Tag Archives: DEN Events

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Discovery Educator Network – a great resource for any educator!

Discovery Educator Network – a great resource for any educator!

    This week is Open House Week at the DEN, so I decided to share what I like about the DEN. Discovery Education is an excellent resource for educators. They have great fee-based products (Streaming, Assessment, Science and more) and over 30 free resources available for educators. The Discovery Educator Network is also a great resource for educators where

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Beep Beep , Beep Beep …

The car songs ran through my head … G.T.O., Mercury Blues, Little Deuce Coupe, We’ll have fun fun fun, Hot Rod Lincoln…  Discovery Education and the Velocity Channel had come to the Dallas Mecum Auto Auction.  I was  walking with a group of excited students through rows and rows of cars- muscle cars, classic cars, even a couple of race cars

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DENSI daily recap: Day four

The conference style format continued through the day today. Camp Counselor, Rita Mortenson, started our day teaching us a modified version of the electric slide, then she, Jan Abernathy, and Traci Blazosky performed a rap song about the Yellowstone trip. Our opening keynote speaker was Paul Anderson, who was Montana Teacher of the Year in

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DENSI daily recap: day three

Today was the first day of the conference-style learning for DENSI participants. The day started off with camp counselor, Rita Mortenson, leading the group in the DEN shuffle. Once we were all awake and ready to go, the keynote speaker, David Warlick delivered a talk that got us all thinking about how we handle information

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DENSI daily recap: Day two

Today we had a field trip to Yellowstone National Park. We loaded onto three large buses and drove for three hours to Wyoming to see Old Faithful. Participants were given a photo challenge and around four hours to hike, walk, or just sit and enjoy the view. Porter scheduled it well – we loaded back

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DENSI daily recap – day one

As Jannita Demian said, Discovery is all about wide open opportunities. Beautiful Bozeman, Montana seems to be the perfect place for educators to explore them. The first day of DENSI started off with registration, a photo op with Lance Rougeux and a networking activity during dinner. Participants had the opportunity to talk to and get

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DENSI 2012 is here!

Today is the first day of the DEN Summer Institute in beautiful Bozeman, Montana. I’m Elaine Plybon, and I’m one of the camp counselors for the institute. Here are some of the ways I will be keeping everyone back home updated on the events at DENSI. I will be posting quick, unedited video snippets called

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Next Appy Hour Tweet Chat– June 19th

June 19th, 7 pm to 8 pm CST Topic: Using Apps and Devices with Special Needs Students Moderator – Betsy Ruffin with Special Guest Linda Rush Use hash tag #AppyHour #AppyHour is a Tweet Chat held on the third Tuesday of each month and hosted by the Texas Leadership Council of the Discovery Educator Network

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