Tag archives for Discovery Education Streaming Plus

  1. Two Great Promotions for DEN STARs

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    If you’re a DEN STAR, have you taken advantage of our exclusive promotions that are available to you? We sure hope you have, but if you haven’t, what are you waiting for? Perhaps you need more information. Read on. One offer, from our friends at 3M provides the Discovery Education Science Techbook to all STAR […]

  2. Streaming Plus for DEN STARs

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    Discovery Education and the Discovery Educator Network are excited to announce another special promotion exclusive to STAR Discovery Educators.  As a DEN STAR, you now have special access to the new Discovery Education Streaming Plus. Your access will run through the end of October.It gets better. You and your fellow community members can extend the […]

  3. Mousey Monday – Discovery Education Streaming Plus Trial

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                            Happy Mousey Monday readers!! Mousey wanted to share with our educators the 60 day trial offer we have for Discovery Education Streaming Plus:  https://login.discoveryeducation.com/?streamingplus=1&campaign=5 Discovery Education Streaming Plus now offers instructional support for educators to implement the Common Core Standards! The trial is […]

  4. AP Calculus: Back to the Future!

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    I have traveled back in time to the 20th Century, teaching AP Calculus with a hard covered time machine, which had no support beyond the examples in each section and odd numbered answers.  I spent first quarter struggling to efficiently and effectively teach this advanced curriculum, knowing that the “future” held so much more support. […]

  5. Back to School with Voki in Education (and DE)

    Psst…don’t forget to listen to the sample Voki at the bottom of this post. (And Steve, 90 seconds, 1 take – I can do it.) Ad free for you and me! An interesting newsletter in my inbox offers something I have wanted for a long time, an ad-free Voki. I discovered Voki when it appeared […]

  6. SU2C + Discovery Health = Lifesaving

    An excellent digital resource from Discovery Education One of my favorite cancer resources is Discovery Health, and I use it in the classroom, even though I teach English. Why? Because this product has relevance to every curriculum. Cancer touches every family. I have students battling cancer, as well as their family members. Art imitates life, […]

  7. PD from DE: What a Week!

    White tab for DE Webinar Calendar Webinar Calendar on PA Blog Discovery Education Webinars has its mojo working with a week of terrific professional development opportunities. Your PA bloggers want to make your access easy, so you might want to check our DE Webinars tab on our blog for a complete and updated list of […]

  8. DENs Summer School 2010: Digital Storytelling

    http://tinyurl.com/37z2ow Know I am working close to the wire, but there’s still time to register for the DENs Digital Storytelling Week beginning today, Monday, August 3, 2010. Webinars for this series begin at 11 AM EDT and end at noon. To kick off a week of summer school learning with the DEN, start with Lights, […]

  9. Making Music and Videos with Dr. Lodge McCammon

    Monday’s DEN LC Symposium began with a three-hour session with Dr. Lodge McCammon, aka as the FIZZ Man. If you attended the DENPreCon at PETE&C10, you are already familiar with the amazing talent that Lodge brings to his unique presentations. What he does incredibly well is create original music for PBL on difficult-to-teach concepts. For […]

  10. Resources from DENver: #ISTE10

    For those of us who are not in DENver, I have been gathering resources from the folks who are via my fabulous PLN. From PAs DEN GURU Patti Duncan, in her words, “an AWESOME presentation on PBL ideas from Tech4Learning‘s Liz Allen. Although this video is from 2009, if Patti says it’s awesome, then you […]

  11. Teaching and Learning in Today's World – Lessons From the Field

    Are you missing school, the rush to end the year, packing it in, learning and teaching? On education withdrawal? I’ve got the perfect solution. Lehigh County Technical Institute is offering a three-day powerhouse of presentations “from the field” with teachers and instructional coaches showcasing a wide range of 21st century learning topics, tools, and trends. […]

  12. DEN Teacher Appreciation Week: May 3-7, 2010

    What a week! We have been thrilled with the amount of STARs who have celebrated with us over the past five days. Just in case you missed any of our special promotions for the community you have until Sunday to continue the celebration. Here is a summary of DEN Teacher Appreciation Week benefits for STARs. […]

  13. Connecting Language Learners to the Curriculum through Digital Media

    Lindsay Hopkins, DEN California Team Manager, presented the 1:00 session Connecting Language Learners to the Curriculum live from Oregon. Geared toward learners whose first language is not English, Lindsay’s presentation and resources are excellent for all learners. Contrary to most opinions, research shows that vocabulary should be introduced at one level beyond (NOT below) the […]

  14. Reprising Matt Monjan's "Bend It…Break It..Bust It Lose: 10 Ways DE Streaming Will Change the Way You Teach

    Nothing, absolutely nothing, succeeds like success (well, okay, maybe money too). So it totally does not surprise me that the huge demand for Matt Monjan’s DEN PreCon at PETE&C presentation is being reprised in a webinar. See, we listen. Discovery ALWAYS does! You asked for it; you got it! Patti Duncan microblogged Matt’s presentation using […]

  15. Study Hall with Ms. Southard

    Christine Southard began study hall session telling us a bit about her background. Did you know that she has taught the blind to ski? Christine is a “learning specialist” in a New York 5th grade classroom and co-teaches with Lisa Parisi, she came to share her tips at PETE&C. Normally people want passes to leave […]

  16. Bend It…Break It…Bust it Loose: 10 Ways DE Streaming Will Change the Way You Teach ~ Matt Monjan

    Guest Microblogger ~ Patti Duncan Matt Monjan is Discovery’s Pennsylvania Account Manager (I hope I got your title correct, Matt) and it is no secret that we esteem him highly (and will not let any other state claim him). His presentation, Bend It…Break It…Bust It Loose: 10 Ways DE Streaming Will Change the Way You […]

  17. Beyond the Textbook: Homework Gone Digital

    We’re in Period 2 and the session I’m blogging is with my guidance counselor and Discovery Manager Matt Monjan. Homework Gone Digital ~ Creating Student Access will change the way you think about constructing homework that students will do gladly. In order to assign content, you need to build content in your Discovery Education account […]

  18. What do teachers do when it snows?

    What do tech-savvy teachers do when school is cancelled? A. Sleep in B. Catch up on emails C. Use their children as guinea pigs D. Try out new web tools E. ALL OF THE ABOVE I am taking a wild guess that many of you chose E. ( unless you don’t have children)  With the exception […]

  19. No Paper Left Behind: A New Age of Science Instruction with Brad Fountain at DEN SCIcon 2010

    For a schedule of today’s events and target audiences, click here. Brad Fountain begins with a short discussion of the brain. Bottom line: students’ brains today are configured differently because of the digital way in which they grew up. Technology is like oxygen to them. They are accustomed to “digital textbooks.” Old school: pencils and […]

  20. What's New in the DE Teacher Center

    If you haven’t checked Discovery Education’s Teacher Center lately, you are in for a (holiday?) surprise. STEM Connect In support of STEM initiatives, Discovery Education presents a unique collection of career video clips, learning activities, and related content for grades 6-8 and 9-12. Organized by discipline, the resources found here highlight the connections among science, […]

  21. Meeting a Storm Chaser!

    In my current position, or should I say positions(I wear many hats) I get to see a lot of exciting activities.  In addition to being the Director of Technology Integration for Propel Schools, I am the science coordinator.  I am the SOS or Specialist on Site.  I believe that this was due to my knowledge […]

  22. "Where the Rubber Hits the Road"

    Justin Karkow hosted the first of many back-to-school webinars on the enhancements to Discovery Education Streaming PLUS. Today’s sneak peak shows some of the wonderful features that will be coming your way this summer if you are a Discovery STAR Educator! If you are not, you might want to check out hot to join us […]

  23. Back to (Discovery) School? YES!!

    Hard to believe, but school seems just around the corner, especially if you factor in a week of professional development for educators that many districts mandate. Much as I see summer slipping away, I love the new changes in Discovery Education Streaming PLUS and am so excited about bringing this fantastic resource to my students […]