Archives for September 23, 2013

  1. SOS: Jigsaw

    Welcome to  Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our S.O.S series  provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum.  Jigsaw PDF Version Background Jigsaw is a well known cooperative learning strategy that empowers students from a “home” group to focus on one aspect of a topic. “Just as in a jigsaw puzzle, each […]

  2. New Changes Within DE Assessment For BTS

    Discovery Education recently hosted an informational web-based event that provided educators with a closer look at the newest assessment features and resources. And we wanted to make that available to all. During this webinar, educators engaged in an interactive 45-minute exploration of the enhanced assessment platform. Click here to access and play the video. You […]

  3. Calling Triad, NC, Atlanta, GA & Birmingham, AL STAR Educators

    Bring service learning into the classroom with the Belk Service Learning Challenge and you could win student scholarships and teacher prizes! Serve to Learn, Learn to WIN! The Belk Service Learning Challenge, a partnership between Belk, Discovery Education, and the International Society for Technology in Education, encourages Birmingham area students in grades 4-8 to develop an […]

  4. Let’s FISH – Post 1

    Kicking Things Off… Over the course of the next two weeks, we will post a series of four blog posts to the DEN blog in a “Let’s FISH” series. We will be tackling, in short snippets, different parts of the book. This will be just one of the ways that you can choose to participate […]

  5. Mousey Monday – Checkers Speech

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                            Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers!! On this Day in 1952 was the deliverance of Vice Presidential candidate Richard M. Nixon’s infamous Checkers Speech. Senator Nixon was accused of secretly accepting money from wealthy donors. The speech took an offensive […]