Thank you to all our friends at MACUL for hosting a wonderful conference and to our DEN Leadership Council members who made our sessions shine. Spotlight on Strategies Spotlight on Strategies presentation: Presentation with all the resources and links SOS Elite Eight: Google doc with links to the SOS who made it through our bracket
We’re less than a week away from game day! On December 1, in partnership with EA Sports, Madden NFL and the NFL Players Association, we will introduce Madden NFL: Football by the Numbers, an engaging middle school education program designed to translate students’ love for football into a deeper understanding of the math and science behind America’s
As I type this, I’m traveling back from Churchill, Manitoba where I’ve spent the past week helping our friends from Polar Bears International with their Tundra Connections webcast series. I had the incredible fortune to observe polar bears, have a gray jay land on my hand, and see an arctic fox along with other arctic animals that are
I’ve spent the past five days supporting our friends at Polar Bears International with their Tundra Connections webcast series that brings classrooms from all around the world to the tundra to learn from scientists about polar bears, climate change and what we can do to help save our sea ice. The theme of this week
As you get ready to join us for our week of live webcasts from the tundra (check out the schedule here), here are some lesson ideas and other resources to help get you started. Discovery Education Lesson Starters: We just launched a new polar bear content collection with targeted lesson ideas and instructional strategies for K-5,
Celebrate International Polar Bear Day! Check out the Thermostat Challenge from our friends at Polar Bears International and explore all the great resources below. Polar Bears: A to Z A – Arctic Adaptations Check out this great Discovery Education video segment: “The Key to Bears’ Survival” and hear directly from Alysa McCall about polar bear adaptations.
Every fall, we connect with our friends at Polar Bears International to stream live webcasts from the tundra during the annual polar bear migration in Churchill, MB, Canada, the Polar Bear Capital of the World. Join us to meet and talk with world-renowned scientists and educators as Arctic winds shake the Tundra Buggies and polar
I started my career as a middle school teacher in North Philadelphia. Like many new teachers, I had a tough first year for a variety of reasons. The main reason being that I didn’t really know what I was doing. Fortunately, I found a group of veteran teachers and another newbie like myself who truly
What an amazing two-day conference in South Carolina! Our community members in Richland 2 do it right. As promised, here are the resources from my sessions: OMG OGY The Collective Brain Spotlight on Strategies You can also check out the Spotlight on Strategies here on the DEN Blog.
We’re only three days away from Earth Day and my wife (Martha, teaches sixth grade in Harrisburg, pretty awesome teacher) asked me for some ideas. So, in the spirit of Earth Day I decided that recycling and re-using others’ ideas was the best strategy. But, I also wanted to compost, I mean compose, a couple