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Silver Spring Mini Maker-Faire September 29

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”


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

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


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


This week on DENvice: Nancy Sharoff, Digital Diva

This week on DENvice, we welcome DEN Guru and Digital Diva, Nancy Sharoff. This week’s question: How can I use Discovery Streaming images to enhance teaching and learning?  Visit us and share your thoughts with Nancy. Two additional notes: In case you missed our Spring VirtCon session, DENvice Live!, you can find our session resources


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 – Tuesday, 2/26/2013 – Richmond Administrators (1:00-3:00pm) |


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.


National Digital Education Perspective Webinar

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


Join the DENSI Virtually

Discovery is going to be streaming as much of the DEN Summer Institute as we can this month. (July 21-26) So if you would like to join in, you can got to Here are the sessions that will be streamed: (Times reflect MT) Meet us (virtually) in Montana!