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Discovery Education in Action: Heather James

Discovery Education in Action: Heather James

Name: Mrs. Heather James Role: 6th Grade Math Teacher School: Ellerbe Middle School School District: Richmond County Schools Subjects/Grades Taught: 6th Grade Degree/Certificates: Middle Grades Math Education Background: I have taught for five and a half years. I attended Wingate University. My student teaching was completed at East Union Middle School in Marshville, NC. How did you

Community Update

Community Update: March 17, 2017

Stay up-to-date with all the resources, events, programs, and tools – brought to you by your Discovery Education Community Team. Community Update At-a-Glance DENSI 2017 DEN Summer Institute 2017 announced for University of California San Diego. Find out more and apply. SOS Challenge Check out the Spotlight on Strategies 6-Week Challenge and share with colleagues.

3 Holiday DEN Deals

Please take a few minutes to complete the Community Survey and you’ll receive 3 DEN deals.  Help guide the future of our community.   Our friends at Square Panda are offering 30% off of their Square Panda Phonics Playset.  Square Panda is a phonics playset for the iPad that combines early reading skills and multi­sensory play

Community Update December 9, 2016

Here is your bi-weekly update from Discovery Education. Catch the update on our DEN Friends Facebook group or here on the blog. See the full list of links mentioned in this post, below, and be sure to share with your colleagues. Links from this week’s update: Community Survey Dig Into Mining virtual experience  Discovery Education

DE in Action Resources Available

If you’ve been following our Discovery Education in Action program you’ve seen video segments sharing authentic examples of teachers teaching with Discovery Education services and reflecting upon their instructional decisions. We’re excited to share that DE in Action is now accessible through the Learn and Lead section of the Professional Learning Center.   When you enter this

Save the Date! Fall VirtCon 2016

Discovery Education Fall VirtCon 2016 Saturday, October 22nd 9am – 1pm ET Broadcasting live from Discovery Education headquarters.     Listen in to hear practical instructional strategies that empower students and connect with other DE Community members from around the world. Live event participants have the opportunity to join our virtual chat to ask questions

Discovery Education in Action: ShaBranda Faison

Name: ShaBranda Faison Role: 8th grade Science Teacher School: Southeast Guilford Middle School School District: Guilford County Schools, NC Subjects/Grades Taught: Science, Grade 8 Degree/Certificates: BS in Biology with a minor in Forensic Science; MS in Instructional Design & Technology; Current Ed.D. student in Organizational Leadership with an emphasis in Organizational Development Background: I have been teaching since 2007,

DE in Action: Julie Wenger

Name: Julie Wenger School: Adkins Elementary School District: Denton ISD, Texas Subjects/Grades Taught:  Science and Social Studies/5th grade How did you find yourself in teaching?   There is a long history of teachers in my family.  I have happily joined the pack, albeit a little later in the game.  When my daughters were little, I