Google Drive on the iPad

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 […]

Happy Earth Day

  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 […]

STEM Is Now, STEM Is HOW Webcast Today

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 […]

New Year, New Approach thanks to DEN

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 […]

Spring into action

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.

Your Vote Matters

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 […]