This morning I was going through my Facebook feed like I do every single morning. Virginia STAR Discovery Educator Kat Staton shared an article by our friends at Edutopia, Energy and Calm: Brain Breaks and Focused-Attention Practices. The author says, “When we take a brain break, it refreshes our thinking and helps us discover another solution
Greetings, my friends! We regularly get emails from community members asking great questions so I thought I’d start a periodic series that answers them. I think that if one person has a question and takes time to ask, there have to be others wondering the same thing silently. Discovery Education has been rolling out updates to My
Join your Discovery Educator Network (DEN) team for a full-day pre-conference extravaganza as we launch the 2015 DENapalooza Tour: A Spotlight on Strategies at PETE&C. Sunday, February 8, 2015 9am – 4pm ET Teachers and administrators will have the opportunity to connect with and learn from each other, as well as our fantastic lineup of presenters, around the
This week’s update is the last for 2014, so it is chock full of great stuff! Here are just a few highlights: Take our Digital Learning Survey and get premium access to Zaption Math Techbook launches January 8 There are still a few spots left for free access to the Science Techbook for DEN STARs
In 2015, your Discovery Education Community will celebrate its tenth birthday. The DEN has grown because of your willingness to share with other educators. We want to celebrate your accomplishments; we also want to keep getting better for you. In this Weekly Update, you’ll read about our Digital Learning Survey. Please consider not only completing
We want to know how you and your students are learning digitally. Would you help us by completing our Digital Learning Survey? As a thank you, our friends at Zaption have generously extended a free upgrade to Zaption Pro for the rest of the school year to any Discovery Educator that completes the survey. Hurry
Hey! Guess who’s going to be on Animal Planet Friday night? (Not me; you know I’m more of a behind the scenes kind of gal.) My friend Cindy Moss!!!!! She’s the Director of STEM Initiatives here at Discovery Education. That means Discovery Education will be making our debut on Animal Planet’s Tanked this Friday, November 14
This afternoon, I got to spend some time with great teachers and administrators in Milton, FL. We snacked on pizza together and explored Student Center and Board Builder. Many of the teachers had already set up classes and given their students assignments in Discovery Education, but quite a few were new to using Board Builder.
Don’t miss out on any of the great stuff happening in your DEN community this month. Download the November 2014 Community Calendar. Click on the item for each day to learn more about it. You can also print the calendar along with the descriptions. Hang it in the school work room or take it with you
DEN Guru Conni Mulligan taught us how to make Noodle Head Puppets this summer. They are so much fun, I couldn’t help but share with you the great tutorial she created. ENJOY!