Monthly Archives: September 2013

DEN Weekly Update 9-20-2013

This week’s DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you! Here are just a few things to make sure you explore: 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

DEN Reads for Connected Educator Month

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

Featured Board Builder Board

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

DENChat tonight!

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!

Chad’s Choices from the Community

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…

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

A few of our favorite (Discovery) things: Pt. 2

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