Posts By Jannita

  1. DE Summer School: SOS- Poetry Slam

    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. Poetry Slam original post Poetry Slam PDF link to all PDFs in the […]

  2. DE Summer School: SOS- Pecha Kucha

    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. Pecha Kucha original post Pecha Kucha PDF link to all PDFs in the […]

  3. DE Summer School: SOS- Paper Slide

    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. Paper Slide original post Paper Slide PDF link to all PDFs in the […]

  4. DE Summer School: Digital Challenge- Integration

    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 know the ins and […]

  5. DE Summer School: SOS- Sound Check

    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. Sound Check original post Sound Check PDF link to all PDFs in the […]

  6. DE Summer School: #TBT DENSI

    We’d like to dedicate this #ThrowbackThursday to Discovery Education’s most epic PD event of the year! DENSI. In 2006, Discovery Education began holding summer institutes to connect educators with their most valuable resource… each other! Since then, hundreds of educators from around the globe have continued connecting at regional and national events throughout the year, […]

  7. DE Summer School: SOS- 25 Things You Need To Know

    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. 25 Things You Need to Know… original post 11/03/13 link to 25 Things […]

  8. DE Summer School: DENsday- DEN Zone

    Happy DENsday! Every Wednesday during the month of August, we’ll be sharing a DEN Program to explore more! Feeling trapped by the perspective of your district or school site? Looking for ways to learn best practice from other Discovery Educators around the globe? Interested in learning how other districts are navigating education’s latest trending topics? […]

  9. DE Summer School: SOS- Figure It 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. Figure It Out original post 11/03/13 link to Figure It Out PDF link […]

  10. DE Summer School: SOS- Six Word Story

    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. 6 Word Stories original post 12/17/12 link to 6 Word Story PDF link […]

  11. SOS: Paper Slide

    Welcome to Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our S.O.S series provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Paper Slide PDF Version *For a link to all the PDFs in this series click here. Background “Retelling does not mean memorizing—it means recounting the story in the child’s own words. Retellings require children to […]

  12. SOS: Yes, No, Maybe So

    Welcome to Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our S.O.S series provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Yes, No, Maybe So PDF Version *For a link to all the PDFs in this series click here. Background In order to be able to build a foundation to cite evidence for what students are […]

  13. Discovery Education Summer School Recharges Educators

    “Teachers are solar powered.  They re-charge during the summer” Discovery Education is proud to announce a month long blog and events series that includes a variety of information to help re-charge educators with digital tips and tricks before they head back to school. On Mondays, learn the creative ways Discovery Educators have been engaging their […]

  14. SOS: Instagram-in

    Welcome to Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our S.O.S series provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Instagram-in PDF Version *For a link to all the PDFs in this series click here.               Background Instagram is a form of social media that allows users to share […]

  15. 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 […]

  16. SOS: Secret Story Recipe

    Welcome to Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our S.O.S series provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Secret Story Recipe PDF Version *For a link to all the PDFs in this series click here. Background Graphic organizers are great visual communication tools that allow teachers and students to use pictures and/or words […]

  17. SOS: Filling the Silence

    Welcome to Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our S.O.S series provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Filling the Silence PDF Version *For a link to all the PDFs in this series click here. Background Instead of being asked to solve a problem, this strategy has students creating a story related to […]

  18. Nothing but Love!!!

    This past year, I have officially crossed over to the other side of the “desk”  I became the parent of a kindergartner. It’s a strange world over here.  I have tried hard to be a supportive mom without becoming “that” parent.  We have been abundantly blessed to live in the boundary of the Orange Unified […]

  19. SOS: Music Video

    Welcome to Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our S.O.S series provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Music Video PDF Version *For a link to all the PDFs in this series click here. Background Babies are able to hear and listen, even before they enter the world. Upon entering the world, their […]

  20. 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 […]

  21. 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 […]

  22. SOS: Four-to-One

    Welcome to Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our S.O.S series provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Four-to-One PDF Version *For a link to all the PDFs in this series click here. Background Schema theory explains how our previous experiences, knowledge, emotions, and understandings affect what and how we learn (Harvey & […]

  23. SOS: Feel the Beat

    Welcome to  Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our S.O.S series provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Feel the Beat PDF Version       Background There is much research concerning the impact of music in the classroom. Roann Keen, an elementary childhood music specialist has stated that incorporating music into […]

  24. SOS: There’s an A.P.P for That

    Welcome to  Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our S.O.S series provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. There’s an A.P.P. for That PDF Version Background Authors and audiences both have a wide range of purposes for communicating. The importance of purpose in reading text based situations cannot be overstated. It is […]