Author Archives: Steve Dembo

DEN Virtual Conference Archives Posted

DEN Virtual Conference Archives Posted

Over 1600 educators attended the DEN Virtual Conference last Saturday and I think about 1300 of them emailed me to ask when the archives will be available!  Well, thanks for waiting patiently, and now your patience is being rewarded! The entire Virtual Conference, all seven hours of it, has now been posted online!  If you

DE Science for Elementary earns an Award of Excellence!

Tech and Learning Magazine released their annual Awards of Excellence this week and guess who made the list?  Discovery Education Science for Elementary!  Every year, T&L has a panel of 30 educators review nearly one hundred different sites and tools.  We’re absolutely honored to have DE Science for Elementary earn an Award of Excellence in

DEN Tech or Treat Costume Contest… Part Two!

Unexpectedly, we had some highly creative submissions of people dressed as members of the DEN team!  So, we’ve set aside one HD Flip Cam for the person who gets the most votes in the Best DEN Impersonation category.  Cast your vote, polls close on Friday! Who had the best DEN costume?(surveys) #1 Judy Uhrig as

Congrats to the 2009 America’s Top Young Scientist!

Discovery Education and 3M today awarded Marina Dimitrov of Bozeman, Mont., with the title of “America’s Top Young Scientist” as winner of the 2009 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge.  Dimitrov was one of 10 finalists who competed today in a series of live science challenges at Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City.  A student

Happy Birthday Hall!

A little birdy told us that it just happens to be Hall’s birthday today.  It wouldn’t be polite for me to say how old he is, but let’s just say it falls somewhere in between 59 and 61! Please join me in wishing him a very happy birthday…  and let’s have a little fun while

Sharing Discovery Education at a Conference?

After four years of the DEN we know two things about conference season. 1) People love sessions about Discovery content. 2) Our STARs are always shining. So, we want to recognize the awesome presentations our STAR Discovery Educators lead at conferences around the globe. If you are accepted to present at a conference we want

Discovery Education on Twitter

Do you follow Discovery Education on Twitter?  What about the Young Scientist Challenge?  Or the New Teacher Survival Center?  Or perhaps your leadership council?  Or the members of the DEN team? Just in case you’re new to Twitter or may have missed some, here’s a quick overview of where you can find Discovery Education represented

Texas DEN Members, join in Fotowalk 2009!

If you’re a Texas DEN member, you won’t want to miss our very first Fotowalk.  It’s happening on Saturday and looks to be quite an exciting event! This Saturday, September 12th, four cities will be hosting a photo walk for DEN teachers. Our photo walk will start at 9am at one location in each city