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Spring VirtCon 2015

Let’s Grow Together Through Creation, Collaboration and Celebration

This year, at Discovery Education’s Spring VirtCon, innovative educators will take the lead and run the agenda.  They will share classroom strategies around the creation of authentic work, methods of collaboration and the benefits of reflecting upon and celebrating our work.






April 25, 2015 | 9AM-4PM (EST)

As spring approaches, opportunities for growth are unfolding all around us. There may be a new skill we have always wanted to learn or to create closer connections to other educators. We may find ourselves looking for ways to contribute to our community and to make a greater difference in the world. 

How to Participate

Join us to watch live-streamed presentations by administrators, DEN STARs and inspiring educators from throughout the world!
  • Register to receive follow up information about the event and archives.
  • Submit a proposal to present at the VirtCon! 
  • Join the conversation using the hashtag #SpringVirtCon. Let other educators in your district know about it so they can participate too!
Browse the current map of VirtCon viewing parties below to see where people are congregating or sign up to host your own!

Share What's Happening in Your Classroom!

Are you interested in opening your classroom to the world? This year at Discovery Education's Spring VirtCon, innovative educators will take the lead and run the agenda. They will share classroom strategies around the creation of authentic work, methods of collaboration and the benefits of reflecting upon and celebrating our efforts. Are you doing something innovative that you think would benefit other educators? We encourage to complete the application below for consideration on our panel of distinguished educators.

Simply click here to submit your information. Presenters will be notified during the week of March 16, 2015.

Please note: The Spring VirtCon takes place on April 25th, 2015 from 9am to 4pm ET. We will be broadcast live from Discovery's headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland. All speakers must be physically present in Silver Spring, and are responsible for their own transportation.
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Viewing/Recording

Every session will be broadcast LIVE with a full video feed to homes and dozens of viewing parties around North America and the world.

All sessions will be archived and available immediately following the presentation.

Get Involved

Share the Learning!

Host your own:
Collaborate with fellow educators from your school or district as you participate in VirtCon. It’s the perfect way to host your own PD day! We will provide the presenters, sample agendas and marketing materials to make it a success. Go to http://goo.gl/forms/19kkHEbcmj to register your event.

Attend a Viewing Party:
Browse the map below to see what viewing parties are currently being hosted in your area.  Don't see one?  Host your own!



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About the DEN

A global community of education professionals that are passionate about transforming the learning experience with digital media, the Discovery Educator Network (DEN) connects members across town and around the world through social media, virtual conferences and in-person events.

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