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Fall VirtCon 2017

On-Demand Event

VirtCon is an annual conference that brings our community together to hear cutting-edge keynotes, be inspired by thought-provoking presentations, and participate in engaging discussions with the Discovery Education Community around the globe. VirtCon provides you with the opportunity to hear from your peers, share ideas and instructional tools, and discover new resources available to you.



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Continue to Learn, Share, and Connect

Thank you for joining us at Discovery Education's Fall VirtCon. We hope you are excited about a number of new resources and strategies you can use to help transform teaching and learning for students and teachers in your district.

This year's Fall VirtCon was focused on three simple but important goals: learn, share, connect.

LEARN about resources to enhance instructional practice.
SHARE the world with students through content, programs, and experiences.
CONNECT with your most valuable resource: each other.


Even if you missed a session, you don’t have to miss out on the learning. All the sessions have been archived and can be found below.

We are always working to improve and evolve this annual event, so we would appreciate your feedback in this short survey. Also, don't forget to print your attendance certificate!

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On-Demand Resources

Continue the Conversation

Watch all the archives from the event. Then, read discussions from the day and add your thoughts to the ongoing conversation in the DEN Online Community by clicking on the “Extend the Conversation” buttons below. Please note, you will need to be logged into your Discovery Education account in order to access these videos. If you participated in the live event you can download your certificate of attendance here.



LaDonna Reynolds

100 Ways to Use Discovery Education

Are you looking for new and creative ways to integrate digital media into your curriculum? Learn how members of the Discovery Education Community are using videos, images, audio files, interactives, and other to engage their students. Canadian users click here.




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Extend the Conversation

Hot Topics: STEM

Discovery Education has developed a variety of powerful and engaging resources designed to fuel a cultural shift in STEM teaching and learning. You’ll leave this session with our favorite resources for supporting a STEM culture including instructional strategies, fresh ideas and perspectives, and ways to continue the conversation within the DEN Online Community. Canadian users click here.

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Learn

LEARN About Resources to Enhance Your Instructional Practice

Whether you are new to Discovery Education or have been utilizing these resources for years, we invite you to explore tools from our Professional Learning Center like the Spotlight on Strategies, step-by-step guides, interactive modules, and professional learning toolkits to maximize your use of digital resources and share with your colleagues. Canadian users click here.

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ShaBranda Faison

Hot Topics: Literacy

Discovery Education features a wide variety of literacy supports. Incorporate our literacy resources and strategies to help your students build and strengthen these foundational reading, writing, and communication skills. You’ll leave this session with our favorite resources for supporting literacy including instructional strategies, fresh ideas and perspectives, and ways to continue the conversation within the DEN Online Community. Canadian users click here.


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Mae Christiansen

SHARE the World with your Students through Content, Programs, and Experiences

Empowering students to drive their own learning has a big impact on their growth and success. Explore ways you can use Discovery Education to engage your students including classroom manager, awesome standards-aligned content, virtual field trips, collaborative projects and Board Builder. Canadian users click here.




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Kelli Recher

Hot Topics: Diverse Learners

Discovery Education helps you engage diverse learners with multimodal digital content for multiple learning styles, degrees of readiness, and interests by offering resources to help vary content, process, product, and learning environment. You’ll leave this session with five of our favorite resources for supporting diverse learners including instructional strategies, fresh ideas and perspectives, and ways to continue the conversation within the DEN Online Community. Canadian users click here.


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Rachael Postle-Brown

CONNECT with Your Most Valuable Resource: Each Other

Wherever you are online, your Discovery Education Community is there, too, having rich discussions and sharing best practices. From DENchat to Facebook to the new DEN Online Community, there are a lot of places to learn from your peers, share resources and connect with your most valuable resource: each other. Canadian users click here.

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What Will be Your Favorite VirtCon Memory?

Hear from past participants about their favorite VirtCon memories. You can join in the conversation and share your favorite VirtCon memories on Twitter using #FallVirtCon.

Carla Haaven


Carla enjoys the community experiences

Katie Warren


Katie talks about new apps for formative assessment

Dana Johnston


Dana shares her favorite Virtcon viewing party experience