Daily Archives: September 7, 2012

Day of Discovery in Groton, CT – coming SOON!

A couple of weeks ago I had the distinct pleasure of meeting with a number of other members of the CT Leadership Council at a get-together hosted by Whitney Mihoulides. At the meeting, it was announced that there would be a face-to-face, Day of Discovery, free professional development event to be held this fall on Saturday,

Tips for the First Few Weeks

Our Back to School Promotion with our friends at PhotoPeach is still going on!  You can still submit your tips and pick up your free PhotoPeach Premium subscription.  We’ve alrleady shared the tips from the first two categories here and here and now it’s time for the tips related to the first few weeks of

Cache and Cookie’s Animal Alphabet Series: GHI

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.  

Technology Doesn’t Teach, Teachers Teach

Discovery Education CEO Bill Goodwyn has an excellent piece in the Huffington Post that is a must read.  Bill’s comments as students and teachers across the country head back to school are spot on.  Bill discusses the changing landscape of education and the potential impact the use of technology has in the classroom but notes