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.
Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers! It is almost Thanksgiving Day! Thanksgiving Day is a holiday that is celebrated mainly in the United States and Canada. The purpose of the holiday is to give thanks for the blessing of the harvest
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This week in my online courses we have been discussing delivery and assessment of content and how that is different in the online environment. In my last JOT post we discussed the modes of learning online and how that affects engagement. Engagement is an education code word for student motivation. How do you motivate students in
Submitted by Rita Mortenson These past few days, I had the honor to be invited to present in Halifax, Nova Scotia. I presented to Bedford South School which has 470 students and a dedicated, caring instructional staff. For those of you who need a geography refresher, as I did, this is in the north eastern
This week’s DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you! Here are just a few things to make sure you explore: The Hour of Code A Variety of Webinars The Weather Channel Virtual Field Trip Tundra Connections Academy DEN Connects Click here to read about these great opportunities and more in the DEN Weekly Update.
This is the last Chad’s Choices from the Community post of November, which means the next one will be in December. Yikes, December! Can you believe it? We’ll be writing 2014 before we know it. Regardless, keep reading to learn about the DEN Community in a variety of ways. You’ll find a few blog posts and resources that
Discovery Education is a company fueled by innovation, full of forward-thinkers who are passionate about harnessing the power of media and technology to better address and empower today’s 21st century learners. For #GivingTuesday, Discovery Education will hold a livestream event for students nationwide to hear from our company’s best and brightest employees. Students will have the opportunity
Explore the science behind severe weather and learn how to stay safe and prepared. Discovery Education and The Weather Channel invite you to attend a virtual event LIVE from The Weather Channel on December 11th at 1pm ET. Meteorologists from The Weather Channel will discuss the science behind hurricanes, tornadoes and other severe weather
Movember, or No-Shave November, is an annual event in November in which men grow moustaches (or facial hair, in general) to raise awareness of men’s health issues, such as prostate cancer. The idea is to raise awareness by letting your hair, which many cancer patients lose, grow wild and free. Oftentimes, people will donate the