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Discovery Education in Action: Amanda Pond

Discovery Education in Action: Amanda Pond

Step inside the classrooms of Discovery Education Community members from around globe with Discovery Education in Action. Learn how peers are using digital media in their classrooms, hear how they solve problems, and experience Discovery Education through their eyes. About Name: Amanda Pond Role: Middle School Math Teacher (grades 6-8) School: Loving Middle School School District:

Learning in 360 Degrees: Gas Is A Blast In Tally Piscopo’s Fourth Grade STEAM Classroom

At SS Dixon Intermediate School in Milton, Florida, STEAM Innovate teacher Tally Piscopo connects science content and real-world connections through stations-based learning. This month, Mrs. Piscopo allowed the Discovery Education Community to join her as her fourth grade students investigated states of matter using the Discovery Education Science Techbook lesson “Measuring Matter” and Spotlight On Strategies series. Big

Discovery Education in Action: Heather James

Step inside the classrooms of Discovery Education Community members from around globe with DE in Action. Learn how your peers are using digital media in their classrooms, hear how they solve problems, and experience Discovery Education through their eyes. Name: Mrs. Heather James Role: 6th Grade Math Teacher School: Ellerbe Middle School School District: Richmond

Learning in 360 Degrees: Ms. James’ Math Students Dig Into Learning

In Ellerbe, North Carolina, there are many station stops on Heather James’ journey to helping her sixth grade students feel empowered through success with math. This month, they allowed our Discovery Education Community to join them in studying coordinate planes with the Discovery Education Math Techbook in Unit 6.1. The Big Idea By utilizing her

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

DE in Action Resources Available

If you’ve been following our Discovery Education in Action program you’ve seen video segments sharing authentic examples of teachers teaching with Discovery Education services and reflecting upon their instructional decisions. We’re excited to share that DE in Action is now accessible through the Learn and Lead section of the Professional Learning Center.   When you enter this

Fall VirtCon 2016

Hints and Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Fall VirtCon Viewing Party

Autumnal leaves, pumpkin spiced latte, apple picking….all pale in comparison to everyone’s favorite Fall activity – Fall VirtCon. While many enjoy participating from the comfort of their own home, hundreds of others will be gathered at Viewing Parties around North America. Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or a first time host, we’ve got all the

Discovery Education in Action: ShaBranda Faison

Name: ShaBranda Faison Role: 8th grade Science Teacher School: Southeast Guilford Middle School School District: Guilford County Schools, North Carolina Subjects/Grades Taught: Science, Grade 8 Degree/Certificates: BS in Biology with a minor in Forensic Science; MS in Instructional Design & Technology; Current Ed.D. student in Organizational Leadership with an emphasis in Organizational Development Background: I have been teaching since

DE in Action: Julie Wenger

Name: Julie Wenger School: Adkins Elementary School District: Denton ISD, Texas Subjects/Grades Taught:  Science and Social Studies/5th grade How did you find yourself in teaching?   There is a long history of teachers in my family.  I have happily joined the pack, albeit a little later in the game.  When my daughters were little, I

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