Tag archives for video

  1. 3M Young Scientist Challenge Webinars

      Want to make your Young Scientist Challenge entry video stand out? Get tips from the 2013 judges, finalists, and winner  Thinking about entering the 2014 Young Scientist Challenge? Join us for a free webinar where we’ll share resources and tips for making your Young Scientist Challenge entry shine.  2013 winner Peyton Robertson, finalists Srijay, Aishani, and Anish, […]

  2. DEN STAR Ben Rimes & K12 Online Conference

    Ben Rimes was another DEN STAR sharing his knowledge with others during the K12 Online Conference. Here’s the presentation description from the conference website: Presentation Description: Traditional story problems are dull. They’re usually disconnected from real world scenarios and learner’s experiences, and are presented in an artificial manner. Through the use of video, students and […]

  3. Rework Video

    out of box idea

        Projects are an excellent way for students to demonstrate learning.  They can also be introduced/framed with an essential question and provide for a variety of collateral learning as students dive into the curriculum.  Unfortunately projects can be a time hog if students aren’t given specific time limitations.  For that reason it is nice […]

  4. Listen to history with Discovery Education!

    When you think of what DE streaming offers, the first thing that comes to mind is probably videos, right?  While we do have a vast library of video content, there’s much more to DE! One of DE’s “hidden gems” is our collection of original audio recordings of historic speeches. If you’re not already familiar with […]

  5. Glogging Along..

    We had a wonderful afternoon at Champion High School in Brockton!   Twelve teachers got together for a Glogster workshop and the room was a buzz with creative juices!  As always Discovery was a big part of this event!  Teachers were amazed with what they could do to present student work and research in such […]

  6. Playing With Media Session by Wes Fryer

    Fryer Playing with Media

    Attendees at the Tech or Treat virtual conference were treated to Wes Fryer’s session on Playing with Media. Just as children learn through play, Wes urged educators to “play” with digital text, images, audio, and video as a way to become comfortable with these technologies. His book, Playing with Media: simple ideas for powerful sharing, […]

  7. Using DE content and PhotoPeach to Create Visual Assessments

    PhotoPeach quiz

    PhotoPeach and DEN content work great together when creating engaging visual quizzes to review content with students. http://photopeach.com/album/rmu0sr I created this quick quiz that was used as a warm up for my biology class to review plant tropisms. I used pictures from the writing prompts that accompany the Life video segment on plant tropisms, as […]