Tag archives for discovery streaming

  1. WEMTA (Wisconsin Educational Media & Technology Association) Award Winners Make Connection with Discovery Streaming

    Hope Mikkelson

    We would like to congratulate, two outstanding teachers who were recent recipients of the WEMTA Grant! Ms. Cathy Houchin, from Watertown Unified School District won the Media and Technology grant for her innovative idea of a musical zoo. Her vision for the musical zoo is a unique collaboration between music teachers and media specialists. Her […]

  2. No Place For Hate! A Challenge

    Discoverystreaming Resources for Bullying

    Defined by StopBullying.gov, “Bullying can happen anywhere: face-to-face, by text messages or on the web. It is not limited by age, gender, or education level. It is not a phase and it is not a joke. Bullying can cause lasting harm.” Unfortunately, bullying exists, and school systems throughout the country attempt to face the problem […]

  3. (Apple + Android)*Socrative = Mobile Mondays!

    I have experimented with polleverywhere in my classroom, but the concern of off task texting and excluding students without devices became a philosophical burdon.  I have also taken advantage of  ”Flashcardlet,” an iPad app which can interface with my on-line Quizlet question bank, but again I only have 9 iPads in my room; Flashcardlet is student driven and […]

  4. Discovery Education SCIENCE and the 5E Model: Whitney Mihoulides #SSDOD2011

    A DEN Account Manager for Discovery Education, Whitney Mihoulides focuses her presentation on digital media in the Science classroom. Students are engaging with technology and digital media outside the classroom, so why not bring it inside the classroom. Digital media lets students see at the micro and sub-micro levels something you could not otherwise see. […]

  5. Project-Based Learning ~ A Menu of Ideas: Jennifer Brinson #SSDOD2011

    Jen Brinson graciously shared her resources. Pbl a menu of ideas View more presentations from jbrinson Learning and Teaching Pyramid: 21st Century Style Jen began by debunking a few myths about Project-Based Learning, including that whether you call it Project, Problem, or Challenge-Based Learning, it’s all the same thing. How you design and craft your […]

  6. A Virtual Field Trip with Google Earth and DE Streaming: Dawn Berkeley #SSDOD2011

    Dawn Berkeley, DEN MD Leadership Council Blog Member, has graciously shared her resources. Dod2011 View more presentations from Prince George’s County Public Schools #1 – Discovery Education Media & Google Earth on Prezi Dawn’s Symbaloo aggregating Google Earth resources can be found here. Dawn’s Google Earth Tour can be accessed here. An educator in the […]

  7. Web 2.0 for President’s Day

    Since it is President’s Day, we as educators have to focus on what accomplishments many Presidents’ have achieved. There are several ways to use Web 2.0 tools to bring these President’s to life. This thought crossed my mind when I asked my son this morning what his school day would be like for President’s Day.  He […]

  8. Day of Discovery – September 19th, 2009!

    HOT OFF THE PRESSES… (from Justin Karkow, NC DEN Account Manager)!!    Wake County Public Schools and Discovery Education are pleased to present a Day of Discovery at Panther Creek High School on September 19, 2009. This Day of Discovery will provide North Carolina educators and welcomed guests with an exciting and enriching day of […]

  9. Making May Marvelous

    Well, 10 days into May and teachers are counting down the days until the buses leave campus for a well deserved summer hiatus of sorts. At the beginning of the school year, students walked patiently in straight lines are now trying to run, shout, scream, giggle, and jump like they are wild.  Some blame it […]

  10. Recipe Name: Underground Railroad using Student Wikis

    This past week, our 6th grade teachers spent several hours during their common planning brainstorming and learning how to use their student’s wiki. My brain was fried from working on all the technical issues and updating laptops. So, I decided to share the training manual we used as my post this time. I searched DE […]

  11. Abraham Lincoln

    “I view [education] as the most important subject which we as people can be engaged in.” –Abraham Lincoln February 12th will mark Abraham Lincoln’s 200th birthday.  On lincolnbicentennial.gov, you can find out about the plans for celebrations all over the country.  I didn’t see any celebration planned in North Carolina, but that doesn’t mean you […]