Author Archives: Porter Palmer

Apply to Attend the 2016 DEN Summer Institute

Apply to Attend the 2016 DEN Summer Institute

For more than a decade now, Discovery Education has been committed to supporting opportunities for the amazing educators who use Discovery Education resources to connect both virtually and in person. We understand the role vibrant professional learning communities play in supporting educators. We know that educators’ most valuable resource is each other, and we are

Research: Learning with the Discovery Education Community

Hi there! Through the ISTE Teacher Education Network, we were recently connected with Torrey Trust, Ph.D., a professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst whose research focuses on how teachers use web-based and social media tools to expand their professional learning networks and engage in ongoing learning activities. She, along with her colleagues set out to

Ding! Ding! Ding! The DENner Bell is Ringing!

Hi, friends! I’m excited to share with you about a new project created by members of your Discovery Education Community. They asked me to share what follows with you.   It is often heard that the DEN is much like a family. Everyone also knows that the collective brainpower of the Community is more powerful

DEN Stories: Rodney Crouse

In 2015, the Discovery Educator Network has been celebrating ten years of connecting educators to their most valuable resource. One of the ways we have celebrated is by telling stories of some of the people like you who are the DEN. Meet Rodney Crouse, a passionate grade 5 teacher in Guilford County, NC. DEN in