Tag archives for PETE&C

  1. Join us at PETE&C: Feb. 8, 2015 PreConference

    There are a few seats left for this weekend’s event! Be sure to register and join us for the full-day pre-conference event as we launch the 2015 DENapalooza Tour: A Spotlight on Strategies at PETE&C Sunday, February 8, 2015 9am- 4pm ET Teachers and administrators will have the opportunity to connect with and learn from each other, […]

  2. Rockin’ with Cardboard and Foamboard


    Hall Davidson can really “rock it”. At Sunday’s DEN Pre-con before PETE&C he shared some cool ways to go digital with some very non-digital items.  In his first session, Build a Digital Classroom from a Cardboard Box, Hall demonstrated how a Rock-It portable vibrating speaker can amplify the audio on your iPhone, iPod, or iPad […]

  3. PETE&C DEN Star Spotlight Episode One


    Over the past ten years I have been lucky enough to attend and present at the Pennsylvania Educational Technology Conference and Expo.  It has really grown over the years.  PETE&C has attracted some great keynote speakers such as Jeff Corwin and Dan Pink.  This year the keynote speakers are Jonathan Strickland senior writer for HowStuffWorks.com and co-host […]

  4. iPad Session at PETE&C Precon…will you be there?

    I can’t wait for PETE&C to get started.  Especially since it kicks off with the Discovery Education Precon Event highlighting “the” Hall Davidson as our opening keynote!  If you haven’t registered, but are interested in going, send Cynthia an email at cynthia_m_brown@discovery.com Another feature of our Precon is the iLearn with iPads session.  I’ll be […]

  5. Gathering Goodies on a Snow Day

    Nothing beats a snow day. Educators love a day off as much as their students (sometimes more, don’t you think…). Catching up on some great opportunities I’d like to share. If you’re snowed in and want a refresher course (perhaps for creating PD for your teachers as an IC or you are a newbie), try […]

  6. Using Ning as a School Social Network: Dianne Krause

    DEN STAR Dianne Krause‘s wiki houses more resources than those for PETE&C, so you might want to visit it. Presenting 3 sessions at this conference, Dianne is a seasoned presenter. Using Ning as a School Social Network requires students, according to Dianne and law, to be at least 13 years old. She has graciously shared […]

  7. Beyond the Textbook: DEN PreCon 2010

    Your DEN Leadership Councils (PA, NJ, NY) and our Discovery Managers and Directors have worked hard to bring educators the best preconference yet. Unless you are working with the team, it is really hard to imagine how much behind-the-scenes work goes into planning and making the DEN PreCon an enriching professional development experience. With over […]

  8. Top 10 Ways to Pop Your Blog ~ Beyond the Writing

    Beyond the Writing, Top 10 Ways to Pop Your Blog: 1. First Impressions Count: Header and Tag Line If you are Steve Dembo, aka Teach 42, his domain name (and yes, his son has one too), you really do not need a tag line explaining what a reader can expect to find on your blog. […]

  9. Beyond the Textbook: DEN PreCon at PETE&C

    Beyond the Textbook DEN Preconference Event Sunday, February 21, 2010 We are very excited about our DEN PreCon Event at PETE&C. We have an amazing agenda this year, and we are certain you will be pleased with the session choices. For your convenience, a schedule of the days activities is listed, followed by session descriptions, […]

  10. Spinning a Digital Story with Web 2.0 and Steve Dembo

    Online video chat by Ustream 50 Ways to Tell a Digital Story Web 2.0 tools, usually free, but can disappear from the digital landscape. Biographies with Blabberize:could use a triangle to describe its formulas; original song in music class; world language instruction; ;has an experimental SuperBlabber with scenes view. Check out the Plagiarism Yoda. ToonDoo: […]

  11. Beyond Essays: Digital Stories, New Media Narrative and the Emerging Nature of Literacy with Jason Ohler

    Tapping the Power of Discovery Dr. Jason Ohler, author of Digital Storytelling in the Classroom: New Media Pathways to Literacy, Learning, and Creativity, is the Discovery Educator Network’s PETE&C Pre-Conference Keynote. Matt Monjon, now responsible for one-half of the nation’s state DENs, moderating the days’ events, welcomed the Leadership Council members, DEN STARS, and Keystone […]