Tag archives for Discovery Educator Network (DEN)

  1. Project-Based Learning with Tim Childers, DEN Guru #svc2011

    Some people go above and beyond. Tim Childers very graciously (and under less than ideal conditions) shared his PowerPoint. I am sitting in the dark with no electricity and 15 minutes left on my laptop battery. I have a faint wifi signal from my phone. Tim Childers is the first generation DEN GURU, and his […]

  2. Time, Differentiation and Online Publishing Dr. Lodge McCammon

    Dr. Lodge McCammon is no stranger to Discovery; he has created special presentations for many of our special events. Today, he joins us with Katie, a teacher and co-presenter from NC. Lodge works with the Friday Institute and has created the FIZZ Learning Framework. Lodge says that the new generation of learning is publishing, a […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. Shining STARS at at the DEN PreCon 2011

    The many faces you saw at the PreCon are the same faces of DEN STARS and GURUS you will see at PETE&C. Here are some of them we captured Beyond the Textbook. These DEN STARS shared at the Lunch and Learn session. These are the faces of the sharers and the sharing, DEN STARS all. […]

  5. DEN PreCon 2011 Resources: Concurrent Sessions and Lunch & Learn

    If you missed some of the concurrent sessions or the Lunch and Learn breakout sessions, our new Regional Coordinator, Cynthia Brown, collected resources I am sharing here. In addition, Patti Duncan created Edmodo codes for each session, so I culled the resources from the Lunch & Learn sharing sessions. Sit back and relax as you […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. 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 […]

  9. Guest Blogger Jennifer Brinson’s Reflections on #EduCon 2.3: Inspiration Despite Exhaustion

    Brinson’s new blog, Learning Litany Jennifer Brinson is a STAR Discovery Educator, PA DEN LC Events Team, Keystone Technology Integrator and an occasional guest blogger on the DEN Blog Network. After spending the last three days attending/participating in EduCon 2.3 at Science Leadership Academy in Philadelphia, PA my body is screaming for sleep and my […]

  10. Are You Attending the DEN PreCon @ PETE&C 2011?

    Join us Sunday, February 13, 2011 for the Discovery Educator Network PreCon, Beyond the Textbook, featuring Hall Davidson as our opening and closing Keynote. Five exciting concurrent AM & PM presentations and lunch and learn laptop presentations pack an educationally-rich 9-5 day at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center, Hershey, PA. If you plan on […]

  11. Gathering Goodies on a Snow Day

    Nothing beats a snow day. Educators love a day off as much as their students (sometimes more, don’t you think…). Catching up on some great opportunities I’d like to share. If you’re snowed in and want a refresher course (perhaps for creating PD for your teachers as an IC or you are a newbie), try […]

  12. 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 […]

  13. Closing the DEN SCICon with Stormchaser Reed Timmer: Into the Storm ~ Following the Love of Science

    Brad Fountain Leave it to the DEN SciCon to deliver professional development that is relevant, authentic, inquiry-based, global, and interactive with the best-in-the-business presenters. Add to that streaming live. Love it. Always appreciate when you can find everything in one place. That’s just one of the things I love about Discovery Education. Another is this […]

  14. Top Ten Free Science Resources from Discovery Education: DEN SCIcon with Lance Rougeux

    Lance Rougeux is hosting a collaborative sharing of free science resources from DE with the winners of the Siemens Challenge 2010. At the halfway mark, we begin with the Top 10. Lance stated that there are many partnerships between Discovery and global resources, but these 10 provide labs and interactive educational resources. You can find […]

  15. 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 […]

  16. Learning on Facebook from Former Students & Discovering Fabulous Things

    Up early on Sunday morning, reading Facebook and came across a repost from a former Salisbury High School student, Mike Wohlberg. He was ahead of his time in many ways, especially good in the fine arts, and an expert in technology, media production, almost anything tech related. I learned so much from him. So I […]

  17. Venice Beach Photowalk – CHANGE OF DATE – December 18, 2010

    Join DEN Members for a morning of photography, networking, and fun, all while adding more resources to the DEN library of media! DEN STAR and digital photography expert Ken Shelton will be on hand to lead us on a photowalk – the same route that was part of the Worldwide Photowalk this summer. We’ll explore […]

  18. Dear DEN…

    Dear Discovery Educator Network, Recently I had my annual get-together with some close friends from college, most of whom are teachers. One of them is not only teaching her regular courses but is also an adjunct at her local community college. She bemoaned the fact that she had been asked to share her many resources […]

  19. Evaluation and Feedback for Improving Student Learning…in a Digital World

    As my personal learning network evolves, I am constantly overwhelmed and amazed at the depth of knowledge our DEN community shares; especially through its blog posts.  Recently, a few blog posts caught my eye and challenged my own thinking on the subject of student evaluation in an increasingly digital world. If you haven’t seen it […]

  20. Glogster and Discovery Education – A Good Team!

    Educators attending GaETC on Nov. 4th were invited to a reception at Georgia Public Broadcasting with Glogster!  Teachers attending this GA DEN event learned how to use Glogster’s education platform with Discovery Education content to engage and motivate students, and enhance their learning. If you use Glogster with your students, please respond to this post […]

  21. Wisconsin DEN & the Apple Store

    On Saturday, November 6, approximately 25 DEN and STAR DEN members from across the state attended an incredible Day of Discovery at the Apple Store at the Mayfair Mall  in Milwaukee, WI.  What could be better than a customized workshop uniting The Discovery Educator Network and Apple?  The day started at 8:00 with a delicious […]

  22. DEN Virtual Conference Is Here!

    Fall VirtCon 2010 Saturday, October 23, 2010 9AM to 3 PM ET Download the flyer Cost: FREE Register for the virtual sessions (Beginning at 8am ET, you can click this same link to join the event!) Schedule: 9-9:50 AM It’s Not the Technology, It’s the Education Gail Lovely Web 2.0 tools are cool. iPads, cell […]

  23. Welcome New DEN STARs!

    Please welcome these new DEN STARs: Jacqueline Albus, VA Keri Baldwin, WV Sandra Baustert, FL Lisa Chambers, AK Janice Cranford, FL Marsha Cruce, FL Lori Davis, IL Marie DesJardins, Saskatchewan Mary Dhein, AZ Aimee Engleka, PA Carl Frank, AR Michele Giardino, NJ Rachel Heil, VA Lisa Hughes, IN Lisa Hunt, RI Deborah Kelchner, RI Betty […]

  24. 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 […]