The South Carolina DEN is blossoming in spring! Come on out and celebrate spring with your fellow DEN members on Wednesday, April 23rd. We will be meeting in Columbia during the Spring SCeTV workshops. DEN members should have already received an invitation, which includes dinner and non-alcoholic beverages. That’s right- nothing brings educators together like
The DEN National Institute will occur at Discovery’s global headquarters in Silver Spring, MD from July 21-25, 2008. The week before, July 14-18, 2008, there will be the DEN Leadership Council Institute (also in Silver Spring, MD). Up to 100 STARs will be invited to attend the DEN National Institute and 50 leadership council members
The LIVE GREEN Teacher Grant program, a Discovery Education program presented by General Motors, challenges middle school teachers to develop innovative ideas for furthering environmental and energy sustainability. Teachers will identify an issue or problem, create a plan to address it, and integrate the topic into classroom teaching. Earn a $1,000 LIVE GREEN grant –
The SC Leadership Council would like to welcome Cynthia Stephens from Berkeley County School District to the DEN. Congrats for being our newest STAR, too! Please take a minute to welcome Ms. Stephens. South Carolina is proud of all of our DEN members, and the LC hopes that everyone is out there recruiting!
Join us for the 1st ever Discovery Educator Network Virtual Conference! Saturday, February 2nd 9:00-1:00 Greenville, SC and Columbia SC Connect with educators from all over the country during this unique professional development experience where you can attend in-person, online or both. The day will feature keynote presentations from Discovery’s own Hall Davidson and Lance
So you joined the DEN, and maybe you’ve even become a STAR Educator… can life get any better? Well, your virtual life can! If you haven’t already made the move to join Second Life, or want to learn more about this virtual community- now’s your chance! Join the SL crew’s webinar to learn more. WHEN?
Can’t make it to FETC? Then mark your calendar for NECC in San Antonio, TX, scheduled from June 31 – July 2. NECC is presented by ISTE, the International Society for Technology in Education. Why not check it out and visit the DEN Second Life group while you’re there? Is anyone planning to attend or
Elaine Plybon, blog coordinator for the Texas DEN Leadership Council, needs YOU! The Irving Independent School District in Irving, Texas, for which she works, has an annual Technology Media Fair. This year, the district has opened up several categories for online judging. The hope, above all, is that this will help keep district students excited
EdTechConnect with Daniel Pink, December 12th 7:00pm EST Daniel Pink, bestselling author of A Whole New Mind, will describe how three powerful economic forces are putting a premium on right-brain abilities in the workforce. He’ll describe the six artistic, empathic abilities that now matter most — and discuss how educators are beginning to surface and
The next ETV Teacher Technology Workshop will be held in Columbia at ETV on April 22-24. ETV invites you to share your technology experience and expertise on Tuesday, April 22, Wednesday, April 23, and/or Thursday, April 24. Presenters representing all areas of technology in education are encouraged to apply. Registration for this free workshop will