Author Archives: Howard Martin

Sharing Files on the Internet

Sharing Files on the Internet

One thing many teachers do very well is share their great ideas with other teacher. The DEN helps make connections with other teachers who have those great ideas and, in turn, feed your creativity. Sharing ideas can easily be done via email or Twitter, but what about the student products or teacher examples? File sharing

Discover Summer Institute 2010

One of the best things I have done in my professional career was to attend a Discovery Summer Institute. The professional development was incredibly relevant to what students were needing in the classroom and I learned new tools and new ways to use old tools for instruction. But mostly, I found a network of teachers

FREE Virtual Field Trip with Philippe Cousteau!

Discovery Education and Education Service Center Region XI are proud to present Texas educators a captivating Virtual Field Trip for Texas elementary school students.  Join Philippe Cousteau, grandson of the legendary Jacques Cousteau and Discovery Education Chief Spokesperson for Environmental Education, as he takes your students to the Seattle Aquarium to explore animal adaptation in

TCEA Pre-Conference Stream

One more day until the Bob Bullock State History Museum is taken-over by the DEN! It’s going to be wet and cold here in Austin, but there will be the warmth of sharing and fun within the walls of the museum. We are glad that so many people have decided to register and attend this

DEN SCIcon Success!

Sixty-four teachers joined the Discovery Educator Network Virtual Science Conference at Finch Elementary in McKinney, Texas. Braving the 11 degree temperatures in Texas, the teachers were provided with some of the most effective strategies for transforming their science classes through the meaningful and effective integration of digital media content. Sessions included ideas from Geocaching to

TCEA 2010 Pre-Conference!

Discovery Education and the Texas DEN Leadership Council proudly present a Day of Discovery at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum on Tuesday, February 9, 2010. This Day of Discovery will provide Texas educators and welcomed guests with an exciting and enriching day of professional development focused on creative ways to engage your students

Austin Photo Walk Postponed

The Photo Walk scheduled for Austin today is being postponed to a later date. After receiving about 4 inches of rain for the year, we have gladly accepted about 3 inches during the last hour in some parts of Austin and 6 inches in a couple of places in the county this morning. We have

Texas Den Photo Walk 2009!

Hey Texas! It’s time for the First Texas DEN Photo Walk! We were so impressed with the international photo walk earlier in the year (, we decided to do our own with Texas educators. This Saturday, September 12th, four cities will be hosting a photo walk for DEN teachers. Our photo walk will start at