Daily Archives: September 8, 2011

Streamathon 2011– Book Lovers Special!

Streamathon 2011– Book Lovers Special!

One of the great sessions on this year’s Streamathon features author and naturalist Jean Craighead George, author of such wonderful books as Julie of the Wolves, a Newbery Award books, My Side of the Mountain, How to Talk to Your Cat and many more. For information on that special session — for teachers AND students

Favorite Things: Scoop.it

When I was in Jr. high school, (yes, it was call Jr. high then) I was a library helper (cough… nerd) at school AND a volunteer at The Museum. I obviously like to curate things. I call it curate; some folks call it collect. My husband calls it hoarding. Fortunately for our household, I have

One month left in the Discovery Educator Network Membership Season! Will you be a winner?

One month left in the Discovery Educator Network Membership Season – report your points today!  With a winner in every state and province, you could take home coveted prizes from the Discovery Educator Network. Who will claim the title of National MVP?  Our current leading scorers are from Florida and Wisconsin. To report your events,

Back to School: Bulk Import, Providing your Students and Teachers access to DE

We’re going to start our Back to School series with a more in depth look into our newest feature for DE admins, the Bulk Import/Update Classes tool.  This tool can be used to provide your students and teachers access to Discovery Education Streaming as well as to assign them to classes you have created. Creating

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 09/08/2011

RhinoSpike : Foreign Language Audio on Demand! Exchange audio files of your foreign language students with folks of the native language students are learning. Tags: language, audio, education, rhinospike, web2.0, learning, foreign_language – By Dean Mantz What Happened On 9-11 (for Kids) Multiple resources of kids to learn about 9-11-2001 Tags: 911, classbrain, AmericanHistory, September2001

Save the Date: Oct. 22, Let’s Tech or Treat

Get your crazy costumes ready, and mark your calendars! The fall virtual conference Tech or Treat has been scheduled for Saturday, October 22, 2011 from 9am to 3pm ET. Join us for an hour or stay all day. We’re finalizing the schedule right now, but promise a spooktackular day of professional development is coming together.

Seasonal Science Streams

Discovery Education is excited to announce the launch of our Seasonal Science Streams.  The Seasonal Science Stream is a monthly live broadcast series integrating engaging hands-on science with digital media from Discovery Education’s Science Techbook.  The September Seasonal Science Stream will take place on Wednesday, September 21st at 1pm ET and will focus on chemical