Day of Discovery, May 14th 2008

Join us for an engaging technology-infused professional development day focused on creative ways to use digital media in the classroom. Learn techniques to inspire your students and maximize the resources from Discovery Education streaming.

The World is Just Awesome: Integrate it in Your Class!

You will learn step-by-step instructions on how to integrate Discovery Education streaming  video, images and articles in your lessons.  This day will focus on the use of digital media in the classroom, from enhancing powerpoint with embedded video segments to quick digital stories using images.  Leave with projects in-hand for your class and a network of teachers as support. Three  workshops to choose from:

  • 50 Ways to Integrate Discovery Education streaming
  • Discovery Education streaming Assignment, Quiz and Writing Prompt Builders – Brick-by-Brick
  • 50 Ways to Integrate Discovery Education streaming

WHEN: Wednesday, May14, 2008

8:30 AM – 12:00 PM – 50 Ways to Integrate Discovery Education streaming

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Discovery Education streaming Assignment, Quiz and Writing Prompt Builders – Brick-by-Brick

4:00PM – 7:00 PM – 50 Ways to Integrate Discovery Education streaming   

*Registration begins at 8:00am  

 

WHERE: Cedar Rapids Community School District

46 2nd Ave SWCedar RapidsIA 52404  

 

COST:   Free   *light breakfast, lunch and dinner included compliments of Discovery Education

 

Please RSVP by visiting the link below. ng>https://discoveryed.wufoo.com/forms/day-of-discovery-cedar-rapids/For specific questions regarding this event, please contact Michael_Bryant@discovery.com or ANicholson@cr.k12.ia.us

 

Session Descriptions:

 

50 Ways to Integrate Discovery Education streaming

A run-down of ways to integrate Discovery Education streaming content into your lesson.  We will highlight many of the 50 ways, with a step-by-step focus on making powerful presentations.  Tools used during this workshop: Discovery Education streaming, Microsoft PowerPoint & Apple Keynote.  Participants will create their own linear and nonlinear, 5 slide presentation on a single concept within their content area.  Select student & teacher projects will be highlighted and critiqued.  Participants will also learn about the Discovery Educator Network(DEN), how to become involved in the community and receive on going support from Discovery and the DEN.

 

iscovery Education streaming – Assignment, Quiz and Writing Prompt Builders: Brick-by-Brick

There are thousands of video segments, images and articles that students can have access to at home with just a few clicks of the mouse.  This workshop will focus on the “Teacher Center” tools found with-in Discovery Education streaming .  Each Builder was designed so educators can assign students content.  Students may access these assignments from anywhere they have an internet connection.  Educators can assign a student a series of video segments on Shakespeare’s Macbeth, articles and images on cells and/or video segments followed by a quick quiz.  We’ll show brick-by-brick(step-by-step) how to easily create assignments, share them with your colleagues and quickly differentiate your instruction.  Participants will also learn about the Discovery Educator Network(DEN), how to become involved in the community and receive on going support from Discovery and the DEN.

 

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