Tag archives for Professional Development

  1. Enter the Auschwitz: The Past is Present ITeach Professional Development Contest Today

    The USC Shoah Foundation and Discovery Education present Auschwitz: The Past is Present ITeach Professional Development Contest Enter today for your chance to join an international group of educators on a once-in-a-lifetime professional development experience taking place in Poland on January 24-27, 2015 to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Enter today […]

  2. Back-to-School with DE

    It’s that time of year again! Come join us in Delaware for a workshop that is sure to get you charged up and ready for going Back-to-School! Not only will you get a sneak peek at the site enhancements for DiscoveryEducation.com, but you will also learn new strategies for engaging students with digital media. See the details below! […]

  3. The DEN Welcomes Siemens STEM Academy Educators

    Next week is another one of my favorite weeks of the year because it’s the Siemens STEM Institute.  Coming off of a phenomenal week at DENSI 2014, so many of you continue to share your reflections through our blogs and other social media.  With that spirit of community in mind, next week we have the […]

  4. Tim Childers: Teaching With Just One Image

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    Anyone knows that after a powerhouse speaker like Dr. Lodge McCammon, you need to follow up with an equally potent powerhouse, and that’s exactly what Discovery Education did. Meet Tim Childers, L&N STEM Academy, Assistant Principal of Tennessee’s only Apple School of Distinction,  (and yes he helped make it one),  blogged for TN DEN Leadership […]

  5. Today is a Great Day to Meet!

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    Wow! I just checked on one of my TodaysMeet.com rooms that I set for the Upstate Technology Conference in South Carolina. Guess what I learned? Today marks a new era for Today’sMeet. Apparently, now you can optionally sign up and get a few new features: You can see a list of all of the rooms […]

  6. Deep and Wide Implementation

    In almost every school system I have ever worked in there is a very real tension between providing high quality professional learning for every teacher and providing the on-going depth of experiences needed to produce lasting change. School systems typically do not have enough resources, otherwise known as time and money, to engage their teachers […]

  7. Growing Leaders. Growing Capacity.

    Over the last year, Discovery Education has worked closely with several school district partners to develop a new professional development model entitled Digital Leader Corps. Digital Leader Corps is a strategic model for building capacity for teachers to modernize instruction, increase student engagement and ultimately, student achievement. Each member of the corps establishes a learning […]

  8. Goobric & Doctopus…say huh?!

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    Having just seen the recent Captain America superhero movie, my initial thought was that these were the names of some sort of super villains. To the contrary, these are a couple of awesome tools for assessing student work using Rubrics built into Google Docs! Thanks to our very own DEN STAR, Sandi Dennis for sharing […]

  9. 4/22 at 1pm Virtual Event for Students: STEM is Now, STEM is How

    Siemens STEM Connect: STEM is Now, STEM is How We often hear of amazing things happening in STEM classrooms across the country. And, we’re often asked to share these exemplars to provide guidance in achieving a shared STEM education vision. Join our live webcast to see one vision of a STEM program.   Tuesday, April […]

  10. Microsoft Excel For Educators: Segment 7

    Welcome all to a new week of Excel for Educators where I’ve tried to take some of the things that I do in my work with the Analytics, Research and Evaluation team here at Discovery Education and frame them in the perspective of the classroom teacher, and then divide them into 10 minute segments. This […]

  11. Autism Training Series

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    Did you know that April is Autism Awareness Month, also known as NAAM. The first National Autism Awareness Month was declared by the Autism Society in April 1970. Autism is a complex mental condition and developmental disability, characterized by difficulties in the way a person communicates and interacts with other people. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

  12. Microsoft Excel For Educators Segment 6

    Welcome all to a new week of Excel for Educators where I’ve tried to take some of the things that I do in my work with the Analytics, Research and Evaluation team here at Discovery Education and frame them in the perspective of the classroom teacher, and then divide them into 10 minute segments. This […]

  13. We’re Headed to Ohio!

    No, this is NOT an April Fool’s joke! We really will be in Columbus, Toledo, and Cleveland next week and we hope to see you there! Have you already signed up to join us? If not, use the links below to register and use the flyer to let your friends and colleagues know! Columbus – Monday, 4/07/14 […]

  14. Denapalooza DC

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    The first Denapalooza of the year was held this weekend in Washington DC. The day was filled with all types of activities. There were opportunities to learn about coding, 50 Ways to Use DE in your classroom, the Board Builder, creating a GoogleTour, Project Based Learning, OneNote, 20 ideas to get you to June, Digital […]

  15. Wanted: Principals Like You

    Are you an innovative principal, assistant principal, department head, or school leader? Are you interested in participating in an immersive professional development event tailored specifically at helping you build the leadership skills and knowledge needed to create dynamic digital learning environments in your school? If so, the Great Leaders Summit is for you! Join us […]

  16. Microsoft Excel For Educators: Segment 5

    Welcome all to a new week of Excel for Educators where I’ve tried to take some of the things that I do in my work with the Analytics, Research and Evaluation team here at Discovery Education and frame them in the perspective of the classroom teacher, and then divide them into 10 minute segments. This […]

  17. Microsoft Excel For Educators: Segment 4

    Welcome all to a new week of Excel for Educators where I’ve tried to take some of the things that I do in my work with the Analytics, Research and Evaluation team here at Discovery Education and frame them in the perspective of the classroom teacher, and then divide them into 15-20 minute segments. This […]

  18. Microsoft Excel For Educators: Segment 3

    Welcome all to a new week of Excel for Educators where I’ve tried to take some of the things that I do in my work with the Analytics, Research and Evaluation team here at Discovery Education and frame them in the perspective of the classroom teacher, and then divide them into 15-20 minute segments. This […]

  19. Microsoft Excel For Educators: Segment 2

    Welcome all to a new week of Excel for Educators where I’ve tried to take some of the things that I do in my work with the Analytics, Research and Evaluation team here at Discovery Education and frame them in the perspective of the classroom teacher, and then divide them into 15-20 minute segments. This […]

  20. 2014 New England Day of Discovery

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    As part of our commitment to transforming teaching and learning, Discovery Education invites you to the 2014 New England Day of Discovery, a free, local learning and development opportunity. This interactive and inspirational day will highlight creative ways to engage students and invigorate your curriculum with the latest strategies for instructional practice, all while connecting with […]

  21. STEM Educators: This is your Friday Assignment

    If you’re looking to expand your knowledge of STEM resources, engage in hands-on professional development that pushes your thinking, and connect with like-minded educators, you have homework this weekend! That’s right, because on Tuesday, February 4th at 5pm ET the application window closes for the Siemens Sumer of Learning.  Want to know what you’re missing? […]

  22. Two weeks left to apply – Make this summer one to remember!

      Two weeks left to apply – Make this summer one to remember! Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime chance to transform STEM learning in your classroom. Log in and submit your Siemens Summer of Learning Application today! Start Your Application As you work on your application, please remember: 1. Submit your video in the correct format. […]

  23. DEN Fall VirtCon Recap – I Just Fell in Love with Techbook and You Should Too! Here’s Why

    Rafranz Davis is an IT specialist for a Dallas/Fort Worth area school district. This presentation was her first at a VirtCon and she did amazing! Rafranz has an amazing personality, is candid, and showed a lot of passion for her new found love, the Science Techbook. You can watch her presentation here, and view the […]