Discovery Education is pleased to present the 2011 Beyond the Textbook Day of Discovery at Discovery Education’s World Headquarters in Silver Spring, MD on May 7, 2011. This interactive event will provide area educators with an exciting and enriching day of professional development focused on creative ways to engage 21st century learners using digital media
The Sweet Sixteen results are in! In Game 1, Movie Maker/iMovie defeated cloud-based movie editor JayCut (Teach42’s new favorite thing) 59 to 41. In Game 2, social networking tool Edmodo brought the heat, beating collaborative media space VoiceThread 60 to 40. Game 3 featured video slideshow creators Animoto and Photo Peach. Although a powerful competitor
HUGE Success! The New England Day of Discovery, held this past Saturday (March 26th) at the Mary E. Baker School in Brockton, MA, was a huge success. More than three hundred educators from Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island and more, came out on this bright, brisk Saturday to further their curiosity about technology and
Register for this in person event in Georgia here: https://lrougeux.wufoo.com/forms/m6x2p5/ *Virtual Sessions (All times are eastern) 9 AM Time, Differentiation and Online Publishing: Dr. Lodge McCammon Dr. Lodge will discuss practical strategies that can be implemented to increase valuable classroom time while meeting the needs of diverse learners. He will show samples of how low-barrier
Visit the exciting and interactive Tellus Museum! The Tellus Museum has much to offer visitors of all ages. Children will love the child friendly and interactive museum where they can create their own earthquakes, view glow in the dark gems and stones, dig for fossils, and pan for gems and stones. Students can view dinosaur
The Georgia Council for History Education is the state affiliate of the National Council for History Education (NCHE). The NCHE Conference is being held March 31st – April 2nd in Charleston, SC. The theme for this year is The Causes and Consequences of Civil Wars. If you love teaching history and want to promote the
On Wednesday, March 23, approximately 30 students and their Science Instructor, Ms. Hope Mikkelson, along with VAHS Technology Coordinator and DEN STAR/LC Member, Ms. Rita Mortenson, arrived at the Apple Store in Madison, Wisconsin ready to showcase some student created science videos. For the past month, students in Ms. Mikkelson’s Biology 2 classes have been
Enjoy the DEN Weekly Update for March 25, 2011.
For many educators in Michigan, July will mark the end of Blackboard’s “reign” as our primary e-learning platform. I am one of those users and, if you are familiar with my articles in the MACUL Journal, you know that I have been a very avid Blackboard supporter. When the potential change was discussed, I have
ESPN has NOTHING on the DEN. We’re bringing you DEN March Madness Mashup. We asked the DEN team and our amazing group of professional development specialists for some of their favorite tools to use with Discovery Education. Here are their choices and your opportunity to select the Elite Eight, the Final Four, and the Champion.