Tag Archives: Friends of the DEN

STEM Webinar: Using Wolfram|Alpha in the Classroom

STEM Webinar: Using Wolfram|Alpha in the Classroom

Tuesday, March 19th 2013 at 7pm ET Join us to learn more about one of the Internet’s most exciting and powerful tools! Wolfram|Alpha introduces a fundamentally new way to get knowledge and answers – not by searching the web, but by performing dynamic computations based on a vast collection of built-in data, algorithms, and methods.

Egg Farm Virtual Field Trip Recap

If you missed our latest virtual field trip from Willamette Egg Farms in Oregon, don’t worry, we’ve got a great recap for you.  Deanna Duray, a STAR Discovery Educator and LC Member from Colorado, viewed the event with her students and created this awesome Animoto recapping the event, including video clips from her students sharing what

DEN-tastic I.C.E. Cream Tips at the Social

A number of educators (including DEN Stars) attending the 2013 Illinois Computing Educators (ICE) Conference were in for a treat at the DEN-tastic I.C.E. Cream Social. The best part of these “social” events is the networking and sharing ideas and discoveries. We spent some time exploring the “Reflector”  App that allows an iPad screen to broadcast

Hangout with the Google Doodlers and our very own Leadership Council Members

Hangout on Air: A Conversation on Arts in Education with the Google Doodlers & Discovery Education Wed, February 13, 7:00 PM Event Information and Location   Join members of the Google doodle team, author and illustrator of the Amulet series (and Doodle 4 Google judge) Kazu Kibuishi as well as Discovery Education’s Steve Dembo and members

Professional Growth Academy Series…Restart!

If you joined Mike Gorman and myself on any of our previous three, FREE webinars, you already know the plethora of ideas and information shared during our time together.  In case you missed them, next week we’re jumping right back into it with another session entitled “Connecting & Collaborating In and Out of the Classroom,” which will

STAR Incentive in the Weekly Update

Do you read the Weekly Updates?  I mean, really read them?  This exclusive newsletter broadcast to all DEN STARs is where we highlight important updates as well as exclusive opportunities for our STARs.  And, for quick reference, we post each weekly update to the DEN Blogs here (found in the top ribbon of the DEN Blog

Another Opportunity from Friends of Discovery Education

Here’s another partnership spotlight and grant opportunity for 9-12th grade educators.  The Toyota Teen Driver Educators’ Challenge features a $10,000 cash award, a four day trip to Washington, D.C., and cool prizes like a virtual driving simulator (see picture below) and safe driving event at your school.  For more details go to http://toyotateendriver.discoveryeducation.com/challenge/index.cfm and enter

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