Water, Water, (Challenges) Everywhere… This month we look towards a Glocal (Global & local impact) challenge in society: water. Whether we look at issues with water pollution, access to drinkable water, using water as an energy source, or changing weather patterns; water is impacting us all. The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has declared the
This week’s SOS Story comes to us from Lodi, California. With DEN Star and Ambassador Lead Martha Snider at the helm, this group of nine DEN Ambassadors took the SOS challenge and ran with it! Each member of the Ambassador group not only tried SOS in the classroom, but also agreed to share what they did so that we could celebrate and learn with them. Here are their stories.
Education leaders hailing from across the West Coast and beyond gathered in San Francisco, CA on Friday for a whirlwind meeting of the minds. Discovery Education’s fifth Powerful Practices event provided local educators with a fertile soil for generating new instructional leadership ideas. They shared their own experiences, and heard fresh stories and strategies from
Every student is entitled to a high-quality, engaging STEM education. But it won’t happen without careful planning. It is the role of educators to help create inspiring and student-centered learning opportunities that give students a firm pathway to success. At Fallbrook Union Elementary School District, students are thriving in STEM-powered classrooms where 1:1 mobile learning
On February 8, 2014 Connect with other educators with Discovery Education sessions in the Orange County Computer Using Educator (OCCUE) Tech Fest. This event is held at Serra Catholic School in Rancho Santa Margarita. Right after the event we will be holding a Continue Connecting DEN Social Event to mingle with STAR Discovery Educators. Meet up
Angels in the DENfield As the baseball season winds down, and the school year revs up, it’s time for a California DEN event. Come share and network with DEN members at Angels in the DENfield on Monday, September 23rd. The event is open to DEN STARS, DEN members, and potential members/STARS. Be prepared to share your “Home
Be the first to get a look at upcoming enhancements to Discovery Education! This sneak peek will showcase integration strategies for leveraging new tools, content, and resources, including Discovery Education Student Board Builder and the new Discovery Education Streaming Plus with model lessons, assessments, and digital content designed to address specific Math and ELA Common
The CA DEN Leadership Council is excited to announce California DENing, a residential style professional development and networking conference where educators from across our region will join together for 3 nights and 3 days of LEARNing from their most valuable resource … each other! Listen to how other educators are embracing the digital conversion, rolling
It’s our first Social of the New Year and you are invited! Join CA DEN Star Educators at a DEN Social following the Orange County CUE Tech Fair on Saturday, February 2, 2013. Meet and greet and grow your PLN as you enjoy time with fellow educators. The social is from 3:30 to 6:00 pm
Maryland’s own Selena Ward will be recognized at ISTE as one of the Emerging Leaders for 2012! We are so proud to have one of our DEN Community members receiving such an honor. Yeeaaaaaah, Selena! The image below is from the Maryland Society for Educational Technology’s latest newsletter.