Tag archives for News

  1. DENliest Catch – DEN Challenge!

    Where do they come up with these challenge names?  Well, I love this one – The DENliest Catch!  Here are the details copied from the national blog.  Come on, PA, let’s help out “Captian” Monjan set sail with the Mid-Atlantic DEN! The DEN fleet has left the harbor and is looking for a bountiful fall […]

  2. Teach 21st Century Skills or Fail

    Cross posted on Cliotech I thought that the message would resonate particularly powerfully among Discovery Educators. That is the take-away message from a new report released by the Partnership for 21st Century Skills. eSchoolNews reported today “The report, called “21st Century Skills, Education, and Competitiveness,” argues that for the United States to be globally competitive–and […]

  3. Networking 101 – Reach for the STARs

    Note: cross-posted on Cliotech Education Week published an article today as part of their ongoing series on Curriculum and Teachers. The article highlights the Discovery Educator Network and features numerous DEN STARs. Here are a few highlights: “We have a user group that’s very passionate about the product,” said Mr. Kinney. “But we want to […]

  4. LA Welcomes New STAR Educators

    Congratulations to our new DE STAR Educator! Debra Coleman We appreciate your commitment to students and learning. Welcome Aboard to one of the best resources available to educators worldwide! Stay tuned to our LA DEN Blog for exciting events this coming year! Check out our list of new STARS just this year! Louisiana is on […]

  5. Ever wanted to have a "Second Life"…Check it out…

    Ever thought you were to old to play video games? Well… “Second Life” is a virtual community that is similar to a video game but has great value in joining. You can download it and begin by creating your avatar. Participation in “Second Life” provides a virtual area where you can collaborate with other educators. […]

  6. DEN-Virtual Conference…Greatest Virtual and Live Event In the South

    Two great Louisiana locations and one great Discovery Education Network Virtual Conference on February 2nd! Don’t miss out! Louisiana is fortunate enough to host two “Live” conferences including awesome keynotes speakers and breakout sessions. If you live in North Louisiana you can attend the “Live” conference at Northwood High School in Shreveport and if you […]

  7. LPB Upcoming Events

    I hope that you all are having a good year. I am not sure how many of you get LPB information from Ellen Wydra, Ph.D., Director of Educational Television and Technology, so I am copying this useful information for you all. Enjoy…Karrie See below for the copy info…   1) LPB will be broadcasting the […]

  8. Technology Media Fair is looking for judges.

    See below for a great opportunity to get involved with other leadership councils. I hope that everyone has a safe holiday season and a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Karrie Elaine Plybon, blog coordinator for the Texas DEN Leadership Council, needs YOU! The Irving Independent School District in Irving, Texas, for which she […]

  9. EdTechConnect…check it out

    EdTechConnect w ith Daniel Pink, December 12th 7:00pm EST Daniel Pink , bestselling author of A WHOLE NEW MIND, will describe how three powerful economic forces are putting a premium on right-brain abilities in the workforce. He’ll describe the six artistic, empathic abilities that now matter most — and discuss how educators are beginning to […]

  10. Louisiana Launches Leadership Council!

    Hello Louisiana! This is our first official blog for the Louisiana DEN!  This blog’s purpose is to be a place for sharing ideas, links, and cool tools.  We are excited to be a part of the DEN community where the support is unparalleled.  We thrive on communication and education about technology, especially how it impacts our classrooms and our students! We have a brief introduction […]

  11. Maintain Your Star Status!

    This was posted by Lance on the National Blog…If you are not subscribed to it through RSS or Feedblitz I would highly recommend it. It’s quick and easy, just enter your email address on the National Page and voila! You’re Done! For those of you that are not STAR members at the present time, it’s […]

  12. Reach STAR Status in the DEN

    As the DEN grows, we want to encourage our members to grow with us.  Therefore, we are enhancing the Discovery Educator Network so that we can offer special recognition and opportunities to members that actively participate. The most significant change to the structure of the DEN is the addition of a new level of membership. […]

  13. DEN Survey

    We need your help South Florida!  We all know that it’s summer and you can do things in a more relaxed style, but we need your help to finish our end of the school year goals.  Discovery is trying to get a feel for how we can serve you and bring you the most valuable […]

  14. "Drill Down"

    (By Brad Fountain – Field Manager North and South Carolina)Have you noticed the new search feature on the NEW unitedstreaming site?  Are you aware of all it can do.  You might consider it an advanced filtering system for the purposes of this post I am going to refer to it as the ability to "Drill […]

  15. Audio Files

    (from Chris Marshall – South Texas DEN Field Manager) The NEW unitedstreaming is here and each day this week we’ll be presenting a new feature here on the blog.  So be sure to tune in each day to find out about something new. So listen up for today’s feature.  Have you ever wished you had […]

  16. More Key Features and Functionality of the new unitedstreaming

    The new unitedstreaming will include innovative teacher tools, such as the Assignment Builder and Quiz Center, allowing educators to select content for student access.  The new Writing Prompt Generator tool will work with any image on unitedstreaming allowing you to create your own writing prompts. Teacher-Managed Student Access Students will be able to access and […]

  17. Key Features and Functionality of the NEW unitedstreaming

      Besides an enhanced site design, the new unitedstreaming will include improved search functionality for more accurate results, faster.  A dynamic drill-down navigation menu will drive targeted search results. In addition, you will continue to have the ability to search by keyword, subject, grade or curriculum standard. New Video ContentMore than 1,000 new titles will […]

  18. Launch Party

    Introducing the new unitedstreaming  As a Discovery Educator and leader in digital media, you are one of the first to learn about the new unitedstreaming.   Discovery Education unitedstreaming—the largest and most up-to-date library of video content and teacher resources—is getting even better.  Coming early this summer, the new unitedstreaming will deliver new and enhanced features, […]

  19. Discovery and iTunes

    This is great news! Discovery and iTunes have partnered to bring digital video into the palm of your hand. My nephew was telling me how much he loves Myth Busters.  Can you imagine how cool it would be to be able to check out your favorite episodes?  Some of the shows you can check out […]