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Call for Ideas: Lively Lessons

Call for Ideas: Lively Lessons

Our Sunday blog series, Lively Lessons shares some of our favorite content and resources from Discovery Education and gives ideas for how to use it in your classroom. We know you’re using resources and tools from Discovery Education everyday- in fun and creative ways. We’d love to highlight your ideas in an upcoming Lively Lesson.

iMake iLearn – 3D Printing and Student Creation

So you and your students have a 3D printer…. now what?  The following two posts were originally posted on the iCreate iLearn blog as well as shared in the monthly webinar 5 Ways to Use Discovery Education.  Each post explores several different web based tools for having students create with 3D printing as well as ways

Gettin’ Triggy with It – Using Digital Interactives to Introduce Trigonometric Graphing

The concept of graphing trigonometric functions contains one of the biggest shifts in mathematical thought for students in secondary mathematics. Students have just been introduced to radian measure after years of working with degree measure. The unit circle is unveiled on the coordinate plane and students are taught that the coordinates of points along its circumference can be represented as

Discovery Education and Eagle Communications Bring Community Night to Schyuler, Nebraska

Written by Gary Shorman, President & CEO of Eagle Communications There’s nothing like seeing the joy on a student’s face as she walks her parents through a project she’s been working on at school, or the pride you see when another student explains how the use of using dynamic digital content such as video and

SOS: Collaborative Reports

Gathering facts and information isn’t enough. In order to be prepared for college and careers, students need to be able to clearly and cohesively analyze and explain what they’ve learned. One vehicle for doing this is report writing. When students begin learning about writing reports, however, it is common for them to copy and paste directly from the source rather than formulating ideas in their own words. The Collaborative Reports strategy helps students overcome this tendency by working with a partner and using a Web 2.0 tool to collect and share information with classmates.

Congratulations 2015 DENny Awards Recipients

The 2015 DENny Awards ceremony was held Thursday night. In this annual celebration, we take some time to officially honor goodness within the Discovery Education Community. This year we received hundreds of nominations, and we are pleased to recognize these DENny Award recipients in the following categories.   Innovation Loves learning Shares ideas Tries new

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