Author Archives: Tim Childers

Register Today for Math and Reading Event

Register Today for Math and Reading Event

The response to our Saturday, March 12th, DEN Day of training for Math and Language Arts at Lake Forest Middle School in Cleveland, TN, has been phenomenal.  We’ve already expanded our acceptance list from 30 to 50, and we have just a few places left! Here is a brief rundown of the day and some

Math and Language Arts PD Set!

The TN DEN LC is hosting a day-long training event for Math and Language Art teachers on Saturday, March 12th at the Lake Forest Middle School in Cleveland, TN.  We will look at various technologies that can help teachers from all content areas incorporate math and language arts into their curriculum (DE Streaming, Web 2.0,

Discovery Education Class at the Apple Store

RESERVE YOUR SEAT! Date: Saturday, February 26th. 2011 Time: 8 am -10 am Apple Store in Saddle Creek, 7615 W Farmington Blvd Germantown, TN 38138 The Tennessee DEN LC is hosting a training at the Apple Store.  These trainings are always informative and lot of fun!  During this time the Apple folks and TN DEN

Sign-Ups Still Going On!

We are hosting three…that’s right… THREE live events for the DEN SciCon Virtual Conference happening January 22nd!  So, no matter where you live in TN, you can attend a live event with relative ease and be part of one of the most fantastic groups of educators anywhere on the planet…the DEN! You can find more

Martin Institute Spring Conference

Clif Mims, TN DEN LC member, Executive Director of the Martin Institute, and teacher extraordinaire, has forwarded the following announcement for a fantastic professional development opportunity in West Tennessee… I’d like to invite you to the 2011 Martin Institute Spring Conference, Teaching for Tomorrow, to be held February 3-4 at Presbyterian Day School. See the

Photo Op in Chattanooga

If you live in the Chattanooga area, you may be interested in this great photo opportunity from the Tennessee Aquarium on Saturday, January 15th. I (Tim) finally decided to get a ticket, and I would love to have some DEN friends along for the ride! You can register here. The cost is $39.  The boat

DEN Virtual Conference Is Here!

Fall VirtCon 2010 Saturday, October 23, 2010 9AM to 3 PM ET Download the flyer Cost: FREE Register for the virtual sessions (Beginning at 8am ET, you can click this same link to join the event!) Schedule: 9-9:50 AM It’s Not the Technology, It’s the Education Gail Lovely Web 2.0 tools are cool. iPads, cell

More Webinars of Interest

With the Fall Virtual Conference coming up later this month (Saturday October 23 for 6 hours of non-stop professional development!), its time to take a look at some of the webinars being hosted by Discovery Education.  You can log into your DE Streaming account and find the entire list by clicking on the DEN link

Webinar with Build It Bigger’s Danny Forster

(Reposted from Porter Palmer on the DEN National blog) Mark your calendars! At 1pm ET on Monday, September 13th Danny Forster from the Science Channel’s Build It Bigger is joining us for a special webinar event “A New Way to Look at Architecture.” Danny loves architecture, from the curve of a building’s roof line to