Mind Maps are graphic representations of information that show both small units of information and their relationships in a visual way. Concept maps,(or story maps, graphic organizers, advance organizers, story webs, semantic maps, and cognitive organizers), are often used to teach text structure and to aid in comprehension, helping students understand multiple layered concepts. Research
Everyone has a favorite Holiday movie they look forward to watching every year. Our Discovery Education Holiday videos can be used to combine education and fun for students. Try infusing our holiday videos with your lesson plans for art, history, science, etc. Students can also learn about the beliefs and celebration traditions of others.
I am very pleased to announce that the CT DEN leadership council will be hosting a live event for the SCICon virtual conference at the Mark Twain House in Hartford on Saturday, January 28, 2012. DEN SCIcon focuses on providing participants with some of the most effective strategies for transforming their science classes through the
by David Andrade, http://tinyurl.com/edtechguy Android 4 Schools is a new site from Richard Byrne, author of Free Technology for Teachers. In this site, Richard and his guest authors will be sharing resources and reviews of apps (mostly free) that can be used in K-12 schools, along with ways that those apps can be used in the