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DEN Community Member of the Week: Marita Diffenbaugh

DEN Community Member of the Week: Marita Diffenbaugh

Marita is a K-12 Instructional Technology Manager at Boise School District in Idaho. She has been using Discovery Education for 10 years. She shared “Most of my experience is using this in the classroom with my students. Having students in the content and productivity space with me was a game changer for understanding the power

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STEM Fun on DENvice!

STEM education encourages curiosity, exploration, discovery, higher-level thinking, logical reasoning, collaboration and problem solving, both inside and outside the classroom. This week on DENvice join Idaho LC Member and DEN Star, Second Grade teacher, Digital Integration Coach and STEM Superstar Kim Miller. Kim will guide us through a STEM-filled week with resources, ideas and discussions

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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

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Time to Discover

Today, I was reminded about the importance of giving students time to discover. I posted three questions on the board: How might water displacement help us find the density of a rock? What is the difference between weight, mass, and density? How could you use metrics in the answers to the above questions? I allowed

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Digital Learning Celebration in Star, Idaho

Kim Miller and Marita Diffenbaugh were able to share in a special celebration for the Digital Learning Day awards that they earned with their students, today! Second, third, and fifth graders shared with Carol Scholtz, from the State Dept of Education for Idaho, all about the tools that they find most valuable. One the top

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Meet Kim from ID at #DENSI2013

This is Kim Miller, a DEN Leadership Council Member from Idaho.  She’s been accepted to attend the DEN Summer Institute July 14-19 in Burlington, VT. Here’s her DEN story:   Tell us yours. The main portion of this year’s application is a short  (unedited) video that t ells your DEN story. We want to know about you

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Join Discovery Education at NCCE 2013!

Greetings, DEN STARs of the great Northwest (and beyond)! We’re looking forward to seeing many of you at NCCE 2013 in Portland next week! Discovery Education will have many exciting things happening at the conference, and we can’t wait to connect with you. Be sure to RSVP for our learning carnival reception, and read on

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The 2013 DENapalooza Tour

We are thrilled to announce an exciting professional development and networking opportunity for DEN members.  Join us for the 2013 DENapalooza Tour!  The DEN will be touring North America, stopping in ten locations to share the power of making connections through the Discovery Educator Network.  Each full day event will have formal presentations in the

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Welcome Idaho DEN members

Discovery Education is excited to have provided multiple opportunities for Idaho educators to participate in professional development this past Fall.  I’m sure many of you have begun to use some of the information and practices in your classrooms already. Because every educator in Idaho is now a subscriber of Discovery Education, you are all members

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“In the Movies,” with Discovery’s Editable Video Clips

Fifth grade students are using the editable videos from Discovery Education as a backdrop for their narrative writing projects. Students are highly motivated to include adjectives, when they see themselves in the movie clip!   Each student wrote about a summer adventure, and then they searched for video clips that would be the best background

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