Tag Archives: PD Event

Invitation to the Kalamazoo Day of Discovery, Feb 6, 2009

Invitation to the Kalamazoo Day of Discovery, Feb 6, 2009

Join us for an engaging, technology-infused professional development workshop focused on creative ways to use digital media in the classroom. Learn techniques to inspire your students and maximize the resources from Discovery Education streaming.  “50 Ways to Integrate DE Streaming” and “Extreme Makeover: Education Edition” are just a couple of the sessions that will be

Recent Conferences – Resources Galore!

The Educon Conference took place the last couple of days in Philadelphia.  I sure wish I had been able to attend.  You may wonder what Educon is… the quote below is from their wiki. EduCon 2.1 is both a conversation and a conference. And it is not a technology conference. It is an education conference.

Planning for DEN Events 2009

Last night I attended a planning meeting/webinar with the DEN Leadership team.  Many topics were discussed:  retreats, state Leadership Council elections, a Symposium before the NECC Conference, Virtual Conferences, a Geocaching Day, and DEN Gurus!  Want to know more?  Dates and details are in the presentation below. Den 2009 Webex View SlideShare presentation or Upload your

Upcoming DEN Webinars

Some outstanding & free teacher professional development webinars are coming up soon.  Click here for descriptions of session offerings, dates, and times.  They are one-hour sessions and will be worth your while!

Jason Ohler Session, Wed 12/17, 7PM

Jason Ohler is this month’s featured speaker on Discovery Education’s EdTech Connect.  I got to know him last March when he came to the MACUL Conference.  The Elemenary Education Special Interest Group sponsored a digital storytelling pre-conference session faciliated by Jason Ohler and it was FANTASTIC.  He understands the importance of telling a good story, and

One-to-One Webinar

I am facilitating a webinar with Michael Gielniak and Kate Kennedy for the One-to-One Institute tomorrow (Dec 11, 2008) at 2pm EST on Wimba.  The topic is “Implementing a one-to-one program.”  We’ll be sharing info about 1:1 sustainability, best practices in the 1:1 classroom, and the latest regarding 1:1 evaluation/research.  If you are available at 2pm and want to listen in,

MACUL Conference

This year’s Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning (MACUL) Conference will be on March 18-20, 2009 at the Cobo Center in Detroit.  It is always an outstanding conference! Here is a short promotional video:

Michigan Virtual/FTF Conference

What an awesome day!  The Michigan Leadership Council hosted an in-person professional development day for teachers at Haslett High School.  This was co-sponsored by Discovery Education and MACUL (Michigan Association of Computer Users for Learning).  Mike Bryant, Discovery Regional Manager, made a surprise visit.  He announced that our Michigan event had the most people registered nation-wide! In addition

DEN Virtual/Face-to-Face Conference on October 25

There is a “Day of Discovery” event coming up soon, and you won’t want to miss it!  The Discovery Educator Network is having its second annual Virtual Conference on Saturday, October 25.   The DEN Virtual Conference provides a unique opportunity to learn powerful ways to integrate digital media and Web 2.0 tools into your instruction as well as discover


Mark your calendar! The K-12 online conference is coming soon! It officially begins the week of October 13th. Session teasers, short videos to entice you to tune in, are available now. Educators from around the world who are interested in innovative ways technology can be used to improve learning will participate. The theme is “Amplifying