Tennessee articles

#DENChat 8: Let Their Passions Shine

Last week Paula Naugle led the #DENChat in a wonderful conversation about how teachers are igniting the passion for learning in their students.  In an age where we are bombarded with reports of how testing is stifling teaching, teachers are still finding ways to let their kids passions shine through. You can read through the

Discovery Education Sneak Peek Webinar Series

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

More Updates on the Knoxville Virtual Conference

We’re getting close now!  This Saturday, April 20th, is the Spring Virtual Conference for Discovery.  There are lots of great Live Stream feeds planned for the day.  And, there are also dozens of local events being hosted across the country as educators come together to share their knowledge and experience and learn together.  Knoxville is

Spring VirtCon: Important Announcement for TN

We are one week away from one of the most exciting and productive professional development events available to teachers each year: The DEN Spring Virtual Conference!  Sessions will be broadcast all day over LiveStream.  In addition, there are dozens of locations across the US where teachers are gathering together to watch all or part of

Spring VirtCon in Knoxville!

Discovery’s Spring Virtual Conference is an all-day, online, professional development opportunity that goes, literally, around the world for educators to drop in and participate together from wherever they are at the time.  It is just one more way Discovery has met the needs of teachers who long for interaction with others that “get them.” BUT,

New #DENChat Coming This Thursday!

The first two weeks of #DENChat have been phenomenal.  The discussion is on target with tweets whizzing by at nearly the speed of thought.  If you haven’t joined us yet, or have been hesitant about participating in the conversation, here are a few things to think about: Its ok to “lurk” in the conversation.  Sit

Using Technology to Transform Education: Tennessee

SCORE is hosting a virtual convening on March 13, 2013 at 3:30 CDT with a panel of Tennessee educators to discuss how technology can be used to transform teaching and learning.  The interactive event will be live streamed to allow educators from across the state to participate in the discussion and contribute their diverse perspectives

Did You See This Funny Video of You?

I love Twitter.  No, I’m not a power user.  Some days I’m a lurker.  Some days I’m a re-tweeter.  Some days I’m a link sharer.  And some days I actually write something.  Not profound, mind you, but something from my thoughts. I like Twitter for a number of reasons.  First, its quick.  There are no

#DENChat – Web Tools Slam

Tonight was our second round of DENChat, the DEN discussion on Twitter every Thursday from 8 to 9 PM ET. This week we asked the DEN to bring their best game to the subject of web tools.  And they did not disappoint! Names and links came flying across my screen at breakneck speed from the