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Discovery Education has a new look!

Greetings !      On July 8th the new website went live. There are many exciting new features that will enhance your teaching. As with many websites when changes of this magnitude occur somethings do slip by. The discovery technicians are welcoming comments and constantly working to fix any of the bugs that occurred.  Please don’t

Leadership Council Attends National Conference

In June Mauri Dufour, Carol Miller and Lori Twiss attended the National conference at Discovery Communications. The days were packed with exciting news on upcoming features and the new website. We met our new regional manager, Michael Hakkarinen, he is very energetic, is looking forward to working with us and coming to Maine. Keep posted

V-A-C-A-T-I-O-N

Hi All As the school year is quickly coming to an end we need your input.  Please post a reply to this blog with some fun summer event ideas!                                                          

DEN Virtual Conference

Saturday, Oct 24, 2008 Edward Little High School will  host a DEN virtual conference which will provide a unique opportunity to learn powerful ways to integrate digital media and Web 2.0 tools into your instruction as well as discover an abundance of resources to expand your own personal learning network. And it’s free!  We happen to have many slots

Learn how to use Discovery Education in your classroom

DEN staff will be sharing a series of information-packed sessions on how to integrate the newest online technologies used by today’s media-savvy students into classroom instruction. Among the topics slated for presentation are an introduction to streaming media, tips and tricks for integrating digital media with popular Web 2.0 websites, and strategies for incorporating free movie

STAR DE member to study in Japan

  Erin Towns, World History teacher of Edward Little High School has received a Japan Memorial Fulbright Scholarship to study abroad. Erin will start her adventure in Tokyo and spend time visiting Universities and schools. She will have opportunities to talk to teachers, students, parents and spend a few days living with a family.  Before Erin heads

Looking for talented STAR members

  A reminder from our regional director:    Every year STAR Discovery Educators are asked to report at least two events they have conducted in the past school year in order to have their contracts renewed for the following season (i.e., maintain STAR status for next school year). Give your agent some additional leverage to

Maine Den 'Bears' the ice for Virtual Conference – First Maine Event for 2008

Feb 2, 2008, in spite of the ice & sleet storm Den’s Virtual Conference in Central Maine was attended by local teachers. Lance Rougeux presented ‘Lost in Translation’, explained how many of todays students are bilingual, their second language being text messaging. Matt Monjan presented ‘Building A Bigger Blogger’ which introduced web applications that can

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