Tag archives for Discovery Educators

  1. Virtual Conference – Attend in Person as well @ Adlai Stevenson High School

     Join us for the Discovery Educator Network Virtual Conference on Saturday, October 25, 2008 at Adlai Stevenson High School! Here’s information on visiting Stevenson: http://www.district125.k12.il.us/documentation/maps/map_to_shs.pdf DIRECTIONS: Tri-State, Milwaukee Ave. or Rt. 41 to Rt. 22, West on 22 to school. -OR – Rt. 53 North to Lake Cook Rd. East. to Buffalo Grove Rd. North […]

  2. Call for Student Writers for ICE CUBE Newsletter

    For the upcoming issue of the ICE CUBE we are putting out a call for articles written by students! Inspired by David Jakes’ article at the Techlearning.com blog. We are accepting his challenge, a call for educators, to ask students, to focus on what technology means within their learning experience. We are soliciting feedback, by […]

  3. IL-TCE February 26-29 • Pheasant Run Resort • St. Charles, IL

    Discovery Educator Network – Events DEN Networking Social Thursday, February 28 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Pheasant Run Resort • Pool Atrium Presentations by Comcast & Discovery Education Sneak peak at upcoming additions to Discovery Education streaming and beyond. Registration Page DEN Booth Presentations 20 min DEN STAR presentations in the booth Sign-up to […]

  4. IL-TCE 2008 "Learning without Boundaries" Feb. 26-29, 2008

    Hey everyone… Who is going to IL-TCE 2008 “Learning without Boundaries” Feb. 26-29, 2008? This is the biggest Tech Education event in Illinois. Workshops begin February 26th and 27th and the main events take place February 28th and 29th. Organizers of the event want to encourage you all to register asap as they will cancel […]

  5. Technology Media Fair in need of Online Volunteers

    The Irving Independent School District in Irving, Texas has an annual Technology Media Fair. This year, the district has opened up several categories for online judging. The hope, above all, is that this will help keep district students excited about technology and about sharing their work with a global audience. This is where you come […]

  6. What are we doing in Illinois to address the ethical use of technology?

    Today’s entry is really a question and a promotion for a project I am trying to put together for Middle School students. What are we doing in Illinois to address the ethical use of technology? Scott Meech is trying to put together a project for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students that will address ethical […]

  7. Classroom Performance Systems

    As an added benefit of being a STAR Discovery Educator, we are pleased to offer you a special discount opportunity to purchase a Classroom Performance System in partnership with eInstruction!  Through this partnership, you can purchase the CPS IR 32-pad system from eInstruction at a very attractive price of $995 plus shipping charges.  This is […]

  8. IETC DEN Reception

    On November 15-17, the 13th annual Illinois Education and Technology Conference will be held at the Crowne Plaza Conference Center in Springfield. Several Discovery Educators from Illinois will be doing presentations on Thursday and Friday, and I have made arrangements once again for a DEN Reception to be held on Thursday, November 16, from 5:15 […]

  9. Transform Your Classroom

    I have had the pleasure over the past year or so of awarding several LCD projectors to Discovery Educators in Illinois in recognition of their efforts in sharing their expertise with colleagues, contributing valuable materials to the Educator Resource library, and participating in special professional development events. I am writing now to announce the next […]

  10. A DEN Bag of Tricks

    With Halloween just around the corner, the Discovery Educator Network has a "bag of tricks" for you. Have you shared your unitedstreaming knowledge and expertise with your colleagues recently? Did you learn something interesting at a workshop and are looking for ways to show others what you learned? If so, this is a great time […]

  11. Reach STAR Status in the DEN

    As the DEN grows, we want to encourage our members to grow with us.  Therefore, we are enhancing the Discovery Educator Network so that we can offer special recognition and opportunities to members who actively participate. The most significant change to the structure of the DEN is the addition of a new level of membership. […]

  12. Global Education Partnership

    If you have been reading the national DEN blog posts recently, you know that a team of active unitedstreaming users and several Discovery employees have traveled to South Africa to visit schools and historical sites. What you may not know is that this journey is a part of a larger and more comprehensive program sponsored […]

  13. First Anniversary Survey

    In conjunction with the first anniversary of the creation of the Discovery Educator Network, all Discovery Educators recently received a message with a link to a survey. If you are a member of the Network and have not yet completed the survey, we would be grateful if you would take a few minutes to provide […]

  14. A New Contest Winner

    The Spring DEN competition ended on Friday, and I was pleased that a large number of Discovery Educators shared with me the ways that they have been active in the schools and districts. I am very pleased to announce that the winner of the InFocus LCD projector is Barb Baumann. Barb teaches in the Fieldcrest […]

  15. Constructing The Future

    Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of joining several of my colleagues from Discovery Education at the 61st Annual Conference and Exhibit Show at McCormick Place in Chicago hosted by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. The theme of this year’s program was “Constructing the Future-Challenging the Past,” and it was a great […]