Tag Archives: Education Issues

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"Managing Life" and Educon 2.2

"Managing Life" and Educon 2.2

I was extremely disappointed that I didn’t get to make the trek out to Philly this past weekend for Educon2.2. I missed out on the conversations & connections face to face, but was able to catch a few sessions virtually. One of the sessions I attended was called Managing Life and Personal Learning Environments in

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Christian Long and The Alice Project: Falling Down the Virtual Rabbit Hole

Christian Long believes that we are architects of the future and questions what does great teaching and learning look like? To demonstrate his point, he brought students Benedikt Kroll and Michael Nathman who experienced self teaching and learning through an interesting project: Falling Down the “Alice Project” Rabbit Hole as together students inverted traditional high

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DEN SCIcon 2010 Resources

  When Brad Fountain says that DEN SCIcon 2010 was “an amazing event,” he was totally on target. Here’s what he said on his blog, Science in Action: What an amazing event!! SCIcon exceeded everyone’s expectations in turnout, community involvement, and enhancing science instruction. We had approximately 500 individuals attend virtually including attendees from Australia,

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STEM Connect and Siemens STEM Academy

Discovery Education is really stepping up to meet the needs of educators in the area of STEM; Science, Technology, Math and Engineering. Before you stop reading because you think, “This doesn’t apply to me. I teach third grade, or fifth grade.” In the wise words of one PA DEN STAR, LC Event chair, and scientist

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The New Permanent Record with Steve Dembo

Steve Dembo’s slides from Media Share for The New Permanent Record In partnership with Comcast from Discovery Education, this newest partnership is geared to students, teachers, and parents in Indiana, to provide great resources for this state. Available for Comcast subscribers, this service provides a web-based, online, on-demand library of DE resources of local, national,

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Meeting a Storm Chaser!

In my current position, or should I say positions(I wear many hats) I get to see a lot of exciting activities.  In addition to being the Director of Technology Integration for Propel Schools, I am the science coordinator.  I am the SOS or Specialist on Site.  I believe that this was due to my knowledge

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National Safe Schools Week

Investigation Discovery and National PTA announced today a year-long partnership that will kick off during October’s National Safe Schools Week, which empowers communities to keep their schools safe by encouraging everyone to stand up against school violence.  As the organizations’ first joint campaign, ID and PTA will launch STAND UP FOR KIDS: NATIONAL SAFE SCHOOLS

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Scott Kinney on the Future of Education

Today, the House Education and Labor Committee held a hearing to examine how technology, innovative education tools, and digital content are transforming and improving education in America. The DEN’s very own Scott Kinney, Vice President of Outreach and Professional Development for Discovery Education, served as one of seven panelists who testified as to how technology

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Scott Kinney on the Future of Learning

Today, the House Education and Labor Committee held a hearing to examine how technology, innovative education tools, and digital content are transforming and improving education in America.  The DEN’s very own Scott Kinney, Vice President of Outreach and Professional Development for Discovery Education, served as one of seven panelists who testified as to how technology

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