Tag Archives: Professional Development

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Microsoft Excel For Educators: Segment 2

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

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2014 New England Day of Discovery

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

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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?

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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.

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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

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“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

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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

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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

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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

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