Archives for February 26, 2013

  1. Trivia Pursuit

    While the other families were out playing football on a holiday afternoon, mine was inside playing Trivial Pursuit or other academic trivia games.  The fun of the play encouraged our interest — and thus our learning– of various subjects.  It can do the same for you and your students. A recent sampling of my Trivia […]

  2. Blast off!

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    Blast off! Our friends at Connect a Million Minds are hosting an out-of-this-world sweepstakes that could have you and your family visiting a historic NASA space shuttle. To enter: 1) Go to http://www.connectamillionminds.com/3-2-1-pledge now through February 28th at 12PM ET 2) Take the Connect a Million Minds pledge to connect young people to the wonders of STEM […]

  3. Favorites from the DEN Team

    The DEN Team loves sharing.  Below are a few more sites we think are worth sharing.  Whether these are new to you or not, try them out yourselves and with your students.  Let us know what you think.    

  4. Meet Zulma from MD at #DENSI2013

    This is Zulma Whiteford, STAR Discovery Educator from Maryland. She’s going to the DEN Summer Institute July 14-19 in beautiful Burlington, VT. She’s on the DEN Leadership Council too, so she’s joining us for a special DENSI PreCon on July 12 and 13 too! Here’s her DEN story: Tell us yours. The main portion of this […]

  5. PBL Hangout with Kathy Schrock!

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      Thursday, March 14th at 7pm ET REGISTER Join Kathy Schrock and project based learning experts Ginger Lewman and Cynthia Treichler as they discuss authentic learning models and talk about successful practices that can be used to support whichever pedagogical model you would like to implement! What types of project based learning is there and […]

  6. The next digital generation

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    Moore’s law is the observation that over the history of computing hardware, the number of components on integrated circuits doubles approximately every two years. The period often quoted as “18 months” is due to Intel executive David House, who predicted that period for a doubling in chip performance (being a combination of the effect of […]

  7. Come Hangout and Learn

    What are you doing this Thursday, February 28th at 6pm? Come learn about how to integrate Discovery Education and iPads. Here is an example of just a little of what you will learn. This is just one of several excellent opportunities to learn about Discovery Education while never leaving the comfort of your favorite learning […]