Daily Archives: August 23, 2011


Grow the DEN, Look Awesome

Grow the DEN, Look Awesome

The DEN Membership Season is in full swing – show your Discovery Education Team Spirit and win prizes by reporting events that reflect active use of Discovery Education curricular tools and resources and active participation in the Discovery Educator Network (DEN). To show off your winning ways, our top point winners will receive this limited-edition


“Engage” With the Discovery Education Science TECHBOOK

The vast array of resources found in the Discovery Education Science TECHBOOK are arranged according the the 5E Learning Model. The 5E Learning Model is a component of the constructivist learning philosophy which holds that students learn best when they are exposed to experiences that allow them to build their own understanding of a concept


Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 08/23/2011

15 Coolest Google Earth Finds – Oddee.com (funny google earth, funny google earth photos…) Tags: googleearth, odd, landforms Survival Guide for New Teachers Here is a survival guide for new and veteran teachers compiled by the U.S. Department of Education.  Tags: teachers, education, survival, resources, newteachers, classroom_management, guide – By Dean Mantz http://myportfolio.school.nz/artefact/file/download.php?file=187483&view=24719 Tags: eportfolio,

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What are reasonable student outcomes? And how might technology help our students reach those outcomes?

Greater opportunities to apply literacy Stronger motivation to use literacy behaviors Strategically reading to learn and/or to be entertained Strategically writing to make meanings and/or to accomplish purposes Thoughtful reading for meaning Greater expression and clarity in writing Reading and writing with confidence Speaking with precision and clarity Actively listening with comprehension Persistent thinkers demonstrating

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Conference Solution on the Go

Do you need to have a conference call but aren’t sure of a good route to take? Do your colleagues and friends have a hard time making it onto a web-based conference call, like Skype? Do you struggle with reliable internet, right at the time when you were scheduled for an online meet-up?   Check