Tag Archives: Friends of the DEN

Calling Triad, NC, Atlanta, GA & Birmingham, AL STAR Educators

Calling Triad, NC, Atlanta, GA & Birmingham, AL STAR Educators

Bring service learning into the classroom with the Belk Service Learning Challenge and you could win student scholarships and teacher prizes! Serve to Learn, Learn to WIN! The Belk Service Learning Challenge, a partnership between Belk, Discovery Education, and the International Society for Technology in Education, encourages Birmingham area students in grades 4-8 to develop an

STEM students can make a difference…introducing “The Air Force Collaboratory”

If you have a classroom of high school students who are curious, innovative and thrive in a collaborative environment – check out this new online platform created by the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force Collaboratory.  The website, https://collaboratory.airforce.com, was developed to encourage STEM-inclined students and mentors to engage and work with the Air Force to

It’s STEMtember!

The 2013-2014 Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge — the premier national K-12 environmental sustainability competition – is now open! To help familiarize you with the Challenge, we are offering K-12 educators several opportunities to learn more during STEMtember, our big back-to-school event. Join us tonight, Wednesday, 9/11 at 7pm ET for the first of our We Can

Epilepsy Foundation – Resources for Educators and Parents

Byline: Donna Criswell I’ve been a DEN member since 2006, serving on the Massachusetts Leadership Council, Events and Blog Committees. I’ve attended many great DEN events sharing exciting ideas about teaching and learning with many amazing colleagues from around the DEN community. I am also the mother of a beautiful, educated, and talented daughter who

DENvisory Board Candidate: Joli Barker

While Joli Barker is an elementary school teacher at the Slaughter Elementary School in McKinney, Texas, her title does not come close to ending there. Barker proved her candidacy through her active participation in numerous educational conferences and by holding a variety of positions across educational events and councils ranging from a member of the

STEM Connect Webinar Tonight at 7pm

Sharing with the Fellows Presented by the 2012 STEM Institute Fellows & Kyle Schutt Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 7:00pm ET REGISTER Join us as we celebrate our 2012 Siemens STEM Institute Fellows and prepare for our 2013 cohort of Fellows at this summer’s Siemens STEM Institute. You’ll hear a variety of ideas on how to bring awareness and

3M and Discovery Partner for STEM

Go right now and click on this link.….DiscoveryEd has partnered with 3M to offer some fantastic lessons for STEM, called Science of Everyday Life. This is a new opportunity for teachers to find lessons, materials and give feedback. To sign up and review the materials visit this site: http://bit.ly/18o9zzk ………………………………. What a great way to share

Explore the Blue! Livestream from J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge

Explore the Blue! June 5, 2013 1:00-2:00 PM ET Live from J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge Register: http://exploretheblue.eventbrite.com Put your waders on and come exploring with us on this virtual field trip live from Sanibel Island, Florida.  Ding Darling is part of the largest undeveloped mangrove ecosystem in the United States, and it is world

#DENChat Focuses on STEM Resources

Last Thursday, Tim Childers, moderated #DENChat focusing on STEM resources and philosophies.  As with previous discussions, there were a multitude of great websites, activities, and thought-provoking questions from those who joined the chat. STEM goes far beyond the idea of, “Oh, I added a science activity to my social studies lesson,” or, “We’re going to

How Nature Works to Make Clean Energy – LIVE Classroom Webinar, Thursday 5/23 at 1pm

Join us for a LIVE Classroom Webinar Event May 23, 2013 at 1:00pm E/T How Nature Works to Make Clean Energy For All Classrooms Register Now In partnership with The Nature Conservancy, Discovery Education is pleased to offer a Live Classroom Webinar event on exploring renewable energy sources with renowned conservation specialist M. Sanjayan, lead

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