Tag archives for Conferences

  1. Tech or Treat with us Saturday!

    The fall virtual conference is Saturday! Join thousands of educators online and in-person as the DEN team goes house to house to explore the many digital treats available to educators today. During this unique professional development event you have the flexibility to attend online or in-person at one of many regional events hosted by the […]

  2. Webinar with Olympic Gold Medal Gymnast Shannon Miller

    Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation just announced the launch of a new online curriculum powered by Discovery Education. Promoting ways to help young people achieve a healthy weight through energy balance – calories in and calories out – this curriculum is now available at no cost to educators at www.energybalance101.com Olympic gold medal gymnast  Shannon Miller […]

  3. DENSI Project: How to Import PPT Slides into MovieMaker

    This year at the DEN Summer Institute (DENSI), participants created projects to be included as professional development assets for use by Discovery Educators. Here’s one from SC STAR Discovery Educator, Kathy Seibert and MI STAR Discovery Educator, Gena Price on How to Import PPT Slides into MovieMaker . All Discovery Educators have access to the […]

  4. DENSI Project: Using Discovery Resources in a Wiki

    This year at the DEN Summer Institute (DENSI), participants created projects to be included as professional development assets for use by Discovery Educators. Here’s one from Maryland STAR Discovery Educators, Carmella Doty and Renee Henderson on Using Discovery Resources in a Wiki. All Discovery Educators have access to the DENSI projects and more via the […]

  5. Copyright Resources for the Classroom

    A recent Boston Globe article in the “Surfing the Net with Kids” series included links to help teach the “how’s” and “why’s” of copyright law.  ”Copyright, intellectual property, fair use, and public domain are not subjects reserved for lawyers and corporate publishers. Every student … needs to understand the basics of what can and cannot […]

  6. Important Events "Dead Ahead"

    The MassCUE annual Technology Conference is fast approaching.  It is scheduled for October 27 and 28 at the Gillette Stadium in Foxborough.  Don’t forget to register.  Last year it sold out. The DEN Fall Virtual Conference October 23 We’ve all see the 50 ways to use DE streaming in the classroom, for the Fall Virtual […]

  7. DENSI Project: Supporting Reading Instruction with Closed Captioning in DE Streaming

    This year at the DEN Summer Institute (DENSI), participants created projects to be included as professional development assets for use by Discovery Educators. Here’s one from Texas STAR Discovery Educator, Mary Carole Strother. All Discovery Educators have access to the DENSI projects and more via the Educator Resources section. Simply search for DENSI2010.

  8. DENSI Project: Using DE Videos on Portable Devices

    This year at the DEN Summer Institute (DENSI), participants created projects to be included as professional development assets for use by Discovery Educators. Here’s one from Wisconsin STAR Discovery Educator, Karie Huttner. Discovery Educators have access to the DENSI projects and more via the Educator Resources section. Simply search for DENSI2010.

  9. Welcome Back!

     Welcome back to a new and challenging school year!  I say challenging because according to dictionary.com, ‘challenging’ can mean “difficulty in a job or undertaking that is stimulating to one engaged in it.”  In a nutshell, this somewhat describes all that we do in education.  Our jobs are difficult but can be very stimulating to […]

  10. DENSI Project: Templates for Digital Storytelling

    This year at the DEN Summer Institute (DENSI), participants created projects to be included as professional development assets for use by Discovery Educators. Here’s one from Michigan STAR Discovery Educator, Emma Haygood and California STAR Discovery Educator, Tony Spittell. Discovery Educators have access to the DENSI projects and more via the Educator Resources section. Simply […]

  11. DENSI Project: Using DE and VoiceThread to create an Interactive Book Talk

    This year at the DEN Summer Institute (DENSI), participants created projects to be included as professional development assets for use by Discovery Educators. Here’s one from Texas STAR Discovery Educator, Shelly Locke.Discovery Educators have access to the DENSI projects and more via the Educator Resources section. Simply search for DENSI2010.

  12. Streamathon 2010 (Updated Schedule)

    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 […]

  13. DENSI Project: Using DE in Wikispaces to Create A Paperless Classroom

    This year at the DEN Summer Institute (DENSI), participants created projects to be included as professional development assets for use by Discovery Educators. Here’s one from Kansas STAR Discovery Educator, Erin Misegadis.Discovery Educators have access to the DENSI projects and more via the Educator Resources section. Simply search for DENSI2010.

  14. Summer Bliss

    Most of you are just about ready to start school (if you haven’t already). And, as the days are obviously getting shorter,  I bet all of you are reflecting (mourning?) as much on another quickly passed summer as you are planning for this school year. Though I’m “retired,” I’m no different. On Monday I’m off […]

  15. Read All About it! DEN Stars in the News.

    DEN Stars in the news!  The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review’s article “Discovery Workshops Offer Hampton Educator High-Tech Collaboration” highlights the accomplishments of our fellow Den Stars; Erin Prosser, Jan Abernethy, Linda Michael, and Tracy Blazosky.  The Summer Institute 2010 at Bentley University this year, hosted by Discovery Education, receives numerous accolades as our stars describe their amazing […]

  16. 5th Annual Stream-A-Thon Scheduled

    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 […]

  17. DEN Summer Institute 2010 Comes to a End

      It’s so sad to admit it, but yes, the Summer Institute at Bentley University has ended. The pillows, blankets, sheets and towels are off to the laundry. Keys were turned in. Sharing resources, networking, attending workshop sessions comprised the bulk of the DEN Summer Institute. The Canadian DEN Stars who attended the conferences blogged […]

  18. Another Fabulous Day DEN Summer Institute

    The DEN Summer Institute 2010 – Day 5 by Sarah Thompson Wow, it’s Thursday! We had another great morning of workshops. First, we had a Mashup session with Hall Davidson. I learned about bluescreen transitions, multi-media tools and about wallwisher. Second, I attended the Glogster session with Brad Fountain. This is an amazing tool for […]