Tag archives for PD Event

  1. One-to-One Webinar

    I am facilitating a webinar with Michael Gielniak and Kate Kennedy for the One-to-One Institute tomorrow (Dec 11, 2008) at 2pm EST on Wimba.  The topic is “Implementing a one-to-one program.”  We’ll be sharing info about 1:1 sustainability, best practices in the 1:1 classroom, and the latest regarding 1:1 evaluation/research.  If you are available at 2pm and want to listen in, […]

  2. Michigan Virtual/FTF Conference

    What an awesome day!  The Michigan Leadership Council hosted an in-person professional development day for teachers at Haslett High School.  This was co-sponsored by Discovery Education and MACUL (Michigan Association of Computer Users for Learning).  Mike Bryant, Discovery Regional Manager, made a surprise visit.  He announced that our Michigan event had the most people registered nation-wide! In addition […]

  3. DEN Virtual/Face-to-Face Conference on October 25

    There is a “Day of Discovery” event coming up soon, and you won’t want to miss it!  The Discovery Educator Network is having its second annual Virtual Conference on Saturday, October 25.   The DEN Virtual Conference provides a unique opportunity to learn powerful ways to integrate digital media and Web 2.0 tools into your instruction as well as discover […]


    Mark your calendar! The K-12 online conference is coming soon! It officially begins the week of October 13th. Session teasers, short videos to entice you to tune in, are available now. Educators from around the world who are interested in innovative ways technology can be used to improve learning will participate. The theme is “Amplifying […]

  5. DEN Streamathon a Huge Success!

    I was able to attend several of the sessions throughout today’s Streamathon.  Kudos to all the presenters!  The chat rooms were lively and folks were very appreciative of the fantastic professional development offered.  The sessions will be archived for later viewing on the DEN national blog. I posted some of the web 2.0 tools that […]

  6. Streamathon Schedule Now Available!

    On September 23rd, from 9 AM EDT until 9 PM EDT, th DEN will be sharing a new presentation every hour on the hour.  Come for 1 hour or spend the entire day with us! Click here to register for the event.  streamathon 2008 Schedule (all times EDT) 9 AM (Justin Karkow) DE streaming 101 – New content, new […]

  7. Tech Camp 2008!

    Over fifty educators from southwest Michigan and around the State participated in TechCamp 2008 August 19 & 20 at Berrien RESA in Berrien Springs in beautiful southwest Michigan. TechCamp 2008 was a Michigan DEN event sponsored by Berrien RESA and Discovery Education. Kevin Clark, Berrien RESA Instructional Technology Consultant, coordinated TechCamp. Participants engaged in active […]

  8. Mark Your Calendars!

    Two on-line events are coming up soon!  Mark your calendars for: STREAMATHON:  September 23 from 9am-9pm EST.  Attend when you can! DEN Virtual Conference: October 25.  This will be a combination of face-to-face and on-line sessions. Details about these two events will be posted soon.

  9. Immersed in Technology

    This week, along with a few of my fellow Michigan DEN members, I have had an amazing opportunity for professional development. I have been attending the DEN Leadership Council Institute training at Discovery Headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect, as I have never had the chance to attend an […]

  10. DEN Event in Berrien Springs, Aug 19 & 20, 2008!

    TechCamp 2008 is a two-day technology integration event featuring over 20 hands-on sessions for all K-12 educators. Matt Monjan of Discovery Education will deliver a luncheon keynote and will be on hand to present in concurrent sessions. The host is the Instructional Technology Department of Berrien RESA in Berrien Springs, Michigan. Get geared-up for the […]

  11. Lunch & Learn with the DEN in Hamilton!

    On Wednesday, May 8, 175 Hamilton Schools staff members picked up new Mac Book Pros and attended breakout sessions throughout the day to get started using them. One highlight was the “Lunch and Learn” event sponsored by the Discovery Education Network, featuring Mike Bryant.  According to Andy Losik, one of the organizers of the day-long event, “Mike […]

  12. MI DEN Networking Event at MACUL

    The Michigan DEN got together for an evening of fun and networking last night. There were over 80 people from all over the state of Michigan there. Our goal is to increase the number of STAR DEN members. Click here to apply! Summer institute dates were announced and we saw the new Discovery Science (free […]

  13. DEN Social Event at MACUL

    If you will be in Grand Rapids for MACUL next week, please plan to attend the DEN social event scheduled for Thursday, March 6th. DEN members are invited to meet at the Amway hotel for wine and appetizers from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Find out what’s new with the Michigan Leadership Council and the DEN. We would […]

  14. MACUL Session

    The world is getting smaller, as countries strive to work together, and classrooms are opening up to connect with people outside of their classroom walls. The adage,” Think Globally. Act Locally,” is now an essential part of many school activities. Global connections is about thinking globally, communicating with others outside your local community, broadening your […]

  15. MACUL Session

    Eric Strommer, Michigan DEN Events Team Member, will be demonstrating the software Inspiration at the Model Classroom at the MACUL Conference in Grand Rapids.   Come see him demonstrate how teachers can plan, complete and present projects by creating graphic organizers using pictures, text and spoken words. These visual learning tools help students build essential thinking and […]

  16. MACUL Session

    Cindy Carson, Michigan DEN Chairperson, will be presenting at MACUL on Friday, March 7, from 11:30-12:30.  The session title is “Discovery Streaming…Did they“GET” it?” Here’s Cindy’s description:  Discovery Streaming video clips introduce, reinforce, and review content taught in the classroom.  Participants will learn the benefits of using “Turning Point” interactive classroom response technology, along with […]

  17. MACUL Conference Session

    MI DEN Leadership Council member, Melissa White, will be presenting at the upcoming MACUL Conference. Her session title is “Tech Gadgets and Web 2.0.” Below is Melissa’s description of her session.   Come check out Carolyn’s and my new favorite gadgets and Web 2.0 sites at our session Thursday afternoon. We will be showcasing Skype […]

  18. MACUL Conference Session

    I’ve been off this week for mid-winter break, and have spent lots of time preparing for my MACUL presentation. The MACUL Conference is coming up…  March 6-7.  I’m going to be highlighting presentations that will be facilitated by MI DEN members on this blog, and thought I would start out by highlighting my session. I […]