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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 fostering valuable networking, idea-sharing and inspiration.

 

VirtCon

VirtConDEN Virtual Conferences are a unique form of free professional 
development events that combine the best of both online and in-person 
learning.  Attendees have the option of participating individually from 
home, or face to face at one of dozens of events hosted by STAR 
Discovery Educators around the world.
 
 

 

DEN Summer Institute (DENSI)

DEN summer instituteThe Discovery Educator Network Summer Institute is a week-long residential style professional development opportunity for STAR Discovery Educators focused on professional development and networking.
 
 


 

DENapalooza

DEN-a-paloozaDENapalooza is a series of Professional Development events that share the power of making connections through the Discovery Educator Network.  Each of the ten stops on the North American tour is a full day event featuring formal presentations on topics like Digital Storytelling, Project-Based Learning, and Building Your PLN with the DEN in the morning. The afternoon is spent unconference style, with attendees choosing the topics and leading the conversations. 
 
 
 

DEN Geocaching Day

DEN Geocaching
Each spring, we encourage STAR Discovery Educators to embark on a virtual treasure hunt on DEN Geocaching Day. Explore the great outdoors while learning how GPS activities can be used to connect your students with others around the world.
 






DENny Awards

DENny AwardAt this annual event, we recognize STAR Discovery Educators who have gone above and beyond for the community during the school year. With categories like Best DEN Event, The RJ Stangherlin (for excellence in blogging), and Rising STAR (for new STARs), we recognize greatness within the community.
 



 

March Madness

March MadnessDEN March Madness is a fun way for Discovery Educator Network members to share their favorite tools, websites, and apps to use with Discovery Education content. STARs can submit their favorites and the top 16, as selected by the community, will square off until only one is left standing and crowned champion.
 
 



 

Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher WeekAt Discovery Education, we know how hard teachers work to make a difference in their students' lives.  This is why we make sure that your Teacher Appreciation Week is as epic as you deserve it to be.
 
 



 

DEN Weekly Update

DEN Weekly UpdateThe DEN Weekly Update provides a comprehensive look at all of the things going on in the DEN. All STAR Discovery Educators receive the DEN Weekly Update in their inboxes each Friday. It is also posted to the DEN Blogs for easy reference by the entire DEN Community.
 
 


 


Digital Learning Day

Digital Learning DayThe Digital Learning Day is an annual celebration of innovative teachers and effective applications of digital learning in schools. This is a time for us to highlight the incredible work of DEN Community members improving student learning through the use of digital media in their classrooms.
 
 


 


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It takes a village to raise a child but DENation to save a life. Your collective faces, voices. and hearts pulled together to save my life. All of you every day in every way do something to complete me. You have kept me alive for a long time and I hope I have the chance to pay it forward.

RJ Stangherlin
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