Discovery Education’s Discovery Educator Network (DEN) invites teachers and administrators across the U.S. and Canada to participate in the 2014 DENapalooza tour, a series of no cost professional development opportunities that will provide participants with new skills and strategies for integrating educational technologies into classroom instruction to accelerate student engagement and achievement.
The DENapalooza tour will visit 12 locations across the U.S. and Canada over the next eight months. Each event will include a mixture of formal presentations by DEN team members and other experts, a lunch, and an unconference experience. During the DENapalooza unconferences, attendees will drive the conversation and discussions, choosing the topics they want to explore. In addition to immersive sessions on topics such as using educational technologies to drive student engagement and integrating digital media into classroom practice, attendees will network in a relaxed environment designed to maximize sharing and learning.
Tour stops and dates include:
· Washington DC - March 29
· Milwaukee, WI - April 5
· Ottawa, ON - April 12
· Edmonton, AB - May 3
· Austin, TX - May 17
· Wichita, KS - August 23
· Anaheim, CA - September 13
· Columbia, SC - September 20
· Vancouver, BC - September 27
· Birmingham, AL - October 4
· West Palm Beach, FL - November 8
· Greensboro, NC - November 15
To participate in one of these events, visit the DENapalooza homepage, select your location, and register.
Supported by Discovery Education, a provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, the DEN is one of the largest and most active communities of tech-savvy educators passionate about teaching with digital media, sharing resources, collaborating and networking. The DEN connects members across school systems and around the world through social media, virtual conferences, and in-person events, fostering valuable networking, idea sharing, and inspiration.
For more information on the DENapalooza tour, visit www.denapalooza.com. To learn more about the DEN and Discovery Education’s other initiatives and services, visit www.discoveryeducation.com.
Source: Discovery Education, www.discoveryeducation.com