Tag archives for DEN GURU

  1. If You Give a DEN Guru (Conni Mulligan) an iPad…….

    My name is Conni Mulligan and I have been part of the Discovery Educator Network since 2005 when the service was called United Streaming.  Shortly after applying to become a STAR educator, I inquired about why North and South Carolina were combined on the DEN Leadership Council Blog instead of being separate states.  Well, long story […]

  2. DDay Resources from DE

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    On June 6, 1944, 160,000 Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy, France, in one of the largest amphibious military operations in history. This mission led to a foothold in Europe, and eventually to the defeat of Hitler’s Army. The 70th anniversary of this event falls next week, so let’s take some time to investigate resources […]

  3. Class of 2013 DEN Guru Finalists

    Every STAR has his/her own special talents, skills, and passion for utilizing digital content across the curriculum. We want to continue to provide opportunities for STARs to share their knowledge with the community so we began the DEN Guru program. Through a competitive application process, up to 5 DEN Gurus are selected each year. DEN […]

  4. Apply to Be A Class of 2013 DEN Guru

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    The DEN community is full of talent. Every STAR has his/her own special talents, skills, and passion for utilizing digital content across the curriculum. We want to continue to provide opportunities for STARs to share their knowledge with the community so we established the DEN Guru program. DEN Gurus are STAR Discovery Educators who possess […]

  5. 2011 DEN Gurus Announced

    On May 17, the 2011 class of Discovery Educator Network (DEN) Gurus, which recognizes distinguished educators who are thought leaders in the education community, were announced. Selected through a competitive application process, five educators were chosen as this year’s DEN Gurus for their commitment, leadership and participation in one of the nation’s largest professional learning […]

  6. What Do Your Students Know About Google? Part 2

    Advanced Search under “Search Picking up where I left off on my last post, What Do Your Students Know About Google, Jennifer Brinson toured Google’s main menu features. Let’s continue with NEWS. If you are, for example, researching STEM cells, you have the option to create an ADVANCED NEWS SEARCH. The benefits: your results are […]

  7. Lee Kolbert Launches the DEN Virtual Conference!

    Lee launched the DEN Virtual conference with an amazing presentation on Personal Learning Networks (PLN). She emphasized the importance of reaching out to others. There are certainly times when we all may feel isolated… and knowing our PLN is there is comforting! Lee began by sharing WallWisher which is a great collaborative board in which […]

  8. Mapping the DEN Story

    The DEN is getting geared up for the Spring and we are looking for a creative way to visually tell the DEN story. We looked to our DEN Guru for Professional Networking, Lee Kolbert. We decided that we wanted to map out the reach of the DEN and found a great example from Lee. We […]

  9. Nancy Sharoff ~ Definitely DEN GURU

    When it comes to leading many lives, Nancy Sharoff has most of us beaten. A multitasker and multitalented STAR turned GURU in real life, Nancy has another persona in Second Life. She is an active member of the Leadership Council. It is not difficult to see why Discovery awarded Guru status to Nancy (one of […]

  10. 10 Ideas 4 Using Tech in the Science Classroom

    Patti Duncan, Siemens STEM Academy science coordinator and PA LC Event Chair, presented 10 Ideas 4 Using Tech in the Science Classroom. STAR DEN Kristin Hokanson blogged the session on The Connected Classroom, and Patti captured the USTREAM. Streaming Video by Ustream.TV Talk about multitasking and the power of the DEN! USTREAM #petec2010 Patti Duncan […]

  11. Siemens STEM + Patti Duncan = Cutting Edge Science

    Are you looking for better ways to integrate STEM into your classroom? Register today for the Siemens STEM Academy‘s “Top Ten STEM Resources” webinar to learn about some of the best websites that can help you integrate science, technology, engineering, and math into your classroom. Webinar: “Top Ten STEM Resources” Date: Wednesday, February 17 @ […]

  12. Beyond the Textbook: DEN PreCon at PETE&C

    Beyond the Textbook DEN Preconference Event Sunday, February 21, 2010 We are very excited about our DEN PreCon Event at PETE&C. We have an amazing agenda this year, and we are certain you will be pleased with the session choices. For your convenience, a schedule of the days activities is listed, followed by session descriptions, […]

  13. CONGRATULATIONS, DEN GURUS

    When Discovery Communications launched the DEN, it grew exponentially. Teachers across the nation joined and their students benefited from the resources, opportunities, and professional development that the DEN offered. As the numbers grew, Discovered tiered membership. It began with becoming a DEN STAR. Next came Leadership Council or LC, comprised of STARS who organize and […]

  14. DEN LC Insider Info

    Scott Kinney, Vice-President of Professional Develepment and Outreach at Discovery, opened the DEN LC New Year with a DEN Leadership Council Insider webinar, an event that Discovery will reprise monthly for whole council webinars Although these webinars are intended for DEN LCs, DEN STARS are welcome to attend as well. Lance Rougeux began by thanking […]

  15. 5 Things To Share

    We had a Leadership Council webinar last evening, so I would like to share some of the important reminders and information from Lance. Without a doubt, the DEN Tech or Trear Fall Virtual Conference was an astounding success. We held the same numbers of attendees as we had last year. But–and here’s the good news–we […]

  16. Apply To Be A DEN GURU

    Reposted from the DEN National Blog In the past four years the Discovery Educator Network (DEN) has grown in many different ways including the variety of ways educators may participate in the community.  You can be a Discovery Educator and participate in the online community.  You can apply to become a STAR Discovery Educator and […]