From guest blogger, Howard Martin: Digital video has had a presence in Austin for a good number of years. The Austin Student Digital Film Festival (ASDFF) has been providing an outlet for teachers and student for the last 8 years to show off their digital films. This year, the ASDFF Showcase event will be held
Maybe you are burned out, chilling out after TAKS, or maybe you would just like to get away, but need an excuse . . . you are in luck! Region One is hosting its annual Technology Conference in beautiful South Padre. The conference will be May 12-15, but it is not too late to register!
Remember the last few years when spring at the DEN means recruiting? Well, this year, spring at the DEN means sharing! The DEN is building a wonderful library of resources for teachers which cannot be done without the help of fabulous DEN members like you! Between now and May 22, any STAR Discovery Educator who
As a result of the growing presence of the state-based leadership councils and their activities, the DEN has decided to begin an annual review and election process. What does this mean to you? It means that now is your opportunity to express your interest in becoming an active member of the Texas Leadership Council. If
The TCEA 2010 Call for Proposals deadline is approaching. You have until May 8 to submit your proposal to present at the 30th annual convention of the Texas Computer Educators Association. The theme is “Charting New Waters.” Submit your proposal as a presentation, workshop, BYOL, or model classroom. For more information, click HERE.
As everyone probably knows by now, Discovery Education is starting a new program called Discovery Student Adventures. Through this program, teachers and students will go on educational trips to various countries. Since this is the pilot year, Discovery created a special opportunity for nine STAR educators to take trips to Australia, China, or South Africa
What? We just finished another great TCEA! Yes, the call for participation for TCEA 2010 is now open. TCEA 2010 is entitled “Charting New Waters” and submission of proposals is open until May 8. It’s time to be thinking about what session(s) you’d like to present and get those proposals turned in! Visit TCEA’s website
Of course you do, because that is what the awesome educators in the Discovery Educator Network do, right? The other thing we do well is to collaborate and Indiana University needs your help! They are conducting a study on how teachers use technology in their classrooms, how they learn about technology, and how it impacts
If you’ve been watching the announcements from the Discovery Education team about what is in store for 2009, you’ve been blown away by their commitment to making the DEN stronger than ever, with more resources, more educators, and more activities that will enhance student success in all of our classrooms. Continuing long-standing programs (national institute),
After a great Day of Discovery in Austin, eight teachers have joined the ranks of the STAR DEN Educators. We are very happy to recognize these teachers for their effort in supporting a rich curriculum that takes advantage of the technology tools our students are learning to use in and out of the classroom. Welcome,