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4 Steps to Measure Growth in an Inquiry-Based Science Classroom

4 Steps to Measure Growth in an Inquiry-Based Science Classroom

By Jeanette Edelstein I loved science as a young kid. A paper model of the solar system hung across my bedroom ceiling. I marveled at the sight of tiny onions pulled from grass clumps in my backyard.  And I dutifully gave my cats checkups with the real stethoscope I got from my dad. So what

See the Difference Math Techbook Made in Richmond County Schools

Just one year after its introduction in Richmond County Schools (NC) in 2015, educators could already see how Discovery Education Math Techbook had helped students across every middle school grade attain consistent gains on end-of-year tests. According to student achievement data from the district, Techbook has helped turn the tide for students across Richmond County

Discovery Education in Action: Amanda Pond

Step inside the classrooms of Discovery Education Community members from around globe with Discovery Education in Action. Learn how peers are using digital media in their classrooms, hear how they solve problems, and experience Discovery Education through their eyes. About Name: Amanda Pond Role: Middle School Math Teacher (grades 6-8) School: Loving Middle School School District:

EdReports.org Gives Math Techbook Highest Possible Rating

A panel of expert reviewers at EdReports.org recently weighed in on Discovery Education’s Math Techbook and gave the digital textbook its highest possible rating. You can read EdReports’ review of Math Techbook here. Among more than 50 courses reviewed by EdReports at the middle-school level, Discovery Education’s are the only ones to receive a perfect

Learning in 360 Degrees: Mrs. Massie’s Students Are in the DogHouse

In Calgary, Alberta,  Laura Massie teaches science to grade 7s. This month, she allowed our Discovery Education Community to join them in studying engineering with the Discovery Education Science Techbook  and the Alberta Grade 7 curriculum. This is a raw, unedited look at grade 7 students interacting and utilizing Science Techbook The Big Idea Students are working collaboratively

Learning in 360 Degrees: Gas Is A Blast In Tally Piscopo’s Fourth Grade STEAM Classroom

At SS Dixon Intermediate School in Milton, Florida, STEAM Innovate teacher Tally Piscopo connects science content and real-world connections through stations-based learning. This month, Mrs. Piscopo allowed the Discovery Education Community to join her as her fourth grade students investigated states of matter using the Discovery Education Science Techbook lesson “Measuring Matter” and Spotlight On Strategies series. Big

Discovery Education in Action: Heather James

Step inside the classrooms of Discovery Education Community members from around globe with DE in Action. Learn how your peers are using digital media in their classrooms, hear how they solve problems, and experience Discovery Education through their eyes. Name: Mrs. Heather James Role: 6th Grade Math Teacher School: Ellerbe Middle School School District: Richmond

Teaching Scientific Explanation to Middle School Learners

On almost a daily basis, there are articles in the news that seek to provide a scientific explanation for how or why a given natural phenomenon occurred. The topic may be climate change, nuclear energy, genetically modified food or something else that impacts the everyday lives of middle school students. Students need to be able

Call for DEN Online Community Facilitators

UPDATED: We have now opened up consideration for facilitators to retired Discovery Educators. Those individuals have the necessary background and now have a way to remain active in a community that they helped build. Wanted: DEN Online Community Facilitators We are looking for community members to serve as DEN Online Community Facilitators. Facilitators must be current

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