Tag archives for favorite things

  1. My Favorite Things: Animated Hero Classics

    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 […]

  2. My Favorite Things: Liberty’s Kids

    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. […]

  3. A Few Of Our Favorite (Discovery) Things-Mythbusters

    “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 […]

  4. A few of our favorite (Discovery) things: Pt. 2

    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 […]

  5. Favorite Things: Pinterest


    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 + […]

  6. Favorite Things: PhotoPeach


    Lance has been a fan of PhotoPeach for a while. He’s been raving about it for something close to a year or more, so I added it to my list of things to explore. A few months ago, I gave it a shot when I was working with some 4th graders. I loved how easy […]

  7. Favorite Things: Scoop.it

    When I was in Jr. high school, (yes, it was call Jr. high then) I was a library helper (cough… nerd) at school AND a volunteer at The Museum. I obviously like to curate things. I call it curate; some folks call it collect. My husband calls it hoarding. Fortunately for our household, I have […]

  8. Favorite Things: AudioPal


    I’ve been thinking for a while that Oprah isn’t the only one who should get to have a list of her favorite things. As the self-proclaimed DEN Princess, I’ve decided that I too shall periodically share a favorite thing. Today, I’ll start things off with a tool that I learned about first during DEN Summer […]