Author Archives: Tracy Selock

Illinois Education & Technology Conference

Illinois Education & Technology Conference

Illinois Education & Technology Conference (IETC) Notice REGISTER ONLINE AND POSTMARK CONFERENCE FEES BY OCT. 9 FOR REDUCED CONFERENCE RATE! DATES OF IETC:  Thursday, Nov. 19 – Friday, Nov. 20, 2009 LOCATION:  Crowne Plaza Hotel, Springfield, IL WHAT IS IETC?  This conference is an exciting opportunity offering teachers, technology coordinators, administrators, curriculum/media specialists, special education instructors, technical staff, and

Shedd Day of Discovery

Discovery Education cordially invites you to join us for the SHEDD AQUARIUM Day of Discovery The Shedd Aquarium and Discovery Education are pleased to present a Day of Discovery on October 10, 2009. This Day of Discovery will provide educators with an exciting and enriching day of professional development focused on creative ways to engage

Register Now for the Streamathon

Annual DEN streamathon   Join us on Wednesday, September 23, 2009 for a day’s worth of DE streaming! Click here to register for the DEN’s Annual streamathon. Schedule All times Eastern 9 AM Back to School Changes in DE streaming           10 AM A Day in the Life with DE streaming          11

Tech Con and ICE Updates

As you may know, the Illinois Computing Educators has partnered over the past three years with two other professional organizations – The Illinois Association of School Business Officials (IASBO) and the Illinois Chief Technology Officers (IL-CTO) – to host an annual event called TechCon. Plans are being finalized for the 3rd annual conference to be

Hey Northern Illinois, Show 'Em Your Colors!

On Friday August 21st the Wisoconsin DEN will be Friday’s Front Row from 2:30-5:00 at TGI Friday’s inside Miller Park.  This is an excellent opportunity for you to have fun meeting members of the DEN community. There will be presentations given by DEN members and information about the DEN, drinks, appetizers and prizes! Illinois DEN members

DEN at NECC 2009

We look forward to celebrating the DEN’s fourth birthday with many of our STARs at our pre-NECC Birthday Party Extravaganza on Saturday, June 27, 2009 at Discovery Headquarters. If you are staying for NECC, I strongly encourage you to check out the following sessions from the DEN team. Using Multimedia in the Classroom Join mimio and

Congrats to Lori Abrahams of IL! Congratulations to STAR Discovery Educator Lori Abrahams for being selected as the winner of the mimio® Interactive System and mimio® masters™ Tuition.  And thanks again to mimio for helping us kick off our week-long celebration of our STARs.  Make sure to check the blog every day this week.  We

Tell Your DEN Story-How Has the DEN Impacted Your Professional Development?

Good evening, bloggers!  The DEN is trying to collate experiences from educators to see how their association with the DEN has impacted their professional development as well as student learning in their classroom.   I have the embed code posted as a TinyPaste link on my Tell The DEN Story page.  (Feel free to copy/paste

DEN Virtual Conference: Spring Into Action

Saturday, April 25, 2009 – 8 AM to 3 PM (CDT) Spring Into Action with the Discovery Educator Network (DEN) and join thousands of educators who are passionate about integrating media into their instruction and collaborating with each other to improve student achievement. During this unique (and free) professional development event you have the flexibility