Tag archives for Discovery Educ Network

  1. Thanks for a Successful Day of Discovery

    Approximately 30 DEN members and interested educators gathered recently at the EDCO Seefurth Center in Waltham to celebrate the cornucopia of Discovery digital resources and the many web 2.0 resources, especially Glogster Edu!  Discovery’s DEN Director, Lance Rougeux, kicked off the session with an overview of Discovery resources and the new search features.  Participants expressed […]

  2. Day of Discovery!

    A day of learning, creating, and sharing is scheduled for Tuesday November 17th at the EDCO Seefurth Center in Waltham.  Highlights of the day will include learning about the digital resources available through Discovery, creating a Glogster, and discovering how to share and collaborate with others.  The Day of Discovery is jointly sponsored by Discovery […]

  3. Resources from Tech or Treat Virtual Conference

    One of the resources Justin Karkow shared during his presentation was Share Tab.  Instead of just seeing a list of urls, you actually see the home page of each site as a thumbnail.  It adds a visual “touch” which enhances the display.  Thanks to the Pennsylvania  State Blog (They must have been working overtime!), I […]

  4. Many Great Treats

    The DEN’s Fall Virtual Conference – Tech or Treat was replete with many great treats.  For seven hours participants learned many tricks for using Discovery Education and Web 2.0 resources to enrich our student’s educational experiences.  Don’t worry if you could not attend today.  Each session was recorded and will be archived and available on […]

  5. Meet the Massachusetts Blog Team

      Robin Talkowski, Coordinator Robin Talkowski is a Reading Specialist at the John Glenn Middle School in Bedford.  She has been teaching for 15 years.   Robin also provides a number of professional development opportunities for her colleagues on Project CRISS and Thinking Maps.  She also services as the facilitator for the year long New Teacher […]

  6. Norwood: State Finalist in last year's Sieman's "We Can Change the World" Challenge

    Massachussets Team Name:  Educate Them and They Will Location:  Norwood, Massachusetts School:   South Area Solomon Schechter Day Students Brittany Bell Aaron Weiner Robbie Green Teacher/Mentor Nitzan Resnick, Science Department Chair Description After learning about global warming and recycling in science class, Team Educate Them and They Will from Norwood, Massachusetts decided to establish a recycling program […]

  7. Sieman's "We Can Change the World" Challenge Now Open

    “The Sieman’s Foundation, Discovery Education, and the National Science Teacher’s Association invite you to join the only challenge of its kind that empowers students to create solutions to environmental problems in their own backyards, and to share their results with students nationwide.  They’ll learn.  They’ll take action.  And their ideas may well end up changing […]

  8. DEN Leadership Council Symposium

    The Discovery Education Network held a Leadership Symposium for three days in June at the Discovery headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland.  Donna Criswell, Massachusetts Leadership Council Chair, and Robin Talkowski, Massachusetts Blog Coordinator attended the event  with other Council members from across the United States.  We had a great time learning about the recent changes […]