Author Archives: Justin Karkow

Roundtrip Tickets to Anywhere: Discovery Education + Google Earth

Roundtrip Tickets to Anywhere: Discovery Education + Google Earth

For all of you who we had the pleasure of meeting today, thank you very much for joining us for the NECC Pre-Con.  Click here for the Roundtrip Tickets to Anywhere presentation that I shared with you.  Please don’t hesitate to let me know if you have questions.  Also, please leave me a comment with the wonderful

DEN Webinar Series Announced!

Who ever said summer school isn’t fun?  Get ready for your school year with an amazing series of complimentary professional development sessions from the Discovery Educator Network (DEN). The series will run from August 3 through August 27 and will feature sessions on Digital Storytelling, School Leadership, Science and Web 2.0.  All of the sessions

Back to School Preview 2009

We’ve got some wonderful enhancements coming your way this fall!  Discover the undiscovered and learn about new content and functionality for the 2009-2010 school year. Register today for a Discovery Education Back-to-School Preview webinar to learn all about the new enhancements to Discovery Education streaming that will be coming your way this summer.  We will

World Changers!

We’d like to congratulate the first, second and third place winners in this year’s Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge! And the winners are (drum roll)…. Grand Prize Winners: Team “Dead Weight” from West Branch, Iowa – West Branch Middle School Students Jathan Kron (age 12), Justin Roth (age 13) and Brennan Nelson (age

A Warm Welcome in Phoenix

95 educators traveled from as far as Flagstaff to spend their Saturday in beautiful Phoenix AZ for a Day of Discovery at Castro Middle School. The day started off with an inspiring message from Cathy Poplin followed by a journey into the digital media frontier. The day was fast and furious, but everybody went home

Texas STARs Shine Bright at TCEA Pre-Conference Event

The Texas Spirit Theater at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum lived up to its name as 172 educators representing 41 Independent School Districts, education service centers and independent schools assembled to learn how to use Discovery Education streaming to bring the world to their students.  The motto of the day, “satisfy your curiosity,”

Austin Day of Discovery, Dec 6, 2008

Austin Day of Discovery, Dec 6, 2008 Saturday was a day filled with new ideas and new connections…the perfect combination! Thanks to our presenters Diane Sidoroff, Arturo Guajardo and Howard Martin, we covered a LOT of material. 59 teachers walked away with strategies for digital storytelling, adding new life to PowerPoints and taking advantage of

Region 1 Day of Discovery (Edinburg TX)

We had the perfect recipe for fun on Saturday for the Region 1 Day of Discovery including a full room, paper cow patties, ideas…ideas…and more ideas, playdough, and a crew keeping an eye on the TX/KS game for us! Seriously, it doesn’t get much better than this. On behalf of Linda, Brad and myself, we