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Discovery Education in Action: Heather James

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

#CelebrateWithDE – April Fools’ Day

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

Teaching Scientific Explanation to Middle School Learners

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

Accepted to #DENSI2017: Meet Lauri Mitchell

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

Call for DEN Online Community Facilitators

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

#CelebrateWithDE – Weather Month

From deciding whether or not to bring an umbrella to school to thinking about meteorology as a career path, the weather matters to everyone! We’re certain your science scope and sequence includes the basics about weather appropriate to your grade level. So, we invite you to celebrate Weather Month by reviewing the instruments that help

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