At SS Dixon Intermediate School in Milton, Florida, STEAM Innovate teacher Tally Piscopo connects science content and real-world connections through stations-based learning. This month, Mrs. Piscopo allowed the Discovery Education Community to join her as her students investigated states of matter using the Discovery Education Science Techbook and Spotlight On Strategies series. BIg Idea Through this stations-based
Accepted to #DENSI2017 Congratulations, Emily Peed! @MsPeed_5 5th grade teacher, Mike Davis Elementary, Collier County Schools (FL) Emily is a lead science teacher at her school who has a passion for sharing what she learns with others. From Emily’s #DENSI2017 Application Tell us what skills or strengths you will bring to the DENSI experience. I
Name: Mrs. Heather James Role: 6th Grade Math Teacher School: Ellerbe Middle School School District: Richmond County Schools Subjects/Grades Taught: 6th Grade Degree/Certificates: Middle Grades Math Education Background: I have taught for five and a half years. I attended Wingate University. My student teaching was completed at East Union Middle School in Marshville, NC. How did you
In celebration of April Fools’ Day, we look at pranks, lies, deceptions, and half-truths throughout history. The Trojan Horse Discovery Education Streaming, Social Studies Techbook Grades 9-12, Video Segment The Trojan Horse is story of the Greeks building a huge wooden horse, hiding men inside, and then tricking the Trojans into wheeling the horse inside
On almost a daily basis, there are articles in the news that seek to provide a scientific explanation for how or why a given natural phenomenon occurred. The topic may be climate change, nuclear energy, genetically modified food or something else that impacts the everyday lives of middle school students. Students need to be able
Francie Snyder, a teacher from Manatee County, Florida, likes to combine several strategies, resulting in a powerful SOS mashup.
Meet: Lauri Congratulations to Lauri Mitchell: first accepted #DENSI2017 participant Lauri Mitchell, 5th grade teacher Klondike Elementary School, Tippecanoe School Corporation (IN) @lamitchell424 Lauri is one of three elementary science chairs for her school corporation and serves as a SLED (Science Learning through Engineering Design) Master Teacher in partnership with Purdue University. This has provided
Wanted: DEN Online Community Facilitators We are looking for community members to serve as DEN Online Community Facilitators. Facilitators must be current Discovery Education customers, active users of Discovery Education Techbook, and must believe strongly in the power of connecting educators to their most valuable resource: each other. Currently, we are seeking DEN Online Community
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