Browsing Archive: October, 2012

Discovery Educator Network Fall Virtual Conference

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Friday, October 19, 2012, In : free 

TOMORROW
9am-4pm ET

The DEN Fall Virtual Conference is a free professional development event for educators to learn about the most effective ways to integrate digital media into their instructional practices.

Join in on the fun. Learn more here.


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Fun Halloween Activities at the Long Island Aquarium

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Monday, October 8, 2012,


Creatures of the Night Spooktacular Sleepover
 

  Friday, October 19 at 6:00pm to 7:00am 

Bats, porcupines, a sloth - oh my! You might want to take along a flashlight for a rare glimpse into the nighttime habits of three new animals in the brand-new Creatures of the Night exhibit. Buoys and ghouls are invited to dress in Halloween costumes and bunk down for an excit...

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FREE Webinar on Using Social Media as an Educational Leader

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Wednesday, October 3, 2012, In : webinars 

Fundamentals of Leadership 2.0

Tuesday, October 9th at 5pm ET

Presented by:

Eric Sheninger, Principal, New Milford High School (NJ)
Joe Mazza, Principal and lead learner at Knapp Elementary School in Lansdale, Pennsylvania. 

Social media has opened up new doors in the area of educational leadership. As a result, today's leaders must recognize the transparent and collaborative opportunities that currently exist and lead by example in order to meet the diverse needs of key stakeholders in th...


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Educator Open House

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, In : Museum 

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FREE STEM Lessons & a Chance to Win From "Fit 4 the Classroom"

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, In : lesson plans 
New STEM lessons to promote health and wellness
AND a chance to win $10,000 for you and your school!

Discovery Education has teamed up with Sanford Health and WebMD to launch fit 4 the classroom, a NEW unique program for elementary educators that encourages a healthy, balanced lifestyle among students.

Driven by the four pillars of
fit - mood, move, food and recharge - fit 4 the classroom helps to expand health and wellness ed...

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October Target First Saturday FREE Events at Brooklyn Museum

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, In : free 
Brooklyn Museum

Target First Saturday at the Brooklyn Museum
Saturday, October 6: Mickalene Thomas: Origin of the Universe
Free admission from 5 to 11 p.m.


Mickalene Thomas (American, b. 1971). Din, une très belle négresse #2, 2012

October's Target First Saturday celebrates Mickalene Thomas's exhibition Origin of the Universe. Highlights include:

5–6:30 p.m. Music
Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion, 1st Floor

Candice Anitra blends poetry and melody in edgy, electro-...


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Challenge Your Students with Challenge Based Learning

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Tuesday, October 2, 2012,
Siemens STEM Academy
10/16 Webinar with Cynthia Treichler:
"Challenge-Based Learning 101"

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As instructional technologies evolve, we can foster creative, whole-minded students using digital media and web 2.0 tools to enhance academic content in a meaningful and interactive way.



Register today to learn how to construct and organize Challenge-Based Learning experiences in your classroom.

"Challenge-Based Learning 101"

Presented by:
Cyn...

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