Trusted by educators since 2005, the Discovery Educator Network (DEN) offers you one of the most thriving professional learning networks in the world. Our DEN STARs are well known for their conference sessions both regionally and nationally. We are so proud of our DEN STARs for having sessions accepted at #ISTELive23! Stop by any of their sessions to be mesmerized!
Express Yourself: Five Creative Advocacy Projects with Adobe ExpressRoom #115C | 12:30 – 1:30 | Tim Needles
Google Extensions Periodic Table StyleTerrace Ballroom Lobby, Table 30 | 2:00 – 3:30 | Denise Orndorff
Ignite Session Mainstage: Level 2, Hall A | 10:00 – 11:00 | Keith McCray
Sharing is Charing: Student Created Media for Good Terrace Ballroom Lobby, Table 27 | 11:00 – 12:30 | Hue-An Wren
How Are You Using Your Digital Utensils for Your Menu of Standards? Terrace Ballroom Lobby, Table 7 | 11:00 – 12:30 | Amy Fraboni
Universally Designed: Functional, Accessible, and Elegantly Visual Lesson Design Playground B: Level 2, Grand Hall | 12:00 – 2:00 | Sean Arnold
Higher-Order Thinking Playground – Engage in Critical Creative Thinking Activities and Resources!Playground A: Level 2, Grand Hall | 12:00 – 2:00 | Tim Needles
Social Studies and STEM: An Unlikely Pairing Room #115B | 1:30 – 2:30 | Jackie Druck
A New York State of Mind! Regional Playground: Level 2, Grand Hall | 3:00 – 5:00 | Tim Needles
Healthy Heart, Brain, and Lives for Leaders and Listeners Room #126A | 5:15 – 6:45 | Sean Arnold
Arts and Technology STEAM Playground: Creativity and Engagement for All Learners Playground A: Level 2, Grand Hall | 10:00 – 12:00 | Danielle Abernethy, Emy Aultman, Debbie Bohanan, Jessie Erickson, Jen Hall, Cathy Houchin, Rita Mortenson, Emily Strickland
The Revolution Will Be Programmed: Equitable Computer Science Franklin 1/2 | 10:00 – 11:30 | Sean Arnold
Creative Mindfulness: Interactive SEL for Any Classroom Room #107AB | 12:00 – 1:00 | Tim Needles
Creativity PlaygroundPlayground B: Level 2, Grand Hall | 3:30 – 5:30 PM | Tim Needles
The Quiet Good: One District’s Journey to Leveraging Expertise Within Room #119AB | 4:00 – 5:00 | Jodi Zeis
Making STEM Education Work in K-1: Beginning, Middle, and Beyond Room #125 | 4:30 – 5:30 | Amy Fraboni
Curating Canva: Building Efficacy and Creativity Across the Curriculum Room #116 | 9:00 – 10:00 | Jodi Zeis
Ready Playground One: Game-Based Learning, Gamification, and Esports Playground B: Level 2, Grand Hall | 9:00 – 11:00 | Sean Arnold
Collaboration Magic: Partnering EdTech Coaches with the Library to Engage Creative Learning Room #126A | 10:00 – 11:00 | Tim Needles
Student Voice and Choice in Digital Writing Room #124 | 1:00 – 2:00 | Keith McCray
Trusted by educators since 2005, the Discovery Educator Network (DEN) offers you one of the most thriving professional learning networks in the world. DEN STARs are dedicated to preparing learners for tomorrow by using digital resources and Discovery Education to create innovative classrooms connected to today’s world. They’re educators from all roles and backgrounds, joined by a passion for continuous learning and a commitment to their students.
Have a question? Get in touch with us at DECommunity@discoveryed.com.
PAECT in PA Playground12:00 PM – 2:00 PM | Regional Playground: Level 2, Grand Hall
Come by the Discovery Education stations for a real-world science experience! Explore our standards aligned, phenomena-based science curriculum (K-12) including Science Techbook (K-12), Mystery Science (K-5), and Pivot Interactives (6-12). Try hands-on, immersive activities through our award-winning daily learning platform.
Presented By:Megan Foster, Channel Success Manager Discovery Education
Samantha Schieblen, Partner Development ManagerDiscovery Education
Carlin Robinson, Sr. Manager Pivot Interactives
DE Scavenger Hunt in Reading Terminal1:00 PM – 4:00 PM | Reading Terminal
Visit Reading Terminal for a jaws-ome scavenger hunt at ISTE! Keep an eye on Discovery Education’s social media pages for hints on where to find the DE team inside Reading Terminal. The first 150 people to find a team member will win a fin-tastic prize!
Immerse Yourself and Play (Mobile Scavenger Hunt)4:30 PM – 5:30 PM | Terrace Ballroom II/III
Are you looking for a way to get your students up and moving, communicating and collaborating? This workshop will show you how to incorporate the 5 C’s to create a engaging lesson around any content. Attendees will utilize a variety of mobile apps to complete a team scavenger hunt.
Presented By:Hall Davidson, Senior Director, Global Learning InitiativesDiscovery Education
Generative AI: Prompt Engineering, Equity, Career Pathways4:30 PM – 5:30 PM | Terrace Ballroom I
Learn about resources for addressing equity issues in artificial intelligence careers. Students must become familiar with AI. First, K-12 classroom engagement strategies with AI that are easy and fun. Next, overview and links to organizations created and committed to making the AI community more diverse. Finally, interviews and field trips to workplaces with AI.
Let Them See What They Can Be, Hear So They Can Steer10:00 AM – 11:00 AM | Terrace Ballroom IV
What triggers career passion for students? Boeing, LG, Stanley Black & Decker, AstraZeneca, the Center for Nuclear Science and many others build career exposures, interviews and field trips with student “activations.” Learn about standards-based alignments for grades 3-12, and live or archived events that are classroom-ready. Give students irreplaceable exposure to careers!
Presented By:Hall Davidson, Sr. Director, Global Learning InitiativesDiscovery Education
PAECT Playground: AI in PA 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM | Regional Playground: Level 2, Grand Hall
Playground participants will learn about how educators in Pennsylvania are handling the rapid development of AI in society and education.