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Fall VirtCon 2016

Fall VirtCon 2016 – Final Countdown

Fall VirtCon 2016 – Final Countdown

#FallVirtCon will focus on topics like literacy through digital content, learner agency and student ownership, collaborative STEM, and professional learning strategies. Will we see you there?

Fall VirtCon 2016

Hints and Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Fall VirtCon Viewing Party

Autumnal leaves, pumpkin spiced latte, apple picking….all pale in comparison to everyone’s favorite Fall activity – Fall VirtCon. While many enjoy participating from the comfort of their own home, hundreds of others will be gathered at Viewing Parties around North America. Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or a first time host, we’ve got all the


Lively Lessons: Engaged Viewing Activity for Students (Part 2)

This Lively Lesson features visual notetaking, or sketchnoting. Sketchnoting enables students to work non-linearly, represent concepts symbolically, create a hierarchy of ideas, and combine text and non-text elements in their product.

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Racing Extinction: Start With 1 Thing Virtual Field Trip

On Wednesday, December 2nd, Discovery Channel will present Racing Extinction to a global audience. From Academy Award-winning director, Louie Psihoyos, this groundbreaking documentary examines biodiversity loss, its effect on humanity, and the solutions that inspire hope for a more sustainable future. Discovery Education is proud to bring meaningful educational support around this documentary to engage

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How to Host a Fall VirtCon Viewing Party

Falling leaves, pumpkin spiced coffee, apple picking… all pale in comparison to everyone’s favorite Fall activity, the Fall VirtCon! While many enjoy participating from the comfort of their own home, hundreds of others will be gathering at Viewing Parties around North America! Why not host your own?? Whether you’re a seasoned vet of previous VirtCons,


Coming Home to DENSI2015

Never underestimate the power of the DEN as life changing. We reach across country and continent. We grow exponentially. Face to face or virtual, we learn, collaborate, inspire. Whether rekindling old friendships or creating new ones, at gatherings or special events, we find our tribe. Together, we change the landscape of education. We envision the


70 Years Ago, Today

If you noticed Discovery airing programing like Schindler’s List and other holocaust related content over the past week, it’s no coincidence.  Today Discovery Communications is honoring International Holocaust Remembrance Day – which this year marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Last week, Joe posted a number of resources for teaching about the


Join Discovery Education Techbook LIVE 2015

We look forward to you joining Discovery Education and fellow educators around the world for Techbook LIVE 2015: a free, day-long virtual professional learning event sharing some of the most effective strategies for integrating Discovery Education Techbook digital content. To join the Techbook LIVE 2015 webcast, go to http://links.discoveryeducation.com/TechbookLIVEwebcast on Saturday, January 24, any time


Discovery Education Techbook Experience in Garland!

Greetings Garland ISD educators, parents, students, and the greater Garland community! You are invited to an exciting event that will showcase the power of the Discovery Education Science Techbook and other digital science resources available to all at Garland ISD!  Our Discovery Education team will facilitate informative, fun-filled, and engaging hands-on activities that will thrill and inspire parents, students,

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Oct. 25th – Day of Free Professional Learning: Discovery Education Streamathon

Coming to you LIVE from Discovery Headquarters in Silver Spring, MD, we present the Discovery Education Streamathon!  We’re taking you back to the 70’s with a telethon-style, day-long virtual professional learning event. Join thousands of educators across the world for this free “idea-sharing” marathon where we will get you diggin’ some new, groovy ways to