Tag archives for EVENTS

  1. Northern California Workshop – Harvesting the DE Classroom Manager

    Join Martha Snider, California DEN STAR and Leadership Council Member, for this hands-on workshop! About: This “Make and Take” is open to all! Not only will you learn how to create interactive writing prompts, quizzes, and assignments, you will discover how easy it is to use the Classroom Manager to provide your students with learning […]

  2. Home Stretch of the DEN Membership Season – These Places Still Need Players!

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      In the final stretch of the DEN Membership Season, who will take home the coveted DEN MVP jerseys?  For most places, the game is down to the wire, but in some states and provinces, the field is wide open!  I don’t want to totally give it away, so if you happen live in a […]

  3. The DEN Membership Field is Wide Open!

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    With three weeks left, it is still anybody’s game in the Discovery Educator Network Membership Season!  Every state and province will have one MVP – aside from bragging rights, you’ll also be the only one in your state or province that gets to sport the exclusive 2011 DEN jersey. Get started today!  To report your […]

  4. FL DEN GEOCACHING DAY 2011

    On May 21, 2011 we will host DEN Geocaching Day! Every Discovery Educator is encouraged to venture out with some colleagues on May 21 and have some fun geocaching as you connect with your fellow educators one more time before the summer. Do you want to join us? For muggles (non-geocachers) and pros alike, we’re […]

  5. Project-Based Learning ~ A Menu of Ideas: Jennifer Brinson #SSDOD2011

    Jen Brinson graciously shared her resources. Pbl a menu of ideas View more presentations from jbrinson Learning and Teaching Pyramid: 21st Century Style Jen began by debunking a few myths about Project-Based Learning, including that whether you call it Project, Problem, or Challenge-Based Learning, it’s all the same thing. How you design and craft your […]

  6. Teaching Humanitites in the Digital Age: Porter Palmer #DOD2011

    L2R: Porter Palmer & Kyle Schutt, DEN Managers Porter Palmer, DEN Manager, is a wonderful friend and a great addition to the DE team. I met her years ago at a Summer Institute and have been following her ever since. Did you know that Discovery Education has hundreds of speeches with speech guides and transcripts […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. Educator Day of Discovery Sneak Peek: 7 May 2011

    My favorite place to be on May 7, 2011? 1 Discovery Place, Silver Spring, MD for the annual Day of Discovery for Educators. Catch a Sneak Peek, compliments of our point person for PA and this DOD, organizer Cynthia Brown, DEN Account Manager, Discovery Education. Educator Day of Discovery: Sneak Peek Agenda Related articles Administrator’s […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. Upcoming Discovery Events

    Hello, DEN STARs! I wanted to reach out to you with some friendly reminders about upcoming DEN events. April 30, 2011 > 2011 DEN Spring Virtual Conference The 2011 DEN Spring Virtual Conference is coming up this Saturday, and it features a fantastic lineup of presenters including Dr. Lodge McCammon and Rushton Hurley who will […]

  11. 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 […]

  12. 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 […]

  13. 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 […]

  14. 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 […]

  15. Join the GA DEN for SCICon 2011!

    There are still spaces available! Register now to join the Georgia DEN for SCICon 2011! Connect with educators from all over the country, and learn about the Georgia DEN during this FREE and unique professional development experience where you can learn about the educational programming offered by the Flint RiverQuarium, participate in engaging hands-on science […]

  16. 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 […]

  17. Virtual Conference Archives posted!

    Six hours worth of fantastic professional development have now been converted and posted!  You’ll find sessions from Gail Lovely, Hall Davidson, Kyle Schutt, Porter Palmer, Whitney Mihoulidies, and Steve Dembo, all available for viewing online or download. Did you attend the Virtual Conference?  If so, share a highlight or two from the event in the […]

  18. Upcoming Events – Pre CECA Day of Discovery and CECA Conference

    A final reminder that the Pre CECA Day of Discovery is set and ready to go this Saturday, October 16.  It will take place at Smith Middle School in Glastonbury from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM.  Steve Dembo from Discovery Education will be presenting the keynote “Learning to Speak Native”.  There will be numerous break […]

  19. It's a Wrap! Max Kleene Concert

    There was a great turn out for the Max Kleene concert on September 22 at the DEN in SL ! This Canadian with the awesome voice performed live from Niagara Falls, Canada, for not only teachers in attendance but several of his loyal followers who never want to miss a performance. What was especially terrific […]

  20. Registration Open for FREE CECA Pre-Conference Day of Discovery, Saturday, October 16, 2010

    Discovery Education, Glastonbury Public Schools, and the Connecticut DEN Leadership Council are proud to present a CECA Pre-Conference Day of Discovery at Smith Middle School in Glastonbury, CT on October 16, 2010. Designed specifically for Connecticut educators, this exciting and interactive day of professional development will highlight creative ways to engage students and invigorate curriculum […]