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Lively Lessons: Independence Day

Lively Lessons: Independence Day

This week, citizens across Canada and the United States celebrate their respective Independence Day. The Constitution Act, 1867 united the British colonies of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the Province of Canada into a single nation called Canada. Each year on July 1, parades, firework displays, barbecues, and celebrations are held in honor of Canada Day.

5 Ways to Use Discovery Education – June Edition

Another Monday evening and another 5 Ways to Use Discovery Education webinar series in the books. We had a great turn out for June. Apparently the learning never stops.  Each month, we are highlighting DEN Community members as they share five unique strategies, tools, or resources for using Discovery Education in your classroom.  In case you

DEN Trend Report: 6/24/15

In this report we’re featuring:
>5 Devices For K–12 One-To-One Initiatives
>When School’s Out, Millions Of Kids Go Hungry
>Survey: 93 Percent of Teachers Believe That Personal Devices Connect Students to Real-World Learning
>New Bill Would Support Innovative Internet Pilots For Students
>Inspired By Serial, Teens Create Podcasts As A Final Exam
>Glued To The Screen: A Third Grade Class Where Kids Spend 75% Of The Day On Ipads
>Poor Students Often Lack A Home Internet Connection. Is This FCC Program A Solution?

iMake iLearn – Osmo Me Some DE Images

Since the arrival of our Osmos, I have been in love with this technology.  I love that this device provides my students with the ability to interact between the physical and the virtual world.  I started with Tangrams which were an instant hit with kindergarten through fifth grade students in our SP Design Lab. In

Seizing Opportunity in the Digital Age: The Intersection of Technology and Special Education

Think about students in special education classrooms. Perhaps you knew these kids when you yourself were in school, or through your own children’s classes. Even with this type of daily interaction, you probably don’t spend much time thinking about how to improve the ways these students learn, probably because you believe as most do, that