DEN Guru Conni Mulligan taught us how to make Noodle Head Puppets this summer. They are so much fun, I couldn’t help but share with you the great tutorial she created. ENJOY!
The Animated Hero Classics series on Discovery Streaming is a great way to teach biography in context. These engaging biographies of historically significant people are excellent for students in grades three and up, as they tackle more complex details of the individuals’ lives. Here are a few tips… 1. Find the whole series by
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.
Confession: I have seen most, if not all of the episodes of a show called “Grossology”. I can blame this partially on the fact that I have an 8 year old son who revels in anything with the words ‘snot’, “poop’ and ‘fart’ in it. The first time I saw Grossology I was conned into
“Don’t try this at home–we are what you’d call ‘experts’.” When you hear these words, you know it’s MythBusters time. Subscribers to Discovery Education Streaming are lucky to be able to have on-demand access to many Mythbusters episodes to use with their students. (Note: It may be that Mythbusters is for Discovery Streaming Plus subscribers
Welcome to the second article in a series written by the Discovery Educator Network’s Blog and Social Media Team! In this series, we’ll be sharing some of our favorite Discovery Series and how we’re using them in classrooms. As an avid fan of Discovery Education content, I frequently browse for resources as a hobby. I
I love to kick start PD sessions by asking the question “What were the first golf balls made from?” Usually, people respond wood. Actually, the first golf balls were made from leather sacks filled with goose feathers. Took a few versions before they figured out wood might work best. They began with smooth wood balls
I imagine that we are all guilty of using the a little too much in emails and texts, but today let’s let the <3 for the run free. On September 19th 1982, at 11:44 am, a computer scientist, at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, by the name Scott Fahlman became the father of How
We all need it. A little something that cheers us on, inspires us to do more, to keep reaching is a good thing. I came across this today, watched, sucked back some tears (I’m a mush), and thought about all the great things teachers do every day. The teachers at Tavares High School in Florida
I’ve mentioned this before I’m sure, but I’ll say it again. I LOVE COLLECTING THINGS. I can’t stop myself. So tools that help me organize my digital collections of recipes, crafty ideas (that I may never actually make), and classroom tricks are always on my list of favorite things. Recently, I discovered Pinterest (pin +