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  1. 70 Years Ago, Today

    If you noticed Discovery airing programing like Schindler’s List and other holocaust related content over the past week, it’s no coincidence.  Today Discovery Communications is honoring International Holocaust Remembrance Day – which this year marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Last week, Joe posted a number of resources for teaching about the […]

  2. Blogging Tips and Tricks from DEN pros

    Whether you’ve just started using the DEN blogs or have been running a personal blog for years, it’s always helpful to get a refresher on best blogging practices. Here are a few tips and tricks on blogging from the Discovery Education community managers, the Leadership Council social media/blogging team and other blogging experts.   “A […]

  3. Rework Video

    out of box idea

        Projects are an excellent way for students to demonstrate learning.  They can also be introduced/framed with an essential question and provide for a variety of collateral learning as students dive into the curriculum.  Unfortunately projects can be a time hog if students aren’t given specific time limitations.  For that reason it is nice […]

  4. Old School?

    What do you consider “old school”?  I have to admit that for me it conjures memories of Ms. Pansy Taylor in 2nd grade who bent our hands back to smack them with a ruler at the least provocation. **shudder**  Thankfully that isn’t common anymore! It comes to mind because we commonly hear different uses of the […]

  5. Meet Me: Peg Hartwig’s Spirit of the DEN

    Hey all you DENmazing Educators! Welcome to the DEN Blog Open House! I am a STEM Math teacher and Tech Integration Specialist in Marshfield WI. I first learned of all the wonders of Discovery Education while experiencing the Siemens STEM Institute in 2010. While attending the STEM Institute, I was catapulted into real 21st Century […]

  6. Discovery Educator Network – a great resource for any educator!

        This week is Open House Week at the DEN, so I decided to share what I like about the DEN. Discovery Education is an excellent resource for educators. They have great fee-based products (Streaming, Assessment, Science and more) and over 30 free resources available for educators. The Discovery Educator Network is also a great resource for educators where […]

  7. 10 Top Apple apps for education in 2012

    As I attend more and more conferences, I’m pleased to see the number of educators with technology at their fingertips — iPads, notebooks, laptops, smartphones — educators are CONNECTED!  Even better is the number of school districts providing that technology to their teachers and students.  I’ve run across a few apps that make me wish […]