Tag archives for Featured

  1. Session Archives from DENSI 2014

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    The DEN Summer Institute wrapped up last week. It was a great week with over 125 educators gathering at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN to learn, share, and collaborate with each other. From what I saw throughout the week, they also had a little fun! On Tuesday and Wednesday, attendees had a chance to attend […]

  2. DEN Summer School: August 2014

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    Discovery Education invites all educators across North America to get back in gear for the new school year and avoid the “summer slide” with the Discovery Educator Network (DEN) Summer School. Launching August 1, this month-long initiative will provide educators with new tactics and strategies for transforming teaching and learning with digital content and educational […]

  3. DSN Summer Series Has Launched

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    The Discovery Student Network has launched its Summer Series, designed to keep students learning and exploring over the summer. The collection of Boards, created in Board Builder, is comprised of weekly-themed boards filled with resources and activities, such as at-home science, model-making, videos, audio books, experiments, ideating, reading, creating, and more. Every Friday is “Board Not […]

  4. Spotlight on Strategies

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    I’ve been fortunate to attend several events lately where the spotlight has shined on our Spotlight on Strategy series. We’ve held 5 DENapalooza events this spring and at each one, have focused at least one session on this Discovery Education gem. The feedback we received after each event was very good, but many of the […]

  5. Summer Lovin’ Webinar

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    Join us on Wednesday, June 4 for another What’s the 4-1-1? webinar. This month, the topic will be Summer Lovin’ – ideas to keep you and your students connected throughout the summer. In addition, we’ll share four integration strategy, a partnership program, and a trending educational topic. Wednesday, June 4 7:00 pm ET     […]

  6. The 2014 DENny Awards Ceremony

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    The prestigious DENny Awards were held last night with much fanfare. This annual event is an opportunity for your Discovery Education team to formally recognize some of the amazing things that members of the DEN community are doing. We know this is just a small sample of the greatness in the DEN, but are thrilled […]

  7. Live Virtual Event: An Ultimate Cool School Assembly

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      REGISTER TODAY: An Ultimate Cool School Assembly Bending the Elements: Exploring the Way the World Works Tune into our Siemens Science Day Ultimate Cool School Assembly as Patti Duncan presents fun and interactive science activities and highlights the importance of science literacy. During this webcast, students will be amazed as they witness interactive demonstrations […]

  8. DENny Awards – May 22 7:00 pm ET

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    Join us at this annual event where we recognize members of the DEN Community who have gone above and beyond for the community during the school year.  With categories like Best DEN Event, the RJ Stangerlin (for excellence in blogging), and Rising STAR (for new STARs), we recognize greatness within the community.There are many different […]

  9. 30 Minutes of Discovery: May 16

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    DISCOVERY EDUCATION UNVEILS NEW ANNUAL EVENT FOR STUDENTS On May 16th, encourage your students to spend 30 Minutes exploring their own interests and discovering new ones in their Discovery Education student accounts. Frogs – yep! Music – yep! The history of airplanes – yep! The sky’s the limit: just explore and enjoy. When they’re done […]

  10. DEN Geocaching Day – May 17, 2014

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    Are you interested in exploring the great outdoors with friends? Are you interested in gathering with fellow DEN members? Are you interested in going on a hi-tech treasure hunt? If you answered yes to any or all of these questions, you should participating in DEN Geocaching Day on Saturday, May 17th. Geocaching is a free, real-world outdoor […]

  11. Happy Pi Day! Resources & Activities

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    Happy Pi Day! I’ve created boards (one for the US and one for Canada) with the Top 3.14 Resources & Activities for elementary, middle, and high school students. Please note: the “.14″ activity is about “pie/pi” and, in particular, “Raspberry Pie/Raspberry Pi.” Click on the US or Canada board to use. Enjoy!  

  12. Applying to the DEN Summer Institute

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    We are currently accepting applications for the the DEN Summer Institute. This week-long residential style professional development opportunity brings STAR Discovery Educators from all over together to energize their own teaching. This year, the DEN Summer Institute will take place at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN from July 13-18. The institute is free, but there is […]

  13. In Search of Class of 2014 DEN Gurus

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    We know that the DEN community is full of talent. Every STAR has his/her own special talents, skills, and passion for utilizing digital content across the curriculum. To recognize that talent, we established the DEN Guru program. DEN Gurus are STAR Discovery Educators who possess expertise in one or more pedagogical topics, have demonstrated their expertise […]

  14. Apply to Attend #DENSI2014

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    The Discovery Educator Network Summer Institute (DENSI) is a unique weeklong residential style professional development opportunity that brings together STAR Discovery Educators from across disciplines and geography with a common mission to energize their own teaching through the power of collaboration, technology, and fun. This year, we’ll be gathering on the banks of the Cumberland […]

  15. Future@Now: Feb. 26

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    Join Discovery Education for the second annual Future@Now forum to discuss the transition from traditional classrooms to digital classrooms. Built off the discussions from last year, this new agenda focuses on the critical steps necessary to successfully implement digital learning. Future@Now: Roadmap to the Digital Transition will give attendees the opportunity to hear practical advice […]

  16. DEN Digital Learning Day: Feb. 5

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    Digital Learning Day, organized by the Alliance for Excellent Education, is an annual celebration of innovative teachers and common-sense, effective applications of digital learning in schools that support teachers, improve learning, and provide options for students to achieve at their highest potential. For members of the Discovery Educator Network, digital learning is not just a […]

  17. DEN Connects: Olympics!

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    Are you and your students excited about the start of the Winter Olympics? The excellence, the competition, the history… so much to explore. Join us now for a special DEN Connects Olympics theme. We look at the History of the Olympics, Training for the Olympics, the Paralympics, and Hosting the Olympics. DEN Connects allows you […]

  18. Featured Board: Math Concepts

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    Teachers want students to understand concepts and be able to explain their learning. Sure, there’s always a test or report a student could create, but what about a multimedia board sharing what they’ve learned? This week’s Discovery Education Board Builder Featured Board does just that. Take a look at the screen shot below of a […]

  19. Share Some KinDENess in December

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            Celebrate and share the special ways you, your students, your schools, your community, and your colleagues help others- it is called #kinDENess! The great thing about being part of the DEN is that I am surrounded by hard-working, selfless, smart people!  The ways that this community of educators share ideas and […]

  20. (Re)Introducing Global Wrap

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    Through a partnership with news leader MacNeil Lehrer Productions, Discovery Education brings you Global Wrap, a weekly news summary of the most pressing global news.  These videos, usually less than five minutes, give students a great recap of news from around the world in terms they’ll understand.  Take a look at the latest edition here. […]

  21. LIVE Virtual Field Trip from the Weather Channel!

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      Explore the science behind severe weather and learn how to stay safe and prepared. Discovery Education and The Weather Channel invite you to attend a virtual event LIVE from The Weather Channel on December 11th at 1pm ET. Meteorologists from The Weather Channel will discuss the science behind hurricanes, tornadoes and other severe weather […]

  22. November DEN Community Calendar

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    November is here and after hearing so many great comments about the DEN Connected Educator Month calendar of activities, we’ve decided to continue with the idea. You can always find the community calendar on the DEN Community site, but we’ve included it below as well. Explore the DEN Community Calendar for November and see what’s […]