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2018 DEN Summer Institutes- Why YOU should apply

2018 DEN Summer Institutes- Why YOU should apply

For more than 10 years, Discovery Education has provided Summer Institutes: free, immersive, residential-style, professional development experiences for our community of educators. Summer Institute sessions feature seminars and workshops from keynote speakers, the Discovery Education team, and members of the Discovery Education Community. This summer, we’re gathering at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, and

Great Opportunity to Travel on a Field Expedition

This was passed on to me from STAR DEN member and S.L. Leadership Council Chair Fred Delventhal (aka Riptide Furse). Thanks to the generosity of a local foundation, Earthwatch is looking for teachers and High School students from Virginia for fully paid fellowships on exciting scientific field expeditions. There is no experience necessary, just a

Anchors Away!!!

The time has finally arrived for the DEN National Institute to the Bahamas.  Leadership Council members, Kathryn Staton, Katie Knapp and I will be shoving off on Sunday, July 15th.  Ports of call include Freeport and Nassau, Bahamas. We will have limited internet access, but Kathryn, Katie and I will periodically be updating you on

DEN National Institute-DC

The DEN National Institute in Silver Spring, Maryland, National Headquarters of the Discovery Channel is now in Day 4! This has been the best professional development I have ever experienced! Here is a rundown of the non-stop action. Day 1 – After some cool new tips, our group produced an enhanced Podcast (VodCast) of showcasing

Can you say Paraskavedekatriaphobia?

Probably not, but even if you can say it do you know what it means? Paraskavedekatriaphobia is the fear of Friday the Thirteenth, a form of triskaidekaphobia, the fear of the number thirteen. Not only is April 13, 2007 a Friday, but it is the last day to register for the DEN National Institutes. I

Confirmation of National Institutes

Going, Going, Gone? 4, 3, 2, 1…. That’s right… the final countdown is rolling!  4 days left to make sure you have your application in to the National Institutes. If you have already applied, you should have received a confirmation email.  If you have not, please email Jannita at Jannita_Demian@discovery.com ASAP. Good Luck!  We are