Tag archives for Opportunities

  1. What's Up With The DEN?

    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), […]

  2. Austin Hosting Day of Discovery

    This just in from Howard Martin, events planner for the Texas Leadership Council/Austin area: “Austin, Texas is gearing up for a great Day of Discovery on December 6th. Discovery Education Regional Manager Justin Karkow will be bringing a host of Discovery resources with him to provide an exciting day of discussion and training. Local DEN […]

  3. Region One Hosts Day of Discovery

    The Region One Education Service Center and Discovery Education will be hosting a Day of Discovery on November 15, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The day will include topics such as Streaming Overview, 50 Ways and Beyond to Integrate Discovery Education, Powerful Multimedia Presentations and Digital Storytelling. As with every Discovery Education event, […]

  4. Welcome New STARs!

    The DENliest catch season is still upon us! I hope all of our STARs are out there recruiting new STARs so that Texas can continue to be the biggest and the best! Please take some time to welcome these new STARs: Keishla Ceaser-Jones Christi Hicks Jacqueline Mamou Joanna Ortega Carol Richmond Marlene Robbins Charlotte Solorio […]

  5. Region XI Hosts First Virtual Conference

    Virtual learning is virtually everywhere! (ok, sorry about that, just had to do it!). the Region XI ESC is hosting its first-ever virtual conference! The conference will be conducted November 10-14 and will have live sessions as well as on-demand sessions. One of the featured keynotes is Discovery Education’s own Hall Davidson! I will have […]

  6. Live! It's a Virtual Conference!

    Last Saturday, October 25, was the second Discovery Education virtual conference. The Texas Leadership Council hosted a live, in-person event throughout the day at the Notre Dame School in Dallas. Several area educators attended, watched some of the virtual presentations, enjoyed breakout sessions, and had a great breakfast and lunch from Cafe Express, courtesy of […]

  7. Green Light Contest

    PC Mall Gov, along with Hewlett-Packard, InFocus, and T.H.E. Journal is sponsoring a contest that encourages middle and high school students to move towards a greener future. It is an essay contest entitled “Green Light”. Students in grades 5-12 (in two categories, 5-8 and 9-12), will submit essays of 1,000 words or less describing how […]

  8. Your Opportunity to Virtually Shine!

    Region XI (Fort Worth) is hosting a Virtual Technology Conference November 10-14, 2008. The really cool thing about it being a virtual conference is that you don’t have to be from the Fort Worth area to attend OR to present! They are still accepting proposals for presentations. If you’d like to join Hall Davidson (keynote), […]

  9. NECC 2009 Call For Participation

    Whether you’ve ever been there or not, you have hopefully heard of the National Educational Computing Conference (NECC) sponsored by ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) every year. This annual conference is a definite must-attend, as there will be over 17,000 educators, administrators, and others interested in technology in education there to share their experiences, […]

  10. Put On Your Press Hat For Project Report

    YouTube, in partnership with the Pulitzer Center has launched a new video contest that sounds interesting. This contest gives participants an opportunity to show their journalism skills and report on issues and individuals who are under-covered in today’s media. The first round of the contest requires entrants to produce a video about an individual in […]

  11. Infinity Project Offers Scholarships

    The Infinity Project, creators of a nationally recognized curriculum designed to bring math and science to life for students in grades 6-12 through engineering principles, have announced that they will be offering professional development scholarships to 48 middle and high school teachers in the state of Texas. The Infinity Project operates with support from Southern […]

  12. Live From The Field Fellowship

    Earthwatch Institute is offering Live From the Field Fellowships to K-12 educators. The program has become so popular that they have received additional funding to add another 40 educator fellows each year for the next three years! Here’s the overview (from the Earthwatch Institute website): “Live from the Field Overview Live From the Field fellows […]

  13. Upcoming Deadlines!

    Okay, first of all, I cannot believe it has been two weeks since I posted to this blog! It seems like when the school year starts to wind down, everything ramps up and guess what gets set aside? That’s right . . . everything we enjoy! I wanted to be sure to make everyone aware […]

  14. Call for Presenters: K12 Online Conference 2008

    The third annual K12 Online Conference will be held October 20-31, 2008. This is a wonderful opportunity for professional development which is conducted entirely online. Deadline for submissions is June 23. The theme for this year’s conference is “Amplifying Possibilities”. Accepted proposals will fit into one of four strands: Getting Started; Kicking It Up A […]