Tag archives for EVENTS

  1. Streamathon 2010

    The 5th annual Discovery Education Streamathon is September 14, 2010. We’ve got a full day of information-packed sessions on how to integrate DE streaming and the newest online technologies used by today’s media-savvy students into classroom instruction. Here’s the schedule. Come for an hour or spend the entire day with us! (All times are eastern […]

  2. Staples Teacher Appreciation Day

    Thank you to all of the teachers that stopped by the Discovery Education booth at the Staples Teacher Appreciation Event in Vernon.  There were teachers lined outside the door at 8:30 before the store opened at 9:00.  It was so exciting talking to educators about how we use Discovery Education in our district and our […]

  3. August 21st Reminder: Staples Appreciation Day

    Connecticut Discovery Educator Network (DEN) Leadership Council members will be at the Vernon and Wallingford Staples stores in CT on their Teacher Appreciation Day from 9 AM to 11AM. We will be there to inform teachers about Discovery Education services and the DEN STAR programs. The Vernon store is located at 35 Talcottville Road and […]

  4. Mark Your Calendars for Streamathon 2010

    The 5th annual Discovery Education Streamathon is September 14, 2010. We’ve got a full day of information-packed sessions on how to integrate DE streaming and the newest online technologies used by today’s media-savvy students into classroom instruction. Here’s the schedule. Come for an hour or spend the entire day with us! (All times are eastern […]

  5. DEN Book Club Part 2

    DEN Book Club Part 2…. We are several weeks into the Book Club, reading the book ‘Wikinomics – How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything’ by Don Tapscott & Anthony Williams.  The reading of each chapter has brought a bigger understanding of how business entities need to change with the tide, or in a sense, change with […]

  6. Leadership on the Move

    DEN LC’s are enjoying a busy week with “Discovering” new ways of sharing in education.  Evelyn McFadden and Karen Wells are representing the Arkansas Leadership Council. They started off their week with a three hour session of FIZZ.  No, it wasn’t a carbonated drink…but it was an active session with the unpredictable Dr. Lodge McCammon. They […]

  7. ISTE 2010

    This weekend the ISTE 2010 Conference kicks off in Denver. I am fortunate to be able to go and combine a little technology, with mountains, and old friends, three things dear to my heart. Even if you are not in a role as a pure technologist in your teaching, every teacher who uses technology deserves […]

  8. Second Annual National DEN Geocaching Day

    On May 22, 2010, the DEN will host its second annual DEN Geocaching Day. Every Discovery Educator is encouraged to venture out with some colleagues on May 22 and have some fun geocaching as you connect with your fellow educators one more time before the summer. To help get you ready we have a series […]

  9. MASS Day of Discovery on May 22

    Connecticut wants to support our neighbors in Massachusetts on their Day of Discovery on May 22, 2010. Specifically for New England educators, this exciting and interactive day of professional development will highlight creative ways to engage students and invigorate curriculum using 21st century digital resources. The day is from 9:00-3:30 at Xavierian Brothers High School […]

  10. DEN Opportunities and Deadlines

    The poets claim that April is the cruelest month, but those of us in the DEN know April is the BUSIEST month. With that in mind, her is your list of opportunities and deadlines. Upcoming Webinars: Register at: http://community.discoveryeducation.com/webinar. The Way I See It with Dr. Temple Grandin Tuesday, April 13 at 7 PM ET […]

  11. Great DEN Doings

    There’s so much going on in the DEN and Discovery. Here’s your to-do list for the next week. My favorite (since I cannot do the Institute with a baby cria hitting the ground in early June) is Take the Stress out of the Test. Very cool ideas. DEN National Institute: Application Opens Next Friday We […]

  12. DEN Events at NSTA

    Image via Wikipedia Join your fellow STARs in historic Philadelphia, PA during NSTA. STAR Dinner – Wednesday, March 17th from 5:30-8:00 PM at City Tavern. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Brad Fountain (brad_fountain@discovery.com). Space is extremely limited. LIFE Screening – Thursday, March 18th (6 PM) at the Franklin Institute. Please complete […]

  13. Beyond the Textbook: DEN PreCon 2010

    Your DEN Leadership Councils (PA, NJ, NY) and our Discovery Managers and Directors have worked hard to bring educators the best preconference yet. Unless you are working with the team, it is really hard to imagine how much behind-the-scenes work goes into planning and making the DEN PreCon an enriching professional development experience. With over […]

  14. DEN LC Insider Info

    Scott Kinney, Vice-President of Professional Develepment and Outreach at Discovery, opened the DEN LC New Year with a DEN Leadership Council Insider webinar, an event that Discovery will reprise monthly for whole council webinars Although these webinars are intended for DEN LCs, DEN STARS are welcome to attend as well. Lance Rougeux began by thanking […]

  15. Google Academy for Administrators – Part Two

    Just before the holidays I wrote a post here about the upcoming Google Teacher Academy for Administrators, and the conversations that had broken out on Twitter and blogs about the offering. I would be remiss if I did not post a link to Mark Wagner’s thoughtful response in his Educational Technology and Life blog which […]

  16. Brace for Impact

      The CT DEN Leadership Council was invited to the world premiere screening of the new TLC special “Brace for Impact: The story behind the miraculous landing of U.S. Airways Flight 1549 on the Hudson.”  The CT Leadership Council was able to meet members from neighboring Leadership Councils and share in the excitement. Receptions were held […]