Tag archives for Conference

  1. Great FREE Resources from Discovery Education

    This is the presentation I did this past Saturday at the New England Day of Discovery, in Groton CT. There are some great, free resources from Discovery Education available that can help teachers, students, and parents. The content and design of these resources is excellent are are great resources to help students learn.     […]

  2. EdCamp Hudson Valley 8-14-12

    Edcamp Hudson Valley (http://edcamphudsonvalley.org/), an education unconference, will be held at Ulster BOCES in New Paltz, NY on Tuesday, August 14. Edcamp Hudson Valley will bring together educators and students from around the region for a day of sharing, learning, and innovating. For more information about Edcamp Hudson Valley please visit: http://edcamphudsonvalley.org/ Register here: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/3594991717/efblike

  3. Long Island Day of Discovery 8/22/2012

    Power to Learn, Discovery Education, and The Hub HD are pleased to invite educators to the Long Island Day of Discovery Designed specifically for New York area educators, this interactive day of free professional development will showcase creative ways to motivate your students and transform your lessons using the latest innovations in teaching. We will […]

  4. Selena Ward…nuff said.

    DEN - Selena Ward - Recognition

    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.    

  5. Games in Education Conference: August 2012

    The Games in Education conference is a multi-day symposium which focuses on the topic of using video games to supplement and inspire in-classroom education!  Participants span early childhood through post secondary educators in New York’s Capital District and surrounding regions who are interested in finding ways to use video games and related technology to enrich […]

  6. ISTE Newbie Project – help send a deserving teacher to ISTE conference

      ISTE (International Society of Technology in Education) puts on a great, huge, educational conference each year. I was lucky enough to attend ISTE 2011 in Philadelphia last year (thanks to winning a Discovery Education contest that paid for it for me) and had a great time, learning, sharing, and connecting with educators from around the world. Philadelphia is also […]

  7. Lists, Descriptions and Training Resources for Using Discovery Education resources

    Discovery Education has tons of resources, programs and applications for educators. How do you find it all and learn how to use them? The Discovery Educator Network and this blog is one way. Here are some more ways: Training Resources for Discovery Education Tools and Apps:  http://goo.gl/usJsd - lots of great resources, tips, help and more. […]

  8. Google Education on Air – free online EdTech Conference

      Education on Air is a free online educational technology conference from Google that will be held May 2nd, 2012, from 12-10pm (Eastern). It will be held using Google+ Hangouts on Air.   There are some great sessions planned on topics such as paperless classroom, assessment, robotics, digital citizenship, portfolio’s, and, of course, using different Google Apps in the classroom. […]

  9. Social Learning Summit – free virtual conference April 21, 2012

      Discovery Education’s Discovery Educator Network runs a variety of professional development sessions each year. These are usually online sessions with live meet-ups also planned. For this Spring, they are doing something different instead of the normal Spring Virtual Conference. The DEN is partnering with Classroom 2.0 to present the Social Learning Summit. Steve Hargadon, of Classroom 2.0, […]

  10. Win a FLIP Camera at Annual CUE 2012!

    DEN STARs – are you going to Annual CUE 2012 in Palm Springs? Join the Discovery Educator Network California Leadership Council for an evening of networking, fun, prizes, and more!  We’ll celebrate DEN STARs with learning stations showcasing multimedia integration and the best of DEN. And don’t be tardy for the party – we’ll raffle […]

  11. The Suffolk ASSET Conference is Next Week!

    Have you registered yet? The ASSET 14th Annual Conference Rebooting Education: Common Core 2.0 with a Special Keynote Address by Dr. Howard Gardner is next week!   Attend the ASSET Conference on Monday, March 12, 2012 at the Huntington Hilton, Long Island! Register now to join the conversation at the BEST and most affordable technology […]

  12. 11 steps to planning Professional Development

    Professional development is an important part of education and educator’s professional learning. Unfortunately, professional development is not always planned or delivered well, or is not relevant to the staff. Here are some tips for planning professional development:   1. Develop a professional development committee to plan and coordinate.   2. Demonstrate examples of classroom technology […]

  13. Mythbuster’s Own Tory Belleci is TCEA’s Opening Keynote

    During the week February 6-10, 2012, the Texas Computer Educator Association’s convention was held in Austin, Texas. The opening keynote was Discovery’s own Mythbuster’s co-host, Tory Belleci. He provided a poignant, hilarious look at his own struggle at education and explained why he not only desired to learn science but to ‘do’ science. Tory explained […]

  14. Iron DEN Challenge at TCEA in Austin

    The Texas DEN Leadership Council participated in an Iron DEN Challenge at TCEA in Austin, Texas during the week of the convention. The ‘Special Ingredient’ was an picture of a spitting camel that all teams had to incorporate into their unique team’s digital artifacts. Many teams used audio, the Blabberize site, or some other type […]

  15. TCEA: more links

    More links to info from TCEA sessions: From Steve Dembo’s sessions: 50 ways to spin a digital story   http://50ways.wikispaces.com/ Storytelling for the YouTube Generation     http://prezi.com/sefzj_jpnupp/storytelling-for-the-youtube-generation/ iThink iNeed iPads in the Classroom http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1922908/iPads-TCEA.ppsx General TCEA 2012 Handouts site:    http://www.tcea2012.org/2012/public/Content.aspx?sortMenu=102015&ID=1353 If you’ve got other links from TCEA (like others from Steve or those […]

  16. Join Discovery Education at ASTE 2012!

    Join us at ASTE 2012 in Discovery Education’s dedicated suite in Hotel Captain Cook Tower II to find out more about how we’re transforming classrooms, empowering educators, and captivating students by leading the way in providing high quality, dynamic, digital content.  Spread the word with this DE_2012_ASTE_flyer! Sunday, February 26  8:30 – 9:30 AM – […]

  17. Texas DEN STAR wins TCEA award

    Our own Texas DEN STAR and LC member, Andrea Keller, was named Classroom Teacher of the Year at the TCEA 2012 convention. “This award is presented to a teacher who exhibits exemplary use of technology in the classroom. The teacher recognizes and uses a wide variety of technology tools to enhance the learning of all […]

  18. LOTS of ICE This February!!!

    Now that February is upon us we have a lot to look forward to and I have heard the weather men are predicting a lot of ICE  (the ICE Conference that is)! Quickly approaching are Valentine’s Day, President’s Day but most importantly ICE Conference Week!!  In less than a month a large group of teachers will […]

  19. Join Discovery Education at TCEA!

    Download a printable version of Discovery Education’s TCEA corporate room schedule here: DiscoveryEducation_2012_TCEA_flyer Discovery Education will be in lots of places at TCEA – from the exhibit floor (booth #1551), to featured sessions from Hall and Steve, to our very own room at the Austin Hilton where we’ll be doing sessions all day, every day, […]

  20. DEN SCIcon 2012 – what a great event!

      The 3rd Annual DEN SCIcon was held this past Saturday, January 28th. The DEN SCIcon provides participants with effective strategies for transforming science classes through effective integration of digital media content. The conference was broadcast live and online so many people joined in from home. There were also in-person events around the country, hosted by […]

  21. NICE Resources

    Northern Illinois Computing Educators held their Mini-Conference on Saturday, January 28th.  The Keynote speaker was Steve Dembo of Discovery, and his presentation of cutting edge Web 2.0 apps provided an energetic beginning to the event.  Would we expect any less?  The crowd was enthused, and Steve was dynamic – his breadth of knowledge and ability […]