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Jannita Demian: Using Technology to Put the Students First

Jannita Demian: Using Technology to Put the Students First

Jannita Demian and I have a long history. We were both with the DEN since its launch in 2005. Over the years, we have become sisters because we all know the DEN is a family, and Jannita is a close part of mine. Bias acknowledged. She is, nevertheless, a legend, a tech diva, and my

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DENnis Grice: Tell Your Story with an iPad

Every life is a story. With DENnis Grice, those stories come to life through the simplicity of using an iPad. His mission: not to teach technology, but to help teachers use technology to teach. DENnis is a STAR Discovery Educator and Leadership Council Member, a Peer Coaching Workshop Facilitator, and a sharer of his passion:

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Dembo and Bellow: The Best of Collaboration, Communication, & Innovation

Does it even get any better. As we approach winding down from an intense two-day Livestream of the best of the best, here they are, and they literally wrote the book. Steve Dembo is, quite simply, a legend. He doesn’t have a milk mustache or do print commercial for a milk company. Nonetheless, he IS

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Mike Bryant: As A Matter of Fact

Before Mike Bryant joined the Discovery Education team as a District Manager and now serves as Director of Instructional Implementation, he had successful careers working as a director of children’s programs, administering to community learning centers, and teaching with technology in the classroom. Mike’s presentation description is intriguing, and I can’t wait to see how

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Adam Bellow: Keynote Speaker for Day 2 Opening Session

Adam Bellow. Founder-President of eduTecher and eduClipper. English teacher. Masters Degree in General and Special Education. His two passions –Technology and Education. What a perfect fit in Discovery Education.2010: Emerging Leader and finalist for the 2010 Totally Wired Teacher of Year award.  2011: Outstanding Young Educator of the Year by ISTE. 2014: Keynote Speaker Day

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Kyle Schutt: Rockin’ and Rollin’ with FREE Tools from Discovery Education

Kyle Schutt criss-crosses the country helping educators better understand how technology and digital media can be used to support instruction, motivate students, and increase passion for learning. As a role model, Kyle continually fosters relationships and community-building by hosting in-person and virtual events for the Discovery Educator Network. Think of Kyle as our mobile DEN

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Patti Duncan: 10 AWESOME STEM Lesson Ideas for NON-Science Classes

So what, you may ask, is all the fervor about. It’s Patti Duncan time and she’s doing what she does best: exciting students and teachers to learn and share, the DEN way. Her way. Just check out her photo. Dont you just love it. Her too. Educator, scientist, technology consultant, professional development trainer. STEM and

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Kathy Schrock: Utilizing Mobile Devices for Activators & Summarizers

The powerhouse continues. Really, that’s all DEN has; fantastic DEN Stars and Gurus who do it all, and Kathy Schrock–she’s all that–and more. Famous for her award-winning Kathy Schrock’s Guide for Educators, a now retired from education Kathy is still an active participant in Discovery Education. She maintains an active DE blog, Kathy’s Katch, where

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Tim Childers: Teaching With Just One Image

Anyone knows that after a powerhouse speaker like Dr. Lodge McCammon, you need to follow up with an equally potent powerhouse, and that’s exactly what Discovery Education did. Meet Tim Childers, L&N STEM Academy, Assistant Principal of Tennessee’s only Apple School of Distinction,  (and yes he helped make it one),  blogged for TN DEN Leadership