Tag archives for Discovery Education

  1. Consumer to Creator ~ The Student as Both the Learner & the Teacher: Matt Monjan Keynote #SSODOD2011

    Director of Account Management for the Discover Educator Network The Educators’ Day of Discovery, Beyond the Textbook, began with Homeroom, Morning Announcements and a DiscoverySTREAMING overview, and then officially began with Matt Monjan’s keynote address. Here’s the thumbnail sketch of Matt’s keynote: Not only does today’s student want to be engaged through technology, media, and […]

  2. A Shelfari Success Story

    l. to r. Tam, Ann, Kathy Nothing beats a success story, and this is one if ever there was. What follows is that story, told by the person who created the climate for it to occur. She is a Technology Integration Specialist, K-12 in a neighboring district. She posted her story to the CFF Listserv […]

  3. Web 2.0 for President’s Day

    Since it is President’s Day, we as educators have to focus on what accomplishments many Presidents’ have achieved. There are several ways to use Web 2.0 tools to bring these President’s to life. This thought crossed my mind when I asked my son this morning what his school day would be like for President’s Day.  He […]

  4. Capturing the Inimitable Hall Davidson at #DENPreCon11

    Hall with a BT-1Wireless Webcam If you missed Hall Davidson at the DENs PreCon 2011 on Sunday, February 13, 2011, here’s your second chance. Wish I could provide a video because Hall is always entertaining and informing, but for this session, you’ll have to settle down to listening. Here’s Hall on Take a Page from […]

  5. Mashed Media: Old Media, New Web, and Your Own Great Stuff: Hall Davidson #DENPETEC11

    Hall Davidson’s DEN PreCon Resources: PETE&C KickOff Taking a Page from the Perfect Digital TechBook pdf Taking a Page from the Perfect Digital TechBook pptx Mashup Breakout Session pdf Mashup Breakout Session pptx I attended this session twice, the second time to film it. I will be posting the video when it is rendered in […]

  6. Take A Page from the Perfect Digital Techbook: Hall Davidson @DEN PreCon

    Lance Rougeux introduced Beyond the Textbook and Homeroom announcements with a Beyond Inspiration video. Our 6th Annual DEN PreCon began in 2005 and DE has continued to support Discoverystreaming/Plus and have continued to move forward their expansion in 3 states. They have moved Beyond the Textbook to a techbook. It’s hard to predict what will […]

  7. DEN PreCon 2011 Schedule

    Join us for an exciting day at the Hershey Lodge and Conference Center on Sunday, February 13, 2011 as we explore 21st century learning Beyond the Textbook. School begins at 8:30 AM with dismissal at 3:30 PM. Hall Davidson‘s Keynote starts our day and sets the theme as together we Take a Page from the […]

  8. Remembering SciCon 2011

    Just a reminder that all the SCICon resources–webinars and presenter resources–will be posted to the DEN Global Blog within a week. A very special thank you to all the presenters, the DEN LCs that hosted live in-person events, and to the behind-the-scenes people and planners who often remain unsung. Thank you for a delivering a […]

  9. Real Students, Real Teachers, Real Results: Implementing Discovery Education Science: DEN SCIcon with Dr. Cindy Moss

    Cindy Moss, Director of Science and Math, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, is our West Coast Keynote. Her dissertation looked at factors in the learning environment that lead to improved learning. Her answer: collaboration, inquiry-based learning, and a supportive teacher. Her intervention students were at-risk students who had failed at least 2 classes and had absenteeism issues. Moss’s […]

  10. Tech or Treat with Gail Lovely: It's Not The Technology; It's The Learning!

    All sessions will be archived! Steve Dembo introduced our East Coast Keynote Speaker, Gail Lovely, as someone from whom he borrows ideas and learning all the time because she is an expert in early education. Having said that, Steve gave the microphone and controls to Gail, who began with an interesting question. Can you be […]

  11. DENSI Project: Interactive PowerPoints Using Discovery Education

    This year at the DEN Summer Institute (DENSI), participants created projects to be included as professional development assets for use by Discovery Educators. Here’s one from PA STAR Discovery Educator, Deborah Heigel on Interactive PowerPoints Using Discovery Education. Click here to download the presentation. All Discovery Educators have access to the DENSI projects and more […]

  12. Webinar with Olympic Gold Medal Gymnast Shannon Miller

    Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation just announced the launch of a new online curriculum powered by Discovery Education. Promoting ways to help young people achieve a healthy weight through energy balance – calories in and calories out – this curriculum is now available at no cost to educators at www.energybalance101.com Olympic gold medal gymnast  Shannon Miller […]

  13. Virtual Visit With Jennifer Dorman: Transforming Student Learning

    Will our students be ready for a global workplace?   Transforming Student Learning with CBL Last year, Salisbury Township School District implemented Professional Learning Communities K-12 as a way for teachers to model the District’s Mission Statement: Inspire, Think, Learn, Grow ~ Together. And together we have learned and taught, researched and studied, traveled in […]

  14. Investigation Discovery Presents Bestselling Author Webinar Series

    Bring your aspiring writers to a series of very special webinars on with bestselling authors, Sandra Brown, Sara Paretsky, and Harlan Coben. The authors will share their personal journeys of becoming a writer and provide valuable insights to students who have a passion for writing. They will also discuss the role that creativity plays in […]

  15. DENSI Project: How to Import PPT Slides into MovieMaker

    This year at the DEN Summer Institute (DENSI), participants created projects to be included as professional development assets for use by Discovery Educators. Here’s one from SC STAR Discovery Educator, Kathy Seibert and MI STAR Discovery Educator, Gena Price on How to Import PPT Slides into MovieMaker . All Discovery Educators have access to the […]

  16. DENSI Project: Using Discovery Resources in a Wiki

    This year at the DEN Summer Institute (DENSI), participants created projects to be included as professional development assets for use by Discovery Educators. Here’s one from Maryland STAR Discovery Educators, Carmella Doty and Renee Henderson on Using Discovery Resources in a Wiki. All Discovery Educators have access to the DENSI projects and more via the […]

  17. Discovery Education goes live on the iPad!

    Discovery Education revolutionized education almost ten years ago by being the first company to introduce streaming educational media into America’s classrooms. Now, we are revolutionizing education again by launching a new iPad-optimized version of our streaming platform, the only educational streaming service scientifically shown to improve academic achievement. If you’re already a subscriber, you can […]

  18. DENSI Project: Adding Images to SMART Notebook

    This year at the DEN Summer Institute (DENSI), participants created projects to be included as professional development assets for use by Discovery Educators. Here’s one from Canadian STAR Discovery Educator, Lloyd Roche on Adding Images to SMART Notebook. All Discovery Educators have access to the DENSI projects and more via the Educator Resources section. Simply […]

  19. DEN Virtual Conference 2010 – Tech or Treat in Atlanta

    Thanks so much for your interest in the DEN Virtual Conference in Atlanta, GA. Registration is now closed.  Check back to the Georgia blog to learn about more great in-person events sponsored by the Georgia Leadership Council. Join thousands of educators online and in-person as the DEN team goes house to house to explore the […]

  20. DENSI Project: Managing Video Projects

    This year at the DEN Summer Institute (DENSI), participants created projects to be included as professional development assets for use by Discovery Educators. Here’s one from PA STAR Discovery Educator, Vicki Reed on Managing Video Projects. All Discovery Educators have access to the DENSI projects and more via the Educator Resources section. Simply search for […]

  21. Energy Balance 101

    Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation just announced the launch of a new online curriculum powered by Discovery Education. Promoting ways to help young people achieve a healthy weight through energy balance – calories in and calories out – this curriculum is now available at no cost to educators at www.energybalance101.com This engaging new curriculum, jointly developed […]