Author Archives: Lillian Hritz

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Symbaloo

Symbaloo

STAR Discovery Educators can now take advantage of a special (and free) offer from Symbaloo. Simply follow the link after you log in to the DEN site. Is anyone currently using this site?  Would love to read about it, if you would care to comment.

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Discovery Education U.S. Geography App

Discovery Education hit the iTunes App store with U.S. Geography by Discovery Education. The app is intended for 5th grade students studying U.S. Geography in the classroom, but is enjoyable and informative for people of all ages. Available through the App Store, the U.S. Geography by Discovery Education app offers educators and students videos, knowledge-based

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Overcoming Our Fears

DE treated LC members to the BLC 2010 Conference. The BLC Conference is hotsed by November Learning. Mitch Resnick opened the conference with a very simple message: Students should be creating on the web I couldn’t agree more and not just creating for themselves and their classmates, but for the world. Using Scratch as his

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FIZZ

A new licensing agreement with Discovery Education will bring the music and methods of Dr. Lodge McCammon within reach of a million teachers around the world. McCammon, a curriculum and contemporary media specialist in the Friday Institute for Education Innovation, brings 21st century tools into the classroom. He’s a proponent of making classroom videos and

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Explore Mouse Mischief

Mouse Mischief can transform teaching and learning in the classroom.   Mouse Mischief integrates into Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 and Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007, letting you create interactive presentations that engage and excite every student in the classroom by inserting questions, polls, and drawing activity slides into your lessons. Students can actively participate in these lessons by

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Mini-Geek Fest – Monday, June 14 @ 8:00pm

If you’re interested and available, join other AZ teachers for a  Mini-Geek Fest on Monday evening, June 14 at 8:00pm AZ time. Some great sites/links will be shared. Anyone is welcome so feel free to share it with any of your teachers or colleagues. Get more information and register via: http://www.aztea.org/content/mini-geek-fest-monthly-online-conversation-0

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Day in the Life of a Discovery Educator.

Check out the  Day in the Life of a Discovery Educator created by Steve Dembo! Is this teacher you? Please share how you use Discovery Education to enhance your students interest in learning. Would you like to be this teacher, but need to learn more about Discovery Education? If so, contact your  Technology Integration Specialist

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