In almost every school system I have ever worked in there is a very real tension between providing high quality professional learning for every teacher and providing the on-going depth of experiences needed to produce lasting change. School systems typically do not have enough resources, otherwise known as time and money, to engage their teachers
Looking for a fun easy way to engage your students in three dimensions for free? SketchUp Make from Trimble is your answer. SketchUp is a software program that allows you to draw and design in 3D. Your students will benefit from an opportunity to explore, create and express themselves in a visual way and
It isn’t often that I am impressed by a company’s support of their product. After finding out on Friday that 2 of my new Spheros were not working correctly and having planned to use them with students, I contacted the company. I was very frustrated and expected to have to jump through a bunch of
It is with a heavy heart that to tell our readers that this will be the last Mousey Monday. Mousey is moving on to other new endeavors and adventures. He is thankful for all of the support he has gotten from Discovery Education and our readers. Cache and Cookies will be going through some renovations.
I had the pleasure to head to Austin, Texas this past weekend for DENapalooza Austin. I have so much fun traveling around the country, visiting places I’ve never been, to work with teachers looking to learn and share with each other. Our DENapalooza events have been successful because of the people presenting and attending –
It’s been a few short weeks since Spring VirtCon 2014. You may have attended one of the many face-to-face events across the country with your colleagues and friends. You might have checked out the sessions from the comfort of your couch, sipping your coffee, and relaxing in your PJ’s. You may even have watched some
Join Discovery Education and Chobani as we transport your classroom to the Chobani factory in New Berlin, NY for a sneak peek into the technology used to deliver fresh milk, add live and active cultures, complete a straining process and transport Greek Yogurt to the grocery store. K-5 classrooms will also meet the Founder and