Meet Peter Färdig — a K–8 STEM coordinator in the Framingham Public School System, one of the largest districts in Massachusetts. All across Framingham’s schools, students are expanding their horizons with Discovery Education Streaming and Discovery Education Science Techbook, which are helping drive the district’s STEM program. Recently, Färdig was invited to participate in Discovery
Are you attending the NCTM conference in Boston this year? Or will you be in the Boston area between April 15-18? If so, let us know by leaving a comment below! We may be organizing a get-together during the conference and are trying to get a sense of how many people would be interested.
Wow! What a day of learning, fun, and collaboration! Were you there? Did you miss it? Either way, here is a quick recap in pictures of what a great day it was: By the way, if you missed our New England Day of Discovery in Natick, MA this past Saturday, we still want to provide you with a
As part of our commitment to transforming teaching and learning, Discovery Education invites you to the 2014 New England Day of Discovery, a free, local learning and development opportunity. This interactive and inspirational day will highlight creative ways to engage students and invigorate your curriculum with the latest strategies for instructional practice, all while connecting with
This month’s selection is brought to you by guest DENbrarian Donna Miller! Donna is a Library Teacher at Prescott/OldhamElementary Schools in Norwood, MA. Discovery’s DENbrarians are getting their YA “book on” every month! Wanna join us? We’re looking for Media Specialists who would like to select the book for the monthly DENbrarian YA Book Club!
Google and Chrome are working together to enhance features for all learners. While using the Chrome web browser, and then going to Google to search the web, you will notice a microphone icon to the right of the search window. You can click the microphone and speak your search terms! I was amazed at how accurately it
The Common Core Standards address the “4 C’s”of 21st Century skills: Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking and Creativity. They also address Speaking Skills. I found some great Presentation Rubrics created by the Buck Institute (BIE.org), a leader in the PBL (Project Based Learning) field. Note that these rubrics address the speaking and presentation elements and not the
You know about the 3 R’s… Do you also know about the “4 C’s” of 21st Century Skills as they are supported by the Common Core standards? In addition to the “3 R’s” that we grew up with, the “4 C’s” are designed to prepare our students for the demands of the 21st century workplace and community.
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
inklewriter is a FREE tool designed to let you write and publish interactive, choose-your-own-adventure (or branching) stories. Once created, your stories can be published and shared! The reader can choose whichever path they want the story to take as they read along! Title, author, beginning, introduction, sections or paragraphs… these are some of the elements