Tag archives for Discovery Education News

  1. The Vanishing Frog

                         Thursday evening, I was privileged to attend a screening for Jeff Corwin’s The Vanishing Frog, a new Animal Planet Documentary in Charlotte, NC at the Discovery Place.  Jeff began his presentation by stating “It was hard to get people to see that frogs are sexy things,” and I very much agreed.  He […]

  2. DEN Virtual Conference – October 25, 2008! Registration is Open!!!

      Here’s a cross-post from the National DEN Blog … DEN Virtual Conference: Registration is Now Open! Join us in-person, online or both, on Saturday, October 25th for the DEN Virtual Conference. Registration is now open! The DEN Virtual Conference features an incredible lineup of online presentations including “Power Up Your Professional Learning Network” by STAR […]

  3. Streamathon Archives

    Discovery has posted the vast majority of the 2008 DE streamathon presentations as archives!  If you visit the streamathon page you’ll see that most of the presentations are now hyperlinked.  Click on a hyperlink and you will begin to download a high resolution archive of that presentation.  Each archive is about 100-200 MB so the downloads may […]

  4. DENliest Catch Fall Promotion!!!

    Have you heard? The DEN just announced the DENliest Catch Fall Promotion:  http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/blog/2008/09/26/denliest-catch-08/.  Let’s go SOUTH REGION – we can take it this time.  Last Spring, Kim Randall and her dedicated team of DENners in the West won it.  We can do it South Region.  Let’s get out there…talk to all your fellow teachers, colleagues, anyone who will […]

  5. EdTechConnect Series – Tim Magnar…

    On Wednesday, Sept. 17th at 7pm EST, EdTechConnect will be kicking off their monthly EdTechConnect series with none other than the Director of the Office of Educational Technology, Tim Magnar.  Tim coordinates the development and implementation of the Department’s educational technology policies.  Many will remember his presentation at NECC 2007 where he outlined what School 2.0 would look […]

  6. Discovery Education and Wilkes University

    Did you know that Discovery Educatin is teaming up with Wilkes University for an Online Master’s Degree in Instructional Media The online master of science degree in instructional media is a joint effort of Wilkes University and Discovery Education. This 30-credit program in instructional media will prepare teachers to engage today’s students in learning through […]

  7. Discovery Educator Network – National Institute

    WOW!!  The National Institute for DEN STAR educators is this week in Silver Springs, MD at Discovery’s Headquarters!  The Institute is PHENOMINAL!!  What a treat – from Hall Davidson’s amazing tips for adding media/streaming into Google Earth to Steve Dembo’s animated keynote on the wonderful, free social networking, video broadcasting, & web 2.0 resources (such […]

  8. Discovery's Planet Green

    How big is your carbon footprint???  Have you heard about Discovery’s Planet Green – http://planetgreen.discovery.com/.   Check out Discovery’s global initiative that includes a television network, interactive tools and “how-to” resources. Planet Green is the first and only 24-hour eco-lifestyle television network with a robust online presence and community. Launched in June 2008, our on-air content reaches 50 million […]

  9. You wanted more videos…you got more videos!!!

    Have you heard?????  This week Discovery Education announced the beginning of an initiative to expand their extensive media library of its premier product:  Discovery Education streaming. By the end of 2008, Discovery Education will grow Discovery Education streaming’s digital library, already the largest digital media library available to educators anywhere, to more than 5,000 videos, an […]