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December 2015: Presentation Tips and Tricks

December 2015: Presentation Tips and Tricks

Discovery Education Streaming includes tons of resources that can be used by teachers and students for projects and presentations. In addition to editable videos, there are images, clipart, and songs, sound effects and other audio clips. To make a presentation get noticed and stand out, there are some basic methodologies you should think about. COLORS


METC14 Resources & Presentations

I had the good fortune of visiting St. Louis, Missouri last week for their Midwest Education Technology Conference (#METC14).  Below are the presentations and resources I shared in my sessions.  Thanks for sharing them with your colleagues!   Spelunking for Resources – Free Tools from Discovery Education   Shared Intelligence – Building your PLN with


Who Am I?

Who Am I is a great activity for students.  This activity requires students to synthesize their learning into several concise statements which build upon one another.   The result is an activity for one of their peers to solve too. Try this creative way for students to demonstrate what they have learned.   How? Decide how many clues the students


Tech Tip of the Week:How to embed DE videos in PowerPoint!

Did you know that you can download Discovery Education videos for use in your classroom PowerPoint presentations? In recent years, embedding DE videos in PowerPoint has become one of the most popular uses of our content for student users. It’s quick and easy to do! First, locate the video you want to use, and verify


It's a Wrap! Pack your Curiosity and Go!

This past Wednesday night Demb Oh ( aka Steve Dembo) shared his Discovery Student Adventure to South Africa. The trip sounded so exciting!  Listening to Demb Oh, his passion and excitement were clear on how meaningful this experience was to him, the other educators and the students who traveled with him. The teachers and students


It's a Wrap – "Discover the Undiscovered"

Technology is great, when it works. And when it doesn’t… flexibility and teamwork are key. Last night’s presentation by Geekybird Fanbridge (Matt Monjan, RL) in the 2 DP auditorium showed that where there’s a will, there’s a way. He delivered “Discover the Undiscovered” via the voice of Amadeo Writer (Joe Brennan RL) without missing a