Archives for March 1, 2013

  1. In Honor of Dr. Seuss: A Common Core Poem

    What would Dr. Seuss say about the Common Core Standards?  A poem in his honor: I read, You read, Who reads, What reads. Easy books?  Oh no.  Hard books?  Not so. Complex?  Oh yes!  Quality texts?  The best! I read, You read, Who reads? We all read! Hope you will join us at our Discovery Education Common Core Academies in Cincinnati, […]

  2. DEN Weekly Update 3-1-2013


    This week, we’ll share a great virtual field trip opportunity from an egg farm in Oregon. We’ll also look at a recap of the first #DENchat, share information about the latest episode of the DEN Zone, and find out about new content in Discovery Education Streaming, exclusively from Investigation Discovery. We’re also announcing who was […]

  3. Fun Fact Friday: Quack Science


    Did you know that research has been done to prove, once and for all, whether a duck’s quack produces an echo? It’s true! There’s an old wive’s tale that states that a duck’s quack doesn’t echo. Acoustics researcher Jonathan Hargreaves, at the University of Salford in England, conducted complex experiments to determine the truth of […]