Tag archives for Professional Development

  1. STEMazing Night with Hall: Going Mobile

    On Wed February 1, I ended my first big Digital Learning Day by joining in with Hall Davidson for a Siemens STEM Webinar :Making Mobile Media Meaningful in (and Beyond!) Your STEM Classroom. Hall Packed the hour full of so many great ideas using mobile devices to reach higher levels of analysis in the classroom […]

  2. Northern California Workshop – Harvesting the DE Classroom Manager

    Join Martha Snider, California DEN STAR and Leadership Council Member, for this hands-on workshop! About: This “Make and Take” is open to all! Not only will you learn how to create interactive writing prompts, quizzes, and assignments, you will discover how easy it is to use the Classroom Manager to provide your students with learning […]

  3. DEN ISTE Resources from Cynthia Brown

    DEN ISTE Resources from Cynthia Brown linked in Patti Ruffing‘s post, Create Your PLE With SymbalooEDU. Resources from DEN’s Birthday Bash: Great Tool but no embeddable code yet. Be sure to check Dean Mantz‘s Cover It Live for more resources from the DEN. <p><p><p><a href=”http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=304cb7d924″ >Discovery Education PreCon ISTE 2011</a></p></p></p>

  4. Scoop.it Up Day of Discovery 2011 Resources

    Porter Scooped.it in Session 1 What a week! Solid Teacher Appreciation from the DEN, some great new tools, capped by a Day of Discovery at Discovery Headquarters in Silver Spring, MD. The first session I attended was Porter Palmer‘s Teaching Humanities in the Digital Age. She had already curated her presentation in Scoop.it, our newest […]

  5. Discovery Education SCIENCE and the 5E Model: Whitney Mihoulides #SSDOD2011

    A DEN Account Manager for Discovery Education, Whitney Mihoulides focuses her presentation on digital media in the Science classroom. Students are engaging with technology and digital media outside the classroom, so why not bring it inside the classroom. Digital media lets students see at the micro and sub-micro levels something you could not otherwise see. […]

  6. Project-Based Learning ~ A Menu of Ideas: Jennifer Brinson #SSDOD2011

    Jen Brinson graciously shared her resources. Pbl a menu of ideas View more presentations from jbrinson Learning and Teaching Pyramid: 21st Century Style Jen began by debunking a few myths about Project-Based Learning, including that whether you call it Project, Problem, or Challenge-Based Learning, it’s all the same thing. How you design and craft your […]

  7. A Virtual Field Trip with Google Earth and DE Streaming: Dawn Berkeley #SSDOD2011

    Dawn Berkeley, DEN MD Leadership Council Blog Member, has graciously shared her resources. Dod2011 View more presentations from Prince George’s County Public Schools #1 – Discovery Education Media & Google Earth on Prezi Dawn’s Symbaloo aggregating Google Earth resources can be found here. Dawn’s Google Earth Tour can be accessed here. An educator in the […]

  8. Teaching Humanitites in the Digital Age: Porter Palmer #DOD2011

    L2R: Porter Palmer & Kyle Schutt, DEN Managers Porter Palmer, DEN Manager, is a wonderful friend and a great addition to the DE team. I met her years ago at a Summer Institute and have been following her ever since. Did you know that Discovery Education has hundreds of speeches with speech guides and transcripts […]

  9. Consumer to Creator ~ The Student as Both the Learner & the Teacher: Matt Monjan Keynote #SSODOD2011

    Director of Account Management for the Discover Educator Network The Educators’ Day of Discovery, Beyond the Textbook, began with Homeroom, Morning Announcements and a DiscoverySTREAMING overview, and then officially began with Matt Monjan’s keynote address. Here’s the thumbnail sketch of Matt’s keynote: Not only does today’s student want to be engaged through technology, media, and […]

  10. Educator Day of Discovery Sneak Peek: 7 May 2011

    My favorite place to be on May 7, 2011? 1 Discovery Place, Silver Spring, MD for the annual Day of Discovery for Educators. Catch a Sneak Peek, compliments of our point person for PA and this DOD, organizer Cynthia Brown, DEN Account Manager, Discovery Education. Educator Day of Discovery: Sneak Peek Agenda Related articles Administrator’s […]

  11. Project-Based Learning with Tim Childers, DEN Guru #svc2011

    Some people go above and beyond. Tim Childers very graciously (and under less than ideal conditions) shared his PowerPoint. I am sitting in the dark with no electricity and 15 minutes left on my laptop battery. I have a faint wifi signal from my phone. Tim Childers is the first generation DEN GURU, and his […]

  12. Time, Differentiation and Online Publishing Dr. Lodge McCammon

    Dr. Lodge McCammon is no stranger to Discovery; he has created special presentations for many of our special events. Today, he joins us with Katie, a teacher and co-presenter from NC. Lodge works with the Friday Institute and has created the FIZZ Learning Framework. Lodge says that the new generation of learning is publishing, a […]

  13. CONFERENCE REMINDER TO ALL NEW JERSEY EDUCATORS!

      Tech4Learning will be at the following New Jersey Conferences: 25th Annual NJECC Conference – Tuesday, March 15th  Facilitating Student-Led Projects in the Elementary Classroom University Hall Room# 1142 Hands On Workshop: Pre-registration required. Ms. Joan Gundy, Millburn BOE and Denise MacDevette, Tech4Learning 10:45-12:15 P.M. Digital Storytelling Montclair State University University Hall Room #2009 Denise MacDevette, Tech4Learning […]

  14. SUN, FUN AND LEARNING!

    I know it seems like the summer is far far away but it is never too early to plan for summer learning fun. This summer there will be many training opportunities throughout the state of Virginia, listed below are two such options.  Think about presenting and sharing a great lesson or project that you found […]

  15. Free NASA Workshop for Educators

    The NASA ERC – Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins, GA will host the NASA SciFiles Educator Workshop Series on March 19, 2011 from 9 am - 4 pm. The NASA SCIFiles implement problem-based learning and promote real-world problem solving. Educators in attendance will receive a $50.00 stipend. For more information about this professional development opportunity, please see […]

  16. Capturing the Inimitable Hall Davidson at #DENPreCon11

    Hall with a BT-1Wireless Webcam If you missed Hall Davidson at the DENs PreCon 2011 on Sunday, February 13, 2011, here’s your second chance. Wish I could provide a video because Hall is always entertaining and informing, but for this session, you’ll have to settle down to listening. Here’s Hall on Take a Page from […]

  17. Shining STARS at at the DEN PreCon 2011

    The many faces you saw at the PreCon are the same faces of DEN STARS and GURUS you will see at PETE&C. Here are some of them we captured Beyond the Textbook. These DEN STARS shared at the Lunch and Learn session. These are the faces of the sharers and the sharing, DEN STARS all. […]

  18. DEN PreCon 2011 Resources: Concurrent Sessions and Lunch & Learn

    If you missed some of the concurrent sessions or the Lunch and Learn breakout sessions, our new Regional Coordinator, Cynthia Brown, collected resources I am sharing here. In addition, Patti Duncan created Edmodo codes for each session, so I culled the resources from the Lunch & Learn sharing sessions. Sit back and relax as you […]