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Reflections of a DEN Mom: Coni Rechner

Reflections of a DEN Mom: Coni Rechner

I vividly remember being at a Cub’s game in Wrigley field close to 10 years ago, admiring the energy, passion and support for our beloved Chicago Cubs. I thought to myself at that moment “how powerful would it be if our Discovery Educator Network (DEN) community could one day be large enough to fill the

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Congratulations 2015 DENny Awards Recipients

The 2015 DENny Awards ceremony was held Thursday night. In this annual celebration, we take some time to officially honor goodness within the Discovery Education Community. This year we received hundreds of nominations, and we are pleased to recognize these DENny Award recipients in the following categories.   Innovation Loves learning Shares ideas Tries new

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Webinar Archive – Survey Says: Celebrating STEM in the Classroom

On Tuesday evening Patti Duncan (@yoyosciteach) and I (@ktschutt) had the opportunity to showcase your Discovery Education Community in our Survey Says webinar series.  The focus was STEM in the classroom, and the connections made during the event were phenomenal.  We encourage you to follow, connect, and learn from these educators and share what you’re doing

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My Community Story

If we consider life a journey, it’s important and fun to look back at how we ended in the place we are today. For the past 10 years or so I’ve been on a journey and many of you have been on one similar to mine. Some have started at different points but the idea that

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iMake iLearn – Minecraft EDU Community Project

Background Knowledge and Discovery Education To build background knowledge about different types of communities, I started by using Board Builder from Discovery Education.  Board Builder allows you to create an interactive poster with embedded videos. I chose an overview video of communities and in the text there is a link to a padlet about communities.

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Discovery Employees Making an Impact

  Last Friday, Discovery participated in its Fourth Annual Discover Your Impact Day. Almost 4,200 Discovery employees volunteered world-wide to make an impact in their communities. Employees were able to choose from several projects including feeding the homeless, revitalizing local schools, cleaning up parks, and many others. Although it was a rainy day here in

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How Might Technology Be an Asset?

How might all individual students be served if schools, families and communities were to strengthen a shared commitment directed toward the goal of: Schools should be places where all students can and do learn? a student who was highly stimulated with language, social, emotional, nutritional and physical opportunity from ages of 0 to five, a

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Discovery Educator Exclusive Promotion

DEN and SchoolTown Discovery Educators are the best! You teach with a special passion and commitment to engage students with knockout lessons featuring great multimedia resources. We made SchoolTown’s eLearning, sharing, and collaboration platform for you. SchoolTown helps you create digital courses to supplement your classroom where you can leverage resources like Discovery and any

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