Tag archives for virginia

  1. Prince George’s Science Fair Judges Needed (April 5th)

    Greetings MD/DC/VA Area DEN Educators! Prince George’s County Public Schools is in need of judges for their 66th Annual Prince George’s Area Science Fair on April 5th.  This year, the Fair is very large — over 500 projects and they need quite a few more judges! So they can use your expertise as a category […]

  2. Virginia Social Learning Summit!

    On April 21st 25 educators came together for the first Discovery Social Learning Summit in Woodbridge, VA.  It was a fantastic day filled with learning, sharing and collaborating. Below are some resources from the day. “Anywhere, Anytime Learning” presentation link: http://www.slideshare.net/imcguy/anywhere-anytime-learning-sls All of the resources shared during the session are hyperlinked in that presentation for […]

  3. Come One Come All To The Discovery Educator Network Spring Social Learning Summit.

    Just a quick reminder it is not to late to register for the April 21st Discovery Educator Network Spring Social Learning Summit.   You can attend online or if you are in the Northern Virginia area there is an AWESOME opportunity to be at CD Hylton High School in Woodbridge, VA LIVE.  This is a great […]

  4. You’re Invited! VA Spring Virtual Conference Event

    The Virginia Leadership Council would like to invite you to attend the Spring Virtual Conference with us! The day will be about sharing digital media tools that make learning engaging and fun. It will be a day of  connecting you with your most valuable resource… each other! The Discovery Educator Network is mixing it up […]

  5. Deadline Extended for VSTE Student Technology Integration Challenge

      The deadline for entries for the VSTE Student Technology Integration Challenge has been extended until October 31, 2011. Are your students creating exciting curriculum-based projects using technology? The Student Technology Integration Challenge (STIC) is your chance to show off this work to the world! This challenge, sponsored by VSTE, is designed to highlight the […]

  6. VA STARs Shine Bright

    I just want to say congratulations to two of our VA STARs. Katie Knapp and Becky Fisher– The VA DEN is well represented on the VSTE Board of Directors! Congratulations to Katie (VA Beach) and Becky (Albemarle Cty) who were recently elected to the VSTE Board of Directors. These two ladies will join current BOD […]

  7. Please Vote for Us!

    Hi All, One of my fifth grade teachers and I are finalists in the “Bust-a-Myth” Video Challenge. Students used Discovery Education content and tools to investigate a popular science myth (Will cola clean a penny? Discolor a tooth? Dissolve a steak?). We are the  ONLY elementary school competing in this event! We need VOTES to […]

  8. Upcoming Discovery Events

    Hello, DEN STARs! I wanted to reach out to you with some friendly reminders about upcoming DEN events. April 30, 2011 > 2011 DEN Spring Virtual Conference The 2011 DEN Spring Virtual Conference is coming up this Saturday, and it features a fantastic lineup of presenters including Dr. Lodge McCammon and Rushton Hurley who will […]

  9. Beyond Chalk: Tools and Training Make the Modern Classroom

    I recently had the opportunity to spend half a day listening to a major national speaker in the area of technology who spent a number of opportunities during her presentation addressing interactive whiteboards.  Her stance was that this was a waste of money, that indeed a sheet and an overhead projector could accomplish the same […]

  10. Registration Open for Virginia Spring Virtual Conference Events

    Spring Virtual Conference Virginia Sites April 30, 2011 9 AM to 3 PM ET Think Outside the Book with thousands of educators from all over the world as we connect during this unique professional development experience where you can attend in-person at one of two Virginia face-to-face sites! Learn powerful ways to integrate digital media […]

  11. 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 […]

  12. Quest for Curiosity is Here!

    STAR Discovery Educators check out this message from Cynthia our DEN manager This past Friday, Discovery Education launched the Quest for Curiosity, a teacher led activity allowing students to navigate Discovery Education STREAMING resources to find answers to 10 questions spanning their curriculum!  No matter the grade or academic focus of the classroom, the Quest […]

  13. Sneak Peek 2011

    STAR Discovery Educators! Discovery Education’s Sneak Peek 2011 is this Thursday, February 17th! Virtually join your friends at Discovery Education’s Sneak Peek 2011 featuring Jeff Corwin, EMMY-Award winning TV personality & Discovery Education’s leading animal behavior expert. Get a first look at dazzling content, meet Jeff Corwin’s favorite furry friends, and learn about the innovative […]

  14. This Weekend is SCIcon 2011!

    There’s still time to register for SCIcon 2011 on January 22, 2011.  DEN SCIcon is an online conference (with a twist) focused on providing participants with some of the most effective strategies for transforming their science classes through the meaningful and effective integration of digital media content. This year’s SCIcon will have a special presentation […]

  15. North TIER PD Courses Available – Register Now

    Dear Discovery Educators, Are you in need of recertification points or graduate credits to renew your license or earn graduate credits to increase your salary?  Are you finding it hard to fit a course in with your busy schedule? Then the North TIER Partnership courses are for you! North TIER is a partnership between 12 […]