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Discovery Educator Network Kicking Off Free Summer PD Resources

This August Discovery Educator Network is hosting free professional development resources for K-12 educators.

Through the DEN Summer School program, educators will be able to access new resources each weekday covering "new digital tools and resources educators can use to create authentic, engaging digital learning environments for students." Resources include:

  • Mondays: Weekly Spotlight on Strategies series, plus free webinars exploring topics covered in the series in greater depth;
  • Tuesdays: Presentations highlighting new DEN features and providing advice on making the most of those resources;
  • Wednesdays: Focus on community and peer networking;
  • Thursdays: Highlights from archived professional development events;
  • Fridays: Digital Challenge days, focused on teaching educators how to build "effective learning experiences for students."

The free program will run through August and is open to all educators. Additional details can be found at discoveryeducation.com.

 

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David Nagel is the executive producer for 1105 Media's online K-12 and higher education publications and electronic newsletters. He can be reached at dnagel@1105media.com. He can now be followed on Twitter at http://twitter.com/THEJournalDave (K-12) or http://twitter.com/CampusTechDave (higher education). You can also connect with him on LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=10390192.

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