Tag archives for PD Event

  1. Michigan PD Opportunities – "Tech or Treat" on October 23

    Want to join thousands of educators who are passionate about integrating media into their instruction and collaborating with each other to improve student achievement? Then attend the DEN Fall Virtual Conference on October 23!  During this unique (and free) professional development event you have the flexibility to attend online or in-person at one of two regional […]

  2. Fun Learning

    I’m at the DEN Leadership Council Institute in Boston this week with 75 other amazing DEN leaders from across the country.  This evening we participated in an AmeriDEN Idol competition.  What a fun structure for learning!  Each team (of approximately ten people) were given four minutes to deliver a presentation to the others…   a web site, online tool, video, etc.  The DEN team hammed […]

  3. Geocaching Day 2010: Michigan Locations

    Greetings fellow Michiganders.  The DEN team here in Michigan is hosting two locations for DEN Geocaching Day on May 22nd, 2010.  One location will be in West Bloomfield, MI and the other will be in Battle Creek, MI.  Click on the city names to register for either location.  Below you will find a flyer for […]

  4. Flint Area Virtual Conference In-Person Site

    Spring Virtual Conference 2010: Connect the Thoughts Saturday, April 24, 8:30AM – 4PM Join the Discovery Educator Network for an in-person event at: Genesee Intermediate School District  2413 W. Maple Ave. Flint, MI 48507 Breakfast, lunch and prizes will be provided for FREE! Come spend the day learning and networking with colleagues and friends. Register […]

  5. Toledo location for the Spring Virtual Conference

    Spring Virtual Conference 2010: Connect the Thoughts Saturday, April 24, 9AM – 4PM Join the Discovery Educator Network for an in-person event at: Gesu Elementary School, 2045 Parkside Boulevard, Toledo, Ohio 43607 Breakfast, lunch and prizes will be provided for FREE! Come spend the day learning and networking with colleagues and friends. Register at: http://tinyurl.com/ykcj97n […]

  6. Kalamazoo Day of Discovery

    Beyond the Textbook A Day of Discovery for Michigan Educators       Join MACUL’s Keynote Speaker, Steve Dembo, for an engaging, technology-infused professional development workshop focused on creative ways to use digital media in the classroom. Learn techniques to inspire your students and maximize the resources from Discovery Education streaming. A former kindergarten teacher and school […]

  7. Some DenTastic Webinars

    There are some interesting webinars coming up. Check them out! Becoming a Storm Ready School Webinar Monday, November 16 at 4 PM ET Learn how your school or district can easily become certified as StormReady.  Guest speaker Angelia Enyedi from NOAA’s National Weather Service will walk educators and district administrators through the simple process as […]

  8. Awesome Summer Professional Development

    Get ready for a new school year with the DEN!  The entire month of August is jam-packed with free webinars.  Tell a colleague, invite your principal and join us for Summer School with the DEN.  Enroll today at: http://community.discoveryeducation.com/webinar.All sessions begin at 11 AM EST.  Digital Storytelling Week 8/3/09: Thinking Outside the Slide: Creating non-linear […]

  9. Geocaching Day

    The Michigan DEN had two teams: one in Commerce and the other in Battle Creek/Kalamazoo.  The Commerce team had a blast!  We found 5 caches and hiked some beautiful trails in Proud Lake Recreation Area.  We saw snakes, spiders, frogs, herons, and of course lots of mosquitos.  We nearly lost a couple of teachers who […]

  10. Virtual Conference, Saturday April 25

    The Spring DEN Conference is coming up soon!  When? Saturday, April 25, 2009 9 AM to 3 PM EDT Where? Online How much? Free. The day will feature a special presentation from Chris Lehmann, Principal of the Science Leadership Academy in the School District of Philadelphia as well as a great lineup of sessions from […]

  11. Grown Up Digital Webinar TONIGHT

    Join us tonight (March 23) at 7:00 PM EDT for a very special webinar with Grown Up Digital author Don Tapscott.  IT’S FREE!  About Grown Up Digital Poised to transform every social institution, the Net Generation is reshaping the form and functions of school, work, and even democracy. Simply put, the wave of youth, aged […]

  12. Invitation to the Kalamazoo Day of Discovery, Feb 6, 2009

    Join us for an engaging, technology-infused professional development workshop focused on creative ways to use digital media in the classroom. Learn techniques to inspire your students and maximize the resources from Discovery Education streaming.  “50 Ways to Integrate DE Streaming” and “Extreme Makeover: Education Edition” are just a couple of the sessions that will be […]

  13. Planning for DEN Events 2009

    Last night I attended a planning meeting/webinar with the DEN Leadership team.  Many topics were discussed:  retreats, state Leadership Council elections, a Symposium before the NECC Conference, Virtual Conferences, a Geocaching Day, and DEN Gurus!  Want to know more?  Dates and details are in the presentation below. Den 2009 Webex View SlideShare presentation or Upload your […]

  14. Jason Ohler Session, Wed 12/17, 7PM

    Jason Ohler is this month’s featured speaker on Discovery Education’s EdTech Connect.  I got to know him last March when he came to the MACUL Conference.  The Elemenary Education Special Interest Group sponsored a digital storytelling pre-conference session faciliated by Jason Ohler and it was FANTASTIC.  He understands the importance of telling a good story, and […]