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.
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
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?
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
On June 24, 1901, the first exhibition by Pablo Picasso was held at the gallery of Ambroise Vollard. At this time, Picasso was only 20 years old, but had been producing stunning works of art since a very young age. His father was determined that Picasso should become a great artist and achieve the artistic success
Our S.O.S series provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Leave a comment and let us know how you’ll use this strategy in your class. Have an idea for a strategy? Share it with by completing this form and be featured in the series.
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
Saturday June 27th, Animal Planet will be hosting Woofstock: Road to Puppy Bowl at Soldier Field in Chicago! They will be attempting to break the Guiness Book of World Record for the largest gathering of adopted pets and their owners. Woofstock is a family-friendly event that is sponsored by Animal Planet, AT&T U-verse, ASPCA, PAWS
Times have changed. Ten years ago, in 2005, superintendents used the U.S. Postal Service to support communication and leadership. They used paper memos and inter-office envelopes and even voicemail.
I vividly remember being at a Cub’s game in Wrigley field close to 10 years ago, admiring the energy, passion and support for our beloved Chicago Cubs. I thought to myself at that moment “how powerful would it be if our Discovery Educator Network (DEN) community could one day be large enough to fill the