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Now Available On Demand: DEN Connect Live Stream featuring Amy Gensemer and Peg Hartwig

Discovery Education Team members Amy Gensemer, Director of Science Content and Peg Hartwig, Content Developer Math were this week’s DEN Connect Livestream, sharing tips and strategies for using the Dashboard functionality of each of the Techbooks. To continue the conversation, here are a couple of recommendations. Watch the on demand archive below. Log into the DEN Online

2017 Day of Discovery: NY Edition

On Saturday, November 4, 35 educators from Rochester, NY and beyond participated in the final stop on the 2017 Day of Discovery tour. The day was filled with learning, sharing and connecting among educators at the Resource and Education Center. We want to extend a special thank you to our exceptional hosts, East Irondequoit School District.

Meet the Innovation Generation: 3M Young Scientist Winners

On Tuesday, October 17th Gitanjali Rao became America’s Top Young Scientist by winning the 2017 3M Young Scientist Challenge. Gitanjali is working to develop Tethys, a sensor-based device that can detect lead in water faster than other current techniques. Rather than using expensive equipment for testing, Gitanjali’s cost-effective approach to water safety uses a mobile app

Classroom Resources to Help Combat the Opioid Crisis

Take the Pledge to  PREVENT OPIOID MISUSE The Public Health Emergency that is the Opioid Epidemic impacts schools and communities across the United States and around the world. Last year the DEA partnered with Discovery Education to combat this growing epidemic with the launch of Operation Prevention. Operation Prevention’s mission is to educate students about the

Learning in 360 Degrees: Ms. Davidson’s Students Are Heroic

Learning is: Exploring Heroes and Warriors in Literature and Real Life Visit Ms. Davidson’s ELA 4 classroom at J.L. Mann High School in Greenville County Schools, South Carolina. This month, they allowed our Discovery Education Community to join them in studying medieval life and literature. The Big Idea By completing a series of interactive centers

Are we limiting their view?

 From guest author Shana White. DEN Community Member, Lower School Physical Education Teacher, and Coach at Wesleyan School, Peachtree Corners, GA With Columbus Day, Thanksgiving, and American Indian Heritage History Month quickly approaching, we encourage educators to include cultural and historical information about the native peoples of the Americas in their lessons. Unfortunately, because curriculum

2017 Day of Discovery: BC Edition

On Friday, October 20, over 225 educators from British Columbia and beyond participated in the first Canadian stop on the 2017 Day of Discovery tour. The day was filled with learning, sharing and connecting among educators at the Resource and Education Centre. We want to extend a special thank you to our exceptional hosts, Surrey Schools.

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

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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