Monthly Archives: November 2013


Mousey Monday – How the Earth Works

Mousey Monday – How the Earth Works

                      Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers! Discovery Education is always adding new and fresh content for our users! Our recent series addition called How the Earth Works is exclusive to our Discovery Education users and comes from Discovery’s Science Channel. The


DEN Fall VirtCon – “A Bewitching Combination: Student Facilitators, Professional Development & Livebinders

On October 19, 2013, Discovery Education again wowed us with their full day of presentations, 23 in all. Since it was impossible to participate in all the events, all presentations have been archived and are available at I know many of us intend to go back and view some that we missed, but with


Affordable 3D Printing at Your Fingertips

Affordable 3D printing at your fingertips from 3Doodler, the world’s first 3D printing pen! Ink is released from the pen, hardening into a solid design very quickly. Visit the 3Doodler blog for more information about this product, and to pre-order for $99.00. Free stencils are available on the “teach” link. What will your students


Free and Fun Tool to Monitor Noise Levels in the Classroom

  Need a way to provide a visual to your students to help them maintain appropriate noise level during activities in the classroom? Try Bouncy Balls! This fun website is free, and has a built in microphone that is sensitive enough to reach the back of a large classroom. It detects shuffling feet, chair movement,


DEN Weekly Update 11-15-2013

This week’s DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you! Here are just a few things to make sure you explore: DEN Community Calendar The Hour of Code Seasonal Science Stream New Content in Discovery Education Streaming Keep reading to learn about these great opportunities and more.   Your DEN Team


Belk Service Learning Challenge & DEN STARs

Calling STAR Discovery Educators in Birmingham, AL, Atlanta, GA, and the triad region of North Carolina: We hope you’ve already heard about the Belk Service Learning Challenge.  We want you to know that we’re especially excited to be able to support our STAR Discovery Educators as you enter this rewarding project.  To help your students


Chad’s Choices from the Community

Connect with DEN through Chad’s Choices from the Community, a blog series designed to highlight the DEN Community in a variety of ways. You’ll find a few blog posts and resources that were shared by a DEN member on Twitter. Keep in mind, while others may have also shared the same post/article, I saw it posted by


The Hour of Code is Coming!

The Hour of Code is now just a few weeks away. If you haven’t heard already, we’re supporting this unprecedented movement to help 10 million students try computer science this December (9-15). We’re asking you to join us. Please host an Hour of Code for your students. For details, see this handout and this this