Tag Archives: Teaching


Who’s the Boss

Who’s the Boss

From a Diigo list I came across an article with Tony Danza about his year teaching English at Northeast High in Philadelphia.  The title of his book drew me in, I’d Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had.  I have to admit I didn’t watch his show, Teach, or even know it aired. 

Overture Center

On Wisconsin!!

The DEN is about bringing educators together to network by creating common experiences. This past Saturday DEN members met in our state capitol, Madison to learn and share with each other. Starting at the Capitol building, participants learned about the history of one of the most important buildings in our state. The beautiful holiday tree


Just Two Things

You might have seen the movie City Slickers where the character Curly tells Mitch that the secret of life is “just one thing”.  Many of us spend time trying to find our “one thing” and a few lucky ones (I think many are Discovery employees) really capture it.  In this article, Lisa Nielsen reminds us


Do you think, “The Classroom Is Obsolete: It’s Time for Something New”?

As I read the following article by Prakash Nair from Education Week, it began to make me wonder just where are we in education. Are we limiting our students’ growth and learning experience? Will technology change the obsolete classroom? Is there a need for those four walls? Can public education handle a transformation such as


Discovery Educator Exclusive Promotion

DEN and SchoolTown Discovery Educators are the best! You teach with a special passion and commitment to engage students with knockout lessons featuring great multimedia resources. We made SchoolTown’s eLearning, sharing, and collaboration platform for you. SchoolTown helps you create digital courses to supplement your classroom where you can leverage resources like Discovery and any


Discover Our Heroes

Day of Discovery Event:  Discover Our Heroes (sponsored by Discovery Education and the Kansas Discovery Educator Network Leadership Council) When:  Saturday, November 6th Where:  Bradley Elementary School, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas Time:  8:30 – 2:30 Cost:  FREE (lunch will be provided) Join us for a day of Discovery Education and Digital Storytelling at Bradley Elementary, located


DENSI Projects Now in DE streaming!

This summer educators from across the U.S. and Canada traveled to Bentley University in Waltham, MA for the Discovery Educator Network Summer Institute. As an attendee I can definitely say that it was an amazing learning and growing experience and that I now have SO MUCH to share with educators “back home.” While we were



Join in the following initiative in support of Ed Tech funding sponsored by CoSN, and the EdTech Action Network:   Join the campaign! Today, MAY 12, advocates from across the country are tweeting for education technology funding. Funding for classroom technology is in jeopardy, but together we can make our tweets heard and urge Congress


New Tool for Word Clouds

Here is a new tool created by the makers of Wordle. Tagxedo turns words — famous speeches, news articles, slogans and themes, even your love letters — into a visually stunning tag cloud, words individually sized appropriately to highlight the frequencies of occurrence within the body of text. With Tagxedo, you can: make tag clouds


Spring Virtual Conference 2010: Connect the Thoughts

This year’s spring virtual conference will be held on April 24. The high-quality, professional development seminars scheduled for this event will focus on providing attendees the skills, techniques and tools they need to leap into the world of digital content and educational technology. You will have the oppor tunity to learn from education exper ts