Tag archives for DEN

  1. Back to School Webinar Series!

      The Discovery Education webinar series continues this week, this time focusing on engaging your students with Discovery Education! There will be two sessions, with the first session being held on Wednesday, August 22 at 7 PM EST and the second session being held on Thursday, August 23 at 4 PM EST. The general information […]

  2. DE Science Techbook Access for STAR Discovery Educators

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    We are excited to announce an exclusive promotion for all STAR Discovery Educators.  Discovery Education and 3M will be providing access to the Discovery Education Science Techbook for the entire 2012-2013 school year.  Your access will be active through June 30, 2013.  You are being rewarded with this service as part of 3M’s ongoing support […]

  3. 50,000 Strong and Growing

    On Friday, we hit the 50,000 follower number on our Discovery Education Twitter account.  That’s right, 50,000!  Thanks so much for supporting the Discovery Education Network.   Thanks to Angelica Townsend for putting together this incredible video.  Angelica is a Discovery Education intern working with Steve Dembo.

  4. Announcing Our Back to School Promotion!

      It’s August and whether you’re ready or not, school will be starting shortly.  It’s also Connected Educator Month, a month centered around community and learning with others.  With this in mind, we are pleased to announce an exciting Back to School promotion with our friends at PhotoPeach.  The promotion starts today and ends August 24th.  […]

  5. Back to School with the DEN & PhotoPeach

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    It’s August and August brings a range of emotions for those in education.  Educators across the country are getting that strange feeling in their stomach this time of year.  For some, it’s an eager feeling of excitement because the new school year is starting.  For others, it’s a different feeling because their summer break is […]

  6. Help ME Help YOU!

    If you have seen Jerry Maguire you can appreciate the title of this post. At a pivotal point in the movie, Jerry Maguire (played by Tom Cruise) begs his pro football client (played by Cuba Gooding, Jr.) to “help me help you!” As entertaining as it might be, I’m not going to follow you into […]

  7. DEN UP!

    I can’t believe it has already been 6 months since I joined the DE family. Time sure does fly when you are having fun. Jannita and I recently decided to start a monthly newsletter which we are calling DEN UP. We wanted to come up with a creative way to connect with the DEN and […]

  8. Welcome Romanian Educators

    We are thrilled to welcome educators from Romania into the Discovery Educator Network (the DEN).  Our community is very active and the members involved love sharing.  We’re looking forward to connecting and learning with you as we continue striving to make everyone a better educator.  If you’re a DEN member, do you have any advice […]

  9. DEN Trading Cards and Pinterest

    Prior to today, I didn’t use Pinterest.  I’ve seen a lot of tweets and Facebook posts about it – people sharing recipes, fashion ideas, etc., but for the most part, it was of no use to me.  Or so I thought. Scrolling through Twitter this morning, I came across this tweet:         […]

  10. Join us for the ISTE Day of Discovery!

    Register today! 2012 ISTE Pre-Conference Day of Discovery University of San Diego Saturday, June 23, 2012 http://links.discoveryeducation.com/2012ISTE Join Discovery Education, Adobe Youth Voices, Discovery Educator Network Gurus, and educators from across the country for a Day of Discovery in San Diego, CA. This unique day of free professional development will highlight creative ways to engage […]

  11. LAST CHANCE! Upload your video to the DEN’s Dr. Lodge Video Challenge

    That’s right.  Today is the final day we’ll be accepting submissions for the DEN’s Dr. Lodge Video Challenge.  If you have already filmed your video and simply delayed in uploading it, wait no more! If you haven’t taken part in the contest, you can still participate next Wednesday, May 9th when we launch the public voting phase […]

  12. Sneak Peek Webinar Series in May

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      Be the first to get a look at back-to-school updates to Discovery Education resources! You’ve asked for it, and we’ve listened: get a sneak peek at the exciting changes we’re making to Discovery Education this summer, and find out how we’re going mobile, social, and adding even more functionality for you and your students. […]

  13. 1 Week Left to Enter the DEN’s Dr. Lodge Video Challenge

    That’s right, this Friday, May 4th is your last chance to submit your videos! Looking for more info?  Check out the contest website or keep on scrolling…   What’s the Dr. Lodge Video Challenge? Simply select one of Dr. Lodge McCammon’s pre-selected, standards-based songs, learn the corresponding moves from the kinesthetic lectures, film your music […]

  14. Introducing the Rising STAR Program

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    I am excited to announce the start of a new DEN program called the Rising STAR. This is an optional 6 week program designed for all new STARs to welcome them into the DEN and connect with this amazing community. Over the years the DEN has flourished into a wealth of information and resources and we […]

  15. Transforming Lessons with Technology: Elaine Plybon at 2012 Social Learning Summit

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    DEN STAR and GURU Finalist, Elaine Plybon is a super-nova. Get your seat belts ready for a fast ride. An IT in a 1:1 district for 10 years, Elaine’s session will be about a way of thinking, a philosophy, and not about 1:1 and what can be done with it. This session targets high school […]

  16. Cool Educational Uses for QR Codes: DEN STAR Rita Mortenson @ 2012 Social Learning Summit

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    DEN STAR Rita Mortenson uses QR codes to do scavenger hunts, catalog their school library, for their freshmen transition program and so much more. There are so many unique and creative uses to include audio files, video files as well as various handouts and assessments. This session will be a great way for you to […]

  17. Closing the STE…M Gap: Mathematics Integration through 21st C Publishing

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    Want to empower your students to create 21st century STEM projects. Want to help close the STE….M Gap? DEN STAR Peg Hartwig shows you how to close the gap with web 2.0 tools and iPad apps to create dynamic, engaging STEM application productions. I joined this session about 5 minutes into the presentation (apologies, Peg). Peg […]

  18. Ten Media Tips-n-Tricks You Can Use in Your Classroom Tomorrow – And One to Inspire You

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    “There just isn’t enough time to learn something new!” Sound familiar? In this session Matt Monjan, Vice President Account Management for the Discovery Educator Network, promises you will learn 10 easy ways to use media in your classroom–and one thing that might inspire you. Take Discovery Education and add a few Web 2.0 tools and you […]