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Fall VirtCon 2017 – Final Countdown

Fall VirtCon 2017 – Final Countdown

Discovery Education Fall VirtCon 2017 In just a few short days, we’ll be gathering together once again to share with you Fall VirtCon. This annual conference taking place on Saturday, October 21 provides educators the chance to learn from some outstanding presenters throughout the day. This year, VirtCon is focused on three simple but important

Celebrate Breast Cancer Survivors and Their Families

It’s October and the fall colors are in full swing with bright oranges, crisp reds, mellow yellows and a supportive pink. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and DecodingCancer.org is dedicated to the mothers, daughters, sisters, and teachers who will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. We have resources to help as many questions come up

Learning in 360 Degrees: Ms. Fagan’s Students Explore the World

Learning is: Going to New Depths Visit Ms. Fagan’s 5th grade classroom at Fairview Elementary School in Buncombe County Schools. This month, they allowed our Discovery Education Community to join them in studying explorer Jacques Cousteau. The Big Idea By completing a series of interactive centers featuring Discovery Education Streaming Plus resources, Ms. Fagan’s English/Language Arts

Prepare to be Amazed: Live from the 3M Young Scientist Challenge Finals

10 Real-World Problems, 10 Brilliant Young Minds, 10 Innovative Solutions Mark your calendars and save the date because you absolutely do not want to miss the opportunity to hear from some of the brightest young scientists in the country. Joining is as simple as 1,2,3. Get to know the finalists before the big event! The 10

Learning in 360 Degrees: Ms. Tatum’s Students Take On Order of Operations

Learning is: Computing  Visit Ms. Tatum’s 5th grade classroom at Fairview Elementary School in Buncombe County Schools. This month, they allowed our Discovery Education Community to join them in studying order of operations. The Big Idea By completing a series of interactive centers featuring Discovery Education Streaming Plus resources, Ms. Tatum’s students examined how to utilize

Top 5 Reasons to Tune In to Fall VirtCon

VirtCon is a virtual conference that brings the Discovery Education Community together to hear cutting-edge keynotes, inspirational and thought-provoking presentations, and engaging discussions with the community around the globe.          Here are five reasons to tune in on Saturday, October 21. 1. What’s Hot Now From Virtual Reality in the classroom to participation in collaborative

DEN Trend Report: 10/5/17

In this DEN Trend Report:
> 3 critical digital course materials questions, answered
> EdTech Heroes: 25 State Leaders Making a Difference
> The Ed Innovation Landscape
> 3 winning characteristics of a school STEAM program
> AI Is on the Upswing in Optimizing K–12 Education
>  How to Help High Schoolers Without Home Internet Access
> 7 Ways to Get More Girls and Women into STEM (and Encourage Them to Stay)
> Learning technologies could reduce automation’s economic threat

The Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge is Open

Do your part to end distracted driving, submit an original Public Service Announcement about safe driving and you could win up to $15,000 cash and the opportunity to work with a Discovery Film Crew to re-shoot your entry video into a TV-ready PSA. What do you have to do? Encourage 9-12 grade students to create a video that promotes

Community Update

Community Update: October 2, 2017

Discussed in this week’s update: A brand new DEN STAR process is coming soon! Be sure you’re ready- set up your profile in the DEN Community. Log in to Discovery Education and select Discovery Educator Network (DEN) from the left-side tool bar. Follow the prompts to complete your set up and join conversations happening now.

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