Monthly Archives: September 2012

Mousey Monday

Mousey Monday

Happy Mousey Monday! Did you know that schools with active Discovery Education licenses can create user accounts for students as well? Well you can! There are two ways to create student user accounts: Teacher-Created Student Accounts 1. Teachers can access the Classroom Manager from anywhere on the site by clicking on Classroom Manager.    

CGI and Discovery Education’s Bill Goodwyn

Do you know about the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI)?  In its seventh year, the mission of CGI is simple: turning ideas into action.  Discovery Education’s CEO, Bill Goodwyn, will be participating at CGI in a panel today at 12pm ET. “The Early Years: An Irresistible Investment Opportunity” moderated by Geeta Rao Gupta, Deputy Executive Director of

Scott McLeod’s DEN Goes Viral Presentation

We have the archive ready!  Scott McLeod joined us last night to kick off our DEN Goes Viral collaborative project.  Scott shared some background to the creation and explosion of the Did You Know? videos and also gave some tips for users looking to create something similar. If you’re participating in the project or want

Old School?

What do you consider “old school”?  I have to admit that for me it conjures memories of Ms. Pansy Taylor in 2nd grade who bent our hands back to smack them with a ruler at the least provocation. **shudder**  Thankfully that isn’t common anymore! It comes to mind because we commonly hear different uses of the

Cache and Cookie’s Animal Alphabet Series: MNO

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.  

Global Cardboard Challenge

Many of use were inspired with the story of Caine’s Arcade blasted into the mainstream.  The original video nearly moved me to tears and definitely got me thinking about the role of play in learning.  If you haven’t watched the original, stop reading this and go watch it! To celebrate the one year anniversary of