1. 14 Days Remain: Don’t forget to write! (Edmodo)

    I would classify Edmodo as an online communication tool for a group of people. That group can be teachers, teacher/students/parents, a social group, grade level or department. Using Edmodo can be a substitute for a face-to-face meeting or eliminate off task activity. As a part of DiscoveryEducation Network, I have used Edmodo in our Summer […]

  2. 16 Days left of my summer: eVocabulary projects

      I had the great fortune of attending the Common Core Conference at Discovery Communication HQ in Silver Spring, MD. This two-day workshop was full of seminars and networking with other teachers. One session was delivered by Rabecca Hart about using eVocabualry tools in the classroom. Here are her recommendations: (Thanks Rabecca!) Visit Voki.com and create a […]

  3. DEN Techformation: SimpleK12

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    So the summer has finally come and your looking for something to do on those rainy days ( like the next few on the east coast), how about puttin on some slippers in your PJs and taking a look at SimpleK12.com.  They are a website dedicated to professional development for teachers through the use of […]

  4. DENation Saves Lives

    "We love you. Your DEN Family"

    It takes a village to raise a child but DENation to save a life. Your collective faces, voices. and hearts pulled together to save my life. All of you every day in every way do something to complete me. You have kept me alive for a long time and I hope I have the chance […]

  5. 3M and Discovery Partner for STEM

    Go right now and click on this link.….DiscoveryEd has partnered with 3M to offer some fantastic lessons for STEM, called Science of Everyday Life. This is a new opportunity for teachers to find lessons, materials and give feedback. To sign up and review the materials visit this site: http://bit.ly/18o9zzk ………………………………. What a great way to share […]

  6. DEN Techformation:Mindjet

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    Post by Jessica Donaldson Collaborating on large projects can be difficult. Tracking conversations for follow-up, sharing resources, and assigning deadlines are critical components of a collaborative project, but ensuring everyone is communicating and getting consistent information isn’t an easy task…until now. Mindjet [http://www.mindjet.com/] was created with true collaboration in mind. Whether you are writing curriculum […]

  7. HodgePodge of Lodge

    If you have been to a Lodge McCammon workshop, then you will remember the laughter, fun and learning that took place. I too did this activity with students in my school and it was a blast. So now what else can you do with Lodge songs? Did you know they were a part of DiscoveryEducation […]

  8. Discovery Education Sneak Peek Webinar Series

    Be the first to get a look at upcoming enhancements to Discovery Education! This sneak peek will showcase integration strategies for leveraging new tools, content, and resources, including Discovery Education Student Board Builder and the new Discovery Education Streaming Plus with model lessons, assessments, and digital content designed to address specific Math and ELA Common […]

  9. GURU Webinar Resources

    First you must put the DE site on your home page on the iPad. Open Safari and go to the DE website. Click on the “send to” arrow right next to the URL and a new window will open. Choose ADD TO HOME SCREEN and a nice DE icon will be placed on your ipad […]

  10. DEN Techformation:Haiku Deck by Jessica Donaldson

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    A post by Jessica Donaldson: Creating a simple, but beautiful story just got easier for the iPad. Haiku Deck [http://www.haikudeck.com/], an app by Giant Thinkwell, allows users to choose from a library of stunning images that are licensed under Creative Commons. However, like its 5-7-5 syllable Japanese poem namesake suggests, the “beautiful” part of Haiku […]

  11. Testing Time in PA

    Today is testing day in Pennsylvania. Our students have been prepared and the teachers are ready. This year the DOE required each teacher to complete a 45 minute webinar and quiz about the ethics of this PSSA test. I don’t mind, I did it and it was a good review of the procedures. As a […]