Monthly Archives: August 2012


Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 08/31/2012

Emphasis on the ‘Experience’ of Connected Learning Tags: education, technology, connected, learning, tools, resources, teaching, audio, production – By The Digital Arts Experience Top Websites that provide Educational Video Tutorials for Teachers Tags: no_tag Posted from Diigo. The rest of Discovery Educator Network group favorite links are here.


Welcome Back to School. Here are some Great Resources for All Educators

Welcome back to school! I hope everyone had a great summer and was able to relax and recharge. Our district starts with teacher professional development and classroom setup this coming Thursday, K-9 start next Tuesday, and 10-12 start Wednesday. The summer has flown by!   The beginning of the year is always a little crazy


Easily Assign our Interactive Text

If you’re just now settling into the new school year and logging into Discovery Education for the first time since the end of last school year, you may have noticed a few changes, especially in the Discovery Education Science Techbook.  One of the many great benefits of a digital textbook, is that it’s constantly being


Cache and Cookie’s Animal Alphabet Series: DEF

A continuation of Cache and Cookie’s Animal Alphabet Series!   Kindergarten through second grade teachers may engage their students through DE streaming’s 25 minute full video titled “Animal Alphabet.” This video cleverly uses the animal kingdom to teach students their alphabet. You can also use this video’s segments to engage students–one letter at a time.


As Promised – The First Day Tips

Our Back to School Promotion with PhotoPeach has been spectacular.  The tips from DEN members have been great and we’re going to continue sharing what’s been submitted so far.  This time around, we’re sharing the “First Day” tips.  These tips to help make the first day of school a success.  Keep in mind, if the


DEN Open House Week Sept. 10-14

  It’s the beginning of school, time for Open House. Well, the DEN is hosting our own Open House this month!  September 10-14, help us kick off the school year with DEN Open House Week.  We’ve got a great schedule of activities to help you share the DEN and even learn more yourself about the


A Star Shines

I had the privilege the other day of watching Lindsay Morhart of Holy Trinity School Division in Moose Jaw, SK showcase Discovery Education for her district’s opening school year PD sessions. Not only did she do a great job in sharing some of the new features of the new interface, but taught me a thing or two.


Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 08/30/2012

Technology Ice Breakers for Back-to-School Ice Breakers are the introductory norm for classrooms full of new students, but you can add interest and innovation to the getting-to-know-you process with manageable web tools. Tags: technology, ice, breakers, teacher, teaching – By GoEd Online Online Professional Development Courses and Resources for English Teachers(2) Tags: no_tag A List