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Fun Fact Friday: Northern Leopard Frog

Fun Fact Friday: Northern Leopard Frog

Did you know that the northern leopard frog uses its eyes to help with swallowing food? It’s true! The frog, also known as Rana pipiens, retracts its eyes and uses them to help push food down its throat. According to The Journal of Experimental Biology: “Eye retraction can occur bilaterally or unilaterally, and both swallowing

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DEN STARs: Get Science Techbook courtesy of 3M

Dear STAR Discovery Educator, Thank you for your active participation in the Discovery Educator Network.  Discovery Education and 3M are excited to offer the Discovery Education Science Techbook to 300 DEN STARs for the rest of the 2014-2015 school year (ending June 30, 2015). You can sign-up and access this promotion by logging into Discovery Education and

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Behind the Scenes at the Science Stream

Yesterday, we held our latest Discovery Education Science Techbook livestream event from Roosevelt High School in San Antonio, Texas.  These are fun events for the Discovery Education team that is involved, but not many people get a chance to see the prep work involved in pulling something like this off.  This time, we took a

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Techbook at the Tip of Your Finger with Brad Fountain

Intrigued by this latest touch-based technology? Wondering how these new devices are reshaping the learning landscape of our schools? Brad Fountain explores techniques for building a mobile learning toolkit powered by Discovery Education. Want the latest updates for accessing Discovery Education Techbook content on mobile devices as we shift our student’s focus from consuming content

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Indiana DE ScienceTechbook conference

DE: So much more than just a conference and so much more than a Digital Text… 32 teachers from across the nation came together at the University of Indianapolis to dig into the layers of the DE science techbook, realizing what we are really involved in is extending beyond the techbook! The DE Science Techbook

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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

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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

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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

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