1. Time is Ticking Away!

    It’s the final week of our special contest for Michigan Educators! I’m sure there are plenty of folks who have been using Discovery Education in a variety of ways. Here is your chance to show off. Don’t wait ’til it’s too late; Post your activity NOW!    Fill out my online form.

  2. Prizes! Prizes!

    REMC Usage Drive

    We are getting closer to the close of our special contest for Michigan Educators! If you have not already earned points and “medals” I have one question for you: “WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?!” Get started below and come back to this post as many times as you like to report additional activity!   Fill […]

  3. If you teach in MICHIGAN you should READ THIS!

    REMC DE Logo

    Hello Michigan Educators! Look at all that Discovery Education has in store for you this Fall! In Person: REMC 5 Day of Discovery (October 17) Details: http://discovery.box.com/s/e7a811e4251baad8eaaf REMC 7 Day of Discovery (October 19) Details: http://discovery.box.com/s/3e1ef5c3cfe0ed2cd9e3 Virtual: Back-To-School Webinar Series (August 8 – September 27) Details: http://links.discoveryeducation.com/BTS REMC Usage Drive (August 27 – October 24) Details: https://discovery.box.com/s/49eb90feb7d7253933be

  4. Join Discovery For Three Upcoming Assessment Events

    Please join us during the 2012-2013 school year as we travel the country for local workshops that focus on our Discovery Education Assessment tools. These exciting and interactive afternoons and evenings of professional development will highlight creative ways to meet your students’ needs using your Discovery Education Assessment tools and resources. Prizes will be many! Our first […]

  5. Sites you may find useful, I do

    One of the tasks that I have placed upon myself before the school year starts is creating class lists and student accounts for the sites that my students and I use throughout the year. I have found them to be very useful as; a classroom management tool, content learning site, and even something fun to […]

  6. Not At ISTE? No Problem!

    Thousands of people have converged into one area this week. San Diego. Quite a few people I know are in San Diego this week for the well-known ISTE Conference. I’ve attended and presented at several ISTE conferences in the past and I will say, it is definitely worthwhile. The amount of professional development and networking […]

  7. Welcome to our new Michigan STARs!

    A warm welcome to the newest STAR’s of the DEN (Michigan)! Todd Bloch Hilary Grant Eric Kipling Gwenn Marchesano Michelle Moody Brian VanDerziel Welcome to the best educator community on the planet! Please go ahead and post a comment and tell us a bit about yourself.

  8. #edcamp Detroit

    Fellow DEN Star, LC Chair, and DEN Guru Cheryl Lykowski had this to share about edcamp Detroit and Discovery Education. We wanted to take a moment and thank Discovery Education for their amazing support of Edcamp Detroit. Discovery Education has been leading the way in providing high quality, dynamic, digital content to school districts large […]

  9. Desperate for DENSI: DEN & the CITY!

    DEN Pigeons

    It started with a Facebook message….39 DEN friends wishing each other luck…. Hoping and waiting for the weekly release of DENSI 2012 picks while sharing how we could not wait to see each other. One message lead to the next and soon a google doc was born, a date and place chosen to get our […]

  10. #MACUL12

    Are you ready to MACUL?! This year’s conference should be one of the best yet. For those attending or not we will be using #macul12. This is good to know for something called Twitter. I hear you should check it out. A great tool to use for those attending is the on-line planner. http://schedule.macul.org/ You […]

  11. Tell Me a Smorie…

    Smories are original short stories written and read by children.  They were thought of by a pair of sisters who enjoyed reading and recording stories for each other.   The website is super simple.  Its just a collection of pictures of the children who have written recorded the stories.  Clicking on the picture takes you […]

  12. Michigan, are you ready?!

    KZoo RESA logo

    Cheryl Lykowski is ready. Gina Loveless is ready. Scores of other passionate, technology-using educators are signed up and ready.The Discovery team is ready. I just landed in Kalamazoo, MI today so I am definitely ready! So, I hope you are ready and as excited as I am about the Day of Discovery happening this Saturday, February 18th! Attendees […]

  13. Are You Headed to the Zoo?

    KZoo RESA logo

    Hello Everyone! February is here. That means we are only a couple of weeks away from our first 2012 MI Day of Discovery! If you have already made plans to attend the Kalamazoo DOD we look forward to seeing you there. If you have yet to sign up, please do so here: http://dodkzoo.eventbrite.com. The best […]

  14. Michigan Day of Discovery x3

    Designed specifically for Michigan area educators, these interactive days of free professional development will highlight creative ways to engage students and invigorate your curriculum using the latest 21st century tools. Whether you are new to Discovery Education or a long-time user in search of the latest instructional strategies, these events have something for everyone. Each […]

  15. Online Phonics Resources

    While searching for phonics  resources online to supplement our district’s curriculum. Here are sites that I found. Some are interactive, some have pre-made printables, and some have a tool to create your own phonics printables. Cando’s Helper Page  Hard/Soft C and G sounds SEN Teacher (onset and rime) Phonicsworld Funfonix Tools for Educators Lanternfish: phonics […]

  16. ARKive: Images of Life on Earth

    While I was perusing Promethean Planet for lessons to use with my 2nd grade geography unit this site was within the search items. What an awesome resource! Just watching the introduction video by Sir David Attenborough gave me goosebumps. Watch it below.

  17. How Curious are Michigan Educators?

    Let’s DISCOVER the answer together! November is almost here, school is in full swing, and maybe you could use a boost to launch you in to 2012. We want to remind you of an upcoming opportunity get that boost. Whether you could use a refresher on Discovery Education Streaming, are looking to learn some new […]

  18. does accuracy matter?

    i have been in online ed 4 many years. kids turn in work that looks like it came from their cell phones. may b it did! we tell them 2 use tech 4 school. now their assignments look like convos w/ friends. do we care? we no what they mean rite? i am old school […]

  19. Hey Michigan, what does 19w+18n+10= ?

    The answer? 3. That’s right, three. As in three wonderful and exciting professional development opportunities! The REMC Association and Discovery Education are pleased to present REMC Days of Discovery! For REMC 19 West, 18 North, and REMC 10, there is a Day of Discovery just around the corner for you! Whether you are new to Discovery Education STREAMING […]