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Community Member of the Week: Mary Marshall

Community Member of the Week: Mary Marshall

Mary is a District Instructional Technology Specialist in Collier County Public Schools, Florida. Mary has been using Discovery Education since the early days. She shared “ United Streaming was part of my classroom from almost my first day of teaching.  Using digital resources has always been part of how I teach.  It has helped bring


Belk Service Learning Challenge – Want to go to ISTE for FREE?

Each teacher with 3 or more video submissions could win a free trip to ISTE! Belk, ISTE, and Discovery Education have upped the ante this year.  Any teacher that submits at least 3 student videos will be entered to win a free trip to ISTE in Philadelphia this summer. What do you have to do? Encourage students in grades

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DEN Techformation: Emaze

The Amazing Emaze by Janet Hallstrom PowerPoint has always ruled the presentations at my high school.  Everyone seems to have a mastery of creating presentations with movies, sound, narrations, animations, and transitions.  Wowing the students with PowerPoint is not even possible anymore.  Prezi provided a new way for teachers to capture student interest in their

Belk Service Learning Challenge

The Belk Service Learning Challenge Is Back and Bigger Than Ever

  The Belk Service Learning Challenge is Now Open for Entries Submit a Video Today! Join Belk, Discovery Education and the International Society for Technology in Education as they celebrate another year of service learning with the Belk Service Learning Challenge! The Challenge invites student teams in grades 6-8—with the guidance of an educator—to identify an issue in their


Share Fair Orlando

SHARE FAIR ORLANDO: January 11th, 2014 – Register Now! A day of innovative STEM Education: Explore. Invent. Experiment.   Registration for Orlando Share Fair on January 11th, 2014 is now open! Educators register here!   Share Fair is a FREE, two-part event that provides a place for teachers, students and the community  to share best practices, emergent strategies,


DEN Techformation – EasyBib

The above video was made with Powtoon.com as a hook to a lesson we use to introduce students to EasyBib. When I was a student, many, many years ago, and was assigned a research paper, I truly enjoyed doing the research and writing the paper.  I truly hated writing the bibliography.  Back in the day,


DEN Techformation – Powtoon

http://www.powtoon.com/p/dPk9HLLIVmQ/ Have you flipped your classroom, but find giving simple instructions online to be difficult and boring?  Would you like to begin your classroom presentations with a motivational video hook?  Powtoon is the answer for you.  I discovered this product in the Beta stage and fell in love with it.  I started with a free


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