Proper Charter School students are surely making a difference as they enhance their entrepreneurial skills via developing business plans. Propel Schools – a not-for-profit, federation of public charter schools – is based in Pittsburgh, PA, and strives to transform public education so that high-performance public schools are accessible to all children. Maura DeRiggi, Marketing and
Dr. Lodge McCammon, a professional musician, previously taught AP Economics and Civics at Wakefield High School located in Raleigh, NC. Currently, he works in classrooms with various grade levels and subjects in order to help teachers and students integrate music, video, and movement into the course. At the age of 2, Dr. McCammon began playing
Chelsea Murray, 8th grade science teacher at Baines Middle School in Missouri City, TX, and her colleague Stacy Vinson, have given their students a menu project – students choose which project they would like to complete in order to show their teacher what they have learned about the moon and tides. Murray believes that this
On Thursday, March 13, CableFax held the 2014 Digital & Tech Awards Luncheon in order to recognize the best of the web and cable technology. The DEN was amongst four other finalists – The Walking Dead, Portlandia, Spartacus and Oprah’s LifeClass – for the 2014 Best Online Community/Social Networking award. And you’ll never guess whose
Hello DEN STARS, I am the new social media marketing DENtern and am thrilled to be working for Discovery Education this spring. Currently, I am pursuing my MBA with concentrations in marketing and management at the University of Illinois at Chicago. I aspire to engage the current Discovery educators via social media, while also DENforming
Some of you who’ve been around will remember the CDW-G Win A Wireless Lab Sweepstakes, which is back for an 11th year of partnering with Discovery Education to award schools with classroom technology. The 2014 Win A Wireless Lab Sweepstakes is open for all educators to get entered – and you could win $45,000 in
Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers! Discovery Education and the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation are currently running the Find Your Balance Challenge! http://www.togethercounts.com/at-school/win-for-your-school/balance-challenge Find Your Balance Challenge is open to elementary school classrooms in grades K-5 and rewards student teams for taking steps toward achieving Energy Balance in their own school communities.
If you are a teacher in grades 4-8 and you teach about the American Revolution, you should be using Liberty’s Kids, an excellent television series from PBS. This 40-episode series tracks the events leading up to the Revolution, documents the causes, provides cultural context, introduces important historical figures, and extends through the Second Continental Congress.
Attention all educators with access to Discovery Education’s Assessment tools. We are pleased to announce an upcoming enhancement to Assessment and additional components within Progress Zone that we are equally proud of, and excited to debut. We’ve held on to all of the features that you hold dear, and listened and learned from the ideas
Attention all high school students with active Discovery Education accounts, the deadline for joining the Discovery Education Student Advisory Board for the 2013-2014 school year is October 25, 2013, Friday! The Discovery Education Student Advisory Board is composed of students from around