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Educate to Innovate

Educate to Innovate

President Obama has recently launched an “Educate to Innovate” campaign to encourage participation and increase performance of students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). In support of this initiative, Discovery has launched a new, commercial-free science education programming block Monday-Friday (4:00 to 5:00 PM ET/PT) and Saturdays (7:00-9:00 AM ET/PT) on the Science Channel.

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Social Media Connects DEN STARs

Follow the Discovery Educator social networking community!  Keep up with current events, network with other Discovery Education Educators, and share resources.DEN Stars have fully embraced the ever-growing list of social networks. Here are a few of the many social media groups where I have found the DEN has popped up! Got more to share? Let

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Another Interesting Day…. Den Summer Institute

July 20, Tuesday at DEN SI Lloyd Roche Another very interesting day with lots of new knowledge gained. My missing luggage was finally delivered by the airlines. Thankfully Carissa was available to receive it when delivered to the dorms. I was given the honor of looking after the “Claw” for the day. My ‘gift’ also

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Another Fun-Filled Educational Day at the Summer Institute

The DEN Summer Institute 2010 – Day 3 by Sarah Thompson Today was an amazing, fun-filled, educational day! I experienced a full FIZZ workshop with Dr. Lodge McCammon. We started off our session with a video scavenger hunt. The goal – to capture a 30 second one take video of 10 different ideas. Each idea

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DEN Summer Institute: Fablevision, Fenway and Features

Lloyd’s Blog: Monday July 19, 2010 Terrific session in the morning with on the overview of the new features in the DE site. The changes are very impressive – users will value the look and the new features,   Our group was awesome in creating a teaching video on some of the new features. Every

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Special Webinar with Betselling Canadian Author Don Tapscott

  Bestselling author, Don Tapscott, adjunct Professor of Management at the University of Toronto, hosts a special Webinar, part of EdTechConnect Webinar series, where he will discuss MacroWikinomics, its impact on the world of education and the implications it holds for the future. MacroWikinomics: Rebooting Business and the World is the sequal to the groundbreaking

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Successful Conference CSBA Congress 2010

The Canadian School Boards Association, representing 450 School Boards across Canada, held their annual conference last week in St. Johns, Newfoundland. Trustees from each province met to discuss a variety of topics including school board legal issues, trends in school board elections, and what skills students of the 21st century posses? Attendees listened to lectures,

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