Archives for November 25, 2013

  1. Featured Board: Story Elements Soup


    Hopefully you have already discovered Board Builder for teachers. Your students have had it for a while now, but just a couple of weeks ago this super cool tool made its way to your Builder Tools. I’ve been thinking of how I would use this in a classroom. My first thought was to create a […]

  2. It is worth our effort to begin this journey toward developing our social brain


    From my point of view, the challenge of being intentional about connecting – mind-to-mind is worth accepting – because the stakes are so very high.  I believe that we live in times where interdependent thinking holds real value for all mankind. People engaging in conversations where transformation has the potential of occurring are people who can help […]

  3. SOS: PMI

    Welcome to  Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our S.O.S series provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. PMI PDF Version Background Trying to come to a decision isn’t always easy, especially when there is no clear answer. PMI is an effective brainstorming strategy that can be used to weigh the pros […]

  4. (Re)Introducing Global Wrap


    Through a partnership with news leader MacNeil Lehrer Productions, Discovery Education brings you Global Wrap, a weekly news summary of the most pressing global news.  These videos, usually less than five minutes, give students a great recap of news from around the world in terms they’ll understand.  Take a look at the latest edition here. […]