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)
DENapalooza 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 Ambassador Program
are a passionate community of educators who believe in the power of digital media to transform teaching and learning. Through 3 in-person professional learning and networking events, Ambassadors engage with their local and global community as they integrate digial media and technology into their teaching practice.
At 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.
DEN 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
At 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
The 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.