In just a few short weeks the DEN will be hosting the Fall Virtual Conference. Many in-person events are being hosted throughout the US and Canada as you can see on the Virt Con website. If you are hosting an in-person event or you would like to (it’s not too late!) we have developed some resources
This is the presentation I did this past Saturday at the New England Day of Discovery, in Groton CT. There are some great, free resources from Discovery Education available that can help teachers, students, and parents. The content and design of these resources is excellent are are great resources to help students learn.
Edcamp Hudson Valley (http://edcamphudsonvalley.org/), an education unconference, will be held at Ulster BOCES in New Paltz, NY on Tuesday, August 14. Edcamp Hudson Valley will bring together educators and students from around the region for a day of sharing, learning, and innovating. For more information about Edcamp Hudson Valley please visit: http://edcamphudsonvalley.org/ Register here: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/3594991717/efblike
Power to Learn, Discovery Education, and The Hub HD are pleased to invite educators to the Long Island Day of Discovery Designed specifically for New York area educators, this interactive day of free professional development will showcase creative ways to motivate your students and transform your lessons using the latest innovations in teaching. We will
Edcamp is a great series of free, unconferences for educators. The Edcamp model is unique in that attendees set the agenda the morning of the conference and the sessions are not led by one person, but are rather a collaboration of both the facilitator and attendees. It is a great way to learn, share, and
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.
The Games in Education conference is a multi-day symposium which focuses on the topic of using video games to supplement and inspire in-classroom education! Participants span early childhood through post secondary educators in New York’s Capital District and surrounding regions who are interested in finding ways to use video games and related technology to enrich
ISTE (International Society of Technology in Education) puts on a great, huge, educational conference each year. I was lucky enough to attend ISTE 2011 in Philadelphia last year (thanks to winning a Discovery Education contest that paid for it for me) and had a great time, learning, sharing, and connecting with educators from around the world. Philadelphia is also
Education on Air is a free online educational technology conference from Google that will be held May 2nd, 2012, from 12-10pm (Eastern). It will be held using Google+ Hangouts on Air. There are some great sessions planned on topics such as paperless classroom, assessment, robotics, digital citizenship, portfolio’s, and, of course, using different Google Apps in the classroom.
Discovery Education’s Discovery Educator Network runs a variety of professional development sessions each year. These are usually online sessions with live meet-ups also planned. For this Spring, they are doing something different instead of the normal Spring Virtual Conference. The DEN is partnering with Classroom 2.0 to present the Social Learning Summit. Steve Hargadon, of Classroom 2.0,