Archives for December 5, 2013

  1. Girls, Inc. and STEM

    I had the opportunity to visit the Girls, Inc. National Resource Center this week to learn about the amazing work they do.  We spent a few minutes talking about the Discovery Education connection with STEM Camp and other free featured programs. We also did a ten minute take on the importance of STEM for girls […]

  2. Apps Smackdown

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    At the recent Halifax, Nova Scotia 21st Century Learners conference, a number of iPad apps were presented.  The genre of these apps ranged from photos, creativity, organizational and learning. All the apps mentioned were free.  Some do have an upgrade if you choose to buy it. The photo and movie apps include:  iMotion, Haiku Deck,  […]

  3. Chad’s Choices from the Community

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    Woohoo – it’s December!  The first Chad’s Choices from the Community post of the last month of 2013 is here.  Keep reading to learn about the DEN Community. 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 […]

  4. JOIN TONIGHT! “Standards for Mathematical Practice: They’re Not Just for Students!”

    FREE PD Virtual Event: Standards for Mathematical Practice: They’re Not Just for Students! This session will examine the mathematical practices in classroom tasks with an emphasis on how teachers can use the practices to deepen our own content knowledge and to improve our instruction. Example tasks will span K-12. Presented by: Christopher Danielson Normandale Community […]

  5. White House Student Film Festival!

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    Jeanette just posted over on the Discovery Student Network blog details about the upcoming White House Student Film Festival. The White House recently announced the first ever Student Film Festival and we think you should enter! Why? Because the festival specifically challenges students to create “videos that highlight the power of technology in schools.” Videos […]