Monthly Archives: January 2013

FETC PRE- Conference Day of Discovery at Wonderworks

FETC PRE- Conference Day of Discovery at Wonderworks

This Sunday, January 28th is the Day of Discovery  at WonderWorks on International Drive in Orlando, Florida. The Florida leadership council will be there in force and the day is jammed back with great ways to use Tech in your classroom. The day will be filled with great speakers, interactive sessions and great networking with

The Connected Community Contest

In today’s digital world, communities, and the people who make them up, are connected both locally and globally at the same time.   And while geography, time and distance may seemingly isolate one community from another; inevitably, changes in one community will eventually affect another.  At the same time while culture, language, jobs, and traditions may

Discovery Educator Network TCEA 2013 EveningCon

Discovery Educator Network TCEA 2013 EveningCon Join the Discovery Educator Network for a hands-on evening of connections, food, prizes, and fun! With special guests Mike Bryant and Texas Leadership Council Members Tuesday, February 5, 2013 6 PM – 8:30 PM Dinner provided Travis High School Library 1211 E Oltorf St Austin, TX 78704 For more

DEN STARs in the News: Edith Erickson

Michigan STAR Discovery Educator Edith Erickson, recently won the Discovery Education Award in the Discovery Education Fall 2012 REMC Usage Drive.  Edith is a 3rd grade teacher at St. Francis de Sales Catholic School in Manistique, Michigan. To read the article in her local newspaper, click here. Congratulations Edith and thanks for everything you do

Techbook Live in Knoxville – Update!

This Saturday, January 26th, we’re hosting the DEN’s Techbook Live at the L&N STEM Academy in Knoxville, TN.  It is a day of professional development and community building that you won’t want to miss!   We’ll start the day at 8 AM with a light breakfast courtesy of Discovery.  At 8:30 we’ll kick of some

DEN STARs in the News: Mark Barnes

Ohio STAR Discovery Educator, Mark Barnes (@markbarnes19) is featured on ASCD’s website in the book section. His new book, Role Reversal: Achieving Uncommonly Excellent Results in the Student-Centered Classroom, is due for publication on February 18, and it is a featured ASCD member book. The book demonstrates how to create a Results Only Learning Environment.

Mousey… Tuesday?

Discovery employees had the day off yesterday, but Mousey wanted to still make an appearance this week in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.   Martin Luther King, Jr. was born on January 15, 1929. His leadership for the community against racism through nonviolent campaigns moved hundreds of thousands of people. He is most

Last Call Kansas!

KS STARS! You are invited to meet some of the faces behind Discovery Education! On January 22 at Hero’s in Old Town in Downtown Wichita, leaders from Discovery Education will be there including Lance Rougeux, Jenny Bradbury, and Joe Diaz. They will be at Hero’s around 7:30 and would love to meet and greet with


PETE&C DEN Star Spotlight Episode Four

This is the forth post in a series highlighting DEN Stars who are presenting at PETE&C February 10th -13th 2013.  In the third episode    60in60 App Attack presented by  Scott Snyder and Brandon Lutz was spotlighted. Their presentation will be Monday February 11th in the Trinidad room from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm session code CL07. In this episode we will look at the

S.O.S: And the Award Goes To….

Welcome to week 16 of our Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our new S.O.S series to provide help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. And the Award Goes To… PDF Version Background Many of the strategies employed in classrooms today, deal with ways to enhance students cognitive skills.  If we focus solely