Enjoy the DEN Weekly Update for December 7, 2012.
Turning over public assets, disregarding teachers voices and placing products (tests) above all else is, from my perspective, misguided policy. We all need to stop and think about what we want for our children and
Discovery Education is excited to have provided multiple opportunities for Idaho educators to participate in professional development this past Fall. I’m sure many of you have begun to use some of the information and practices in your classrooms already. Because every educator in Idaho is now a subscriber of Discovery Education, you are all members
Join the Kansas City area Discovery Education educators as we learn about primary source documents and resources available at the National Archives, how to research the site, and how Common Core State Standards can be met with the documents. We’ll finish the morning with brunch at Panera as we look at Discovery Education, the primary
Spanish On Demand We continue to add new content in Spanish. Most recently we have started to add Spanish versions of the interactive Explorations. Within the next few months all Explorations will be available in Spanish. As they are completed they will be added next to the Explorations in English. Here’s a sample Exploration in Spanish
Currently, 46 states have adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The next question, though, is: Now what? As states and districts wrestle with the effective implementation of the CCSS, resources are being created daily. In fact, a Google search of the words Common Core yields 159,000,000 results. While not quite as popular as the
If I told you we were having a paper airplane contest tomorrow, how do you think you’d do? Are you picturing your design in your head right now? Would you race to the library or “the Google” to search for resources? Would you watch videos showing different designs and try to emulate good ones? Would