Bringing the Chase to Iowa!

One of the really cool things about Discovery Education is that we can bring the world of Discovery, and its talent to educators around the country.  And on, Monday, October 17, 2011 we’re bringing Reed Timmer, Discovery Education’s Chief Meteorologist from Discovery Channel’s Storm Chasers to Iowa for a special reception with Iowa educators.

If you haven’t had a chance to check out the Discovery Channels show Storm Chaser’s yet – you’ll definitely want to so soon – and make sure you hold onto your seats when you do!

Reed’s become famous for his curiosity and drive to understand the science of extreme weather.  He’ll be sharing his expertise and stories with area educators.

Here are the details:

Date:   Monday, October 17, 2011

Time:  6:00 – 8:00 PM

Location:  Centro 1007 Locust Street  Des Moines, Iowa 50309

Food:  Heavy Hor d’oeuvres and cocktails will be provided.  Attire is casual.

If you would like to participate in this special evening please register by clicking on this link – moines2011.   Hurry as space is very limited!

Questions? Please contact

And speaking of Iowa – the Discovery Education team will be delivering several great sessions throughout the iTEC 2011 Conference.  If you will be attending the conference this year be sure to come by the Discovery Education Corporate Room C to check them out!

Session Schedule:

Sunday, October 16, 2011

9:00am – 5:00pm:  Full Day Workshop:  Digital Storytelling:  Get it Write!  Presenter – Joe Brennan

Monday, October 17, 2011

8:00am – 8:50am:  Session: Back to Basics with Discovery Education STREAMING.  Presenter – Kyle Schutt

10:45am – 11:35am:  Session:  Extreme Makeover Education Edition.  Presenter – Steve Dembo

1:45pm – 2:35pm:  Session:  50 Ways to Spin a Digital Story.  Presenter – Kyle Schutt

3:15pm – 4:05pm:  Session:  Differentiating Instruction Made Simple with Discovery Education.  Presenter – Kyle Schutt

4:20pm – 5:10pm:  Session:  iLearn with iPads.  Presenter – Steve Dembo

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

11:00am – 11:50am:  Session:  50 Ways to Use Discovery Education STREAMING.  Presenter – Kyle Schutt

1:00pm – 1:50pm:  Session:  Parks and Science Recreation:  Practical Hands-on Experiences to Complement Discovery Education SCIENCE.  Presenter – Michael Bryant

2:05pm – 2:55pm:  Session:  Differentiating Instruction Made Simple with Discovery Education.  Presenter – Kyle Schutt



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