Saturday, October 19, 2019
Discovery Education's Virtual Conference (VirtCon) is an annual conference that brings the DEN Community together to hear presentations, share ideas and instructional tools, and discover new resources.

2019 Fall VirtCon features "Community Favorites" presented by DEN STAR Educators—practicing educators, just like you. Learn tips, tricks, and strategies for integrating Discovery Education Experience digital resources to create effective and impactful learning experiences for students.

VirtCon Schedule

All times Eastern (UTC -4:00 hours)

Time Session
8:45—9:00 AM Pre-Event Show
9:00—9:15 AM Welcome to 2019 Fall VirtCon
9:15—9:40 AM Enhancing Literacy Instruction using SOS
featuring Emily Fagan and Jennifer Tatum
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9:40—10:00 AM Experience _______ with Discovery Education
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10:00—10:25 AM Differentiating Instruction with Discovery Education Experience
featuring Michael Capps
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10:25—10:45 AM Experience _______ with Discovery Education
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10:45—11:10 AM The Art and Science of Presenting
featuring Wanda Hanley

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11:10—11:30 AM Experience _______ with Discovery Education
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11:30—11:55 PM Let's Get Googley
featuring Jennifer Hall
Get ready to Get Googley! Discovery Education and Google play well together: explore easy ways to infuse Discovery Education resources into your Google-based classroom to empower students to create, explore, and stay engaged!
11:55—12:15 PM Experience _______ with Discovery Education
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12:15—12:40 PM Instructional Inspiration
featuring Laura Mitchley
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12:40—1:00 PM Experience _______ with Discovery Education
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1:001:25 PM Adding Relevance to PBL with Discovery Education Experience
featuring Pedro Delgado
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1:251:45 PM Experience _______ with Discovery Education
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1:45—2:10 PM Using Discovery Education to Facilitate 5 Inquiry for all Disciplines
featuring Meghan Waymire
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2:10—2:30 PM Closing


How to Participate

Take part in VirtCon sessions to learn how your peers are using Discovery Education in their classroom, hear how they solve problems, and experience Discovery Education through their eyes. You can participate in VirtCon by:

  • Watching VirtCon from home, a coffee shop, or soccer practice—you just need an Internet connection
  • Hosting an in-person viewing party for your colleagues
  • Attending a local in-person event
  • Following the learning by watching #DEPD on social media
  • Extending the conversation in the DEN Online Community

Questions about VirtCon? Contact Jannita Demian
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VirtCon Viewing Party Map

Viewing parties are hosted throughout the country by DEN STAR Educators and provide an opportunity for you to meet new community members in your area, connect with colleagues locally and reflect on your learnings from the conference.
Browse the map below to see what viewing parties are currently being hosted in your area and register to join the event. New locations added each week!

2018 Fall VirtCon Presenters

Alimayu_Quentin.jpegQuentin Alimayu
Badiner_Jeremy.jpegJeremy Badiner
Davidson_Hall.jpegHall Davidson
Demian_Jannita.jpegJannita Demian
Fagan_Emily.jpgEmily Fagan
Gratton_Terra-Lee.jpegTerra-Lee Gratton
Graves_Shelby.jpgShelby Graves
Hall_Jennifer.jpegJennifer Hall
Heaton_Eve.jpegEve Heaton
Sadownyk_Dane.jpgDane Sadownyk
Tatum_Jennifer.jpegJennifer Tatum
Willis_Carrie.jpgCarrie Willis