Tag archives for All Educators

  1. It's That Time of Year

    Yes, August rolls around and we are starting to think about the return back to school.  While some of those returning thoughts range from “I can’t wait” to “Noooooo!!!” we all know the time will eventually come whether we like it or not.  The return of school marks a new beginning for many teachers.  Time […]

  2. News About Discovery Streaming

    I saw this come across Twitter today. It looks like Discovery’s new service will embed digital media into the curriculum.  Check out the article – looks to be pretty good information.  The link below will take you to an article from THE Journal.  This journal, in itself, is a great resource. Discovery Launches Service To […]

  3. 1 DP

    Today marks the first day of the DEN Leadership Council Symposium where Rachel Yurk and I will be representing Wisconsin.  We will be discussing ways to improve the each state’s DEN, learn more about roles various people can play within the DEN, and how to get more people involved.  It’s going to be a long […]

  4. Milwaukee Digital Media Conference

    If you’re going to be in the Milwaukee area in late July, or have nothing to do the week of July 27-30 and want to come to Milwaukee, consider attending the Milwaukee Digital Media Conference. From the conference website “The Milwaukee Digital Media Conference is a hands-on collaborative conference. Participants work with instructors from The […]

  5. Going to Celebrate With the WI DEN LC?

    In an earlier post, we told you about a little get together at Friday’s Front Row at Miller Park.  If you are planning on coming to the event, we need you to RSVP so we know numbers ahead of time and can get food ordered. Please RSVP here – https://discoveryed.wufoo.com/forms/wisconsin-miller-park-den-event/

  6. Let's Celebrate

    Hey, the school year is over, let’s celebrate. Reserve JUNE 19th from 2:30-5:00 for a little celebration!  Join some members of the Wisconsin DEN Leadership Council at Friday’s Front Row, inside Miller Park in Milwaukee for a little food, a few refreshments, some learning, and some fun.  We will have a private room with wifi […]

  7. Meet a STAR Educator

    One feature I’d like to start here on the WI DEN blog is to interview a STAR Educator.  I think it would be nice to learn a little more about the people who are joining our journey on the educational technology highway.  I’m starting with Wisconsin’s newest STAR Educator, Katie Jungbluth.  Katie works in my […]

  8. DEN VC at New Berlin Eisenhower

    Looking for a great professional development opportunity?  How about a FREE day of professional development? Participate in the DEN Virtual Conference on Saturday, April 25th at New Berlin Eisenhower High School. Here you will have a chance to have fun with other great teachers and immerse yourself in a great learning experience.  The day will […]

  9. WEMTA is Coming!

    Do you have anything going on March 22nd through the 24th?  Hopefully you’ll join me, other DEN members, and countless other educators at the Wisconsin Educational Media and Technology Association’s 2009 Spring Conference.  Check out this link on WEMTA’s website about the conference.  There are going to be great sessions, informative speakers, and most importantly, […]

  10. Grant Writing Tips

    With shrinking school budgets, educators might consider looking to grants for project funds. Here are some tips (from the links below and from personal experience) for you if you are thinking of applying for a grant. Preparation Make sure your idea fits the grant criteria (location, non-equipment, etc) Look for full grants and mini-grants too […]

  11. EdTechConnect presents David Warlick

    Discovery Education is pleased to feature renown presenter and author David Warlick on Wednesday Nov. 15 at 5:00PM EST. Who: David Warlick, a 30 year educator, has been a classroom teacher, district administrator, and staff consultant with the North Carolina State Department of Public Instruction. For the past ten years, Mr. Warlick has operated The […]

  12. Implementation Blog Provides Key Information!

    Have you visited the Implementation Blog yet?  If not, make this a top priority!  Our Implementation Team is amazing and provides critical support for our unitedstreaming schools.    Be sure to visit their blog on a regular basis and not just for technical support help.  Check out the great 2nd grade lesson "She’s Back and […]

  13. Give YOUR input! Connect with Kim Smith and Shelley Santora Jones on November 1, 2006!

    Want to help shape the future of unitedstreaming?  Here is your opportunity.  Join Kim Smith, Vice President of Product Development for Discovery Education, and Shelley Santora Jones, Director of Product Development, to provide your feedback on unitedstreaming.  These are the folks at Discovery Education responsible for future upgrades, new tools and additional content within unitedstreaming […]

  14. Discovery happenings this week!

    October DEN Blast: Be sure to check out the following Discovery happenings this week! 1. Be sure to view Discovery Atlas: Brazil on Sunday, October 15, 2006 8PM CST – Discovery Channel and Discovery HDTV 2. And then go ‘behind the scenes" with DISCOVERY: ATLAS Producer Shannon Malone!  What: Q&A Webinar with ATLAS Series Producer Shannon […]

  15. Announcing… DEN semi-monthly Podcasts!

    Beginning Wednesday, October 4, 2006 the Discovery Educator Network will be launching a semi-monthly DEN Podcast hosted by Brad Fountain, Regional Manager Discovery Educator Network. The podcast can be subscribed to via iTunes (www.itunes.com) or can be downloaded from the DEN National Blog.  The initial podcast will focus on utilizing Character Education to enhance your […]

  16. Present at WEMA, WSST or NECC – time for applications, presenters!

    You have great ideas and love to share with others, so don’t keep it to yourself!  Dale Basler, Appleton East HS educator, shares his digital video editing skills and podcasting savviness. Check out the Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers web site and Brian Bartel and Brian produce regular science-related podcast which are worth checking out […]

  17. REGISISTER NOW: EdTechConnect with Joe Brennan, Master Digital Storytelling Guru

    Join us online for the first EdTechConnect of the 2006-2007 school year!Discovery Education is proud to feature Joe Brennan on Wednesday Sept. 20 at 5:00PM EST. Who: Joe Brennan is a STAR Discovery Educator who recently retired from Niles Township High Schools and is now an independent consultant specializing in digital storytelling .  A former […]