Archives for April 28, 2014

  1. We Love Amazing Teachers

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    Update: A new response from Discovery Education has been posted here. Last week while I was traveling for work my wife sent me a text informing me that she was selected as her school district’s teacher of the year. I almost cried. And I’m not much of a crier. But it has been such a […]

  2. DEN’s Fairy GRANT Mother presents Secrets for Funding Class Projects

    She knows the secrets and she’s ready to share the ‘magic fairy grant’ dust with us! DEN STAR extraordinaire, Dacia Jones, has personally received over $3 million in grants to fund projects including her latest $13,400 grant for science and her largest of $1.5 million for STEM education which included funding to hire personnel and […]

  3. Mousey Monday – Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History

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    Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers! Today is the day that the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History closes its dinosaur hall for a previously announced $48 million, 5 years long renovation project. http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/smithsonian-dinosaur-hall-to-close-april-28-for-five-year-renovation/2014/01/17/acba089e-7f3d-11e3-95c6-0a7aa80874bc_story.html http://app.discoveryeducation.com/player/view?assetGuid=b15bd97d-0846-4942-8b86-6ac73b99ed04 The Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum complex, located in Washington, DC. Discovery Education has an […]

  4. SOS: Telephone

    Welcome to Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our S.O.S series provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Telephone PDF Version *For a link to all the PDFs in this series click here. Background Readers who take the most from their reading make conscious plans to evaluate their own ability to do so […]