Kilimanjaro Expedition The GLOBE Program, GLOBE AFRICA, Colorado’s St. Vrain Valley School District and Discovery Education are proud partners in a scientific and learning expedition to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro.
Last week, Discovery Education and Science Channel hosted two interactive STEM assemblies in Houston area schools as part of the Support Our Science (S.O.S) initiative, an ongoing effort to ignite students’ curiosity while providing educators with the means to build skills and knowledge in STEM. We were joined by special guest Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi, astrophysicist
Falling leaves, pumpkin spiced coffee, apple picking… all pale in comparison to everyone’s favorite Fall activity, the Fall VirtCon! While many enjoy participating from the comfort of their own home, hundreds of others will be gathering at Viewing Parties around North America! Why not host your own?? Whether you’re a seasoned vet of previous VirtCons,
Visual or graphic note taking, also called Sketchnoting, is gaining greater popularity as a strategy for increasing engagement in lectures, seminars and video presentations. When sketchnoting, learners use visual means to analyze information, make comparisons and develop analogies to better understand and communicate what they’ve learned. This requires higher level thinking. It is also directly related to Robert Marzano’s research on the significant positive affects that nonlinguistic representations have on student achievement.
Discovery Education broadcasted a Virtual Field Trip from the National Constitution Center on September 17th, which happened to be Constitution Day! This is a fantastic opportunity for your students to think critically about the Constitution and all the ways it affects our daily lives. Here are just a few reasons why you and your students should
We welcomed the Discovery Education Community back-to-school last Monday evening on another 5 Ways to Use Discovery Education webinar. Each month we are highlighting DEN Community members as they share five unique strategies, tools, or resources for using Discovery Education in your classroom. Dean welcomed our colleague Jannita Demian (@jdemian) who opened by sharing ways to present the
Don’t miss an opportunity to transport your students into exciting places featuring fascinating people and careers. Take a look below for some of our upcoming events, or browse our archived events by following the directions below. Dates: 9-17-15 Times: 12 PM Eastern – Student Town Hall with Justice Breyer 1:30 – 2:00 PM Eastern – A Tour
Francie is an Educator of the Gifted in Manatee County, Florida. She has been using Discovery Education for nearly 10 years and has been a DEN STAR since 2010 and a member of the Leadership Council since 2012. She shared “Honestly, the impact all of this has had on my teaching and my students learn
We hope you enjoyed our Summer Twist SOS series, where we shared many different ways that educators are putting their own spin on the SOS strategies. We love that they are being used in all different kinds of classrooms with all different age levels, including adults!
School has finally started back, and we have the opportunity to use everything that Discovery Education has to offer! Of course this means implementing our favorite SOS! That being Spotlight on Strategies of course. Together we are going to be going back in time to the originals, the classics, the first strategies spotlighted by the