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This week’s DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you! Here are just a few things to make sure you explore: Exclusive Promotions for DEN STARs DEN Fall VirtCon DEN Connects A Virtual Field Trip 1 Community, 5 Voices Connected Educator Month Click here to read about these great opportunities and more. Your
George Washington is often called the father of our country, and is a figure of fascination for many people, but there are many facts about him that are not necessarily common knowledge. For example, one of his hobbies was breeding hound dogs. Here are some other interesting facts about the nation’s first president: While he
Treasure hunts are a fun way for students to use problem solving skills, to work in teams, to practice comprehensions skills, and to use technology resources all while practicing subject matter. For “Talk Like A Pirate Day” (September 19th), I arranged a fun math treasure hunt for the second grade classes. It was a perfect
Join the DEN and the larger educational community as we connect with each other to read and discuss a great book during Connected Educator Month. We will start on October 23rd and will share several activities and a suggested timeline that will allow educators to connect and discuss the book. Much of the discussion will
In the coming weeks, we will be sharing a “Featured Board” created with Discovery Education’s Board Builder. The boards will cover a variety of content areas and will be created by a variety of educators. The boards will help give you ideas on how to incorporate Board Builder into your lessons and help your students
Don’t forget, our Thursday Twitter Meetup–#DENChat will be tonight (8 pm EST). I’ll be hosting the topic, which will be all about how to create Mash-Ups using Discovery Education content. See you then!
Did ye be knowin’ ’tis speak ike a scurvy pirate day? What be ye goin’ to be sharin’ wit’ ye fellow teachers this day? (Special thanks to the Pirate to English Translator) Hopefully, it’s something you’ve discovered on this DENtastic blog series. Take a look below at great people and content from the DEN Community.
On this date… The New York Times, nicknamed The Gray Lady, was first published on September 18th, 1851. The paper, whose motto is “All the News That’s Fit to Print”, was co-founded by journalist Henry Jarvis Raymond and banker George Jones. The first issue was sold for just one penny. The paper is structured in
Welcome to the second article in a 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. As an avid fan of Discovery Education content, I frequently browse for resources as a hobby. I