Daily Archives: September 17, 2012

Using Notebooks and Journals with Discovery Education TECHBOOK

Using Notebooks and Journals with Discovery Education TECHBOOK

From interactive science journals to the writing prompt builder to core interactive text, here are some simple and effective strategies for getting your students to act like real scientists as they record data from a variety of “text” and synthesize the information. You can download the presentation here.

Online Safety Lesson Material

Finding online safety curriculum for elementary students that in informative and engaging isn’t always easy.  The other day I stumbled upon two online stories that make learning about online safety fun and educational. Both resources are from Media Smarts, Canada’s Centre for Digital and Media Literacy. The first is “Privacy Playground: The First Adventure of

Join Us in Castle Rock for Trick or Treating, DEN Style!!

Everyone loves the Fall Virtual Conference.  In year’s past, we’ve had up to 1600 educators attend, both online and in-person.  So how can we possibly step it up for our 10th VirtCon?? That’s easy!  We make it bigger, we make it better, and we make it LIVE-er! About the event: This conference is a blended event, a combination

DEN Open House Recap

  Last week, we celebrated DEN Open House.  We are very proud of the Discovery Educator Network and we have some incredible members.  One of our goal’s with DEN Open House was to share information about the DEN so those who don’t know much about it can learn more.  We, the DEN Team, can talk

DEN Goes Viral with Scott McLeod

The Discovery Educator Network is excited to introduce a collaborate project centered around the Did You Know? videos.  For complete information about the project and how to join, read this.  To kick off the event, Dr. Scott McLeod, co-creator of the Did You Know? videos will join us. During the session, which will last 30-45

Colorado LC Spotlight

This week we would like to introduce Jennifer Jensen Hello!  My name is Jennifer Jensen. I am the Instructional Technology Coach at Clear Sky Elementary in Castle Rock, Colorado. I am currently in my 17th year of teaching. Prior to moving into the technology role, I was in the classroom for twelve years. Most of

Discovery Education Assessment Events In New Mexico

Please join us during the 2012-2013 school year as we travel the country for local workshops that focus on our Discovery Education Assessment tools. These exciting and interactive afternoons and evenings of professional development will highlight creative ways to meet your students’ needs using your Discovery Education Assessment tools and resources. Prizes will be many! Next week’s

September 2012 Techbook Times

With the start of a new school year things are always a little crazy, but also full of excitement.  Most of you are excited to try new lesson ideas and work the great resources you have access to, like Discovery Education.  As part of our support for educators using the Discovery Education Techbook content we