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DEN Community Member of the Week: Travis Corpus

DEN Community Member of the Week: Travis Corpus

Travis is a 7th and 8th grade Social Studies teacher at Burkburnett ISD in Texas. He shared “ Going through the Digital Teacher Leader program, of which I’ve only finished one year, has been very beneficial. I’ve gotten the chance to look at my teaching practices, and I feel it has pushed me a notch

Belk Service Learning Challenge – Want to go to ISTE for FREE?

Each teacher with 3 or more video submissions could win a free trip to ISTE! Belk, ISTE, and Discovery Education have upped the ante this year.  Any teacher that submits at least 3 student videos will be entered to win a free trip to ISTE in Philadelphia this summer. What do you have to do? Encourage students in grades

Attn: Houston Area Educators! Share Fair is Feb. 7

SHARE FAIR / STEMosphere HOUSTON: Saturday, February 7, 2015 at Fort Bend ISD’s Ridge Point High School from 9am until 4pm – Register Now! A free STEM Professional Development and Community Event Join us at Houston Share Fair on February 7, 2015! Educators and administrators register here: http://bit.ly/1CH4GOQ Share Fair is a FREE event that provides a place for

Inventions and their Impact, LIVE from Eanes ISD

On Wednesday, November 12 from 12-1 p.m., we will be broadcasting from Eanes ISD’s Hill Country Middle School for the latest in our Social Studies Techbook LIVE series!  Our Social Studies Techbook is a complete digital solution that replaces traditional textbooks and features dynamic digital content for courses including United States History, World History and World Geography

Discovery Education Techbook Experience in Garland!

Greetings Garland ISD educators, parents, students, and the greater Garland community! You are invited to an exciting event that will showcase the power of the Discovery Education Science Techbook and other digital science resources available to all at Garland ISD!  Our Discovery Education team will facilitate informative, fun-filled, and engaging hands-on activities that will thrill and inspire parents, students,

The Belk Service Learning Challenge Is Back and Bigger Than Ever

  The Belk Service Learning Challenge is Now Open for Entries Submit a Video Today! Join Belk, Discovery Education and the International Society for Technology in Education as they celebrate another year of service learning with the Belk Service Learning Challenge! The Challenge invites student teams in grades 6-8—with the guidance of an educator—to identify an issue in their

I <3 Texas – DENapalooza Austin

I had the pleasure to head to Austin, Texas this past weekend for DENapalooza Austin. I have so much fun traveling around the country, visiting places I’ve never been, to work with teachers looking to learn and share with each other. Our DENapalooza events have been successful because of the people presenting and attending –

DEN LC Event at Apple Store – Dallas, TX

Join the Texas DEN community for an Apple Store Event on Knox Street (Dallas, TX). Meet with other teachers to learn how to view closed captioning and  import DE videos directly onto the iPad and then edit with the iMovie app. Apple Creative, Anne Adams will be demonstrating all kinds of tips and tricks. Come

iPad Grants for Special Needs

The autism community has been especially vocal about the benefits of the iPad and because of this there are many grants aimed specifically at getting iPads for children with autism. If you know a child that has been diagnosed with autism, language disorders or developmental delays, you may want to share this information with their

AFI / Dallas Film International Festival (DIFF)

For the last seven years, I have volunteered for the The Dallas Film International Festival (DIFF).  This year DIFF was from April 3-13  and during that time I had the opportunity to view 20 movies. One of  movies was the Documentary Feature Grand Jury Prize Winner called,  “The Special Need”. This foreign movie, filmed in Germany/Italy and directed, written

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