Spotlight On Strategies articles

S.O.S.: Vocabulary Scavenger Hunt

Welcome to week 8 of our Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our new S.O.S series to provide help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Vocabulary Scavenger Hunt PDF Version             Background Utilizing video segments provides a wonderful opportunity to provide content to students in auditory and visual

S.O.S: Half the Story

Welcome to week 7 of our Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our new S.O.S series to provide help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Half the Story PDF Version           Background How many of us have ever struggled to begin student conversation around a particular topic? They say

S.O.S: Where in the World

Welcome to week 6 of our Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our new S.O.S series to provide help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Where in the World PDF Version           Background When we can’t take our children around the world, we need to find creative ways to

S.O.S: Can You Guess My 2-1-4

Welcome to week 5 of our Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our new S.O.S series to provide help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. 2-1-4 (PDF Version)           Background My very creative friend and colleague, Lance Rougeux started a project  last year with his wife’s class. When he

S.O.S: Reading Between the Lines

Welcome to week 3 of our Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our new S.O.S series to provide help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Reading Between the Lines PDF Version Background Words are a powerful force, but yet often we do all the talking. Sometimes what is best is to allow the

S.O.S: Shake It Up Baby

Welcome to week 3 of our Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our new S.O.S series to provide help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Shake It Up Baby PDF Version Background Shake things up and explore more Discovery Education resources.  Do you realize that DE has hundreds of songs in every subject

S.O.S: Silence is Golden

Welcome to week 2 of our Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our new S.O.S series to provide help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Silence is Golden (PDF Version) BACKGROUND Discovery Education contains thousands of video segments.  Some may contain just the right audio you want, others the right imagery, and sometimes

3 Truths, 1 Lie: The Strategy Spotlight Challenge

Welcome to the first “Spotlight on Strategies” Challenge. This weekly S.O.S series is designed to provide you help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. 3 Truths, 1 Lie (PDF Version) BACKGROUND Many of you may be familiar with the game ?3 Truths, 1 Lie? in which colleagues or friends share 3

Shining the Light on Integration: The Strategy Spotlight Challenge

Welcome to a new weekly blog series, where we are putting the spotlight on some of our favorite integration strategies. If our team worked together to develop a list of “Top Questions” asked after our presentations, I am sure that the following might be in the top 3. “Is there somewhere I can go to

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