Tag archives for DEN

  1. 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 […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. Becoming Social(er): Why Does Community Matter?

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    Former middle school teacher in Philadelphia, PA turned policy specialist at the PA Dept. of Ed. and now VP of Learning Communities and Instructional Implementation at Discovery Education. In short, teacher, husband of a teacher, DENthusiast, and co-founder of the Purple Feet Foundation. Meet Lance Rougeux as he engages in a conversation about benefits and […]

  7. You’re Invited to the DEN Spring Virtual Conference

    The Discovery Education Louisiana Leadership Council is excited to host a Discovery event in south Louisiana. Join us on Saturday, April 21, 2012, from 8 AM – 2 PM at the Livingston Parish School Board Office in Livingston for an amazing in-person event for the Discovery Education Virtual Conference. We will spend the day building a face […]

  8. Spring Virtual & Live Social Summit in WI

    Saturday April 21st 8:00AM – 1:00 PM Join us Live  or Virtually!   The Discovery Educator Network is mixing it up a little this spring and trying something different. Instead of the typical Spring Virtual Conference, the DEN has partnered with Classroom 2.0 to present the Social Learning Summit. This event will take the place of the […]

  9. Have Horse, Will Travel

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    Until I met Jan Abernethy, I never wanted to be anyone else. But right now, I think Being Jan Abernethy would make for an interesting life  ~  and a fantastic movie. Her nearly 2000 mile jaunt on Sweetie to the DENSI 12 humbles and energizes me. Nothing like a vicarious experience you wish were really […]

  10. Win a FLIP Camera at Annual CUE 2012!

    DEN STARs – are you going to Annual CUE 2012 in Palm Springs? Join the Discovery Educator Network California Leadership Council for an evening of networking, fun, prizes, and more!  We’ll celebrate DEN STARs with learning stations showcasing multimedia integration and the best of DEN. And don’t be tardy for the party – we’ll raffle […]

  11. Mush! + MT Trek = Inspiring Journeys

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    Inspiration is like an unexpected gift; it meets and greets you in unsuspecting ways, energizing. So it was that I settled down with 2 romping kittens, a galumphing black Lab, and my laptop in the sun room (glorious with sun today) and morning coffee, off to troll the DEN blogs. The joys of retirement–working on […]

  12. Ed-Tech Readers’ Choice Awards

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    eSchool News is at it again!  They’re accepting nominations right now for the 2012-2013 Ed-Tech Readers’ Choice Awards.  So I was thinking…  wouldn’t it be nice if Discovery Education got a shiny new badge for our website?  You can help make that dream of mine a reality!  I’d do it myself, but “nominations must come […]

  13. Join Discovery Education at ASTE 2012!

    Join us at ASTE 2012 in Discovery Education’s dedicated suite in Hotel Captain Cook Tower II to find out more about how we’re transforming classrooms, empowering educators, and captivating students by leading the way in providing high quality, dynamic, digital content.  Spread the word with this DE_2012_ASTE_flyer! Sunday, February 26  8:30 – 9:30 AM – […]

  14. Countdown to the DEN PreCon at PETE&C 2012

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    Can you feel the excitement? It all begins at the Hershey Lodge and Conference Center in the sweetest place in Pennsylvania. Mark your calendar for Sunday, 2-12-12 from 9 AM – 3 PM. The countdown to the Discovery Educator Network PreConference at PETE&C 2011 begins. Can you feel it now? A special thanks to Max […]

  15. Upcoming: DEN Virtual Conference – TECH or TREAT

    Saturday, October 22, 2011 — 9 AM to 3 PM ET The Discovery Educator Network (DEN) Fall Virtual Conference is a free professional development event for educators to learn about the most effective ways to integrate digital media into their instructional practices. Our focus for this fall’s Tech or Treat virtual conference is on digital […]

  16. Home Stretch of the DEN Membership Season – These Places Still Need Players!

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      In the final stretch of the DEN Membership Season, who will take home the coveted DEN MVP jerseys?  For most places, the game is down to the wire, but in some states and provinces, the field is wide open!  I don’t want to totally give it away, so if you happen live in a […]

  17. The DEN Membership Field is Wide Open!

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    With three weeks left, it is still anybody’s game in the Discovery Educator Network Membership Season!  Every state and province will have one MVP – aside from bragging rights, you’ll also be the only one in your state or province that gets to sport the exclusive 2011 DEN jersey. Get started today!  To report your […]

  18. New Webinars – DEN Summer School 2011

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    Join our DEN team starting August 1 for the DEN Summer School Series! Participants will explore how to use a variety of Web 2.0 applications, to engage students and help them communicate their knowledge including creatively publishing media-rich digital stories using editable and copyright friendly content from Discovery Education. These sessions will range from; “Introducing […]

  19. Spring Virtual Conference

    Thanks to everyone who joined the GA DEN at the Tellus Museum for the Spring Virtual Conference! Everyone had a great time and learned a lot. There were hands-on activities to complement the virtual sessions. For those who were unable to attend, follow this link to the archive of some great sessions! http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/blog/tag/spring-virt-con-11/

  20. Educator Day of Discovery Sneak Peek: 7 May 2011

    My favorite place to be on May 7, 2011? 1 Discovery Place, Silver Spring, MD for the annual Day of Discovery for Educators. Catch a Sneak Peek, compliments of our point person for PA and this DOD, organizer Cynthia Brown, DEN Account Manager, Discovery Education. Educator Day of Discovery: Sneak Peek Agenda Related articles Administrator’s […]