Tag Archives: Instructional Ideas

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Virtual Field Trips, A Shining STAR, and THE Journal

Virtual Field Trips, A Shining STAR, and THE Journal

Have you seen the May edition of the THE Journal? It includes a great article on DEN GURU, Traci Blazosky and how she uses Discovery Education to create virtual field trips. Traci and her first graders take three virtual field trips each semester with DEstreaming and web 2.0 tools like Glogster EDU. Go check out

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DEN Teacher Appreciation Week: May 3-7, 2010

What a week! We have been thrilled with the amount of STARs who have celebrated with us over the past five days. Just in case you missed any of our special promotions for the community you have until Sunday to continue the celebration. Here is a summary of DEN Teacher Appreciation Week benefits for STARs.

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DEN Teacher Appreciation Week: Day 5

Posted on the DEN National Blog by Lance Rougeux What a week!  We should celebrate like this every week.   On our last day of DEN Teacher Appreciation Week we have the support of two more great partners. AllKidsCrafts Our friends at AllKidsCrafts, a fantastic site for teachers as well as parents, have donated free six-month accounts to

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Beyond A Make-Believe Story: Monjan's Making History

Image by girlwithpearls22 via Flickr If I had to count the ways and reasons I love Discovery, I wouldn’t have enough fingers and toes. Let’s just say they deliver on demand the best everything in educational technology. Then multiply it exponentially and you begin to get close to how phenomenally good the DEN and its

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Connecting Language Learners to the Curriculum through Digital Media

Lindsay Hopkins, DEN California Team Manager, presented the 1:00 session Connecting Language Learners to the Curriculum live from Oregon. Geared toward learners whose first language is not English, Lindsay’s presentation and resources are excellent for all learners. Contrary to most opinions, research shows that vocabulary should be introduced at one level beyond (NOT below) the

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Mapping the DEN Story

The DEN is getting geared up for the Spring and we are looking for a creative way to visually tell the DEN story. We looked to our DEN Guru for Professional Networking, Lee Kolbert. We decided that we wanted to map out the reach of the DEN and found a great example from Lee. We

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ABCs of Using Technology to Improve Students' Writing Skills

If you missed the webinar on using technology to improve students’ writing skills (I did; how bad is that for an English teacher), then you have a chance to view the archive file at your leisure. Reposted from the DEN National blog. Here are the links to the videos from this webinar: Door Scene Pictures

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Geek Logik: How Math Can Solve Your Everyday Problems

Yesterday, Hall Davidson‘s webinar’s design targeted educators. Tonight’s webinar, presented by Garth Sundem focuses on the classroom. Can I whet your math appetite? Register now and please join us tonight at 7 PM (ET). Self-professed math geek and author of Geek Logik Garth Sundem will use humor to show students how they can use math

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