Tag archives for Best Practices

  1. California Educators – Share How You Teach STEM and Win!

    California educators: do you have an exciting way of engaging math and science students in the classroom? Have you been hoping to tell your story about STEM? Join leaders in STEM education to highlight interesting, unique and fun ways of bringing math and science classrooms to life. Submit your idea in a 60 second video […]

  2. Discovery Educator Exclusive Promotion

    DEN and SchoolTown Discovery Educators are the best! You teach with a special passion and commitment to engage students with knockout lessons featuring great multimedia resources. We made SchoolTown’s eLearning, sharing, and collaboration platform for you. SchoolTown helps you create digital courses to supplement your classroom where you can leverage resources like Discovery and any […]

  3. 10 Digital Aces + 20 GPS +14 Teachers + 1 DEN STAR = Treasure Hunting on a Whole New Grid

    Does this look like fun? What a fun Friday 14 teachers, 9 Digital Aces, 1 DEN STAR + Instructional Coach had teaching and learning all about educational uses of geocaching. Tailored to cover all the subjects the participating educators teach, the experience was delightfully different professional development, with students helping teachers learn. 14 teachers + […]

  4. Discover Arkansas

    Join Discovery Education’s Arkansas Leadership Council for a fabulous event on Saturday, November 6, 2010, as we explore Hot Springs, the perfect site to learn about Arkansas History. Hot Springs has a colorful heritage and the honor of having one of the first national parks. This event, which focuses on Arkansas History, emphasizes how Discovery […]

  5. MOARKS Virtual Conference

    Join the Missouri, Arkansas and Kansas DEN members for a day of learning and fun in Branson, MO! This year’s DE Virtual Conference will be hosted at Branson Elementary West. We plan to spend the day learning about all the new, exciting content and features Discovery Education offers. In addition you have the opportunity to […]

  6. MOARK in Branson!!

    Missouri, Arkansas and Kansas Leadership councils have joined forces for a GREAT weekend in Branson. Come be a part of MOARK on October 23 and 24, 2010.  For more information checkout the Virtual Conference 2010 Tab. Looking forward to seeing a great group of the Arkansas DEN there. Register today…limited space.

  7. Mark Your Calendars for Streamathon 2010

    The 5th annual Discovery Education Streamathon is September 14, 2010. We’ve got a full day of information-packed sessions on how to integrate DE streaming and the newest online technologies used by today’s media-savvy students into classroom instruction. Here’s the schedule. Come for an hour or spend the entire day with us! (All times are eastern […]

  8. Summer Enrichment

    I know all of you are enjoying your summer break along with all the workshops you are taking in. I’ve picked up some new ideas and I’ve had refresher courses on topics that I’ve already been using. The Flip camera has been a big topic this summer in a lot of workshops. We all know […]

  9. Cache in with Discovery!

        Find the caches in Historic, Downtown Batesville, Arkansas! Want to have some fun with your family?  Join Judy Pearson and Karen Wells for DEN Geocaching Day, May 22, 2010. Register soon!  We are limited to the first 20 people who sign up. Registration: 8:30 Training: 9:00 Geocaching: 10:00 Lunch: 12:00-12:30   (provided by Discovery Education) When […]

  10. It's Great to be a STAR!

        DEN Teacher Appreciation Week: May 3-7, 2010 It’s that time of the year again where we celebrate our STARs for all the great work they do every day.  Make sure to check the DEN blog every day next week.  We have special surprises lined up all week that you won’t want to miss.  […]

  11. Professional Development

    It is that time of year to either make sure you have all your professional development hours or planning for next years hours.  Arkansas requires 60 hours, so that means educators are always planning and scheduling. Discovery has several webinars taking place right now and are scheduled through June. A certificate of attendance is sent to […]

  12. Flipped Out Winners!

    We have our winners for the Flip Video Contest!  On March 6th, the Arkansas Leadership Council joined with the “Geek Squad” @ Best Buy in North Little Rock to learn about the Flip camera and Glogster.  They later had to create a video and upload it to Glogster to be entered for a chance to […]

  13. Glogster "We've Flipped" Contest

    Win a Best Buy gift certificate by attending the “We’ve Flipped” event sponsored by the Arkansas Leadership Council, taking a video with your Flip camera and uploading it to a Glog you create.  After your Glog has been saved and published, make a comment to this post and place your embedded code in the message.  Saturday, March 13th will […]

  14. Glogster Student Capacity to Change

    When I logged on to edu.glogster.com this morning, there was a notification concerning the number of students individual teachers can register. Currently, the number is 200 but that number will change to 100 after February 28, 2010.  After you register, add all 200 students to your account. You do not have to put in individual […]

  15. We've Flipped! – (capacity for this event has been reached-future events are in the planning)

    Are you ready to learn everything you ever wanted to know about flip cameras?  The Arkansas Leadership Council is collaborating with Best Buy in North Little Rock to offer you a little one-on-one time with the famous Geek Squad.  The event, which will take place on March 6, 2010, at the North Little Rock Best Buy, is […]

  16. Become a Facebook Fan of Discovery Student Adventures and You Could Win a FREE trip

    Teachers (grades K-12) and parents of students ages 10-18 are eligible to win a Discovery Student Adventure “Ultimate Summer Field Trip” to Italy and Greece just by becoming a Fan on Facebook.  Go to http://www.facebook.com/discoverystudentadventures , join our fan club and you will be entered to win. Plus, increase your chances of winning with every […]

  17. Coming in March

    Captivate Students Through the Wonders of LIFE Coming to Discovery Education streaming Plus in March LIFE is the definitive exploration of our planet’s living things and their spectacular and fascinating behaviors.  More than four years in the making, with over 3,000 days of filming in the field, and narrated by Oprah Winfrey, LIFE will take […]

  18. DEN SCIcon 2010

    Saturday, January 9, 2010 9 AM to 4 PM ET Drop by for an hour or stay for the whole day!  It’s virtual and it’s FREE! Register for the online sessions at: http://links.discoveryeducation.com/denscicon or Register for one of many in-person events hosted by our DEN Leadership Councils.  Click here to see the list of in-person events. […]

  19. ABC's of the 21st cenutry Learning Environment

    There’s a great article by Kimberely Ketterer  in the Dec/Jan issue of Learning & Leading with Technology.  As I read through the article, it was amazing to me how many of these topics I had talked with people about at either Discovery’s Leadership Symposium or Discovery’s National Institute.  The 2010 national institute is almost certainly being planned at […]

  20. AAIM on Target 2010 Call for Presenters

    The Spring 2010 AAIM Conference will be held at the Hot Springs Convention Center in Hot Springs, Arkansas on April 18-20.  Jana Dixon, AAIM Conference Chair, has made a  session proposal form available at the conference wiki at http://aaimconference.wikispaces.com/  Consider sharing your expertise with other library media specialist from around the state.  Members of the Arkansas Leadership Council […]

  21. The DEN Can Change the World We have a lot of programs that teachers and their students can participate in for free.  One of my personal favorites is the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge.  The Challenge is designed to help your students work together to solve an environmental problem in their… Classroom (K-2) […]

  22. Arkansas Sites for Fall Virtual Conference

    Midland High School Pleasant Plains hosted by Judy Pearson and Karen Wells registration: https://lrougeux.wufoo.com/forms/den-fall-virtual-conference-pleasant-plains-ar/ Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts Hot Springs hosted by Daniel Moix and Glenda Jenkins registration: https://lrougeux.wufoo.com/forms/den-fall-virtual-conference-hot-springs-ar/ Har-Ber High School Springdale hosted by Evelyn McFadden registration: https://lrougeux.wufoo.com/forms/den-fall-virtual-conference-springdale-ar/ Saturday, October 24, 2009 9 AM to 4 PM ET Click here […]

  23. Western TN Day of Discovery

      Discovery Education, St. George’s Independent School, the Memphis City Schools, and the DEN Leadership Councils in Tennessee and Arkansas, cordially invite you to join them for a day of discovery, learning, and networking.  Date: Saturday, September 26, 2009  Location: St. George’s Independent School1880 Wolf River BoulevardCollierville, TN 38017 Time:  8:30AM – 3:30PM Cost:   FREE! Space […]