Tag archives for Day of Discovery

  1. Michigan, are you ready?!

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    Cheryl Lykowski is ready. Gina Loveless is ready. Scores of other passionate, technology-using educators are signed up and ready.The Discovery team is ready. I just landed in Kalamazoo, MI today so I am definitely ready! So, I hope you are ready and as excited as I am about the Day of Discovery happening this Saturday, February 18th! Attendees […]

  2. Are You Headed to the Zoo?

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    Hello Everyone! February is here. That means we are only a couple of weeks away from our first 2012 MI Day of Discovery! If you have already made plans to attend the Kalamazoo DOD we look forward to seeing you there. If you have yet to sign up, please do so here: http://dodkzoo.eventbrite.com. The best […]

  3. What to Expect at PETE&C

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    You will surely be able to ENGAGE, TRANSFORM, and ACHIEVE teaching and learning by attending any of these sessions at the upcoming PETE&C Day of Discovery! If you are a DEN Star and haven’t signed up yet, click here now: links.discoveryeducation.com/petec2012. Check it out…

  4. Day of Discovery at USA Conference

    Discovery Education returns the America’s Heartland by sponsoring a Day of Discovery in Wichita, Kansas (Wednesday, January 25, 2012) as a pre-conference for the Unified School Administrators of Kansas Conference. Kansas administrators will have the honor of listening to Matt Monjan as the keynote speaker as well as Justin Karkow and Joe Diaz during breakout sessions. […]

  5. Michigan Day of Discovery x3

    Designed specifically for Michigan area educators, these interactive days of free professional development will highlight creative ways to engage students and invigorate your curriculum using the latest 21st century tools. Whether you are new to Discovery Education or a long-time user in search of the latest instructional strategies, these events have something for everyone. Each […]

  6. RD3 @ PETE&C

    RD3…That’s (Lance) Rougeux, (Hall) Davidson, (Steve) Dembo & (Patti) Duncan delivering featured presentations at the Discovery Education PETE&C PreCon this year! If you are a DEN STAR and you want to join this amazing line-up of presenters and/or participate in our Educator Showcase Poster Session, send in your proposal description with contact info ASAP: links.discoveryeducation.com/petec12submit Required […]

  7. Do you have a SWEET session idea for PETE&C 2012?

    PETE&C Proposal Form!

    In February Discovery Education will be back at the Hershey Lodge and Conference Center Hershey, PA connecting with educators looking for creative ways to use digital media in the classroom. Are you a STAR who still hasn’t registered? Do so now at: links.discoveryeducation.com/petec2012. Are you interested in presenting at the PreCon Day of Discovery at PETE&C […]

  8. Get Discovery Education Flash Content on your iPad

    by David Andrade, http://tinyurl.com/edtechguy     Discovery Education has a huge amount of great resources for educators, from videos to lesson plans to e-textbooks and more. Some of it is in Flash, so you can’t access it directly on your iOS device browser. However, iSwifter has partnered with Discovery Education to create Rover. Rover is an iPad […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. 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 […]

  11. And the Winners Are…

    So, I’m not afraid to admit it–I’m a pretty competitive person.  When I was in school, I always liked contests and prizes  (Ok, I still do).  Sometimes the activities would be so much fun that we wouldn’t even realize that we were learning.  Now I like to translate that competitive spirit to my employees (and […]

  12. Pure Michigan

    Event Registration Online for Beyond the Textbook: A REMC 6 Day of Discovery You’re invited to join us as we journey, “Beyond the Textbook” at an enriching and intensive professional development experience.  REMC 6 and Discovery Education are excited to provide this Day of Discovery at no charge to area educators. Deep exploration of the […]

  13. Assessment Day of Discovery!

    Last week Discovery Education partnered with East Aurora School District in Illinois to host the first ever Assessment focused Day of Discovery.  This exciting and interactive day of professional development highlighted creative ways to meet students’ needs through on-going assessments and targeted instruction.  The event attracted over 100 educators with diverse backgrounds from the greater […]

  14. Wisconsin Represents in Minnesota

    Rita Mortenson and Cathy Houchin, from the Wisconsin DEN Leadership Council, recently traveled to Minneapolis for a Day of Discovery.  This event was held for teachers in the Minneapolis area.  Over 125 teachers registered for the day.  Rita and Cathy presented a workshop on Web 2.0 integration in the classroom. Rita remarked, “What a wonderful […]

  15. Minnesota Day of Discovery

    It’s not in Wisconsin, but it’s close.  School will be out and here’s your chance for a little get away early this summer.  You’re invited to join us as we journey, “Beyond the Textbook” at an enriching and intensive professional development experience.  Minneapolis Public Schools and Discovery Education are excited to provide this Day of Discovery at no charge to area […]

  16. Shedd Aquarium Teacher Field Experiences

      The Shedd Aquarium and Discovery Education brought a “Day of Discovery” to the Chicago area, inspiring educators and administrators with engaging content and programs.  Now, take a deeper dive with the Shedd Aquarium as your guide. Teacher Field ExperiencesJoin Shedd Aquarium this summer to learn science by doing science in the field!  Shedd takes […]

  17. Kentucky Educators “Storm” Louisville

    Okay, while it wasn’t exactly a “storm” over 100 educators from 39 districts across Kentucky flooded (couldn’t resist) the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville for a Day of Discovery sponsored by Discovery Education and Kentucky Educational Television. Participants were invited to attend a series of interactive workshops delivered by Discovery Education staff that explored ways […]

  18. Shedd Aquarium Day of Discovery

    Diving into action, 112 educators across four states attended the Shedd Aquarium Day of Discovery in the heart of Chicago.  In partnership with the John G. Shedd Aquarium, Discovery Education hosted an all day professional development event free for area educators.  The day offered two strands, the integration of digital media for classroom educators and […]

  19. Day of Discovery in Eastern Tennessee

    Opportunity for Tennessee administrators and educators! Join Discovery Education for a Day of Discovery on October 24th in Bradley County. This Day of Discovery will be offered in conjunction with the DEN Virtual Conference.  This free professional development event is open to administrators and educators from Tennessee and North Carolina. Bradley County Public Schools, Discovery […]