Archives for July 19, 2012

  1. STEM and Gamiming: Play foldit and Add Knowledge to Scientific Research!

    foldit

    Foldit is a revolutionary new computer game enabling you to contribute to important scientific research. This page describes the science behind Foldit and how your playing can help. http://fold.it/portal/info/science  Teach Biology students about the importance of proteins and protein structures in a fun, inquiry-based exploration via this game. A wealth of background information on the […]

  2. Navigating The Educator and Student Upload Process

    Colby Tillman of the Discovery Education Assessment Support team joins me to discuss some of the things that she is having conversations about during her week. This is the first of a series of podcasts, and discusses the educator and student upload process, naming conventions, common error messages, ensuring the saving of historical data, and […]

  3. Resources for Common Core State Standards

    I just recently ran across an educator’s guide from Edutopia about the various resources for understanding the Common Core State Standards. The links they provided are very helpful and include links to videos as well. If you have a tablet or iPad, two amazing apps for Common Core are Edutater Core Standards and MasteryConnect.

  4. Matt’s Tips and Tricks 7-19

    This week I’ll review the newly enhanced Discovery Education features and functionality.  Get a sneak peek and go behind the scenes to see what you’ll have access to when you go back to school in the fall. I also highlight a special Back-to-School webinar series starting August 8, 2012! Open publication – Free publishing – […]