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Welcome to the Discovery Educator Network!

Welcome to the Discovery Educator Network!

We are very excited to welcome our new Louisiana STAR Discovery Educators!   Beverly Barquet – Region 1 Teaching, Learning and Technology Center – Plaquemines Parish David Hand – Emily C. Watkins School – St. John Parish Denise Clark – Region 4 Teaching, Learning and Technology Center – Vermilion Parish We look forward to working with you

LA is Active

Greetings LA DEN STARS! The following is an excerpt from guest blogger, Lisa Pumphrey. We are spreading the word about “ActivConnectLA” – a users group/mini-conference to be held at Cope Middle School in Bossier City on Saturday, August 29th.  This is a tremendous opportunity for teacher/users of Promethean ActivClassroom products to gather, learn from peer/colleagues,

Join us for the DEN Virtual Conference October 25

Hello Fellow Lousiana DEN Members! Registration is now open for the Fall DEN Virtual Conference.  If you missed the VC last February, you really missed more than you probably think.  Where else can you get top-of-the line presentations from Discovery’s own team all in one day?  Even the Discovery National Institutes cannot give us that! 

Flip Out to Vote

Cross-posted on Cliotech And I don’t mean flip-flop. I received an e-mail from Lizzy Berryman (Director, Teachers Center, NewsHour) that I think will appeal to many of my readers. She gave me permission to share this with you. Do you have students in your classes who are voting for the first time? Do you want

Teach 21st Century Skills or Fail

Cross posted on Cliotech I thought that the message would resonate particularly powerfully among Discovery Educators. That is the take-away message from a new report released by the Partnership for 21st Century Skills. eSchoolNews reported today “The report, called “21st Century Skills, Education, and Competitiveness,” argues that for the United States to be globally competitive–and

Networking 101 – Reach for the STARs

Note: cross-posted on Cliotech Education Week published an article today as part of their ongoing series on Curriculum and Teachers. The article highlights the Discovery Educator Network and features numerous DEN STARs. Here are a few highlights: “We have a user group that’s very passionate about the product,” said Mr. Kinney. “But we want to

A Shining STAR In Wilkes-Barre

I subscribe to a Google News Alert for – what else – “Discovery Educator Network.”  Guess what popped up today in my feed?  Okay, you don’t really have to guess; I’ll just tell you. It is a proud moment both for Pennsylvania and the DEN . . .  Scott Kinney — VP of outreach and professional