Spotlight On Strategies articles

S.O.S: Six Word Stories

Welcome to week 11 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. Six Word Stories PDF Version             Background According to Reading Rockets, “Summarizing teaches students how to discern the most important ideas in a

S.O.S: A-E-I-O-U

Welcome to week 10 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. A-E-I-O-U PDF Version               Background As students, particularly language learners, are developing their ability to interpret information, it is important that we

S.O.S.: Surround Sound

Welcome to week 9 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. Surround Sound PDF Version               Background Hearing a few notes of sound can transport us back in time to an important moment

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

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