Tag Archives: DEN Event

NSBA T+L Conference

The T+L Conference, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, is being held next month from November 7 through November 10, 2006 in Dallas, Texas.  If you are a Discovery Educator and are planning to attend, come join us for some special Discovery Educator Network events. On Tuesday, November 7, 2006, we will be hosting

National Leadership Conference-II

Bette Nelson was one of two Discovery Educators representing Illinois at the recent National Leadership Conference hosted by the Discovery Educator Network in Silver Spring, Maryland. I was pleased that she could join us for this event, particularly since Bette has the distinction of being the first teacher to submit an application and be accepted

National Leadership Conference

Last week, an outstanding group of Discovery Educators from across the country came together at the main headquarters of Discovery Communications in Silver Spring, Maryland, for the inaugural Leadership Conference hosted by the Discovery Educator Network. Bette Nelson and Joe Brennan represented Illinois at the conference, and I have asked each to share some observations

Midwest Summer Institute

The list of Illinois participants in the Midwest Summer Institute has been finalized, and I would like to congratulate the following active Discovery Educators who will join DEN members from several states in Chicago at the end of June for a five-day event that will cover a variety of topics including digital stories, blogs, and

Discovery Educator Abroad

If you watch the Travel Channel, there is a good chance that you have already discovered a great series titled 5 Takes. The series is especially compelling this Spring since the newest venture titled 5 Takes: Pacific Rim is the first to feature a Teacher Journalist named Josh Wolff whose journeys to Australia, New Zealand,

Midwest Regional Institute

This summer, Discovery Educators from all over the Midwest have the opportunity to attend a 4-day DEN Regional Institute in Chicago, Illinois.  The title of the event will be “Digital Storytelling: Where Learning Comes Alive,” and it will be a great opportunity for Discovery Educators to learn new ways to integrate technology into their instructional