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Teaching Shakespeare Webinar: Tuesday, 11/18

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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, ten

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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

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