Tag archives for Special Programs

  1. Chicago Elementary Schools' United Nations Foundation's "Nothing But Nets" campaign

    Acer joined Illinois Lt. Governor Pat Quinn today to announce its participation with the Chicago Elementary Schools’ United Nations Foundation’s “Nothing But Nets” campaign, a fundraiser to raise awareness and money to fight malaria in Africa. As part of the campaign, Acer will provide the winning elementary school classroom with the popular Aspire one ultra-light […]

  2. Adlai Stevenson High School to host "Virtual" Discovery Educator Network Conference

    Connect with educators from all over the country during this unique professional development experience where you can attend in-person, online, or both. When: Saturday, February 2nd from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm Where: Adlai E. Stevenson High School, 1 Stevenson Drive, Lincolnshire, IL 60069 in the East Commons, Room 4400 Register by Clicking Here: Select […]

  3. Technology Media Fair in need of Online Volunteers

    The Irving Independent School District in Irving, Texas has an annual Technology Media Fair. This year, the district has opened up several categories for online judging. The hope, above all, is that this will help keep district students excited about technology and about sharing their work with a global audience. This is where you come […]

  4. What are we doing in Illinois to address the ethical use of technology?

    Today’s entry is really a question and a promotion for a project I am trying to put together for Middle School students. What are we doing in Illinois to address the ethical use of technology? Scott Meech is trying to put together a project for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students that will address ethical […]

  5. Tech Savvy Supers?

    Hey… Nominate Illinois’ tech savvy superintendents. I am not trying to get brownie points with my superintendent, but I nominated her for the award. The district has made some very impressive technology changes and more are on the horizon. The best aspect of her leadership in my opinion is her own modeling of technology. As […]

  6. National Discovery Educator Conference on the cruise ship Sensation

    I just returned from a fabulous conference with other Star Den Educators. We attended the National Discovery Educator Conference on the cruise ship Sensation. I enjoyed so much all of the information shared by Steve Dembo, Joe Brennar, Brad Fountain, Hall Davidson, Scott Kinney, and Jannita Damian. They did a wonderful job of inspiring me […]

  7. IL-TCE 2008 "Learning without Boundaries" Feb. 26-29, 2008

    IL-TCE 2008 “Learning without Boundaries” Feb 26-29, 2008 is now accepting proposals submissions for full day workshops, half day workshops, general and poster sessions. The new form is available off the new ICE website at: http://www.iceberg.org http://www.iceberg.org/page.php?pid=17 Information about past confernences is available at: http://www.il-tce.org/

  8. EdTechConnect: "A Web of Connections"

    If you read education blogs, you are most likely familiar with the work of Will Richardson–one of the world’s foremost experts on education blogging. Discovery Education is proud to announce that he will be the focus of the next EdTechConnect webinar series that will take place on Wednesday,  December 13, at 5:00PM EST. Who: Will […]

  9. EdTechConnect: David Warlick

    Discovery Education is pleased to announce that the presenter for the November EdTechConnect webinar is David Warlick. If you have attended a technology conference in recent years, you have probably heard him speak on a variety of topics relating to emerging technologies and the way that they shape our classrooms today. Last March, David was […]

  10. National Poster Contest 2006

    Many teachers enjoy using digital multimedia resources in their classrooms because they allow students to express themselves in powerful and creative ways that would not be possible using other media. Many of the programs and opportunities that we offer through the Discovery Educator Network are directed at teachers, but our annual DEN Poster Contest is […]

  11. "Year on Earth" Challenge

    On Sunday, December 3, at 5:00 p.m., a special program titled “A Year on Earth” will air on the Discovery Kids Channel, and Discovery has created a special classroom project so that students in a select number of classrooms can be actively involved in the experience. "A Year on Earth" chronicles the adventures of three […]

  12. Rock Our World

    Here’s another special program that is sure to energize you and your colleagues. The next installment in the monthly EDTechConnect series features another STAR Discovery Educator–Carol Anne Maguire. On Wednesday October 18, EdTechConnect will bring you a presentation that has rocked educators around the world.  Carol Anne Maguire will be sharing Rock Our World, an […]

  13. DEN Podcasts

    Beginning Wednesday, October 4, 2006, the Discovery Educator Network will be launching a semi-monthly DEN Podcast hosted by Brad Fountain, Regional Manager of the Discovery Educator Network. You can subscribe to the podcast via iTunes or you can download the podcast directly from the DEN National Blog.  The initial podcast will focus on utilizing Character […]

  14. Character Education Partnership

    I would like to encourage you to participate in a webinar this week that is being hosted by the Discovery Educator Network and the Character Education Partnership. This webinar is titled "Connecting Service Learning to Meaningful Academics: A Winning Combination" and will focus on how academic standards and learning can be enhanced with service learning […]