Posts By Jeanette

  1. Teaching Shakespeare Webinar: Tuesday, 11/18

    Teaching Shakespeare with WordPlay: Tuesday, November 18 at 7:00pm ET. There’s still time to register and attend this unique webinar, featuring Shakespeare scholar and creator of WordPlay discussing the challenges of teaching Shakespeare and offering some resources to help. Alexander Parker founded WordPlay to help students of all ages better understand the nuances of Shakespeare’s […]

  2. Teaching Shakespeare: Resource & Webinar

    Calling all English and drama teachers! Join us for a discussion about the pedagogy of Shakespeare, as field expert Alexander Parker leads another webinar about teaching Shakespeare in high school. Tuesday, November 18 at 7:00pm ET. Register from the event page, HERE. (Click the “Register” link next to “Event status: Not started” on the event page.) Join Alexander Parker, creator […]

  3. One Week Left for Students to Submit Their Epic Stories!

    The Epic Story Challenge closes next week, but your students still have time to submit their epic stories! Here’s what they should do: 1. Create a Board, using Board Builder, that tells an Epic Story; use text, video, images, audio, and more. 2. Remember to TAG the Board (you’ll have the option to TAG it when saving… see the screencast below […]

  4. DEN Connects November (Pilgrims / Pioneers)

      DEN Connects is a monthly feature that allows teachers and their classrooms to connect to other teachers and their classrooms for Skype or Hangout or other virtual sessions around common topics and resources. Each month, we launch a new topic and associated resources and invite you to sign up to connect. Sign up HERE to be […]

  5. But, soft! what webinar through yonder window breaks?

    Calling all English and drama teachers! Join us for a discussion about the pedagogy of Shakespeare, as field expert Alexander Parker leads our first ever webinar about teaching Shakespeare in high school. Tuesday, October 28 at 7:00pm ET. Register HERE. Join Alexander Parker, creator of the series WordPlay, as he discusses the possibilities when you combine the text […]

  6. Double, double toil and teaching Shakespeare

    Calling all English and drama teachers! Join us for a discussion about the pedagogy of Shakespeare, as field expert Alexander Parker leads our first ever webinar about teaching Shakespeare in high school. Tuesday, October 28 at 7:00pm ET. Register HERE. Join Alexander Parker, creator of the series WordPlay, as he discusses the possibilities when you combine the text […]

  7. Making Stuff with DE: Wordle

    Our first addition to the Making Stuff with DE series in 2014-2015 is here. Making Stuff with DE is a series of 7-8 minute tutorials geared towards students, designed to show them how to use cool web tools with Discovery Education content. The year kicks off with a simple, no-cost application that you may be […]

  8. Epic Winner!

    Thanks to the thousands of students who voted, we have an epic winner in the Epic Story campaign…. It was a close race, but the numbers never really wavered. How the Universe Works took an early lead and stayed on top for the entire month. It was followed by Monster Bug Wars and Outrageous Acts […]

  9. Meet The Top Ten Young Scientists

    10 real-world problems.  10 innovative solutions. 10 exceptional students.  2014 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist  Challenge Final Event  Live from the 3M Innovation Center  Tuesday, October 14, 2014  3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EDT)   The Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge is the nation’s premier science competition for students in grades 5-8. This spring, […]

  10. DEN Connects: October (Creature Feature)

      DEN Connects is a monthly feature that allows teachers and their classrooms to connect to other teachers and their classrooms for Skype or Hangout or other virtual sessions around common topics and resources. Each month, we launch a new topic and associated resources and invite you to sign up to connect. Sign up HERE […]

  11. Epic Story Wants Your Students’ Votes!

    Epic Story votes are pouring in, but we want your students to have their opinions count. Encourage them to link to the Epic Story page and participate in PHASE I: Pick One, where they get to identify their favorite of three Science Channel clips. The clips are from the following shows: Monster Bug Wars, Outrageous […]

  12. Epic Story Launches Today!

    The first phase of Epic Story opens today: “Pick One”! Have your students click on the image above to go to the Epic Story page, then watch the three video clips and VOTE FOR THEIR FAVORITES! This 3-phase event focuses on the elements of great storytelling, introduces students to a legendary producer, and then invites them to tell their own stories […]

  13. DEN Connects: September

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    Connect your classroom to classrooms from around the country! Today, we launch the first DEN Connects of the school year. On the first of each month, we’ll post a new topic and associated resources to help you make a connection. September Topic: Epic Story, the back-to-school Board Builder challenge 3 DE Resources Any of the Monster Bug […]

  14. 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 […]

  15. 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, […]

  16. 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 […]

  17. DSN Summer Series: Last Week

    The DSN Summer Series is coming to a close, just as shouts from the community pool begin to fade and cool evening breezes provide some relief from the heat and humidity. If your students are back in school, please welcome them to try some of our Summer Series boards in their spare time. Next week, […]

  18. Student Network Summer Series: Flying Machines

    This week, students who are following the DSN Summer Series are exploring FLYING MACHINES. They’ll be checking out the flying machines of the future and the past, and then trying their hands at designing some airplanes (paper) of their own! If you’re working with students this summer, encourage their imaginations to soar during this week’s Discovery Student Network Summer Series: Flying […]

  19. DSN Summer Series for Camp, Rainy Days, Fun!

    Are you spending your summer with any students? Maybe you are leading a summer camp session for gifted students, or maybe you are teaching a summer school class. If you are looking for some themed, educational activities, try our Discovery Student Network Summer Series. We’re just about to enter WEEK 5 and we’ve already taken […]

  20. DSN Summer Series: Week 3 — At-Home Science

    The DSN Summer Series continues this week with the launch of the At-Home Science board. Many students are off for summer break and already into the DSN Summer Series. Help your students stay connected — make sure they’re aware of our Summer Series boards!   This week’s Summer Series is an interactive, fun show of […]

  21. DSN Summer Series Has Launched

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    The Discovery Student Network has launched its Summer Series, designed to keep students learning and exploring over the summer. The collection of Boards, created in Board Builder, is comprised of weekly-themed boards filled with resources and activities, such as at-home science, model-making, videos, audio books, experiments, ideating, reading, creating, and more. Every Friday is “Board Not […]

  22. It’s Summer at the DSN

    Today marks the beginning of summer at the Discovery Student Network and we’re launching our Summer Series with a week-long study of ART. (Next week’s topic is SPEED!) Make sure your students go home for the summer with their usernames and passwords, so they can access the Summer Series from any computer or device with an […]

  23. 30 Minutes of Discovery: Today!

    Today is the day for 30 Minutes of Discovery: we hope you’ll give your students — and yourself — 30 minutes to discover new things and explore various interests in their Discovery Education accounts. We have some early birds reporting on how they spent their 30 minutes and trending topics are earthquakes, space, music, and […]