Archives for November 28, 2011

  1. Canvasing Discovery for Art and DE Basics

     Canvasing Discovery for Art and DE Basics Join us as we search Discovery Education for the Arts, Standards and individual curriculum needs. We will tie in the educational resources of the Nelson-Atkins museum with the available resources on Discovery Education.Cost: Free Breakfast Included About Join us at 8:30 a.m. for breakfast at Panera on the […]

  2. The Edublog Awards 2011: Nominate the DEN!


    Oh, it’s such an exciting time of year.  Not only is it time for the annual Educator’s PLN Holiday Gift Exchange (have you signed up?), but it’s also time for EduBlog Award nominations! In 2008, the DEN in Second Life won for best educational use of a virtual world.  Since then, we’ve had a slew […]

  3. Favorite Things: Pinterest


    I’ve mentioned this before I’m sure, but I’ll say it again. I LOVE COLLECTING THINGS. I can’t stop myself. So tools that help me organize my digital collections of recipes, crafty ideas (that I may never actually make), and classroom tricks are always on my list of favorite things. Recently, I discovered Pinterest (pin + […]

  4. NASA launches Mars Science Laboratory…incorporate the mission with the Science Techbook


    On Saturday November 26th, NASA launched the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Spacecraft from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.  View updates on NASA site here. The Discovery Education Science Techbook includes excellent lessons on space explorations.  The NASA launch of the MSL spacecraft is a great way to engage students in current events and […]

  5. Tech Tip: What’s in a Name?

    Well, if it’s your DE username, a lot! One of the most common issues we encounter on the Support Team is misplaced or forgotten username and/or password. Often, users say “Oh, I thought my username was this“, and they’ll give us the username they typically use for their accounts. When this happens, I always remind the user that, […]