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Content Showcase: Back to School

Discovery Education’s Content Team presents to you the sixth installment of Content Showcase. Many schools are already back in session, so September’s episode will give you the latest Discovery Education content to integrate into your lessons. Featured programs are available in DE Streaming and Techbook in the United States and Canada. Links to each program mentioned in the



September 2015 Community Calendar

Take a look at just some of the great stuff going on this month at Discovery Education. We invite you to join us. Be sure to download the .pdf version. It has links for you to learn more about what’s happening each day.



DEN Trend Report: 9/2/15

In this DEN Trend Report:
>From Media Specialists To Digital Literacy Leaders
>Technology Reshapes Education, ‘Making Thinking Visible’
>3 Ways Mobile Technology Is Transforming Learning Spaces
>Ready Or Not, Here It Comes: Remaking Teacher Training With An Innovative Twist
>Three Ways Ed-Tech Can Help Bring Back The “Cool” Science Teacher
>20 Edtech Concepts And Devices That Every Teacher Should Know About
>Apps To Bring Math And Science Skills Back After Summer
>These 10 Trends Are Shaping The Future Of Education



Ignite Your Passion is Back

The plan was simple.  Choose a region full of passionate educators. Find 10 or so people willing to share a 5-minute talk. Select a pub or restaurant where folks could gather. Invite 100 or so friends and strangers and watch the magic happen. These events were called, “Ignite Your Passion for Discovery” They were truly some

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September 2015: HOTS for Bloom’s, part 3

The two previous posts (1 & 2) in this three-part series provided some background in how to recognize and teach critical thinking skills and, using Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy as a guide, embed the higher-order thinking skills into teaching and learning. The two posts also highlighted some tech-enhanced activities. In this post, I will be providing


Survey Says: Implementing 1:1 or 1:Many

Back to school means back to Discovery Education. Now that your bulletin boards are hung and your classroom procedures are posted, it’s time to dig into some engaging instructional ideas. Whether you have devices for every student or your classroom tech equals the projector and your laptop or maybe you are somewhere in between, your


Lively Lessons: Labor Day

Working on your weekly lesson plans? This Sunday blog series, Lively Lessons, will provide you with Discovery Education content and lesson plan ideas! Celebrate the achievements of workers in the United States throughout its history with this exploration of Labor Day. Established as a national holiday in 1894, Labor Day recognizes workers and the labor movement.