Tag Archives: Professional Development

Yahoo! for Teachers

Yahoo! for Teachers

Recently, DEN member Dale Basler traveled to St. Louis for the National Science Teacher Association Conference, where he was introduced to Yahoo! Teachers. Yahoo! Teachers promises a peer network where teachers "create, modify and share standards-based curriculum." While it is not yet, active, you can find your school and identify yourself in the peer network,

Webinar Material Made Easy

What are Webinars?Webinars are Web-based seminars facilitated by a live Discovery Education instructor.  Thousands of educators have participated in these on-line sessions.  Webinars have covered everything from an overview of unitedstreaming, to integrating its resources into programs like Google Earth, Inspiration, Photostory, and more. But this is pretty common knowledge.  Chances are that you have

Where O’ Where Has Professional Development Gone?

Report cards are going out… parent conferences… more professional development to help you in the classroom.  What… another helping of state testing statistics and “housekeeping” rather than technology-integration development sessions?  I know that state testing is very important, but it is a shame that some schools just focus on the results and not how to

Where O' Where Has Professional Development Gone?

Report cards are going out… parent conferences… more professional development to help you in the classroom.  What… another helping of state testing statistics and “housekeeping” rather than technology-integration development sessions?  I know that state testing is very important, but it is a shame that some schools just focus on the results and not how to

Who would have thought???

Last week, we gathered at Region 10 ESC in Richardson, Texas, for a DEN STAR Night.  DE’s joined for some snacks (of course) and sharing time.  Thanks for Beth Weeks and Linda Rush for sharing some of their cool PowerPoint ideas.  Check out their uploaded resources on the DEN site. Over the past months, I

Podcast – STAR DEN

Do you have your own Podcast or Blog?  It’s a great way to learn things on your time!!!  Our own Kayla Steiner, STAR Discovery Educator, Consultant at Region XI’s Library and Instructional Media, and fellow blogger and podcaster has created some video and audio posts not only for Region XI folks, but for other DEN

Introducing the NEW unitedstreaming

Introducing the new unitedstreaming As a Discovery Educator and leader in digital media, you are one of the first to learn about the new unitedstreaming.   Discovery Education unitedstreaming—the largest and most up-to-date library of video content and teacher resources—is getting even better. Coming early this summer, the new unitedstreaming will deliver new and enhanced features,

Video Clips for Testing!

With more state testing on the horizon, I wanted to wish you and your students the best of luck on your upcoming exams.  Below are some video clips at www.unitedstreaming.com regarding test taking strategies and test related stress you may wish to share with your students. Testwise: The Smart Way to Prepare For and Take

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