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#CableInTheCommunity: Cox, Discovery Education Partner to Focus Educators on Digital Learning

#CableInTheCommunity: Cox, Discovery Education Partner to Focus Educators on Digital Learning

Posted on behalf of At Cox Communications, we believe that by opening doors of opportunity and learning for students in our communities, we’re both investing in their futures and cultivating the next generation of our workforce. We also believe that strategic partnerships with non-profits and corporations work best when we share like-minded goals and

DEN Trend Report: 5/13/15

Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education?!? Here’s a recap of this week’s news. *If you read this feed, all you’ll owe is a comment below. Let us know what captured your eye and why! Are you a site or district administrator interested in receiving updates designed with you in mind? Let us

Celebrate 10 Years With Us! #DENisTEN

Discovery Education is Celebrating! Join us as we celebrate 10 years of the community you built, conversation you had & connections you made. Monday | June 29, 2015 6:00PM – 9:00PM Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres Lucky Strike 1336 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 RSVP by Wednesday, June 24 Join us for more community, conversations

We Want to Hear From You – How Do You Teach Online Safety?

You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression, especially online. That’s why we’re going to the experts – yes, that’s you! – to help guide us as we build new online safety tools for 6th-8th grade students across the nation. Share with us your best practices around digital safety education and let us

Struggles with Static Math Examples

A recent article from Education Week highlighted a research project conducted by the National Research and Development Center on Cognition and Mathematics Instruction that is testing how to make paper-based textbooks more effective for students. Researchers are examining the effectiveness of “better text and illustration integration, use of sample problems, and homework and practice pacing”. One of the

Spotlight On Strategies (SOS): Step Inside

Step Inside is one of a collection of research-based routines developed as part of the Visual Thinking project from Harvard’s Project Zero. It is promoted in Ron Ritchhart’s book Making Thinking Visible, as a strategy that will help develop students’ thinking and deepen their understanding of the topics they study. This strategy requires students to examine an event or situation from a specific point of view by answering a series of questions.

May Classroom LIVE!

Join Discovery Education experts as they broadcast live from Jefferson Middle School in Oak Ridge Schools, Tennessee, on May 12, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT. Showcasing strategies for utilizing digital resources to create a student-centered, inquiry-based classroom with Discovery Education Social Studies Techbook, Discovery Education Livestream events are an opportunity for educators to see Discovery