Monthly Archives: December 2011

Merry Apps for Mind Maps !

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

Which Holiday video brings you the most CHEER?

  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.

CT DEN SCICon Registration Is Now Open

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

Be The Future – STEM resource from the Science Channel

by David Andrade,   Be The Future is a STEM resource from the Science Channel, part of Discovery Communications, that provides information, resources, links, lesson resources, and more from a variety of sources, including Discovery Education.   It is a new science initiative to help get students interested and engaged in science subjects and careers. There

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 12/21/2011

Find a Book – Lexile Framework for Reading A website to find books based on lexile level (although students can do it based on grade level, too) and interests. Tags: lexile, readinglevels, books – By Robin Talkowski Videos | Interactive Biology, by Leslie Samuel Tags: biology, science, interactive, education Posted from Diigo. The rest of