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.
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
This is the presentation I did this past Saturday at the New England Day of Discovery, in Groton CT. There are some great, free resources from Discovery Education available that can help teachers, students, and parents. The content and design of these resources is excellent are are great resources to help students learn.
Enjoy the DEN Weekly Update for September 21, 2012.
Think about how you can work better with others. Then work better with others. Collaboration is a good thing! Here is what some other people think about collaboration: 1. “It is the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.” – Charles Darwin 2.
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
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
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.
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