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Study Hall with Ms. Southard

Study Hall with Ms. Southard

Christine Southard began study hall session telling us a bit about her background. Did you know that she has taught the blind to ski? Christine is a “learning specialist” in a New York 5th grade classroom and co-teaches with Lisa Parisi, she came to share her tips at PETE&C. Normally people want passes to leave

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DEN SCIcon 2010 Resources

  When Brad Fountain says that DEN SCIcon 2010 was “an amazing event,” he was totally on target. Here’s what he said on his blog, Science in Action: What an amazing event!! SCIcon exceeded everyone’s expectations in turnout, community involvement, and enhancing science instruction. We had approximately 500 individuals attend virtually including attendees from Australia,

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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

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PA SCIcon Live Event

DEN SCIcon live event was located at Propel Montour School in Pittsburgh. What an amazing day focused on the 3 S’s… Science, Sharing & Socializing! The blustery cold winter weather didn’t keep our attendees from enjoying a day of fun with Discovery Education. Propel (and Joe) as always, were both so accommodating! We had a great

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STEM Survey and Upcoming Webinars

STEM Survey If you happened to participate either or at an in-person event at the DEN SCIcon 2010 on Saturday, January 9, you will be happy to know that Discovery is working on a variety of new programs related to STEM education and need some feedback from our community. Give Discovery your input and you’ll

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STEM Connect and Siemens STEM Academy

Discovery Education is really stepping up to meet the needs of educators in the area of STEM; Science, Technology, Math and Engineering. Before you stop reading because you think, “This doesn’t apply to me. I teach third grade, or fifth grade.” In the wise words of one PA DEN STAR, LC Event chair, and scientist

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Hands On Digital with Patti Duncan at DEN SCIcon 2010

Patti Duncan is a DEN STAR, a Discovery Trainer, and a global presenter. Even more importantly, she has been a science teacher for years. The wealth of knowledge she brings to this presentation combines technology and teaching experience. Patti’s resources and links for this presentation are shared here. Today’s presentation archives and resources will be

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No Paper Left Behind: A New Age of Science Instruction with Brad Fountain at DEN SCIcon 2010

For a schedule of today’s events and target audiences, click here. Brad Fountain begins with a short discussion of the brain. Bottom line: students’ brains today are configured differently because of the digital way in which they grew up. Technology is like oxygen to them. They are accustomed to “digital textbooks.” Old school: pencils and

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DEN SCIcon 2010: Saturday, January 9, 2010

Join the DEN community for our first ever Science-themed virtual conference!  From 9 AM to 4 PM (ET) on Saturday, January 9, 2010 we will explore creative ways to use the amazing resources available in DE Science and DE streaming.  We will also tap into the abundance of free resources available through Discovery Education programs and contests like

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