Author Archives: Lindsay Hopkins


“Ain’t I a Woman?” Resources and Instructional Ideas for Celebrating Historic Women

“Ain’t I a Woman?” Resources and Instructional Ideas for Celebrating Historic Women

In 1851, a former slave became a luminary of the women’s rights movement. Sojourner Truth, born Isabella Baumfree, delivered an impassioned speech later titled “Ain’t I a Woman?” that questioned society’s out-of-kilter view and treatment of women. In her day, there was no Women’s History Month, but instead a tireless, year-round fight against injustice. As


Last Seen in 1662, Occurring This Friday: Three Rare Celestial Events

Explore outer space from inside your school! A total solar eclipse will occur on March 20, plunging parts of the earth into temporary darkness. But that’s not all that’s unique about this Friday. This year’s solar eclipse coincides with two other celestial events: the vernal equinox (the first day of spring) and the supermoon (when


St. Patrick’s Day Instructional Idea

Need a quick and easy way to discuss St. Patrick’s Day? Let Discovery Education Bring the Festivities into Your Classroom! For a more meaningful way to tie St. Patrick’s Day to instruction, check out the ideas and resources below for creating illuminated letters that represent St. Patrick. More information about illuminated letters and manuscripts –


From Presentation to Investigation: Using Boards to Build Active Learning

From Presentation to Investigation: Using Boards to Build Active Learning by Emily Sigman Because students are at the center of learning, we’re highlighting student work and how they use Discovery Education resources. When students have the freedom to explore and discover – and have tools to facilitate and capture their thinking – they begin to


Join Discovery Education Techbook LIVE 2015

We look forward to you joining Discovery Education and fellow educators around the world for Techbook LIVE 2015: a free, day-long virtual professional learning event sharing some of the most effective strategies for integrating Discovery Education Techbook digital content. To join the Techbook LIVE 2015 webcast, go to on Saturday, January 24, any time


Discovery Education Sneak Peek Webinar Series

Be the first to get a look at upcoming enhancements to Discovery Education! This sneak peek will showcase integration strategies for leveraging new tools, content, and resources, including Discovery Education Student Board Builder and the new Discovery Education Streaming Plus with model lessons, assessments, and digital content designed to address specific Math and ELA Common


Join Discovery Education at NCCE 2013!

Greetings, DEN STARs of the great Northwest (and beyond)! We’re looking forward to seeing many of you at NCCE 2013 in Portland next week! Discovery Education will have many exciting things happening at the conference, and we can’t wait to connect with you. Be sure to RSVP for our learning carnival reception, and read on


Discovery Educator Network TCEA 2013 EveningCon

Discovery Educator Network TCEA 2013 EveningCon Join the Discovery Educator Network for a hands-on evening of connections, food, prizes, and fun! With special guests Mike Bryant and Texas Leadership Council Members Tuesday, February 5, 2013 6 PM – 8:30 PM Dinner provided Travis High School Library 1211 E Oltorf St Austin, TX 78704 For more


Join us for the ISTE Day of Discovery!

Register today! 2012 ISTE Pre-Conference Day of Discovery University of San Diego Saturday, June 23, 2012 Join Discovery Education, Adobe Youth Voices, Discovery Educator Network Gurus, and educators from across the country for a Day of Discovery in San Diego, CA. This unique day of free professional development will highlight creative ways to engage


SMMUSD Summer Technology and SMART Educator’s Academy

SMMUSD Summer Technology and SMART Educator’s Academy August 9-10, 2012 Brought to you by SMMUSD Educational Services Join the 6th Annual SMMUSD Summer Technology Academy and SMART Educator’s Academy. This two-day training will have over 50 hands-on training sessions, and topics will emphasize the integration of STEM in the classroom. Register at