Tag archives for Virtual Conference

  1. Wake County Hosts The DEN Spring Virtual Conference

    On Saturday I had the pleasure of working with Marlo Gaddis, Alison Schleede and Jean Monroe from Wake County where we hosted the largest in-person event for the DEN Spring Virtual Conference. Nearly 70 educators from across the district joined us for a day of professional development, networking, food, and fun. We hosted both in-person […]

  2. DEN Spring VirtCon – Show What You Know!

    We’ve extended the “Call for Proposals” deadline to give more people the opportunity to submit a session proposal for the upcoming DEN Spring VirtCon.  If you’re looking to share your knowledge with others and present to educators across the world, this is your chance. Here are a few questions and answers about presenting. What is […]

  3. The DEN Spring VirtCon

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    The DEN Spring VirtCon: Connecting Communities Saturday, April 20, 2013 Combining the Best of Virtual and Face-to-Face Events The DEN Spring Virtual Conference is a free professional development event for educators to learn about the most effective ways to integrate digital media into their instructional practices. It is unique because of its blended environment. The sessions […]

  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. The Social Learning Summit

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    The Discovery Educator Network, in partnership with Classroom 2.0, presents…         The Discovery Educator Network is mixing it up a little this spring and trying something different.  Instead of the typical Spring Virtual Conference, the DEN has partnered with Classroom 2.0 to present the Social Learning Summit.  This event will take the […]

  6. Playing With Media Session by Wes Fryer

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    Attendees at the Tech or Treat virtual conference were treated to Wes Fryer’s session on Playing with Media. Just as children learn through play, Wes urged educators to “play” with digital text, images, audio, and video as a way to become comfortable with these technologies. His book, Playing with Media: simple ideas for powerful sharing, […]

  7. Monstrously Good Mash-ups

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    DEN Guru Traci Blazosky kicked off the Tech or Treat DEN Virtual Conference on Saturday by stirring up a cauldron of tools to create mashups…not the “Monster Mash”-up she shared at the beginning of her session, but a concoction of monstrously great tools to engage students in the learning process and help them create their […]

  8. Upcoming: DEN Virtual Conference – TECH or TREAT

    Saturday, October 22, 2011 — 9 AM to 3 PM ET The Discovery Educator Network (DEN) Fall Virtual Conference is a free professional development event for educators to learn about the most effective ways to integrate digital media into their instructional practices. Our focus for this fall’s Tech or Treat virtual conference is on digital […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. Beyond A Make-Believe Story: Monjan's Making History

    Image by girlwithpearls22 via Flickr If I had to count the ways and reasons I love Discovery, I wouldn’t have enough fingers and toes. Let’s just say they deliver on demand the best everything in educational technology. Then multiply it exponentially and you begin to get close to how phenomenally good the DEN and its […]

  11. Connecting Language Learners to the Curriculum through Digital Media

    Lindsay Hopkins, DEN California Team Manager, presented the 1:00 session Connecting Language Learners to the Curriculum live from Oregon. Geared toward learners whose first language is not English, Lindsay’s presentation and resources are excellent for all learners. Contrary to most opinions, research shows that vocabulary should be introduced at one level beyond (NOT below) the […]

  12. DEN Opportunities and Deadlines

    The poets claim that April is the cruelest month, but those of us in the DEN know April is the BUSIEST month. With that in mind, her is your list of opportunities and deadlines. Upcoming Webinars: Register at: http://community.discoveryeducation.com/webinar. The Way I See It with Dr. Temple Grandin Tuesday, April 13 at 7 PM ET […]

  13. Mapping the DEN Story

    The DEN is getting geared up for the Spring and we are looking for a creative way to visually tell the DEN story. We looked to our DEN Guru for Professional Networking, Lee Kolbert. We decided that we wanted to map out the reach of the DEN and found a great example from Lee. We […]

  14. Great DEN Doings

    There’s so much going on in the DEN and Discovery. Here’s your to-do list for the next week. My favorite (since I cannot do the Institute with a baby cria hitting the ground in early June) is Take the Stress out of the Test. Very cool ideas. DEN National Institute: Application Opens Next Friday We […]

  15. DEN SCIcon 2010 Resources

      When Brad Fountain says that DEN SCIcon 2010 was “an amazing event,” he was totally on target. Here’s what he said on his blog, Science in Action: What an amazing event!! SCIcon exceeded everyone’s expectations in turnout, community involvement, and enhancing science instruction. We had approximately 500 individuals attend virtually including attendees from Australia, […]

  16. Hands On Digital with Patti Duncan at DEN SCIcon 2010

    Patti Duncan is a DEN STAR, a Discovery Trainer, and a global presenter. Even more importantly, she has been a science teacher for years. The wealth of knowledge she brings to this presentation combines technology and teaching experience. Patti’s resources and links for this presentation are shared here. Today’s presentation archives and resources will be […]

  17. No Paper Left Behind: A New Age of Science Instruction with Brad Fountain at DEN SCIcon 2010

    For a schedule of today’s events and target audiences, click here. Brad Fountain begins with a short discussion of the brain. Bottom line: students’ brains today are configured differently because of the digital way in which they grew up. Technology is like oxygen to them. They are accustomed to “digital textbooks.” Old school: pencils and […]

  18. Register for DEN SCICon: Attend Online or In Person

      Saturday, January 9, 2010 9 AM to 4 PM ET Drop by for an hour or stay for the whole day!  It’s virtual and it’s FREE! Register for the online sessions at: http://links.discoveryeducation.com/denscicon or   Propel Montour 340 Bilmar Drive Pittsburgh, PA 15205 9 AM to 4 PM  Reposted from DEN Blog

  19. DEN SCIcon 2010: Saturday, January 9, 2010

    Join the DEN community for our first ever Science-themed virtual conference!  From 9 AM to 4 PM (ET) on Saturday, January 9, 2010 we will explore creative ways to use the amazing resources available in DE Science and DE streaming.  We will also tap into the abundance of free resources available through Discovery Education programs and contests like […]

  20. Propel Montour to host DEN SCIcon 2010

     What a great place to hold an event for Discovery Education…a school.  No room fees, no charge for Internet, and we even get to sit in those little chairs.  I was pretty pumped up when I found out that Propel Montour would be hosting this very unique virtual conference on January 9th. Even though it is […]