Tag archives for EVENTS

  1. Florida DEN In Person Event – SCIcon 2010 Bradenton

    What do you get when you mix DE streaming, DE Science and the plethora of free resources available through Discovery education?  The perfect formula of a fun filled day! Also known as:   Join the DEN community for our first ever Science-themed virtual conference! Saturday, January 9, 2010 9 AM to 4 PM ET Drop […]

  2. Propel Montour to host DEN SCIcon 2010

     What a great place to hold an event for Discovery Education…a school.  No room fees, no charge for Internet, and we even get to sit in those little chairs.  I was pretty pumped up when I found out that Propel Montour would be hosting this very unique virtual conference on January 9th. Even though it is […]

  3. Sea World…. Welcomes Denny to the FL DEN LC!

    Hello World! The November 7th Sea World event was a great eye-opener! Our group’s quest was to find out as much as we could about sharks for the day.  We spent several minutes hunting and finding the ‘Shark Den’ and once we arrived, we watched the sharks swim and took many pictures! From there, we […]

  4. DEN Fall Virtual Conference '09

    While it may have been a gray day in Maryland, it was a perfect day for a virtual conference and meeting up at 1 DP. I think this was the biggest conference for the DEN with 300+ participants. If you missed it, don’t worry because all of the sessions were archived.Thanks goes to:   Our […]

  5. Gentle Reminder: Newbie Session

    Do you wonder how you can keep your avatar from slumping over mid-conversation (not polite) or use your camera tool to view what’s on the second floor without going actually going up there? Do you know how close someone needs to be to hear “chat” conversation? Or when to “whisper” or “shout”? Do you want […]

  6. Looking Ahead

    Because of the Discovery Streamathon the DEN in Second Life is taking a break from weekly workshops tonight.  But don’t go far, because the next few weeks are jam packed with a variety of events:  Sept. 30 – Get up to speed on Student Access to Discovery Education services with Smellslike Magic (RL Mike Bryant) […]

  7. TONIGHT! Pack Your Curiosity and GO

    DATE: Aug 26 WORKSHOP: Pack your Curiosity and GO! Part 2 PRESENTER: Demb Oh DESCRIPTION: 3 trips, 9 teachers, 36 students, and the adventure of a lifetime! From Cape Town to Johannesburg, and then on to the African bush, come see what happened to STAR Discovery Educators as they journeyed around the world and used […]

  8. It's Staples Teacher Appreciation Day Time!

    For any of you who live in or near Harford County, Maryland, be sure to stop by Staples in the Tollgate Shopping Center, Bel Air on Saturday, August 15.  I will be there from 9 to 1 greeting teachers and letting them know about the Discovery Educator Network.  Renee Henderson will be at the Staples in Clinton, […]

  9. You won't want to miss this!

    Coming up on Wednesday, July 29, the DEN in SL will have special guest speakers, Dr. Bryan Setser, Chief Executive Officer of the North Carolina Virtual Public School, and Jennifer Nobles, who is the Modular Learning Specialist and Virtual Worlds Coordinator for the school. They will be presenting a workshop entitled: A Blended Virtual Ecosytem: […]

  10. It's a Wrap! Pack Your Curiosity and GO!

    The photos were amazing, and the stories were told with passion. Last night Augustus Godenot ( Ken Shelton RL) with the help of ROW Drumbeat ( Carol Anne Mcguire RL ) shared their adventure made possible by Discovery Student Adventure. Check out the student blogs about Australia to learn more about the hands on learning […]

  11. It's a Wrap!

    Tonight the DEN in SL hosted a Newbie Session led by Beth Kohnke.  We had a small group and were able to address individual needs. We learned how to open boxes, use gestures & animations, find events in SL and use voice.  We had a great time and we hope the new members of our […]

  12. More and Muir Ways to Being Green by Lance

    10 things you can do to become a GREENER Teacher Blackle.com instead of Google.com, black background on the search page. Blackle also has games. Does Blackle really save energy? Green resources from DiscoveryStreaming. There is a documentary about the tornado that hit Greensburg, Kansas narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio. This is how the town rebuilt with […]

  13. Getting Funny with Brad Fountain

    Learning at the DEN Symposium is non-stop. Today we had many choices of workshops and this one with Bran Fountain delivered many new ideas for use in the classroom. You can use the funnies or comics for a timeline, historical figures, instructions, dialogue punctuation, character analysis, plot analysis, storytelling, pre-writing tool, post-reading tool, and teaching […]