Tag archives for Conference

  1. Survival Tips for Educators and Presenters

    By David Andrade, http://tinyurl.com/edtechguy   Being an educator is a great, responsible job. When we go out and educate, we need to make sure we are prepared and have back up plans. Here are some tips to make sure your presentation and training goes well.   As educators and presenters, we can find ourselves at […]

  2. eTech Ohio 2012

    Hello OH Stars! If you are headed to eTech next month, please be sure to check in with Discovery Education. Kyle Schutt is a featured speaker this year and will be sharing the latest and greatest technology tips and ideas for boosting your instructional practice using Discovery Education resources. Also, we are having a special […]

  3. Join Discovery Education at Annual CUE 2012!

    Educators, are you coming to Annual CUE 2012 in Palm Springs?  Annual CUE 2012 March 15-17, 2012 – Palm Spring Convention Center Discovery Education will be there sharing great resources, connecting educators, and having fun!  We’ll be joined by the one-and-only Matt Monjan – a spotlight speaker at this year’s conference!  Check out Matt’s sessions […]

  4. For KIDS by KIDS!!!!

    SIT Conference-2012 – Students Involved with Technology When: February 18, 2012 from 8:00am – 2:00pm – 6 locations throughout Illinois Adult volunteers needed for Woodridge or Lincolnshire locations.  Click HERE to Volunteer!! Get your students involved to present and be wowed by what each group of students has accomplished!! What is SIT?  It is a conference […]

  5. Professional Development for Teachers Must Change

      Professional Development for Educators needs to change. I know many schools and districts that do it right. I know many educators who have organized EdCamps to provide excellent, teacher driven professional development. I also know, and have experienced first hand, professional development that is not effective.   Professional Development in many school systems is driven by […]

  6. 25 Free Resources from Discovery Education

      This past weekend, the CT DEN LC sponsored the CT Day of Discovery. We held in-person sessions, along with having a room set up to participate in the Fall Virtual Conference. I presented a session on 25 Free Resources from Discovery Education. Here is the list and links to the sites. Please share it […]

  7. FETC Virtual Conference – Oct 27th – free, online – featuring DE’s own Hall Davidson

    FETC’s Fall Virtual Conference is Thursday, October 27th, from 10:30am – 6pm. This is a great way to get some excellent professional development and connect with other educators without traveling. There is a keynote speaker, multiple sessions, and even an exhibit hall, all accessed online for free.    Hall Davidson, Director, Discovery Educator Network, will be delivering the […]

  8. Connecticut Day of Discovery – Agenda – space is running out to register!

      The Connecticut Day of Discovery is just over a week away and there is still space for you to join us!   The Discovery Educator Network Pre-CECA Conference Day of Discovery will be held on Saturday, October 22 from 8:00 am – 3:30 pm at the Lincoln Middle School in Meriden, CT.  This is […]

  9. 3rd International Conference on Teaching and Learning with Technology (iCTLT)

      The deadline for call for proposals of The 3rd International Conference on Teaching and Learning with Technology (iCTLT) has been extended until  August 26, 2011. With the theme of the conference as “Do IT! Transform Learning, Shape the Future”, the organizers invite educators, school leaders and researchers in the education-related field to submit papers […]

  10. edcamp LA is Getting Close (July 9)

    On Saturday July 9th on the campus of UNO the first Louisiana unconference will take place. As one of the organizers, I proudly present edcampLouisiana. What, no thunderous applause? Oh, you don’t know what an unconference is and you’ve never heard of an edcamp. Well, not so no ago I stood right where you are […]

  11. Iditarod is Coming to Boston!

    June 1 Workshop Join us for an afternoon and evening of 21st Century Classroom Ideas!  Education Leader of Iditarod Education, Diane Johnson will conduct two workshops for teachers who would like to participate in creative lessons to engage their students in many curriculum levels. Iditarod – a 21st Century Teaching Tool for the Classroom Embassy […]

  12. How I find the resources I share with others

    By David Andrade, http://tinyurl.com/edtechguy Some of the readers of my blog and colleagues have asked me how I find the resources that I share on this blog, so I decided to tell you. 1. Google – I do Google searches for different things like “educational technology”, “social networking”, “web 2.0″, “project based learning” and any other […]

  13. Reaching Digital Natives with an Army of Digital Illegal Aliens

    These are the days of “less is more”. Teachers need to embrace the technology that is going to make teaching this generation affordable and possible. John Dewey said “… if we teach today as we taught yesterday, we rob our children of tomorrow”. So how can teachers, technophobic and otherwise, incorporate this new resource to […]

  14. DEN Digital Media LAB @ MSET11

    The MD DEN will be hosting a free-for-all, hands-on lab for teachers at MSET11.  Using Discovery Education content, teachers will learn how to make their own video mash-ups.  Cynthia  Brown and a team of STAR educators will be there to help!  Join us, April 11, 12 and 13. Register today. We are pleased to announce […]

  15. MACUL Day 1 Wrap Up

    Day one was a great day for all attendees at the MACUL 2011 conference.  The opening keynote this morning was Rushton Hurley (@rushtonh).  He spoke about the changes that technology have brought to the classroom, but how the fundamental elements of education haven’t changed. Following Rushton, the DEN Stars in attendance broke up to the […]

  16. Upcoming Conferences for Educators

    by David Andrade http://tinyurl.com/edtechguy Here are some great upcoming conferences for educators. Day of Discovery, sponsored by Discovery Education, held around the US (free, and not just about DE Resources) Next one is March 26th in Brockton, MA. http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/blog/category/den-events/ Discovery Education Spring Virtual Conference April 30, 2011      9 AM to 3 PM ET […]

  17. MSET Annual Conference

    Breaking Boundaries in the Digital World April 12-13, Baltimore Convention Center Register by March 18th and take advantage of the Early Bird Discount only $150 for two-rewarding days Immerse yourself in educational technology @ MSET 2011. A dynamic conference developed by educators for educators featuring inspiring education visionaries, classroom applications that work, hands-on learning and […]

  18. 22nd National Youth-at-Risk Conference

    The 22nd National Youth-at-Risk Conference will be held from March 6-9th in Savannah, GA. Educators, organizations, and individuals working with at-risk youth will gather to discuss promising programs and resources to empower youth to overcome poverty, violence, and failure. Visit their website for conference information: http://ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/conted/nationalyouthatrisk.html

  19. Celebration of Teaching and Learning

    We have a fabulous opportunity for DEN Stars in the tri-state area.  We are giving away 2 tickets to the Celebration of Teaching and Learning! This amazing two day conference takes place March 18th and 19th in New York City.  And our very own Guru, Nancy Sharoff will be presenting.  If you’re around on Saturday, […]