Tag archives for Resources

  1. DENSI Project: Using Discovery Resources in a Wiki

    This year at the DEN Summer Institute (DENSI), participants created projects to be included as professional development assets for use by Discovery Educators. Here’s one from Maryland STAR Discovery Educators, Carmella Doty and Renee Henderson on Using Discovery Resources in a Wiki. All Discovery Educators have access to the DENSI projects and more via the […]

  2. Discovery Education goes live on the iPad!

    Originally posted on the National Blog by Steve Dembo Discovery Education revolutionized education almost ten years ago by being the first company to introduce streaming educational media into America’s classrooms. Now, we are revolutionizing education again by launching a new iPad-optimized version of our streaming platform, the only educational streaming service scientifically shown to improve […]

  3. DENSI Project: Adding Images to SMART Notebook

    This year at the DEN Summer Institute (DENSI), participants created projects to be included as professional development assets for use by Discovery Educators. Here’s one from Canadian STAR Discovery Educator, Lloyd Roche on Adding Images to SMART Notebook. All Discovery Educators have access to the DENSI projects and more via the Educator Resources section. Simply […]

  4. What Do Your Students Know About Google?

    Jen Brinson: Google Apps ~ More & Even More Did you know that last month the United States government conducted 4200 Google searches? Do you wonder what they did before Google? On that note, Jennifer Brinson, STAR DEN Leadership Council Events Member and Salisbury High School‘s Instructional Coach, spent the day teaching my 10th and […]

  5. Aviary Education

    Great News for DEN Stars and DEN readers!!!  Aviary Education…    …is creating a site just for educators!! Right now, this site is in BETA testing and is completely free to educators, and if I were you, I would ‘jump’ on the opportunity immediately! This BETA site is loaded with tutorials and the most amazing […]

  6. Energy Balance 101

    Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation just announced the launch of a new online curriculum powered by Discovery Education. Promoting ways to help young people achieve a healthy weight through energy balance – calories in and calories out – this curriculum is now available at no cost to educators at www.energybalance101.com This engaging new curriculum, jointly developed […]

  7. Streamathon 2010

    Mark your calendar!   Next Tuesday, September 14, 2010, is the 5th annual Discovery Education Streamathon.   Community Manager Steve Dembo, Discovery Educator Network Directors Justin Karkow and Matt Monjan, have put together 10 hours of information-packed sessions that will provide strategies for integrating digital content into your curriculum.   Join Online any time from […]

  8. DENSI Project: Using DE in Wikispaces to Create A Paperless Classroom

    This year at the DEN Summer Institute (DENSI), participants created projects to be included as professional development assets for use by Discovery Educators. Here’s one from Kansas STAR Discovery Educator, Erin Misegadis.Discovery Educators have access to the DENSI projects and more via the Educator Resources section. Simply search for DENSI2010.

  9. Another Interesting Day…. Den Summer Institute

    July 20, Tuesday at DEN SI Lloyd Roche Another very interesting day with lots of new knowledge gained. My missing luggage was finally delivered by the airlines. Thankfully Carissa was available to receive it when delivered to the dorms. I was given the honor of looking after the “Claw” for the day. My ‘gift’ also […]

  10. DEN Book Club Part 2

    DEN Book Club Part 2…. We are several weeks into the Book Club, reading the book ‘Wikinomics – How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything’ by Don Tapscott & Anthony Williams.  The reading of each chapter has brought a bigger understanding of how business entities need to change with the tide, or in a sense, change with […]

  11. Special Webinar with Betselling Canadian Author Don Tapscott

      Bestselling author, Don Tapscott, adjunct Professor of Management at the University of Toronto, hosts a special Webinar, part of EdTechConnect Webinar series, where he will discuss MacroWikinomics, its impact on the world of education and the implications it holds for the future. MacroWikinomics: Rebooting Business and the World is the sequal to the groundbreaking […]

  12. Successful Conference CSBA Congress 2010

    The Canadian School Boards Association, representing 450 School Boards across Canada, held their annual conference last week in St. Johns, Newfoundland. Trustees from each province met to discuss a variety of topics including school board legal issues, trends in school board elections, and what skills students of the 21st century posses? Attendees listened to lectures, […]

  13. Resources from DENver: #ISTE10

    For those of us who are not in DENver, I have been gathering resources from the folks who are via my fabulous PLN. From PAs DEN GURU Patti Duncan, in her words, “an AWESOME presentation on PBL ideas from Tech4Learning‘s Liz Allen. Although this video is from 2009, if Patti says it’s awesome, then you […]

  14. Sharon Kinney: Hard-Wired to Bounce Back ~ Dealing with At-Risk Students

    Beth Breiner is “driving Miss Kinney’s” presentation, Hard-Wired to Bounce Back: Building Resiliency in Our At-Risk Students, so buckle up because we have 2 of the best in the business. Sharon Kinney began her presentation, by explaining that kids who challenge us have brains that behave in a different way. The Pennsylvania Literacy Network has […]

  15. Sharon Kinney on SAS: No Longer Shooting Darts in the Dark!

    The most difficult decision, after you commit to a conference or workshop, is selecting what you will attend. Often I choose by content courses that will fill a niche need, but sometimes my choices are governed by the presenter. Every time I see Sharon Kinney’s name on anything, I’m in, because I know the session […]

  16. Hey, There’s an App for That!

    Yesterday, Discovery Education hit the iTunes App store with U.S. Geography by Discovery Education. The app is intended for 5th grade students studying U.S. Geography in the classroom, but is enjoyable and informative for people of all ages. Available through the App Store, the U.S. Geography by Discovery Education app offers educators and students videos, […]

  17. Listen up Discovery Education Canada! A Local Host Solution

    Experience the difference with Discovery High Resolution Content on Your Servers.  Locally host content lets schools access Discovery Education Streaming Canada content directly from their local server rather than from the Internet. You will access full-screen, high-resolution content directly from a local server. Content stored in your network saves time with faster, more consistent video delivery.Why Locally […]

  18. Excited To See You at ISTE 2010!

    It’s that time again! Time to jump for joy! It’s not too late to join Discovery Education and all of the fun activities at the upcoming ISTE Conference.   Not only do we have events during the ISTE Conference but even before! Join us for a day of networking, creativity, and connections at the Denver […]

  19. Canadians: Choose Your Webinar

        Click your heels three times and say Webinars, Webinars, Webinars!  Yes, you get to vote on the Webinar topic you want to see Discovery Education Canada host! Start integrating digital media into your classroom lessons. Did you know we just added more Canadian digital content?  Don’t know how to use it? Let us help […]

  20. Spotlight on the Gulf

    Yesterday my class was fortunate to experience an awesome webinar on the Gulf Oil spill. Discovery Education and Philippe Cousteau joined forces to educate over 60,000 students (and their teachers!) Philippe and Steve Dembo of Discovery Education showed still photos and explained what had happened with the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Philippe […]