Author Archives: Steve Dembo

FETC PreCon – Vote for your favorite video!

FETC PreCon – Vote for your favorite video!

Yesterday, the DEN hosted a full day pre-conference event at Sea World.  The day kicked off with a phenomenal presentation by Scott Kinney about the past and future of textbooks.  Don’t worry if you missed it though, he’s going to be our featured speaker in the EdTechConnect series on May 17th. The day continued with

EduCon 2.2

Chris Lehmann, the keynote for the 2009 Spring Virtual Conference, will be hosting the third annual EduCon in Philly this January.  There are always quite a few DEN members in attendance, so it would be a good opportunity for a DEN meetup! For more details on the conference, read below or download the flier. Registration

Featured Leadership Council: Iowa!

This week, we’re featuring a DEN that’s really starting to build momentum, and just happens to be the home of my own alma mater (go Hawkeyes!), IOWA!  Iowa has an extremely dedicated leadership council that is working on building out the DEN community there.  In fact, they’ve pegged the ITEC Technology Fair as there location

EdTechConnect with Gail Lovely

On Wednesday, we have a real treat for all of you!  Esteemed educator and featured speaker Gail Lovely will be our EdTechConnect presenter for the month of December!  She will be sharing a presentation titled Tools for Engagement and Collaboration in the Elementary Grades. In this session we will explore online tools and the powerful

Teach Africa: LIVE!

Tuesday, December 15, 10:30-11:30am ET Register NOW! Join fellow teachers and students in a live web event that will give participants first-hand insight into Africa, its people and its cultures. This unique webinar will feature a presentation from Her Excellency Dr. Faida Mitifu, Ambassador from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to the United States.

Featured Leadership Council: Tennessee!

This week we are proud to feature one of the most active Leadership Councils, Tennessee! The TN LC has hosted events at the Tennessee Aquarium as well as your local Best Buy.  And if you think that sounds like a strange place for a DEN event, you weren’t the only one!  But just wait till

Discovery and Obama team up for “Be The Future” STEM initiative!

This morning at 11:30AM EST, President Obama will issue a call to action to increase science literacy among students nationwide… and you can watch it live!  Discovery Education is leading the new “Be the Future” initiative by introducing STEM Connect and delivering this resource to ALL Discovery Education streaming subscribers at no additional charge. Organized

Costume contest winners!

The voting was fierce, as the ranks shifted several times over the last few days.  But when the dust settled, three winners emerged!  Congrats to all the winners, a brand new HD Flip Cam is going to be in the mail to you.  And many thanks to everybody who participated, it truly put the ‘treat’

Where are all the STARs?

Where are all the STARs?  Presenting at state and national conferences near you, that’s where!  We’ve put together an ever-growing list of presentations by STAR Discovery Educators at state and national conferences around the country.  If you are attending a conference listed below, please stop by and show your support for your fellow STARs. And