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DEN SCIcon 2012

DEN SCIcon 2012

DEN SCIcon focuses on providing participants with some of the most effective strategies for transforming their science classes through the meaningful and effective integration of digital media content. Join thousands of educators from around the world for an amazing day of professional development sessions, networking and sharing. Register for the online sessions at: http://links.discoveryeducation.com/scicon2012 or

Get Discovery Education Flash Content on your iPad

by David Andrade, http://tinyurl.com/edtechguy     Discovery Education has a huge amount of great resources for educators, from videos to lesson plans to e-textbooks and more. Some of it is in Flash, so you can’t access it directly on your iOS device browser. However, iSwifter has partnered with Discovery Education to create Rover. Rover is an iPad

Quick Update from SLATE 2011

Thanks to DEN STAR/GURU Rita Mortenson for sharing this information from the conference…. I am here at the 2011 SLATE Conference (School Leaders Advancing Technology in Education) and I was fortunate to attend an amazing Discovery Techbook Presentation by Laura Lamb, from Discovery. The long awaited Science Techbook for Wisconsin was just released for grades

I’ve Stopped Wearing a Watch

I get this cold, clammy feeling when I realize I’m carrying two devices that do the exact same thing. That’s probably why I don’t wear a watch anymore. With one on my phone (microwave, DVD player, car, bank, computer, and office wall) it’s just silly. And a shame because the watch was the ONE GADGET

Discovery Education SCIENCE TECHBOOK Making an Impact in Rapides Parish, LA.

Discovery Education SCIENCE TECHBOOK has been taken on throughout many school districts in many different parts of the country. The educators of Rapides Parish in Lousiana share their excitement. Read – 8 Rapides Parish elementary schools replacing science textbooks with interactive ‘techbooks”  by Karina Vailes (June 28, 2011) School backpacks are going to get a

Constructivism & The Discovery Education Science Techbook = (Education & Web 2.0 tools) Education 2.0

Over the past 15 years, technology has constantly evolved, creating and expanding for the learning capabilities off all students.  We see it everyday, as new products arrive to local stores ranging from smartphones to computers.  The 21st century classroom has also evolved as teachers, administrators and parents have come to understand that students need innovative

Discovery Education SCIENCE and the 5E Model: Whitney Mihoulides #SSDOD2011

A DEN Account Manager for Discovery Education, Whitney Mihoulides focuses her presentation on digital media in the Science classroom. Students are engaging with technology and digital media outside the classroom, so why not bring it inside the classroom. Digital media lets students see at the micro and sub-micro levels something you could not otherwise see.

Gulf Spill Investigations & Our Effect on the Systems we Live in

In the case that you did not know about Jeff Corwin’s webinar on the Horizon disaster last year, please check your schedule for a 10 o’clock slot this Tuesday, April 19th. (register here) At Agua Caliente Elementary School in the Tanque Verde School District in Northeast Tucson, the fifth grade will come together to discuss

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