Author Archives: Steve Dembo

Discovery Education Webinars: 2009-2010

Discovery Education Webinars: 2009-2010

Well, it’s back to school time, and you know what that means…  It’s time to share the 2009-2010 webinar schedule! Nearly 100 webinars have been scheduled already and are ready for your registrations. Cost?  Free. The webinar schedule includes several different series. DEN Webinars: Every Tuesday night a member of the DEN team will lead

2009 Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge opens!

The 2009 Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge, hosted by the Siemens Foundation, Discovery Education, and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), is now open for entries.  In addition, the challenge has expanded to include elementary school students as well as middle school students this year.  The deadline for elementary level entries is January

Discovery Channel iPhone App

Got an iPhone or iTouch?  Then this is one app that you’ll definitely want to download!  The Discovery Channel has released an application that will allow you to watch videos, view photos and take quizzes from  your favorite Discovery shows.  The app has been taking the iPhone world by storm and has quickly risen up

DEN Back to School California Tour 2009!

If you live in California, then keep an eye out for the Discovery Education road show, coming to a location near you!  Come explore the recent changes to the site as the DE team takes participants on a guided tour of the new-and-improved Discovery Education streaming (aka unitedstreaming). Throughout the day, we’ll examine all of

More from the DEN National Institute 2009

Our reporter on site, Alice Mercer, has gathered together for you the CoverItLive notes, links from AmeriDEN Idol, and a photoset from the event. Thanks Alice! Live Blog of DEN National Institute brought to you by Dean Mantz from the Kansas DEN, thank you Dean! <a href=”″ >Discovery Education National Institute</a> Links from AmeriDen Idol

Highlights from the Den National Institute

Couldn’t be at the DEN National Institute this year?  Don’t worry, neither could I!  But thanks to the efforts of Alice Mercer, I’ve been able to attend several sessions virtually.  She has graciously shared links to the live streams of sessions done by Adam Frey (Wikispaces), Claudia L’Amoreaux (Linden Lab/Second Life) and our very own,

Two districts reach the 1,000,000 videos viewed milestone!

We here at the DEN would like to congratulate educators and student from Northside Independent School District in San Antonio, Texas and Prince George’s County Public Schools in Maryland, for reaching a major milestone: 1,000,000 educational videos viewed through Discovery Education streaming. Of course, I’m sure you want to know what the millionth video viewed

A five star review for DE streaming PLUS

Discovery Education streaming PLUS was recently reviewed by Multimedia and Internet @ Schools and imagine our surprise when we received an absolutely perfect rating: 5/5 stars!  Of course, to those of you using DE streaming PLUS, this won’t be much of a surprise, but the review is well worth reading and sharing.  A quick highlight