Author Archives: Trinette Green

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DoD in Kalamazoo, Michigan

DoD in Kalamazoo, Michigan

On Saturday February 17, 2012 a Day of Discovery was hosted in Kalamazoo, Michigan. A number of teachers and educators were attendance to learn about Data Driven Instruction, differentiated instruction, web 2.0 tools and the Discovery Education Science Techbook. Participants were also given an opportunity to learn about additional topics of their choice through the

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Learning through Sound Effects

A mouse scratching the floor as he searches for food.  An owl “ho ho” in the middle of the night.  These are sounds we have heard in nature, which spark the imagination of what we envision may be occurring.  Sound effects are a great way for students to think about and narrate what they hear. 

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Increasing Independent Thinking in the Classroom. A Few Points to consider.

The characteristics of a motivating and engaging classroom promotes student independent thinking. Teachers are facilitators that assist learners in creating meaning when they make connections. Students must become scientists and learn to use resources for constructing new experiences with transform their understanding of content. Students should evolve in science by learning and finding appropriate ways

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Discovery Education Theme Pages of Discovery Talent

Discovery Education just launched exciting new theme pages that feature some of the great talent from Discovery. There are videos from Phillip Cousteau that focus on environmental education. The Danny Forester page features segments on Architecture and Engineering. Reed Timmer from Storm Chasers videos feature his work in extreme weather conditions. Head Rush and MythBuster

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Flagler County Florida Family Science Nights

Flagler county school district in Florida hosted two evenings of science nights. On Wednesday, December 7th the Discovery Team was at Rymfire Elementary and on Thursday, December 8th, we were at Bunnell Elementary.  Parents and students participated and learned more about the science techbook. They participated in hands-on activities straight from the Discovery Education Science

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The Seasonal Science Stream has been Rescheduled for December 7th.

The Seasonal Science Stream which was originally scheduled for November 30th, will take place on December 7th at 1PM ET.  We will be streaming live from James R Watson Elementary School in Auburn, IN. The topic is electricity and we will be demonstrating some amazing hands-on activities that you can perform with your class. Find

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The Impact of Climate Change on Polar Bears

Sunday, November 20th Good Morning America aired the segment Polar Bears Suffer Due to Warmer Weather. The Polar Bears in Manitoba Province, Canada are having a hard time finding food because of late freezing and early thawing, which is due to climate change. Watch it here. Learn more about the impact of climate change on

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Discovery Education and NABSE takes New Orleans

The National Association of Black School Educators conference was held November 16th the 20th in New Orleans, LA. Discovery Education was in full force. The Discovery Education Team and partners presented in breakout sessions through out the conference. Dr. Eugene White, the superintendent from Indianapolis Public Schools gave an inside look on Making the Transition

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Going Green is for Everyone.

The Green movement involves everyone.  Green is Universal by NBC kicked off their Green Week on Sunday, November 13th. Here you will find information on sustainability and also simple tips towards conserving energy.  The site provides a list of programming which promotes “Go Green’ efforts.  Do a search for Green Week at treehugger.com to learn

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