaissance Faire

      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 […]

  3. Attention Ye Lords and Ladies

      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 […]

  4. Hear Ye, Hear Ye – DENaissance Fair

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      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 […]

  5. This week on DENvice: It’s an admin share out

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      Are you an administrator? An aspiring administrator? Join us on DENvice this week. Virginia DEN STAR and DENvice team member, Heather Hurley, is sharing out her best advice and resources for administrators. Make sure to visit and add your thoughts to this week’s conversation. Here is Heather’s first post…… I think it is funny seeing the word […]

  6. Silver Spring Mini Maker-Faire September 29

    Discovery Communications is a lead sponsor of the Silver Spring Mini Maker-Faire being held Sunday, September 29 in downtown Silver Spring, Maryland. We would like to invite DEN members to join us! The Mini Maker Faire brings together Makers of all types for a spectacular display of art, science, technology, craft and engineering. This “do-it-yourself” […]

  7. This week on DENvice: Tech integration is… Tech integration isn’t…

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    How would you complete these sentences? Tech integration is _____________________. Tech integration isn’t _____________________.  Head on over to DENvice and share your ideas! DENvice team member and Virginia LC member Cynthia Treichler is leading our conversation this week. And, another enormous thank you to Mark Case for chatting about geocaching last week! If you missed last […]

  8. Discovery Education Sneak Peek Webinar Series

    Be the first to get a look at upcoming enhancements to Discovery Education! This sneak peek will showcase integration strategies for leveraging new tools, content, and resources, including Discovery Education Student Board Builder and the new Discovery Education Streaming Plus with model lessons, assessments, and digital content designed to address specific Math and ELA Common […]

  9. You’re Invited: Northern Virginia Spring VirtCon Face-2-Face Event

    The Virginia Leadership Council would like to invite you to attend the 2013 DEN Spring VirtCon with us! For event details and registration information, view the flyer embedded below.  Click here to view the flyer in a new window (recommended), and click here to download a flyer to share with others!

  10. On the Road Again: VA, Here We Come!

    Hello VA educators! Are you looking to connect with Discovery Education next month? We will be taking a road trip throughout Virgina with stops in Williamsburg, Richmond, Roanoke, and Winchester. We hope to see you there! Monday, 2/25/2013 – Williamsburg Advanced (8:30-11:30am) | Basic-Intermediate (1:00-4:00pm) Registration – http://links.discoveryeducation.com/VA_WJCC Tuesday, 2/26/2013 – Richmond Administrators (1:00-3:00pm) | […]

  11. Siemens STEM Carnival

    Are you a K-8 teacher interested in sharing resources, learning about best practices related to STEM, or connecting with other educators?  Attend the Siemens STEM Fair and Science Day on Saturday, December 1st.  This free event runs from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Langley Education Campus, 101 T Street Northeast in Washington, DC. […]

  12. National Digital Education Perspective Webinar

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    State and National Perspectives on the Digital Transformation of Education: A Conversation with Gov. Bev Perdue and Gov. Bob Wise   Wednesday September 26th 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM (ET) I received this invitation through  The Alliance for Excellent Education.  This Webinar is being sponsored by both the Alliance and the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation.  Because we […]

  13. Selena Ward…nuff said.

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    Maryland’s own Selena Ward will be recognized at ISTE as one of the Emerging Leaders for 2012! We are so proud to have one of our DEN Community members receiving such an honor. Yeeaaaaaah, Selena! The image below is from the Maryland Society for Educational Technology’s latest newsletter.    

  14. Share Your Skills

    Arlington Public Schools will be hosting a Technology for Learning Symposium JULY 25-27. This event is a great opportunity to share your skills, ideas or lessons by submitting a proposal. Call for Proposals – Deadline May 4, 2012 The Technology for Learning Symposium is a three-day professional learning event focused on educational technology. Click this […]

  15. Virginia Social Learning Summit!

    On April 21st 25 educators came together for the first Discovery Social Learning Summit in Woodbridge, VA.  It was a fantastic day filled with learning, sharing and collaborating. Below are some resources from the day. “Anywhere, Anytime Learning” presentation link: http://www.slideshare.net/imcguy/anywhere-anytime-learning-sls All of the resources shared during the session are hyperlinked in that presentation for […]

  16. Come One Come All To The Discovery Educator Network Spring Social Learning Summit.

    Just a quick reminder it is not to late to register for the April 21st Discovery Educator Network Spring Social Learning Summit.   You can attend online or if you are in the Northern Virginia area there is an AWESOME opportunity to be at CD Hylton High School in Woodbridge, VA LIVE.  This is a great […]

  17. You’re Invited! VA Spring Virtual Conference Event

    The Virginia Leadership Council would like to invite you to attend the Spring Virtual Conference with us! The day will be about sharing digital media tools that make learning engaging and fun. It will be a day of  connecting you with your most valuable resource… each other! The Discovery Educator Network is mixing it up […]

  18. Apps Apps Everywhere, But Which One Do I Choose?

    “There’s an app for that.” How many times have you head that phrase? According to the Apple web site, “There are over 500,000 apps, for work, play and everything in between. The more apps you download, the more you realize there’s almost no limit to what your iPhone/iPad can do.” So the question is how […]

  19. PBS KIDS Lab website offers new resources to help children build math skills

    Did you know that The Public Broadcasting System has expanded its PBS KIDS Lab website, which offers more than 50 cross-platform games designed to help children ages 2-8 develop their math skills, by adding new features to support caregivers and teachers. These additions include bilingual translations of parental instructions, math tips for families and teachers […]

  20. And We’re Back

    We have all settled back into our routines after a short break. Some of us have been a little overwhelmed with new jobs but have had the pleasure of sharing all the neat stuff we do with the DEN and Discovery Education. I have enjoyed sharing the Discovery Education Mobile App with my colleagues as […]