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Slavery, Abolitionists, and the Underground Railroad

Slavery, Abolitionists, and the Underground Railroad

To help students better understand the realities of life before the Emancipation Proclamation and the Thirteenth Amendment, have groups of students focus on different aspects of slavery through a SOS: Jigsaw activity. Featured Resources Divide students into groups, and assign each group a topic from the Discovery Education video series, America’s Journey Through Slavery. Have

Community Update February 17, 2017

Links from this Community Update Spotlight Resource Discovery Education Monthly STEM Content Highlights – February 2017 Events Presidents’ Day Virtual Viewing Party #DESTEMChat – Inspiring Innovation for the Future – February 22, 2017 @ 8:00PM EST 3M Young Scientist Challenge Virtual Field Trip – February 23, 2017 @ 1:00PM EST Community Resource Spotlight #CelebrateWithDE –

#DENchat Live

At Discovery Education, we like trying new things. In Surrey School District, they like trying new things. With that, we had a live streamed #DENchat. If you’re not familiar with #DENchat, it’s a weekly twitter chat that takes place on Thursdays. With the help of Lindsay Foster and Hugh McDonald, they moderated the chat, while

DEN Trend Report: 2/15/17

In This DEN Trend Report:
>4 keys for a digital implementation
>Beyond the Hype: 5 Ways to Think About Virtual and Augmented Reality in Schools
>7 Ways Schools Will Change by 2020
>Technology in Education: How Chromebooks and Google Classroom Change the Learning Process
>Schools have literacy resources for parents who want to help children
>10 high-need education policy areas for 2017
>Student-centered learning drives improvement
>4 critical personalized learning questions, answered

Ignite Your Passion For Discovery: Transformation Stories

This past Wednesday night, 130 educators from Texas, Canada, Florida, and Louisiana gathered for a series of #DEIgnites with the theme “I Used to… But Now I…”: Stories of Transformation.  The evening was filled with a series of short, energizing presentations shared by members of your Discovery Education Community mid-week of the TCEA 2017 conference. The

STEM Strategies that Work – February 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.

Discovery Education Monthly STEM Content Highlights – February 2017

February 11th is National Inventors Day! Thomas Edison was born 170 years ago on February 11th, and he made a enormous impact on life as we know it! Edison is credited with inventing over 1,100 items, however he was only scratching the surface of innovation. Many people, including students, think everything worth inventing has been

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