Tag archives for Discovery Education News

  1. Additional NC Site for Geocaching Day Announced

    Okay Charlotte area!  You didn’t think that we forgot about you, did you?  Brad Fountain and I (Justin) are looking forward to hosting a morning of Geocaching at the US National Whitewater Center.  You can visit the invitation below for details.  Space is limited, so be sure to let us know soon if you will […]

  2. Gearing Up for Geocaching Day 2010!!

    On May 22, 2010, the DEN will host their annual DEN Geocaching Day!  For more information go to the DEN Blog posting – http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/blog/2010/04/21/den-geocaching-day-2010/.  There are some fabulous webinars planned to prepare for our fun day of Geocaching: Geocaching 101 Monday, May 3 @ 7pm ET (Presented by STAR Jim Clark. Registration link) Thursday, May […]

  3. Philippe Cousteau Webinar

    Earth Day turns 40 on April 22, 2010. To celebrate, join Philippe Cousteau, grandson of Jacques Cousteau, as he shares his experiences as a prominent environmentalist working towards the protection of our oceans. Philippe, who serves as Chief Spokesperson for Environmental Education for Discovery Education and often hosts programs on the Discovery Channel, Planet Green, […]

  4. DEN Summer Institute 2010

    If you have never attended the DEN Summer Institute – you are definitely missing out on one of the best educational experiences in the world!!  I attend one a few years back, and truly loved every second.  I’ve been to all kinds of conferences (NMSA, NECC, local technology conference, etc.), and the DEN Summer Institute tops all – […]

  5. Discovery Education Webinar Series…FREE!

    Well, it’s back to school time, and you know what that means…  It’s time to share the 2009-2010 webinar schedule! Nearly 100 webinars have been scheduled already and are ready for your registrations. Cost?  Free.  For more information and to see a list of days/times…go to http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/blog/2009/09/08/discovery-education-webinars-2009-2010/ You can register for any or all of […]

  6. Day of Discovery – September 19th, 2009!

    HOT OFF THE PRESSES… (from Justin Karkow, NC DEN Account Manager)!!    Wake County Public Schools and Discovery Education are pleased to present a Day of Discovery at Panther Creek High School on September 19, 2009. This Day of Discovery will provide North Carolina educators and welcomed guests with an exciting and enriching day of […]

  7. NC Participates in 1st DEN Geocaching Day

    On May 30, 2009, North Carolina educators participated in the 1st DEN Geocaching Day at two locations:  Etowah and Kinston   Etowah, NC Twelve geocachers began the day at the newly opened Etowah Public Library where they learned about how GPS satellites work, GPS devices and Geocaching.  They then spent some time looking for some small caches around […]

  8. DEN Geocaching Day

    Fifteen states will participate in the first-ever DEN Geocaching Day and North Carolina is one of them!  Two events are planned for Saturday, May 30, 2009 in which educators are invited to learn about geocaching and using GPS devices. Location #1 – Golden Corral – Kinston, NC Time:  8:30- Contact:  DEN Guide: Lee Yahnker, dragonflyly@netscape.net  Location […]

  9. Making May Marvelous

    Well, 10 days into May and teachers are counting down the days until the buses leave campus for a well deserved summer hiatus of sorts. At the beginning of the school year, students walked patiently in straight lines are now trying to run, shout, scream, giggle, and jump like they are wild.  Some blame it […]

  10. Tell the DEN Story!!

    From Jen Dorman’s (DEN Account Manager) Blog… The Discovery Educator Network is seeking feedback from educators who have participated in the DEN and/or attended DEN-sponsored events. This survey should take you about 5 minutes to complete. We really appreciate your feedback. If you are a blogger and would like to embed this survey on your […]

  11. DEN Virtual Conference – April 25th

      Spring Into Action at the Discovery Educator Network (DEN) Virtual Conference on Saturday, April 25th (9 AM to 3 PM EDT).  Join thousands of educators who are passionate about integrating media into their instruction and collaborating with each other to improve student achievement. During this unique (and free) professional development event attendees have the […]

  12. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the New DEN Headquarters in Second Life (April 24th)

    On April 24th the Discovery Educator Network will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new DEN headquarters in Second Life – which, by the way, will be a virtual replica of Discovery Headquarters in Silver Spring, MD! We hope that you and other educators from around the world will join us at the Virtual Conference to […]

  13. Alan Kay on EdTechConnect – Wednesday (11/19/08)!

    Here’s cross-post from the DEN Blog – mark your calendars…it’ll be a special treat!!  “On Wednesday, November 19th, Alan Kay will be our featured speaker on EdTechConnect, a free webinar series from Discovery Education.  While this is open to all educators, I strongly recommend you only share the link with colleagues of your that have […]