Tag archives for Professional Development

  1. “Cell Phone Tricks and Treats” – DEN Fall Virtual Conference

    On October 19, 2013, Discovery Education again wowed us with their full day of presentations, 23 in all. Since it was impossible to participate in all the events, all presentations have been archived and are available at http://www.discoveryeducation.com/community/den-fall-virtcon-archive.cfm I know many of us intend to go back and view some that we missed, but with […]

  2. Fun Fact Friday: DEN VirtCon

    Did you know that the DEN VirtCon is coming up soon? The Discovery Educator Network Fall VirtCon will be taking place on October 19th from 9am to 4pm ET. This is one of Discovery Education’s annual flagship community events, and typically has more than 2500 educators from all around the world attend! This is a […]

  3. Common Core Summer Academies

    Would you like to integrate the Common Core State Standards into your classsroom, and knowwhat they mean? Discovery Education’s Professional Development team has been on the road this summer to provide you with DE’s Common Core Academies to assist you with this implementation. The Common Core State Standards are intended to provide consistant educational standards […]

  4. How Nature Works to Make Clean Energy – LIVE Classroom Webinar, Thursday 5/23 at 1pm

    Join us for a LIVE Classroom Webinar Event May 23, 2013 at 1:00pm E/T How Nature Works to Make Clean Energy For All Classrooms Register Now In partnership with The Nature Conservancy, Discovery Education is pleased to offer a Live Classroom Webinar event on exploring renewable energy sources with renowned conservation specialist M. Sanjayan, lead […]

  5. Discovery Education Sneak Peek Webinar Series

    Be the first to get a look at upcoming enhancements to Discovery Education! This sneak peek will showcase integration strategies for leveraging new tools, content, and resources, including Discovery Education Student Board Builder and the new Discovery Education Streaming Plus with model lessons, assessments, and digital content designed to address specific Math and ELA Common […]

  6. Technology Slam Scheduled in West Baton Rouge

    Will be be in the West Baton Rouge area this Saturday? Looking for some great technology ideas, activities or just want to hang out with some awesome educators then you must attend the REGION II TECHNOLOGY SLAM Come ready to share ideas as we “slam” on our favorite technology topics. Saturday March 9, 2013 8:30 […]

  7. Discovery Education & Kentucky State University Event This Saturday! Register Today!

    Kentucky Educators: You are invited to attend a FREE day of Professional Development! Please join Discovery Education and Kentucky State University for a Professional Learning Conference! WHO: Kentucky Educators WHEN: Saturday, January 12th / 8:00AM – 3:30PM WHERE:  Kentucky State University Hathaway Hall Auditorium 123 400 East Main Street, Frankfort, KY 40601 FEATURED SPEAKER:  HALL DAVIDSON […]

  8. Register Today for the FETC Pre-Conference Day of Discovery!

    Hello and Happy New Year! Let’s kick this year off right with a Day of Discovery in sunny Florida!  We are very pleased to invite you to the FETC Pre-Conference Day of Discovery in Orlando in a few weeks and we hope you all can join us! This interactive day of free professional development will […]

  9. Flipping professional development

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    I was recently invited to attend an in-service that I was really interested in. The presenter was “the expert” in the topic. Little did I know I was really entering in-service “he double hockey sticks”. I was in for a 3 hour lecture on Understanding by Design. The presenter was so knowledgeable and charismatic the lecture was bearable […]

  10. WI Day of Discovery Recap

    On Saturday, October 20th, well over 60 educators from around the state traveled to Neenah, WI to participate in a Day of Discovery. Whitney Mihoulides created a day packed full of live sessions while tapping into the DEN Fall Virtual conference for virtual session options. WI Educators found a wealth of information from DEN presenters […]

  11. Hey WI Teachers! Come Discover!

    Are you interested in a proactive, supportive community of educators who are ready to help you become a more effective 21st C educator? The DEN Fall Virtual Conference : Tech or Treat 2012, (Register) Discovery Education is offering both Live and Virtual/Live events for ALL educators! Whether your district has a Discovery account or not, […]

  12. National Digital Education Perspective Webinar

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    State and National Perspectives on the Digital Transformation of Education: A Conversation with Gov. Bev Perdue and Gov. Bob Wise   Wednesday September 26th 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM (ET) I received this invitation through  The Alliance for Excellent Education.  This Webinar is being sponsored by both the Alliance and the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation.  Because we […]

  13. Patti Duncan: Notebooks & Journals in the Media-Rich Classroom at #DENSI2012

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    Pennsylvania’s own Patti Duncan believes today’s student learns best when exposed to multiple modes of text. Helping them get all of the information they need from videos, images, reading passages, songs and interactive experiences can be a daunting task. Interactive notebooks, graphic organizers and reflective journals help them make the connections necessary to succeed. Get […]

  14. Paul Andersen: Reflecting on the Classroom Game Design at #DENSI2012

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    Day 2 of LiveStream-ing from Bozeman, MT at the DENSI 2012 Summer Institute begins with a keynote from Paul Andersen. For those of attending virtually, a special shout out to Steve Dembo, aka Teach42, for streaming all day from sessions in Ballroom A. Thanks, Steve! A very special thank you to Peggy George for providing […]

  15. Hall Davidson: Totally Fake Ways to Blow Your Kids’ Minds with an iPad at #DENSI2012

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    As mobiles like the iPad developed great apps for cameras, microphones, sensors, images, an imagination, there is a lurking potential for playfulness. Can iPads really see through the human body, X-ray inanimate objects, see through metal, detect emotions, and print out rocks? It appears that they can — or you can certainly make it seem […]

  16. Ginny Washburne: Brain-Friendly Learning at #DENSI2012

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    What does the latest brain research reveal about teaching and learning? Ginny Washburne will present the latest in neuroscience and explore how implementing a few simple brain friendly teaching strategies can assist in fostering a successful learning environment. Ginny’s goal is discussion, so our virtual audience will use the chat feature on LiveStream. Our session’s […]

  17. David Warlick, Keynote at #DENSI2012: Cracking the ‘Native’ Information Experience

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    Our very own DEN Princess Porter Wideman Porter kicks off the Monday session in Bozeman, MT where DEN STARS and GURUs join the DEN Social Media Team to teach and learn at the premier Discovery Education summer event. Following Porter’s inimitable introductions, Lance Rougeux, Executive VP, welcomed his virtual audience. Shifting to the Bozeman team, […]

  18. Join us for the ISTE Day of Discovery!

    Register today! 2012 ISTE Pre-Conference Day of Discovery University of San Diego Saturday, June 23, 2012 http://links.discoveryeducation.com/2012ISTE Join Discovery Education, Adobe Youth Voices, Discovery Educator Network Gurus, and educators from across the country for a Day of Discovery in San Diego, CA. This unique day of free professional development will highlight creative ways to engage […]

  19. 2012 ASQ STEM Agenda Conference

    2012 ASQ STEM Agenda Conference July 16-17, 2012 University of Wisconsin-Stout Menomonie, Wisconsin Learn – Participate – Engage – Connect Who Should Attend The ASQ Education Division and the University of Wisconsin-Stout encourage conference participation from teachers, education administrators, faculty members from education and the STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), government officials, and STEM […]