Archives for August, 2014

  1. DEN Weekly Update: August 29, 2014

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    This week’s DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you. Here are just a few things to make sure you explore: Save the date for the Streamathon Oct. 25 International Dot Day is Sept. 15 Science and Social Studies Livestreams Click here to learn about these great opportunities and more. Your DEN Team

  2. EPIC STORY Launching Soon

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    Discovery Education Launches Back-to-School Student Campaign: EPIC STORY On September 8, get your students involved with Discovery Education with this fun, interactive, 3-phase campaign. Students will vote for their favorite clips from cool Science Channel shows, meet a legendary producer during the Virtual Field Trip, and use Board Builder to tell their own epic stories! Pick One […]

  3. New STAR Discovery Educators: August 28, 2014

    I’m so excited to be able to introduce these members of the DEN community as the newest STAR Discovery Educators. Jamye Abram, NC John Barenberg, ID Karen Batson, AZ Tamela Davis, NC Jennipher Eisenstein, TX Charles Elliott, NC Juanita Fast, CA Kevin Finley, AZ Mary Griffin, TX Rachel Hood, OH Laure Hunter, VA Deanna Kinziger, ID Christa […]

  4. DE Summer School: SOS- Tweet! Tweet!

    Welcome the DE Summer School special edition of SOS.  Our S.O.S series provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. During August, we’ll be featuring our STAR Community’s favorite strategies and how they have made them their own. Tweet, Tweet original post Tweet Tweet PDF link to all PDFs in the […]

  5. DE Summer School: #TBT- VirtCon

    This #TBT is dedicated to the event that brings educators from around the globe together twice a year to learn virtually and in-person. Every fall and spring, the DEN hosts two virtual conferences featuring dozens of presentations from community members.  Participants have the option to learn from the comfort of their own homes or join one […]

  6. DE Summer School: SOS- Four-to-One

    Welcome the DE Summer School special edition of SOS.  Our S.O.S series provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. During August, we’ll be featuring our STAR Community’s favorite strategies and how they have made them their own. Four-to-One original post Four-to-One PDF link to all PDFs in the SOS series […]

  7. DE Summer School: DENSday – DEN Connects

    Help your students become empathic and responsible global citizens by connecting them to students in other classrooms around the country with DEN Connects. We’ll provide monthly topics to help you jump into fun and productive conversations and a list of educators with whom you can connect. On the first of each month, DEN Connects will provide a few resources, […]

  8. Calendar of Cool: Women’s Equality Day

    Today, August 26th, is Women’s Equality Day. Designated by Congress in 1971, this is also the anniversary of the passage in 1920 of the Nineteenth Amendment, which granted women the right to vote. After the Civil War, women began the battle to gain the right to vote. Despite being taxpaying citizens of the United States, […]

  9. Celebrate Women’s Suffrage with Image Analysis

    The 19th amendment, extending voting rights to women, was adopted 94 years ago today! This milestone of American progress is an opportunity to begin higher order skill development at the start of the year with your students. Discovery Education Social Studies Techbook includes images and lesson materials that will enable your students to do some […]

  10. DE Summer School: SOS- Shake It Up Baby

    Welcome the DE Summer School special edition of SOS.  Our S.O.S series provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. During August, we’ll be featuring our STAR Community’s favorite strategies and how they have made them their own. Shake It Up Baby original post Shake It Up Baby PDF link to […]

  11. DEN Connects!

    Help your students become empathic and responsible global citizens by connecting them to students in other classrooms around the country with DEN Connects. We’ll provide monthly topics to help you jump into fun and productive conversations and a list of educators with whom you can connect. On the first of each month, DEN Connects will provide a few resources, chosen […]

  12. DE Summer School: SOS- Blurt Out!

    Welcome the DE Summer School special edition of SOS.  Our S.O.S series provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. During August, we’ll be featuring our STAR Community’s favorite strategies and how they have made them their own. Blurt Out Blurt Out PDF link to all PDFs in the SOS series […]

  13. DE Summer School: SOS- Journals

    Welcome the DE Summer School special edition of SOS.  Our S.O.S series provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. During August, we’ll be featuring our STAR Community’s favorite strategies and how they have made them their own. Journals original post Journals PDF link to all PDFs in the SOS series […]

  14. DE Summer School: Digital Challenge- Builder Tools

    Welcome to DE Summer School’s  Digital Challenge!  Every Friday, during August, we’ll be featuring a new DE Digital Challenge Board that will allow you to explore more of Discovery Education resources and programs. Are you ready to accept the challenge?!?  Don’t do it alone! Share these resources with your colleagues. You are proficient in using […]

  15. DEN on the BAY – Oct. 17 to 19, 2014

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    Join DEN on the BAY for a weekend of networking, learning and fun on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland For details and application go to the DEN on the BAY website http://denonthebay.weebly.com     A great weekend is planned starting the evening of Friday Oct. 17, 2014 to Sunday morning Oct. 19th, 2014.  The highlights for the weekend include […]

  16. 5 Quick Take-Aways for Principals

    This may or may not be the view out the window from our meeting today with principals and vice principals in West Van. 1. 99% of the time we do a keyword search and get enamored by those great video segments.  Challenge your staff to expand by media type and use an audio file, interactive, […]

  17. DE Summer School: SOS- Vocabulary Stepping Stone

    Welcome the DE Summer School special edition of SOS.  Our S.O.S series provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. During August, we’ll be featuring our STAR Community’s favorite strategies and how they have made them their own. Vocabulary Stepping Stone original post Vocabulary Stepping Stone PDF link to all PDFs […]