Free online Science Conference coming up Jan 22

Free online Science Conference coming up Jan 22

Please join us for the Discovery Educators Network SCIcon event on Saturday, January 22nd. DEN SCIcon 2010 is an online conference (with a twist) focused on providing participants with some of the most effective strategies for transforming their science classes through the meaningful and effective integration of digital media content. Join thousands of educators from around the world for an amazing day of engaging sessions, networking, and sharing.

Some of the Discovery Educator Network Leadership Councils are hosting in-person events where you will be participating in the online conference in a group. To find out if your local DEN LC is hosting and in person event, check theDEN Blog and click on your state on the left margin.

SCIcon Agenda (all times ET)

9 AM

Opening Keynote- Reed Timmer, extreme meterologist and team leader for the Discovery Channel’s Storm Chasers
The Five E’s of Inquiry-Based Instruction
Patti Duncan, DEN Guru

10 AM
The Student Experience: Engaging and Assessing Young Scientists
Mike Bryant

11 AM
Spotlight Session
Real Students, Real Teachers, Real Results: Implementing Discovery Education Science
Cindy Moss, Director of Science and Math, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

12 PM
Top Ten Free Science Resources from Discovery Education
Porter Palmer

1 PM
Hands-On Digital
Brad Fountain and Lance Rougeux

2 PM
Closing Keynote
Into the Storm: Following the Love of Science
Reed Timmer, Extreme Meteorologist

To participate in this virtual conference, follow this link to register.

We hope to see you there!!!

David Andrade, MS Ed, a former educator, edtech specialist and school district CIO, is the Business Development Manager, Google Services, at CDW•G, a leading provider of integrated information technology solutions. He works with schools and internal teams on services and solutions around their Google environment.