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:
All of the resources shared during the session are hyperlinked in that presentation for your convenience.

50 Ways to Use Discovery Education STREAMING and Exploring Student Access to Discovery Education STREAMING -Presented by Cynthia Treichler, DEN Star

Note – the resources have been integrated into a “LiveBinder.”  Click on the tabs and sub-tabs at the top of the page to view the various resources.  The final tab, titled presentation file, is a comprehensive PowerPoint that you can download and view. Let me know if you have any trouble!

Creating Paper Slide Videos into the Classroom
-Presented by Heather Hurley, DEN Star

Paper slide video that folks created as part of the paper slide presentation

Discovery Education SLS – Paperslide Video from Heather Hurley on Vimeo.

Make your own personal planetarium using the Apple iPad and Discovery
Education! – Presented by Robert Muskett, DEN Star

Other in person sessions included:

PBL with FLL: Project-Based Learning made easy with FIRST LEGO League – Presented by Max Brooks, DEN Account Manager

Written in the STARS: Becoming a DEN STAR and SMART Board 101 -Presented by Valaina Maher, DEN Star

To see highlights from other virtual sessions today, visit the DEN Blog Network:

Links to recordings from every session (50+ sessions!) will be posted here:

The Discovery Education User Experience team has created a short survey for teachers on the design direction of the new DE Streaming homepage.  If you don’t mind, please take 30 seconds to select the layout you would most prefer:

Thanks to all of our presenters and participants for making the first DEN SLS a wonderful day!

VA Leadership Council


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