Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers! Discovery Education and Toyota are currently running the Toyota Teen Driver School Sweeps! According to the National Safety Council, the first year a teen gets their license will be one of the most dangerous years of their
The Animated Hero Classics series on Discovery Streaming is a great way to teach biography in context. These engaging biographies of historically significant people are excellent for students in grades three and up, as they tackle more complex details of the individuals’ lives. Here are a few tips… 1. Find the whole series by
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 White House Virtual Field Trip December Community Calendar Hangout with Kathy Schrock Student Board Builder Challenge Click here to read the DEN Weekly Update to learn about these great opportunities and
Did you know that the largest bill ever printed was the $100,000 bill? It’s true! It was a Gold Certificate, issued in 1934. Some other fun facts about U.S. Currency: The only woman to appear on paper money (so far) was Martha Washington. African Americans have appeared on three different coins (Booker T. Washington, George
I am a teacher. I believe that all students can learn. I also believe that ‘for all students to learn’ we adults have some important thinking to do together. In an attempt to stimulate serious thinking around this the topic of Connected Thinking I pose these questions: Is the role of schooling to deliver content
Only one more Chad’s Choices from the Community post is coming this year! 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 saw it posted by
We all need a good laugh once in a while and there’s a hashtag that’s been floating around that’s showing the creativity and sense of humor of educators from all over. #FiveWordEdTechHorrors is a must read. I noticed this hashtag yesterday and wanted to bring it to your attention of you haven’t seen it yet.
The Techbook Times Newsletter, a publication for all of those who are using, or interested in using any Discovery Education Techbook is available weekly. Click HERE to view the issue for the week of December 12, 2013.
Register Today for Of the People: Live from the White House December 16 at 1PM ET Join Discovery Education as we launch Of the People: Live from the White House, a virtual field trip series broadcast directly from the White House. Transport students to Washington, D.C. for a behind-the-scenes look at the people, places, and
Join the Discovery Educator Network (DEN) team for a full-day pre-conference extravaganza: Discover (or rediscover) the Joy of Teaching and Learning. This year teachers and administrators will have the opportunity to connect with and learn from each other, as well as our fantastic lineup of presenters, around relevant topics that include Common Core, STEM, assessment,