Get ready for a new school year with the DEN! The entire month of August is jam-packed with free webinars. Tell a colleague, invite your principal and join us for Summer School with the DEN. Enroll today at: http://community.discoveryeducation.com/webinar Please be sure to visit the Kansas Blog for updates and to see what new events
Greetings Blogosphere!I hear teachers talk a lot about a lack of time, so I’m always looking for short cuts to share. So, here are 5 cool tools to use to save time at figuring out what your students know and can do. Rubistar is a free online rubric builder. You select the topic and dimensions
The Kansas Discovery Education Leadership Council has started to develop a wiki to be used for Day of Discovery events. On June 5, 2009 a Day of Discovery was hosted in Hutchinson, Kansas. The event took place at the Kansas Cosmosphere. Participants were given a tour of the facility and time to tour the museum.
Discovery Education streaming PLUS was recently reviewed by Multimedia and Internet @ Schools and imagine our surprise when we received an absolutely perfect rating: 5/5 stars! Of course, to those of you using DE streaming PLUS, this won’t be much of a surprise, but the review is well worth reading and sharing. A quick highlight
Scott Kinney on the Future of Learning Today, the House Education and Labor Committee held a hearing to examine how technology, innovative education tools, and digital content are transforming and improving education in America. The DEN’s very own Scott Kinney, Vice President of Outreach and Professional Development for Discovery Education, served as one of seven
Keep your STAR status! Don’t forget!! In order to maintain your STAR status, you must report at least two of your events for the 2008-2009 school year by August 31, 2009. We don’t want anybody to lose their STAR status, so be sure you take the time to let us know about all the times
It is that time of year when the students are anxious for spring break to arrive. Teachers feel pressured to get the semester requirements met and try to find small activities to occupy student time. Well, here is one web based application that will ease the stress on teachers to create an activity that students