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Come Learn With US

DEN Summer Institute: Apply Today!The DEN Summer Institute for 2010 will take place from July 18-23, 2010 at Bentley University in Waltham, MA just twenty minutes west of Boston.  Attendees will have the opportunity to connect with fellow STAR Discovery Educators from all over during an exclusive, intensive, week-long networking and professional development event.  Apply today!   April 12

DEN MACE2010 Details

Here are the session details and time slots as promised in the “First STAR” blog post.  Please understand that Jennifer Dorman and Brad Hagaman will be presenting only on Thursday in “Banquet Room C”.  Therefore, be sure to come by and catch the fantastic sessions being offered.  If you can not attend MACE but want

The "First STAR" I See Tonight

The Kansas Leadership Council would like to welcome Sara Pittman to our family of Discovery Education STAR Educators.  Please welcome her with open arms and help spread the word what a fantastic professional learning community we have in the Discovery Educator Network.   See you on March 4th and 5th in Manhattan, KS for the MACE

"STEM"ulate Your Students

As educators we know that a key to student engagement is through real world application- authentic learning.  Apply now to participate in the “Siemens Teachers As Researchers” (STARS) program.  Deadline for applications is March 1, 2010. Teachers selected in the program will participate in mentored research at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory on current topics

Calling K-8 Teachers & Students to Change Communities

Participating teachers and students can assist in helping “Planet Earth” Go Green!  Siemens “We Can Change the World Challenge“ is open for registration through March 15, 2010.  The challenge is for students to create solutions for resolving environmental issues by starting with their own community.  Participants can choose their appropriate grade level by selecting one

New STAR on the Horizon

Please help the KS LC welcome Chelsea Whisnant from Rossville to the Kansas Discovery Education DEN family.  You can catch her on Plurk talking about how well her elementary students are adapting to the assignments and quizzes she builds via the Teacher Center.  If you want to learn more about the Builders, read the “Diamonds

Teacher Center's "Dynamic Duo"

Educators are always on the look out for something new to introduce and stimulate student learning through engagement.  Discovery Education has provided educators two new great resources: Ready Zone: Continuity of Learning  and STEM Connect. These are available in the “Teacher Center” of Discovery Education. Ready Zone was created to provide opportunities for ongoing education of

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