Tag archives for web resources

  1. Lists, Descriptions and Training Resources for Using Discovery Education resources

    Discovery Education has tons of resources, programs and applications for educators. How do you find it all and learn how to use them? The Discovery Educator Network and this blog is one way. Here are some more ways: Training Resources for Discovery Education Tools and Apps:  http://goo.gl/usJsd – lots of great resources, tips, help and more. […]

  2. Been Looking At….

    Been looking at a few new things:   1. Teachers Paying Teachers– browse this computer science-technology section;  buy the lessons, etc created by educators  2. Vook — a new twist on ebooks — http://vook.com/ 3. Vidinstructor — ecommerce but could haveeducational applications — http://vidstructor.com/  What are you investigating?

  3. 1 Week Left to Enter the DEN’s Dr. Lodge Video Challenge

    That’s right, this Friday, May 4th is your last chance to submit your videos! Looking for more info?  Check out the contest website or keep on scrolling…   What’s the Dr. Lodge Video Challenge? Simply select one of Dr. Lodge McCammon’s pre-selected, standards-based songs, learn the corresponding moves from the kinesthetic lectures, film your music […]

  4. #Appy Hour was an ‘Appstanding’ Success!

    The Texas DEN Leadership Council hosted a Twitter chat on Tuesday, March 20, called ‘Appy Hour’ using the hashtag #appyhour. If you saw tweets flying by sharing outstanding information or answering questions related to the instructional uses of apps in the classroom then you saw part of the #appyhour Twitter chat. Questions were posed throughout […]

  5. 10 Essential Educational Resources for Teachers – my list

      I just read an article at Edudemic entitiled “20 Must-Have Educational Resources For All Teachers“. In this article, the author writes about the devices and web-resources that he feels are must have’s for education. In it, he challenges the readers to create their own list too. I agree with much of his list, but […]

  6. 25 Free Resources from Discovery Education

    25 Free Resources from Discovery Education 1. New Teacher Survival Central – http://www.discoveryeducation.com/survival/index.cfm 2. Curiosity – explore and learn a variety of topics – http://curiosity.discovery.com/ 3. Clip Art Gallery – free clip art – http://school.discoveryeducation.com/clipart/?pID=clipart 4. Energy Balance 101 – get and keep students healthy – http://energybalance101.com/ 5. The Road Ahead – energy lessons and […]

  7. Discovery Education Science TechBooks – great resource – more than an e-text

      Discovery Education has a lot of great resources for educators, many free (over 30). They also have fee-based services such as DE Streaming with thousands of videos, audio files, images, lesson plans, and much more.   One of their other resources that I have been using lately is the Discovery Education Science Techbook.   The Discovery Education Science […]

  8. 10 Tech Skills Every Student (and teacher) need to have

      Last month, I wrote “10 Important Skills Students Need for the Future.” After reading a few articles about specific tech skills, I thought I write what I think are the 10 Important Tech Skills Students Need.   1. Internet Search – students need to know how to do a proper internet search, using search terms and modifiers. This […]

  9. Mash It Up for Deeper Learning and Understanding

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    Common Core standards expect that “students will use digital media to…”. Mashup tools will help them to meet those 21st century core standards. Carmella Doty and Renee Henderson kicked off their mash up session at the DEN PETEnC pre-conference by  talking about Notaland where you can ” mash your ideas and media together with friends in a […]

  10. Using Primary Sources to Reach Reluctant Readers and Teach Reading Skills

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    In the first breakout session at the DEN Pre-con in Hershey, presenter Elizabeth Shotwell  readily admitted hating social studies in high school because it was just memorizing facts. It was a History of Civilization class in college and a professor who said that history was just the “juiciest gossip” that got passed down through the […]

  11. Join Discovery Education at TCEA!

    Download a printable version of Discovery Education’s TCEA corporate room schedule here: DiscoveryEducation_2012_TCEA_flyer Discovery Education will be in lots of places at TCEA – from the exhibit floor (booth #1551), to featured sessions from Hall and Steve, to our very own room at the Austin Hilton where we’ll be doing sessions all day, every day, […]

  12. NICE Resources

    Northern Illinois Computing Educators held their Mini-Conference on Saturday, January 28th.  The Keynote speaker was Steve Dembo of Discovery, and his presentation of cutting edge Web 2.0 apps provided an energetic beginning to the event.  Would we expect any less?  The crowd was enthused, and Steve was dynamic – his breadth of knowledge and ability […]

  13. DEN SCIcon 2012 Rocks!

    I’ve been sitting in the Mark Twain House Museum classroom for the day soaking up the DEN SCIcon virtual conference events. I’m sharing the room with about 35 educators from around Connecticut as well as Patti Duncan, STAR Discovery Educator and member of the DEN Team. It’s been a productive and worthwhile day with all […]

  14. Tech&Learning – free educational magazine and web site

        Tech&Learning is a great resource for educators. It is a print/online magazine, along with a great website. They also produce TechForum educational conferences and Virtual TechForum.     The Tech&Learning magazine, available free to qualified educators, is released monthly and contains articles, tips, resources, product reviews, and much more.         The website has a link to […]

  15. Get Discovery Education Flash Content on your iPad

    by David Andrade, http://tinyurl.com/edtechguy     Discovery Education has a huge amount of great resources for educators, from videos to lesson plans to e-textbooks and more. Some of it is in Flash, so you can’t access it directly on your iOS device browser. However, iSwifter has partnered with Discovery Education to create Rover. Rover is an iPad […]