Monthly Archives: October 2013

Achieving Energy Balance Together

Achieving Energy Balance Together

Byline: Jessica Donaldson  Health education is one of those topics that we can all agree is needed. That happens in PE, right? It doesn’t have to just happen there. To be honest, it can’t continue to be treated as something that is only taught during PE. According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control

SOS: Who Are You?

Welcome to  Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our S.O.S series provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Who Are You? PDF Version Background If we want students to focus on learning, we must first make sure they feel safe and secure. “Before students will turn their attention to cognitive learning (the

DEN LC Event in Eastern PA

Pennsylvania LC Member DiAnne Galm is hosting an upcoming DEN event and you’re invited. Please join the DEN Stars of Eastern PA for a day of learning, networking, collaboration at Hawk Mountain in Kempton, PA. When: Sunday, November 10 Where: 1700 Hawk Mountain Rd Kempton, PA 19529 Time: 9:30 am-2 pm Hawk Mountain is an

This Week’s Board Builder Featured Board

This is the last Sunday of Connected Educator Month, and as you know, we’ve been sharing a featured board, created using Discovery Education’s Board Builder every Sunday of October. You can see the previous Featured Boards here. Board Builder is a great tool for users to create “multimedia posters” that can hold text, images, and

Journey To Online Teaching -Online Teaching – Blog Series

Last week I wrote a post Online Teaching Strategies Suggestion? After more consideration I have decided this would make a good blog series “Journey To Online Teaching” (JOT).  I plan to write about my journey to becoming an online teacher in the fall of 2014.   I have started my journey by taking the first of two

The Air Force Collaboratory: Project 3

Your student’s idea could help launch a GPS satellite into space in 2014! High school students from around the world have collaborated on the first two Air Force Collaboratory projects with great success.  Thousands of ideas have been shared to create real solutions to real challenges.  The Search & Rescue 2.0 and Mind of a Quadrotor

DEN Weekly Update 10-25-2013

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 Archives DEN Reads Book Study State of the DEN Webinar Click here to read this week’s DEN Weekly Update. Your DEN Team

Five More to Follow

This is the second post in our 5 to Follow series.  To read the first, go here.  As you know, the DEN is about connecting educators to their most valuable resource…each other. We try to do that in a variety of ways, but have always found that the best connections begin from an initial sharing

Chad’s Choices from the Community

Can you believe Halloween is only a week away? Connected Educator Month (CEM) is still going strong and so is Chad’s Choices!  You do know that one of the goals behind Chad’s Choices is very similar to that of CEM – connect educators to each other, ideas, and resources, right? With that being said, enjoy this

Exciting Enhancements Coming To Progress Zone

Attention all educators with access to Discovery Education’s Assessment tools. We are pleased to announce an upcoming enhancement to Assessment and additional components within Progress Zone that we are equally proud of, and excited to debut. We’ve held on to all of the features that you hold dear, and listened and learned from the ideas