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#CelebrateWithDE – April Fools’ Day

#CelebrateWithDE – April Fools’ Day

In celebration of April Fools’ Day, we look at pranks, lies, deceptions, and half-truths throughout history. The Trojan Horse Discovery Education Streaming, Social Studies Techbook Grades 9-12, Video Segment The Trojan Horse is story of the Greeks building a huge wooden horse, hiding men inside, and then tricking the Trojans into wheeling the horse inside

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

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

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

SOS: 3-2-1 Pyramid

In order to effectively summarize information, students must learn to analyze it at a deep level. The 3-2-1 pyramid organizer helps scaffold students in learning how to make decisions about what information is extraneous and can be deleted or substituted, and what information is critical and necessary to understanding the topic.

Special Offer for the Red Nose Day Video Challenge

Special offer for the Red Nose Day: 60 Minute SOS Video Challenge. Four easy steps to incorporate into your day that builds awareness around poverty and provide an opportunity for your students to act. Register and Complete the Video Challenge to receive a teacher DEN Hoodie & Red Noses for each student that submits a video.  

#CelebratewithDE – First Day of Spring

Bring spring to life with your students this year. Spring begins on March 20, 2017 and we’re celebrating the season with the arts – drawing and singing. Within each grade band, we’ve selected a focus, resources, and activities to get your students excited and knowledgeable about spring! Grades K-2 For this grade band, lead a

#CelebrateWithDE – Myth or Fact? Exploring the Bendiness of Rivers

Please note, your access to the resources highlighted in this post will depend on the specific services you are licensed to receive. Join our Virtual Pi Day Party on Twitter and Facebook for more resources, activities, and Pi trivia.  One surprising thing we found out about Pi this week is that Pi can also describe the bendiness of a river.

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