Monthly Archives: August 2013

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A Few of Our Favorite (Discovery) Things

A Few of Our Favorite (Discovery) Things

Image Credit: http://mla.multiview.com/userlogo/mla/58174v1v1.jpg   Welcome to a new series written by the Discovery Educator Network’s Blog and Social Media Team! In this series, we’ll be sharing some of our favorite Discovery Series and how we’re using them in classrooms. This week, we’re looking more into animated versions of classic children’s stories  published by Weston Woods. 

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A Lifetime of PhUn

This week gives the potential for a lifetime of PhUn. PhUn week reached over 10,000 students last year and they would like to increase those numbers. There are freebies given to both the teacher and the students. PhUn Week is a nationwide outreach program building connections between scientists and their local schools. PhUn Week is

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DEN Weekly Update 8-30-2013

This week’s DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you! Here are just a few things to make sure you explore: Hangout with Kathy Schrock Back to School Webinar Series DENvisory Board Elections – LAST DAY! SXSWedu Click here to read the Weekly Update and to learn about these great opportunities and more.

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Chad’s Choices from the Community

You probably went through withdrawal last week because Chad’s Choices was on hiatus, but lucky for you, it’s back.  Take a look below at great people and content from the DEN Community.  If you’re not familiar with Chad’s Choices from the Community, it is designed to highlight the DEN Community in a variety of ways. You’ll find

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Project based learning in math

 I just finished reading a post in Education Weekly that was given to me by my principle Chuck Malone . He asked us to comment on it with respect to our content area using google+ and I thought I would re-post it here. “Pick compelling subjects: help students frame big but specific questions;” (Deeper Project Based Learning, Tom

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Much Ado About MOOCs, with Kathy Schrock!

Monday, September 16th, 8 PM ET Register today! Curious about MOOC’s? These massive open online courses are created to allow participants to work at their own pace and also embed all types of collaboration and communication among the participants. This fall, Wilkes University will be offering a MOOC for K-12 and pre-service educators entitled “Teachers +

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STARs in the News: C.J. Fattig

Idaho DEN STAR and Wendell School District teacher, C.J. Fattig, wrote a grant to remodel her non-science classroom into a Science classroom. The $20,000 grant was awarded by the Monsanto Fund and it will enable her to put in plumbing, a tile floor to replace the carpet, a ventilation system, and science tables to replace

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Recognizing Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s DEN STARs

At Discovery Education, we believe in connecting educators to their most valuable resource, which is each other.  One way of achieving this is through the DEN. A global community of education professionals that are passionate about transforming the learning experience with digital media, the Discovery Educator Network (DEN) connects members across town and around the

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