Archives for August 26, 2009

  1. Norwood: State Finalist in last year's Sieman's "We Can Change the World" Challenge

    Massachussets Team Name:  Educate Them and They Will Location:  Norwood, Massachusetts School:   South Area Solomon Schechter Day Students Brittany Bell Aaron Weiner Robbie Green Teacher/Mentor Nitzan Resnick, Science Department Chair Description After learning about global warming and recycling in science class, Team Educate Them and They Will from Norwood, Massachusetts decided to establish a recycling program […]

  2. Sieman's "We Can Change the World" Challenge Now Open

    “The Sieman’s Foundation, Discovery Education, and the National Science Teacher’s Association invite you to join the only challenge of its kind that empowers students to create solutions to environmental problems in their own backyards, and to share their results with students nationwide.  They’ll learn.  They’ll take action.  And their ideas may well end up changing […]

  3. TONIGHT! Pack Your Curiosity and GO

    DATE: Aug 26 WORKSHOP: Pack your Curiosity and GO! Part 2 PRESENTER: Demb Oh DESCRIPTION: 3 trips, 9 teachers, 36 students, and the adventure of a lifetime! From Cape Town to Johannesburg, and then on to the African bush, come see what happened to STAR Discovery Educators as they journeyed around the world and used […]

  4. DEN Summer School – Google Earth and Discovery Education

    I used Google Earth often when I was in the classroom. I used it to reinforce geographic literacy and engage my high school social studies students with a colorful and interactive data visualization. Today, I’ll be presenting “Two Roundtrip Tickets to Anywhere with Discovery Education and Google Earth” as part of the DEN Summer School […]