Tag archives for Discovery Educator Network (DEN)

  1. Kyle Schutt: Spelunking for Resources ~ Free Tools from Discovery Education at #DENSI2012

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    Kyle Schutt is part of the Discovery Team and part of what he does is let us know Discovery does. And that’s A LOT. How would you even know some of these things are there? That’s Kyle’s job. His resources can be found by clicking here. This presentation is about the gems of DE, and […]

  2. Paul Andersen: Reflecting on the Classroom Game Design at #DENSI2012

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    Day 2 of LiveStream-ing from Bozeman, MT at the DENSI 2012 Summer Institute begins with a keynote from Paul Andersen. For those of attending virtually, a special shout out to Steve Dembo, aka Teach42, for streaming all day from sessions in Ballroom A. Thanks, Steve! A very special thank you to Peggy George for providing […]

  3. Hall Davidson: Totally Fake Ways to Blow Your Kids’ Minds with an iPad at #DENSI2012

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    As mobiles like the iPad developed great apps for cameras, microphones, sensors, images, an imagination, there is a lurking potential for playfulness. Can iPads really see through the human body, X-ray inanimate objects, see through metal, detect emotions, and print out rocks? It appears that they can — or you can certainly make it seem […]

  4. Ginny Washburne: Brain-Friendly Learning at #DENSI2012

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    What does the latest brain research reveal about teaching and learning? Ginny Washburne will present the latest in neuroscience and explore how implementing a few simple brain friendly teaching strategies can assist in fostering a successful learning environment. Ginny’s goal is discussion, so our virtual audience will use the chat feature on LiveStream. Our session’s […]

  5. David Warlick, Keynote at #DENSI2012: Cracking the ‘Native’ Information Experience

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    Our very own DEN Princess Porter Wideman Porter kicks off the Monday session in Bozeman, MT where DEN STARS and GURUs join the DEN Social Media Team to teach and learn at the premier Discovery Education summer event. Following Porter’s inimitable introductions, Lance Rougeux, Executive VP, welcomed his virtual audience. Shifting to the Bozeman team, […]

  6. Join us for the ISTE Day of Discovery!

    Register today! 2012 ISTE Pre-Conference Day of Discovery University of San Diego Saturday, June 23, 2012 http://links.discoveryeducation.com/2012ISTE Join Discovery Education, Adobe Youth Voices, Discovery Educator Network Gurus, and educators from across the country for a Day of Discovery in San Diego, CA. This unique day of free professional development will highlight creative ways to engage […]

  7. Sneak Peek Webinar Series in May

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      Be the first to get a look at back-to-school updates to Discovery Education resources! You’ve asked for it, and we’ve listened: get a sneak peek at the exciting changes we’re making to Discovery Education this summer, and find out how we’re going mobile, social, and adding even more functionality for you and your students. […]

  8. Cool Educational Uses for QR Codes: DEN STAR Rita Mortenson @ 2012 Social Learning Summit

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    DEN STAR Rita Mortenson uses QR codes to do scavenger hunts, catalog their school library, for their freshmen transition program and so much more. There are so many unique and creative uses to include audio files, video files as well as various handouts and assessments. This session will be a great way for you to […]

  9. The First Truly Collaborative, Impromptu, Online Social Keynote in the History of The World

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    Educational Partnerships and Global Learning Initiatives Director of the Discovery Educator Network, Hall Davidson is the guru of virtual environments, learning with mobile devices, media technology, digital textbooks and quite honestly, whatever is trending in technology. For Hall’s resources, click here. Leave it to hall to do something uniquely different. I’d expect nothing less. He’s […]

  10. Closing the STE…M Gap: Mathematics Integration through 21st C Publishing

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    Want to empower your students to create 21st century STEM projects. Want to help close the STE….M Gap? DEN STAR Peg Hartwig shows you how to close the gap with web 2.0 tools and iPad apps to create dynamic, engaging STEM application productions. I joined this session about 5 minutes into the presentation (apologies, Peg). Peg […]

  11. Ten Media Tips-n-Tricks You Can Use in Your Classroom Tomorrow – And One to Inspire You

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    “There just isn’t enough time to learn something new!” Sound familiar? In this session Matt Monjan, Vice President Account Management for the Discovery Educator Network, promises you will learn 10 easy ways to use media in your classroom–and one thing that might inspire you. Take Discovery Education and add a few Web 2.0 tools and you […]

  12. The Importance and Seriousness of Silly: Dean Shareski at 2012 Social Learning Summit

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    Presenting from Fredriction, New Brunswick, Canada, Dean Shareski, featured presenter and Discovery Educator Network Community Manager explores the importance and necessity of being social and the increasing blurring of professional and personal. An important question with a divided answer, Dean asks how the use of Twitter, Facebook, and blogs impact professional learning in a social […]

  13. Anywhere, Anytime Learning: Chad Lehman at 2012 Social Learning Summit

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    Wish you could take control of your professional development by finding resources online to meet your learning needs? Ever remember a PD day that just did not meet your needs? Chad Lehman, Discovery Educator Network Community Manager will explore a variety of free places online to find professional development opportunities on topics of your choice. […]

  14. Becoming Social(er): Why Does Community Matter?

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    Former middle school teacher in Philadelphia, PA turned policy specialist at the PA Dept. of Ed. and now VP of Learning Communities and Instructional Implementation at Discovery Education. In short, teacher, husband of a teacher, DENthusiast, and co-founder of the Purple Feet Foundation. Meet Lance Rougeux as he engages in a conversation about benefits and […]

  15. You’re Invited to the DEN Spring Virtual Conference

    The Discovery Education Louisiana Leadership Council is excited to host a Discovery event in south Louisiana. Join us on Saturday, April 21, 2012, from 8 AM – 2 PM at the Livingston Parish School Board Office in Livingston for an amazing in-person event for the Discovery Education Virtual Conference. We will spend the day building a face […]

  16. Spring Virtual & Live Social Summit in WI

    Saturday April 21st 8:00AM – 1:00 PM Join us Live  or Virtually!   The Discovery Educator Network is mixing it up a little this spring and trying something different. Instead of the typical Spring Virtual Conference, the DEN has partnered with Classroom 2.0 to present the Social Learning Summit. This event will take the place of the […]

  17. Have Horse, Will Travel

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    Until I met Jan Abernethy, I never wanted to be anyone else. But right now, I think Being Jan Abernethy would make for an interesting life  ~  and a fantastic movie. Her nearly 2000 mile jaunt on Sweetie to the DENSI 12 humbles and energizes me. Nothing like a vicarious experience you wish were really […]

  18. 3 Cs + Grow & Learn = Fun the DEN Way

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    Because she’s a DEN STAR and outgoing PA DEN LC Events Chair, Jennifer Brinson understands and emulates the 3 Cs: connect, collaborate, and communicate. A veteran presenter, she intuits growing learning, making it fun the DEN way. So it’s no surprise that she volunteered to present at my former school district, Salisbury Township, during a […]

  19. Win a FLIP Camera at Annual CUE 2012!

    DEN STARs – are you going to Annual CUE 2012 in Palm Springs? Join the Discovery Educator Network California Leadership Council for an evening of networking, fun, prizes, and more!  We’ll celebrate DEN STARs with learning stations showcasing multimedia integration and the best of DEN. And don’t be tardy for the party – we’ll raffle […]

  20. Mush! + MT Trek = Inspiring Journeys

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    Inspiration is like an unexpected gift; it meets and greets you in unsuspecting ways, energizing. So it was that I settled down with 2 romping kittens, a galumphing black Lab, and my laptop in the sun room (glorious with sun today) and morning coffee, off to troll the DEN blogs. The joys of retirement–working on […]

  21. Top 20 Educators to Watch Includes Texas’ own Andrea Keller

    What an honor it is for Texas to have their very own National School Board Association Top 20 to watch on the Leadership Council! Below is the excerpt posted on the NSBA site. Make sure to take a moment and congratulate her! She certainly deserves it! Andrea Keller, LIFE K-5 Special Education Teacher, Elliott Elementary […]

  22. PETE&C DEN PreCon 2012 Resources

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    The best in the business–our PreCon presenters this year surpassed expectations. From California to the east coast, this PreCon promised and delivered an amazing day of learning and teaching the DEN way, creating and sharing. Exemplars all, they provided their resources quickly (thank you, Porter for collating) but I was the slow one. To make […]

  23. Appy Hour at the iCafe with the TX DEN

    Come Join the TX DEN for our first Tweet Chat Appy Hour on Twitter ~ Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 6pm CST with hashtag #appyhour. During this fun hour of learning, the TX DEN will lead discussions on using Apps effectively throughout the content areas in k-12 education. While its important to know the best […]