Tag archives for Florida Events

  1. Register Today for the FETC Pre-Conference Day of Discovery!

    Hello and Happy New Year! Let’s kick this year off right with a Day of Discovery in sunny Florida!  We are very pleased to invite you to the FETC Pre-Conference Day of Discovery in Orlando in a few weeks and we hope you all can join us! This interactive day of free professional development will […]

  2. 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 […]

  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. Welcome to Discovery: NEFEC and it's 15 Member Districts

    NEFEC (North East Florida Educational Consortium)  recently purchased Discovery Education Streaming Plus and Discovery Media Share for all 15 member districts in North East Florida. The Discovery team held train the trainer sessions in Lake City for NEFEC members responsible for training in their home counties on July 20 & 21, 2009.  Welcome to teachers/staff […]

  5. FETC and iPods

    How many of you are ready to unleash the true power of the iPod? I have been an observer and after seeing Hall’s presentation today, I need an iPod! Did you know that you can download any quicktime movie and place it on your iPod?  Probably.  But did you also know that you can take […]

  6. FETC Pre-conference

    Wow!  What an exciting week!  The pre-conference started Wednesday morning at Universal Studios.  When I arrived in the parking lot, Scott Kinney and Hall Davidson were in the car next to us.  Danielle got out and gave the lady in the car a big hug and they took a photo.  She came over and I […]

  7. Making History

    What an honor!  Wendy Norton, STAR DEN member and her students from Bellalago Charter Academy in Kissimmee, FL witnessed the live downlink of the ISS (International Space Station) today at the Discovery Store in Orlando’s Mall at Millenia. I must say that when I came to the   have event, I was really coming to […]

  8. FETC is just around the corner!

    FETC (Florida Educational Technology Conference) is my favorite conference.  It is known as one of the best in the nation and is in our own state!  Last year, Danielle and I were just beginining as DEN Field Managers and had the privilege of hosting the first DEN preconference event for FETC ever.  It was informative […]

  9. Are You A Trep?

    Saturday, Aug. 26th, the South Florida DEN joined 250 teachers on an entrepreneurial field trip with their own children and grandchildren.  The teachers watched hundreds of TREPs in action during this cool day at Wannado City.  The term TREP (enTREPreneur) has been coined to mean, "a 30-year old or younger who owns his/her own business."  […]

  10. Great Fun in South Florida

    It is an amazing gift to travel to places in Florida that I would have never had the  opportunity to visit except that great teachers live there!  Last week I had the privilege to work with three distinct groups of educators:  the whole faculty of Coral Springs Christian Academy, some of our Palm Beach DEN […]

  11. Wannado City

    Get ready Florida teachers!  The South Florida DEN invites you to join us at Wannado City’s Back to School Open House event. This is an amazing opportunity for you (especially if you have kids) to come connect with one another and be amazed at what they have created at Wannado City for kids.  The day […]

  12. Kudos to the North Florida DEN!

    Danielle Abernethy and the North Florida DEN sure know how to throw a great DEN event.  DEN baby Donovan, Debbie, Jonathan, Kyle and I from South Florida had so much fun joining the North Florida DEN members at the Devils Rays beautiful stadium, Tropicana Field.  There were so many talented DEN members sharing what they […]

  13. DEN Camp 3

    Although I have lived in Florida for 18 years, I never knew that Fort Pierce is the Sunrise City!  How can you resist going to the beach for sunrise when you are in the Sunrise City?  On the second day of St. Lucie County’s second DEN camp, I ran over to the beach for sunrise […]

  14. The Masterpieces Are Displayed

    Fourteen talented teachers displayed their "masterpieces" today but not before we had a full and creative day.  Linda Borek, Instructional Technology Specialist for video editing for Osceola County, showed us the benefits of using Producer to create blended videos.  She demonstrated how we could create a mix of PowerPoint, digital picture slide shows, audio and […]

  15. Builder Day

    The Osceola DEN Camp is part of a larger group of teachers in Summer Institute. Over 50 teachers plus our group are all learning how to integrate technology and prepare lessons for next year.  Today in DEN camp, we had "Builder Day" – Quiz Builder, Assignment Builder and Writing Prompt Builder.  I was able to […]

  16. DEN Camp in Osceola County Continues

    While you are creating masterpieces, it is very important to enjoy eating creatively also!  For lunch today, Lance and the ladies continued to enjoy the gifts of collaboration, creativity and camaraderie.  We went to this incredible little restaurant in Kissimmee called the Broadway Coffee & Art Restaurant.  The food was delicious and we really enjoyed […]

  17. DEN Camp in Osceola County

    Fifteen ladies and Lance make for a great DEN Camp in Osceola County this week! Discovery Education and Osceola County School District have teamed up to sponsor Advanced DEN Camp.  These teachers have committed to create a Unit Plan for their classrooms for the 2006-2007 school year.  We are encouraging them to join with our […]

  18. DEN Camp in St. Lucie County

    St. Lucie County teachers developed some very creative Unit Plans during DEN Camp Monday and Tuesday. I had such a great time with these 23 teachers as we learned so many new tricks together.  Carole Gooden, our very first DEN member in Florida, saw the value of our DEN Camp training and just knew her […]

  19. 50 Ways

    We had so much fun tonight! Vivian, Karen, Mary, Joyce, Fotini and I had a wonderful three hour training on the 50 Ways to Use unitedstreaming. This is one of our favorite trainings at Discovery AND it has become all the more special with the NEW unitedstreaming.  A series of four trainings are available for […]

  20. The Launch Party

    This is an exciting week!  Not only did we have a 12 hour Streamathon on Monday, 6/5/06 for the grand opening of the NEW unitedstreaming, Danielle Abernethy, Matt Monjan and I hosted a Launch Party on Tuesday 06/06/06. I think this was such a tribute to the power of technology and the empowerment that being […]

  21. CyberSpot

    I live in a most unique city, St. Cloud, Florida.  We are the first city in the nation that has FREE wireless internet provided for its citizens!  What a cool deal that is for our local DEN members and teachers who use unitedstreaming.  I have begun a series of four trainings that I will be […]

  22. Palm Beach Techs in Style!

    On Saturday, April 29th, Palm Beach County School District hosted one of the largest and classiest events for teachers.  Well over 1200 teachers attended this great day. With 144 sessions to chose from, opening and closing speakers and an official exhibition floor, we all had a full day.   The weather was exceptional and there […]

  23. Palm Beach County

    Check this out!  Palm Beach County School District has put together a technology conference for their teachers and 1600 have registered for this Saturday 4/29!  Wow!  I have the honor of joining them to help them continue to get better and better with the integration of technology using digital video and to encourage them to […]