Monthly Archives: November 2012

Mousey Monday

Mousey Monday

Happy Mousey Monday, Cache and Cookie readers! Thanksgiving is fast approaching and we hope that you and all of your family and friends enjoy yourselves and eat a lot of great food! But before you sit down to eat, be sure to pull up a chair to Discovery Education’s table. Discovery Education streaming offers an excellent

Matt’s Tips and Tricks 11-19-2012

Happy almost Turkey Day! ‘Tis The Season to Share and be Thankful. As I think about and reflect about things that I am thankful for within Discovery Education, I have to say that the ability to share and support others with the My Content, My School, My District, Quicklists, and MediaShare tools have to be at

My #DENthanks by Anne Truger

Here’s another #DENthanks story that has been submitted.  At the bottom of this page, you’ll find info about giving your own #DENthanks and sharing your story. ================================================================= From Illinois STAR Anne Truger… I had absolutely no idea what the DEN was. I had been following this guy’s podcast, @teach42. I was so excited to hear

S.O.S: Half the Story

Welcome to week 7 of our Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our new S.O.S series to provide help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Half the Story PDF Version           Background How many of us have ever struggled to begin student conversation around a particular topic? They say

Sometimes, it’s just too much fun

I feel guilty that I get to have this much fun and get paid for it. Wednesday Discovery Education Canada partnered with the Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium and hosted a pre-conference event for the ATLE event in Edmonton, Alberta. To set the stage for the conference we send out this little preview video: I was

Tra-Digital Revolutionary War Heroes

My students have been studying the American Revolution for the last few weeks, and we’ve had a blast. As we are wrapping things up, each student chose a historical figure from the war era to do more research about. Students researched their people and wrote essays about them. I partnered with the art teacher to

My #DENthanks by Lori Abrahams

In the coming days, we’ll be sharing some #DENthanks stories that have been submitted.  At the bottom of this page, you’ll find info about giving your own #DENthanks and sharing your story. ================================================================= From Illinois STAR Lori Abrahams… Thank you to Joe Brennan for suggesting I apply to be a DEN STAR the first year

Curiosity in the Classroom Webinar Archives Available

We’re pretty sure that you know about all of the free resources and tools Discovery Education provides to engage your students.  In case you haven’t, we’ve presented on these tools and have archives available for watching here. Last week we finished a 2-part series of virtual events, one aimed for educators and one for students, to support

We Have a Winner!

Our BulleDEN Board project has been a great success.  Educators displayed their creativity in amazing ways – from online glogs to prezis to awesome boards displayed in hallways and classrooms.  It was great to see STAR Discovery Educators showing their love for Discovery Education.  We know these BulleDEN Boards, whether displayed online or in a