2014 DEN PreCon at PETE & C
Sunday, February 9, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EST)
Join the Discovery Educator Network (DEN) team for a full-day pre-conference extravaganza: Discover (or rediscover) the Joy of Teaching and Learning. This year teachers and administrators will have the opportunity to connect with and learn from each other, as well as our fantastic lineup of presenters, around relevant topics that include Common Core, STEM, assessment, digital textbooks, social media and more.
The opening keynote, Whatever Happened to Joy?, presented by Dean Shareski will frame our day as participants customize their own learning through a selection of sessions and workshops that address their needs.
Morning sessions include:
Literacy and Common Core in a Digital World - Dr. Karen Beerer
Why STEM? Why Now? - Patti Duncan
From Social Learning to Social Marketing: Shining a Spotlight on Your School - Steve Dembo
Assessment throughout the Learning Cycle - Dean Shareski
Lunch and learn (lunch will be provided)
Afternoon “Plug and Play” workshops include:
Untangling the Web: Free Apps and Tools to Power Up Your Teaching
Deep Dive into Discovery Education Streaming Plus Common Core Pathways
Top Ten STEM Essentials
Student Projects with Discovery Education Board Builder
Instructional Strategies with the Discovery Education Techbook
Registration is limited.
All are welcome and this event is free for STAR Discovery Educators. Contact your DEN team for more information.
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Discovery Educator Network
The Discovery Educator Network (DEN) is a global community of educators passionate about teaching with digital media, sharing resources, collaborating, and networking. With thousands of members worldwide, the DEN connects teachers both on-line and in-person. Discovery Educators have exclusive access to a wide range of resources, professional development activities, networking opportunities, exclusive Discovery Educator events and more!