The Kansas Discovery Education Network Leadership Council wants to invite all DEN STARS and fellow teachers to the 2015 MACE Conference educational “Discovery” gathering. The LC is looking to promote this global community through conversation shaped around your needs for professional development connecting various aspects of Discovery Education. Check out the Thinglink embed for various
As part of our commitment to transforming teaching and learning, Discovery Education invites you to a free, local learning and development opportunity, designed specifically for New Mexico classroom teachers, administrators, and support staff. This unique day of professional development will highlight creative ways to deliver world-class content and effective ways to evaluate student progress in
How on earth will you improve your teaching style, resources, connections to other educators, find out what is current in your field or even contribute to others if you do not have a PLN (professional learning network)? Do you read at least 2 journals in your field? Have you attended a workshop about your curriculum
A few weeks ago I was in Raleigh, North Carolina working with Wake County educators for the DEN Spring Virtual Conference. I worked with Marlo Gaddis (DEN STAR and Director of Instructional Technology and Media Services for Wake County) to plan the in-person event. We decided to offer a mix of virtual and in-person sessions
Are you looking to connect with other STAR Discovery Educators? Are you looking to grow your Professional Learning Network? I have an easy way for you to do this. Introducing the 2013 DEN STAR Trading Card set. You can find about 250 DEN STARs and DEN Team members in the set and connect with them
Hooray for Edmodo! I am always impressed with the generosity of fellow educators when it comes to sharing their best practices and resources. Just visit a few of the vast number of teacher websites on the Internet to see the great ideas found there. Some sites even have teacher resource pages set up as a
Last May, Steve Dembo (@teach42 on Twitter), from Discovery Education, asked if I would be interested in participating in their Summer School 2010 webinar series. It did not take me long, maybe 30 seconds, to agree on presenting as part of the PLN Week. Steve asked if I would discuss Social Bookmarking (Social Bookmarking in Plain
The DEN LCs had representation from all across the country at this past week’s LC Symposium at Bentley University in Waltham, MA. I have to admit, I was a little skeptical at first about the decision to house the symposium here, but it only took about half a day for me to realize my fears
Today was our “unconference” day. It is one of the best things the DEN has started at these little annual meetings of ours. Last night, a long line of people stood before the group and announced something they would like to work on. Each of us wrote that down on a piece of card stock.
This blog post is in cooperation with the DEN LC from Pennsylvania. RJ and Meg have shared their recent posting discussing all of the new updates with Diigo.