Tag archives for DEN STARS

  1. Growing the DEN PA Leadership Council

    In an email from Lance Rougeux, Director, Discovery Educator Network, came the annual invitation to continue your membership in DEN Leadership Councils, begin your participation, and select the role you would like to take in directing your state’s LC. From years of being a part of the Discovery Education community, which actually feels more like […]

  2. Science Matters in Philadephia, PA

    In 3 days, the National Conference on Science Education comes to Philadelphia, March 18-21. You know that Discovery will be there, along with many DEN STAR asnd GURUs, but Governor Edward G. Rendell is going to be there too for an old-fashioned Town Hall Meeting. From the DEN National blog, Rendell is going to be […]

  3. DEN Summer Institute: Apply Today!

    The DEN Summer Institute for 2010 will take place from July 18-23, 2010 at Bentley University in Waltham, MA just twenty minutes west of Boston.  Attendees will have the opportunity to connect with fellow STAR Discovery Educators from all over during an exclusive, intensive, week-long networking and professional development event.  Apply today! March 12 DEN […]

  4. Blog Trolling + Connecticut DEN = Brizzly+

    Trolling the DEN blogs is something I simply do not do enough; on this one I would fall into the who has time essential life question. But at 5 AM, I just could not bring myself to grade a set of essays, so I blog trolled and got as far as Connecticut. They stopped me […]

  5. NSTA + DEN = 3 FABULOUS Days

    Reposted from the DEN National Blog We have a variety of networking opportunities planned for our STARs during NSTA’s national conference in Philadelphia, PA (March 17-21). Even if you are not attending NSTA, but are a STAR who wants to join the fun check out these opportunities. Wednesday, March 17 Pre-conference Dinner with our STARs […]

  6. Great DEN Doings

    There’s so much going on in the DEN and Discovery. Here’s your to-do list for the next week. My favorite (since I cannot do the Institute with a baby cria hitting the ground in early June) is Take the Stress out of the Test. Very cool ideas. DEN National Institute: Application Opens Next Friday We […]

  7. DEN Events at NSTA

    Image via Wikipedia Join your fellow STARs in historic Philadelphia, PA during NSTA. STAR Dinner – Wednesday, March 17th from 5:30-8:00 PM at City Tavern. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Brad Fountain (brad_fountain@discovery.com). Space is extremely limited. LIFE Screening – Thursday, March 18th (6 PM) at the Franklin Institute. Please complete […]

  8. 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 […]

  9. Constructing a Powerful PLN ~ Meg Griffin

    Meg Griffin, PA DEN Leadership Council President, began her session, Constructing a Powerful PLN, by asking us to take a short survey. Patti Duncan, PA LC Events Chair, ran a CoverItLive back channel for Meg. Meg’s CoverItLive will live on this wiki.  Given that you have a life, Meg began her presentation by asking the […]

  10. Beyond the Textbook: Homework Gone Digital

    We’re in Period 2 and the session I’m blogging is with my guidance counselor and Discovery Manager Matt Monjan. Homework Gone Digital ~ Creating Student Access will change the way you think about constructing homework that students will do gladly. In order to assign content, you need to build content in your Discovery Education account […]

  11. What do teachers do when it snows?

    What do tech-savvy teachers do when school is cancelled? A. Sleep in B. Catch up on emails C. Use their children as guinea pigs D. Try out new web tools E. ALL OF THE ABOVE I am taking a wild guess that many of you chose E. ( unless you don’t have children)  With the exception […]

  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. 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 […]

  14. 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 […]

  15. Are you on the front page?

    Yesterday, I got an email that was obviously a forward from a co-worker.  I can’t stand those forwards with the funny subject lines.  For some reason, I opened it.  I am so glad that I did, because the resource she shared was so exciting…totally up my alley. HERE IT IS! http://www.newseum.org/todaysfrontpages/flash/default.asp As a teacher, I […]

  16. "Brace for Impact" the STARS in NYC!

    Yes Brace for Impact the DEN STARS arrive in New York City! Thirty seats were available for STARS to attend the premiere of the documentary of Captain Cheslely Sullenberger, the pilot of flight 1549, who had to land the aircraft in the Hudson River because a flight of Canada geese flew into both engines. Over […]