Here is a outstanding post from Free Technology for Teachers on how best to use the Google Drive app on the iPad. Several teachers have been creating iMovies and have used the Drive to have students both save and share. While the YouTube video mentions the sharing users on the iPad, I have been suggesting […]
There’s a great way to honor Earth Day right in your Discovery Education account: how about watching Planet Earth: The Future. It has really interesting segments: Conservation and the Save the Whales Movement, Sustainable Development, and Ecotourism… and, it wraps up with a segment called Hope for the Future. Also, please let […]
Here is an interesting post (via MiddleWeb yet from TeacherChannel) on co- teaching. I have been blessed with several great co-teaching assignments.
Today’s the day to get a peek into an awesome classroom called “The Firm”! “The Firm” is a design and drafting classroom in Pennsylvania, led by a teacher named Scott Didra. The classroom is run like an architecture firm and students build actual, life-size buildings. Today, Discovery Education will be live-casting from this classroom, allowing […]
As member of my family was diagnosed with a immune disease that can be debilitating, I had to rethink priorities. I took Family Medical Leave of Absence for a period of time so I could help out. Schedule was a lot like school: occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech therapy. Add to that getting this family […]
Interesting tweet about a graphic novel approach to Internet Safety. Graphic novel teaches kids about internet privacy! Privacy, The Internet, and You: http://t.co/1RHHXQt5MY via @dougpete #digcit #edtechchat — Susan M. Bearden (@s_bearden) April 9, 2014
Even though the end of the year is in sight, my student continue to amaze and inspire me. Thanks to a fabulous web 2.0 tool called thinglink, (Thanks for the heads up Kathy Schrock) students were able to inject some real creativity into their projects. Check out this great project on Emily Dickinson.
This video was used at a recent UMASL meeting (thanks Lori for sharing). I thought you might enjoy one view of the next generation.
Distracted driving is dangerous! Would you like to help select our winning, student-created video, so that millions of people can get this potentially live-saving message? Discovery Education and Toyota challenged teens across the country to create 60-90 second videos that inspire their peers to be safer drivers. A panel of judges narrowed down more than […]
Happy Friday! Props to Andy Losik for this little gem. Clap Along! https://t.co/lOn1TL7M9Y — Discovery Education (@DiscoveryEd) April 18, 2014 Thought you would enjoy this tweeted video- maybe something for reading programs?