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Don’t Miss DEN Back-to-School Webinars!

Don’t Miss DEN Back-to-School Webinars!

Starting tomorrow evening and continuing for the next three weeks are the Discovery Education BTS Webinars.  Each week focuses on a different topic.  Topics will be shared twice a week, once on Tuesday at 7:00 pm EST and once on Wednesday at 3:30 pm EST.  Come learn how to set up student accounts for your

Assessment Thoughts from your LC Members….part 1

Hello DEN Community and welcome to a series of blog posts designated to invoke your thoughts, ideas, and reflections concerning assessment in education.  Over the next few weeks several Leadership Council members have offered to share their thoughts on this popular topic in order to start the conversation.  We can’t wait to read your reflections

Back-to-School Webinars

Did you enjoy the Summer School Webinars last week?  Are you looking for more ideas of how to use Discovery Education in your classroom?  Perhaps you were hoping to see some more “how-to” sessions for learning about setting up student accounts, creating writing prompts with the Builder Tools, or assigning content to students in the

Alabama DEN Team Rocked McWane’s World!

Alabama’s DEN STARS had time to meet and share ideas Wednesday, June 16th, when many were in Birmingham attending the Alabama Technology Education Conference.  The event, called “McWane’s World Rocks the Stars,” was held at the McWane Science Center, a popular hands-on science center located close to the conference’s downtown meeting place.  A delightful and

New content in STREAMING Plus

If you have been searching Discovery Education STREAMING and using digital media in your classroom we’re sure you’ve noticed the “Recently Added” button above your search results (see image below). Educators often wonder why we would include  this button and how it might be helpful for them.  Our goal is to always provide numerous ways

Tennessee should be proud…

Last week I had the pleasure of touring Tennessee from Knoxville all the way to Memphis with some of my DEN colleagues.  Tennessee is always a joy to visit, especially when I get to meet new DEN members and learn from them!  I was able to reconnect with some members of the LC in Knoxville,

Registration Open: Orlando Evenings of Discovery!

Hello Florida Educators!  Are you located near Orlando?  Are you looking for a reason to visit Orlando?  Join us next week at the Orlando Science Center for one of two interactive evenings of professional development. Presenters will demonstrate strategies for using Discovery Education STREAMING resources for digital storytelling and how to access these resources on

The Quest for Curiosity Comes to a Close

The Discovery Educator Network (DEN) would like to thank all of you that participated in the Quest for Curiosity.  We hope the Quest for Curiosity served as a great challenge for your students, and that it provided them with the opportunity to explore engaging and relevant content while harnessing 21st century skills. As we mentioned

2011 Spring VirtCon event in Iowa!

Join the DEN Iowa Leadership Council as we host not one, but two education celebrities! Featured Speaker and Keynote Steve Dembo will show us how students are learning and interacting in this Web 2.0 world.   Then Dr. Lodge McCammon from the Friday Institute at NC State University will teach us numerous strategies for using

Palm Beach Tech Conference a “blast”!

I knew I was in for a treat when the day started with a video recording of students from all over Palm Beach School District count down “3, 2, 1 Blast-off!”; the theme for this year’s event. And what a phenomenal day it was! This was my first year attending the Palm Beach Tech Conference.

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