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My Community Story: With Open Hearts and Open Minds

My Community Story: With Open Hearts and Open Minds

As I prepared to write this post I realized that I am coming up on my tenth year at Discovery Education.  I think back how much I have grown over the years and I am reminded how much all the people who have touch my life during that time have helped shape who I am

Toyota TeenDrive365 – Vote Now For Your Favorite Student Video

Starting today, April 16th through April 30, we invite you to visit www.TeenDrive365InSchool.com/vote to view the TeenDrive365 Video Challenge top 10 videos to place your vote for the People’s Choice award. Over 1,000 entries were submitted this year as part of the challenge. The top ten finalists’ videos, some humorous in tone with others more poignant in nature, address

Spring VirtCon: April 25

This year, at Discovery Education’s Spring VirtCon, members of your Discovery Education Community are taking the lead and running the agenda. April 25, 2015 9am – 4pm ET Here’s the lineup: Dennis Grice- 6 Ways to Show What You Know Rachel Yurk- It’s About Learning, Not the Device Todd Wirt- Embracing Failure in a Creative Classroom Zulma

Discovery Education Essentials Episode 2: Interactive Site Trainings

The second episode of the Support team’s YouTube series, Discovery Education Essentials, is live! This installment will walk you through a new feature of the site: interactive training modules that walk you through every facet of the site. They’re a great way for teachers and administrators to get familiar with all of Discovery Education’s features

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April 2015: Literacies for the digital age: Tool literacy

This is the eighth in a series of blog posts highlighting the digital literacies our students will need to succeed. The first posts covered financial literacy, visual literacy, media literacy, historical literacy, numeracy, data literacy and information and digital literacy. This post will provide you with some ideas on how to help students attain the

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March 2015: Literacies for the digital age: Information and digital literacy

This is the seventh in a series of blog posts highlighting the digital literacies our students will need to succeed. The first posts covered financial literacy, visual literacy, media literacy, historical literacy, numeracy, and data literacy. This post will provide you with some ideas on how to infuse information literacy and digital literacy skills into the curriculum. The thirteen literacies

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February 2015: Literacies for the digital age: Data literacy

This is the sixth in a series of blog posts highlighting the digital literacies our students will need to succeed. The first posts covered financial literacy, visual literacy, media literacy, historical literacy, and numeracy. This post will provide you with some ideas on how to infuse data literacy skills into the curriculum. The thirteen literacies

D.C. Everest Evercon: The Countries only District Sponsored Gaming Convention

This weekend D.C. Everest Area School District will be hosting the 15th annual Evercon! Evercon is the countries only school district sponsored and hosted gaming convention. As a gamer myself, I’m incredibly proud to be working alongside such a forward thinking district. Evercon organizers are expecting between 1,000 and 1,200 attendees. It is fantastic to

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January 2015: Literacies for the digital age: Numeracy

This is the fifth in a series of blog posts highlighting the digital literacies our students will need to succeed. The first four posts covered financial literacy, visual literacy, media literacy and historical literacy. This post will provide you with some ideas on how to infuse numeracy, one of the traditional literacies along with reading and writing, into the

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