Author Archives: Ginny Washburne

Join Us for a Digital Learning Day Smackdown!

Join Us for a Digital Learning Day Smackdown!

If you attended the student-led webinar this afternoon you saw firsthand just how powerful and engaging digital media can be. Students from around the US shared their favorite iPad Apps and talked about how they use them in class during the “Don’t Worry, Be APPy” webinar. If you missed it be sure to check out

December Edition of DEN UP

Tis the season for giving! We are sending you our favorite ways to stay connected with Discovery Education. Check out the December edition of the DEN UP Newsletter for information on: Events in a Box Explore the Blue Vocabulary Scavenger Hunt with Discovery Videos Rising STAR Reflections The DEN Wiki   Enjoy! Ginny and Jannita

CMS Celebrates Tech or Treat

On Saturday, October 20, the DEN hosted an in-person event for the Fall Virtual Conference at Morehead STEM Academy in Charlotte. Over 60 educators from across Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools gave up their Saturday to join us for a jam packed day of learning. We began with a quick welcome and introduction followed by the opening virtual

DEN Open House Archive

Last night we hosted our second virtual DEN Open House event. DEN STAR & LC members Carmella Doty and Deb Thonus joined us in a Google Hangout to talk about their experience with the DEN. The goal of our open house was to give educators a personal introduction and overview of the DEN from the

What’s the 4-1-1?

It’s always a struggle to balance the craziness of today with the needs of tomorrow. How do you find time for continual professional development when you have 100 papers to grade, phone calls to make, laundry to fold and Modern Family to watch?!?! We realize educators are constantly in a time crunch and it is

Life is a Highway

They say “Life is a Highway” but where is the roadmap? What signs are you seeing along your educational highway? Caution, Stop, No Parking, Winding Road, Construction Ahead…between Common Core, RtI and all of the other educational programs it’s no wonder teachers are feeling overwhelmed. On Wednesday, September 26th over 30 educators from across Miami-Dade

October Edition of DEN UP Newsletter

As you “fall” back into the school year we would like to share the October edition of the DEN UP Newsletter with you. Here is a highlight of what we are covering this month: Discovery joins forces with Polar Bears International to connect your students with polar bear and climate change experts. Strategy Spotlight Challenge: 3 Truths,

Introducing DEN Events in a Box!!

Are you looking for new and creative ways to learn and share with your colleagues? As DEN STARs we know you are passionate about teaching and learning with digital media not only with your students but also your peers.We are excited to introduce a new resource we are calling “Events in a Box”. We have