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Accepted to #DENSI2017: Meet Lauri Mitchell

Accepted to #DENSI2017: Meet Lauri Mitchell

Meet: Lauri Congratulations to Lauri Mitchell: first accepted #DENSI2017 participant Lauri Mitchell, 5th grade teacher Klondike Elementary School,  Tippecanoe School Corporation (IN) @lamitchell424 Lauri is one of three elementary science chairs for her school corporation and serves as a SLED (Science Learning through Engineering Design) Master Teacher in partnership with Purdue University.  This has provided

Call for DEN Online Community Facilitators

Wanted: DEN Online Community Facilitators We are looking for community members to serve as DEN Online Community Facilitators. Facilitators must be current Discovery Education customers,  active users of Discovery Education Techbook, and must believe strongly in the power of connecting educators to their most valuable resource: each other. Currently, we are seeking DEN Online Community

DEN Trend Report: 3/22/2017

In this DEN Trend Report:
>EdTech Digest Awards Program 2017 – Finalists
>Groundbreaking school blends high school and college together 
>Eight Ways Parents Can Develop Global Competence at Home
>EdTech: The Secret Weapon
>Response: What Teaching in the Year 2047 Might Look Like
>What Do People Know About Excellent Teaching and Learning?
>Why One School Lives as Another Dies in the Same Building
>Easy Digital Tools for Modeling in the Science Classroom
>15 Ideas to Ensure That Project Based Learning is Grounded in Content and Standards
>As Education Goes Digital, Some Parents Are Left Behind

Celebrating Lincoln Unified School District in California

Discovery Education would like to celebrate the students and teachers of Lincoln Unified School District in California. The 6th grade team at Lincoln Elementary School instructed their amazing students to utilize Discovery Education and Board Builder to create a Board that demonstrated their learning during their current unit of study. Discovery Education Board Builder is a tool

Community Update

Community Update: March 17, 2017

Stay up-to-date with all the resources, events, programs, and tools – brought to you by your Discovery Education Community Team. Community Update At-a-Glance DENSI 2017 DEN Summer Institute 2017 announced for University of California San Diego. Find out more and apply. SOS Challenge Check out the Spotlight on Strategies 6-Week Challenge and share with colleagues.

STEM Strategies that Work – March 2017

STEM Culture is something that is developed over time through intentional strategies which highlight STEM careers, STEM skills, and the interconnectivity of the world around us all. Each month we are highlighting some of the strategies we see in classrooms from our DEN and STEM educators building pathways for their colleagues to implement a STEM culture.

#CelebrateWithDE – St. Patrick’s Day

On March 17, the feast of St. Patrick celebrates Ireland’s patron saint, but the many Irish who emigrated to other countries have helped make St. Patrick’s Day a secular holiday celebrating all things Irish. In this Lively Lesson, students create illuminated letters that represent St. Patrick. For more ideas and digital resources, explore the St.

Learning in 360 Degrees: Mrs. Hawley’s 3rd Grade Students Are Out of This World

10…9…8…7…6…5…4…3…2…1… Learning has lifted off for Mrs. Hawley’s 3rd grade students at Anaheim Hills Elementary in Orange Unified School District. This month, they allowed our Discovery Education Community to join them in studying the universe. The Big Idea By completing a series of interactive centers featuring Discovery Education Techbook resources, Mrs. Hawley’s students examined the

DEN Trend Report: 3/8/2017

In this DEN Trend Report:
>Five Predictions for Education in 2017
>Education: Change is here but are you ready for it?
>A new technology is fundamentally changing learning–here’s how
>After-school Programs Foster STEM Skills
>3 tips for finding the best teacher-helpful edtech
>Good Things Come in Threes

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