Daily Archives: June 10, 2010

“It’s 21. Just Pass” Winners!

“It’s 21. Just Pass” Winners!

Discovery Education, the NFL Players Association and the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America have named the winners of the It’s 21. Just Pass online quiz challenge and video forum. More than 6,800 students participated in the inaugural year of the challenge, which was designed to reinforce the message that the legal drinking age is

Earth Science Summer Institute @ LSC!

Liberty Science Center Summer Institute 2010 for Earth Science Teachers (grades 6-9)   Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, NJ and the Rutgers Institute for Marine and Coastal Sciences are offering a Teacher Summer Institute, 8/9-13, focused on an upcoming research mission to Antarctica to probe the Ross Sea Ecosystem and its tie to climate.  

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 06/10/2010

I Education Apps Review – I Education Apps Review Tags: apps, iPod, iphone, education, itouch, iPod_touch, smeech, podcasting – By Dean Mantz Maths Maps – A New Collaborative Project | edte.ch “Maths Maps – A New Collaborative Project” Tags: math, maps, maths, interactive, projects, project, collaboration, learning, teaching, education, resources, technology, web2.0, tools, collaborative, tombarrett,

Discovery Education Wins Distinguished Achievement Award

During the organization’s annual conference Tuesday night, the Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) honored Discovery Education with a Distinguished Achievement Award for Discovery Education streaming Plus under the Technology Innovations category in Portals for grades 9-12.

Web 2.0 Guides for Teachers

Web 2.0 provides teachers with a means to integrate free tools into their classrooms. If you have felt you have been out of the Web 2.0 loop this summer is your chance to explore. Web 2.0 – A New Way to Lecture and Tools for the 21st Century Teacher have been created by Michael Zimmer,

Laura Burney – An "Activ STAR" Among Us!

Laura Burney, 4th grade teacher, Discovery STAR Educator and avid (Promethean) ActivBoard teacher at the Loring Elementary School in Sudbury, Massachusetts, was selected to be highlighted on Promethean Planet’s “Teacher Feature” section.  The “Planet” is Promethean’s version of the DEN … “created by teachers, for teachers, Promethean Planet is a unique teaching, sharing and support community—your place

Listen up Discovery Education Canada! A Local Host Solution

Experience the difference with Discovery High Resolution Content on Your Servers.  Locally host content lets schools access Discovery Education Streaming Canada content directly from their local server rather than from the Internet. You will access full-screen, high-resolution content directly from a local server. Content stored in your network saves time with faster, more consistent video delivery.Why Locally