The Discovery Educator Network (DEN) is a global community of educators passionate about teaching with digital media, sharing resources, collaborating, and networking. With over 100,000 members providing professional development to over 600,000 educators worldwide, the DEN connects teachers both on-line and in-person. Discovery Educators have exclusive access to a wide range of resources, professional development activities, networking opportunities, exclusive Discovery Educator events and more!
Voted the best professional development website in 2007 by the Association of Educational Publishers, this website is a place to connect to other educators across the globe. Here, all users can read the blogs and discussion boards. Discovery Educators (any educator that has a Discovery account) have the ability to comment on the blogs, post to the discussion boards, and register for Discovery Educator Network events.
What is the difference between a Discovery Educator and a STAR Discovery Educator?
|Discovery Educator||STAR Discovery Educator|
|Read DEN blogs|
|Comment on DEN blogs|
|Personal blog hosted by Discovery Education|
|Participate in DEN forums|
|Search and download from DEN Educator Resource Library|
|Upload materials to DEN Educator Resource Library|
|Attend virtual events (EdTechConnect, Virtual Conferences)|
|Welcome Kit from the Discovery Educator Network|
|Access to training kits to use during PD sessions and workshops|
|Weekly communication highlighting events and promotions for STARs|
|Exclusive promotions and contests (e.g., Teacher Appreciation Week, Spring Training)|
|Access to Discovery Communications events (e.g., Planet Earth premier, lunch with the Mythbusters)|
|Opportunity to attend local, regional and state-level DEN events (e.g., Days of Discovery, PETE&C prec-conference)|
|Opportunity to attend national DEN events (e.g., National Institute)|
|Eligible to become a DEN Leadership Council member|