October is National Principal Month and Discovery Education is celebrating by recognizing great principals! If you have a principal who is showing great leadership, you can nominate him or her for the Discovery Education Principal Achievement Award. Great principals will be featured on the Discovery Education blogs in November, be given a certificate of […]
The Interactive Ear explains everything you want to know about the three smallest bones in your body- as well as the rest of your ear. Click on the part and see the description at the bottom of the screen. For the complete post at TeachersFirst, please click here.
Mrs. Read’s class has been working on a variety of animal research projects. We used the information they had gathered ( along with Storyboardthat) to create these 3 panel comics.
In this NY Learning Network post, you will uncover 50 ways to bring current affairs to your students. In 50 Ways to Teach with Current Events, you will find games, skill builders, videos and more!
It only took one student to help me think outside the box. I taught kindergarten for years, and had an overflowing toolbox of early literacy strategies. I thought I had it figured out. Then I started teaching in Raleigh, NC in a school where suddenly 50% of my kindergarten students received ESL services. We were […]
How do you think you compare to these two cute polar bears? We’re hoping you’ll take our challenge to collect some data and ask some questions, so you can be involved in our polar bear excursion. Are your hands bigger than a polar bear’s paws? Do you eat more calories per day? Discovery Education is […]
Mrs. Latz’s students recently researched one Native American tribe. They each created a ChatterPIX which we merged to make this iMovie. Using only one iPad, we were able to finish the majority of the project using only one class period per group (there were four groups- two in each video).
To nurture civic engagement. 60 Second Civics is a great way to engage your students (and if your kids have earbuds, they could listen on the Chromebooks). While I first posted this in 2009, I think it is worth a second look. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.
Most of the students I see are fascinated by these beautiful creatures. And here is a chance to connect your students to the place many polar bears call home. The Tundra Connections are hosting a series of live webcasts (geared to different issues and grade levels) in October and November. Please click here for all […]
This was an novel way to use Google comments while students are writing to encourage reflection and to obtain insight into their writing. Here is the blog post from Kim Pollishuke.