Monthly Archives: May 2014

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Join Tomorrow at 1pm ET: An Ultimate Cool School Assembly

Join Tomorrow at 1pm ET: An Ultimate Cool School Assembly

REGISTER TODAY: An Ultimate Cool School Assembly Bending the Elements: Exploring the Way the World Works Tune into our Siemens Science Day Ultimate Cool School Assembly as Patti Duncan presents fun and interactive science activities and highlights the importance of science literacy. During this webcast, students will be amazed as they witness interactive demonstrations and mind-blowing experiments

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Board Games

Hi! This is Becky, one of the newest members of the Cache and Cookies blog team. Starting next week I’ll be bringing you the Calendar of Cool, which will detail something  interesting, significant, or just plain cool from history or the modern day. This week, however, I wanted to talk about something that has existed

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SOS: Stem Completion

Welcome to Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our S.O.S series provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Stem Completion PDF Version *For a link to all the PDFs in this series click here. Background Students gain a greater understanding of content when they make authentic connections.  To that end, this strategy uses

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iMake iLearn – Minecraft EDU Community Project

Background Knowledge and Discovery Education To build background knowledge about different types of communities, I started by using Board Builder from Discovery Education.  Board Builder allows you to create an interactive poster with embedded videos. I chose an overview video of communities and in the text there is a link to a padlet about communities.

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DEN Weekly Update 5-23-2014

This week’s DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you! Here are just a few things to make sure you explore: Virtual Field Trip to the White House DENny Awards Archive Ultimate School Assembly Spring VirtCon Archives Click here to learn about these great opportunities and more in the DEN Weekly Update.  Your

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White House Science Fair Field Trip

Take your students to the White House on May 27th.  At 1:00 pm ET, you can virtually transport your students to the 4th Annual White House Science Fair. Hear from a student scientist, a mentor and the head of the Siemens Foundation, a White House STEM official, as well as Eric Schwarz, CEO of US2020,

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The 2014 DENny Awards Ceremony

The prestigious DENny Awards were held last night with much fanfare. This annual event is an opportunity for your Discovery Education team to formally recognize some of the amazing things that members of the DEN community are doing. We know this is just a small sample of the greatness in the DEN, but are thrilled

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Event of the Week featuring Chelsei Fox

Some events are up close and personal, with just a few educators getting together over lunch.  And others are a little more… international. This week, our Event of the Week was submitted by Chelsei Fox!  She had the honor of being one of the educators representing the United States at the Microsoft in Education Global

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