Archives for May 7, 2011

  1. GeoCaching in NY at Locust Grove on May 21

    Image Source: Flickr.com cachemania Register here for the New York Discovery Educator Network Geocaching Day at Locust Grove in Poughkeepsie, New York. This event will run from 9:00 a.m – 1:00 pm on May 21, 2011. The Educational Staff from Locust Grove will share information about their programs during this event. Then we will learn […]

  2. Discovery Education SCIENCE and the 5E Model: Whitney Mihoulides #SSDOD2011

    A DEN Account Manager for Discovery Education, Whitney Mihoulides focuses her presentation on digital media in the Science classroom. Students are engaging with technology and digital media outside the classroom, so why not bring it inside the classroom. Digital media lets students see at the micro and sub-micro levels something you could not otherwise see. […]

  3. Project-Based Learning ~ A Menu of Ideas: Jennifer Brinson #SSDOD2011

    Jen Brinson graciously shared her resources. Pbl a menu of ideas View more presentations from jbrinson Learning and Teaching Pyramid: 21st Century Style Jen began by debunking a few myths about Project-Based Learning, including that whether you call it Project, Problem, or Challenge-Based Learning, it’s all the same thing. How you design and craft your […]

  4. A Virtual Field Trip with Google Earth and DE Streaming: Dawn Berkeley #SSDOD2011

    Dawn Berkeley, DEN MD Leadership Council Blog Member, has graciously shared her resources. Dod2011 View more presentations from Prince George’s County Public Schools #1 – Discovery Education Media & Google Earth on Prezi Dawn’s Symbaloo aggregating Google Earth resources can be found here. Dawn’s Google Earth Tour can be accessed here. An educator in the […]

  5. Teaching Humanitites in the Digital Age: Porter Palmer #DOD2011

    L2R: Porter Palmer & Kyle Schutt, DEN Managers Porter Palmer, DEN Manager, is a wonderful friend and a great addition to the DE team. I met her years ago at a Summer Institute and have been following her ever since. Did you know that Discovery Education has hundreds of speeches with speech guides and transcripts […]

  6. Consumer to Creator ~ The Student as Both the Learner & the Teacher: Matt Monjan Keynote #SSODOD2011

    Director of Account Management for the Discover Educator Network The Educators’ Day of Discovery, Beyond the Textbook, began with Homeroom, Morning Announcements and a DiscoverySTREAMING overview, and then officially began with Matt Monjan’s keynote address. Here’s the thumbnail sketch of Matt’s keynote: Not only does today‚Äôs student want to be engaged through technology, media, and […]