A Math Nightmare on Elm Street

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In this horror short, a defenseless high school student is tormented by an evil foe. Can she solve the seemingly impossible math equation? Or will this math nightmare be her ultimate demise? A Discovery Education StoryHaus Production Written and Directed by Maria Truitt   Sleep Tight with Discovery Education Math Techbook™ For decades, math has […]

Event of the Week: October 29, 2014

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Educators in Wake County Public Schools in North Carolina are turning a focus on using digital resources to enhance literacy instruction. At Fox Road IB Magnet Elementary a group of DEN STARs led a short, whole staff professional development session on how to use Discovery Education resources to support readers theater.   DEN STAR Andrews […]

DEN Trend Report: 10/29/2014

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Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education?!?  Here’s a recap of this week’s news. *If you you read this feed, all you’ll owe is a comment below. Let us know what captured your eye and why!   Screen Time Debate Broadens With Research (eSchool News) Screen time remains a hot-button issue, but classifying technology […]

Put some ZAPtion in those lessons!

According to eSchool News, “Screen time remains a hot-button issue, but classifying technology use guidelines to include active versus passive use, and how the technology is used, could help redefine traditional screen time guidelines…” At nearly every event our Discovery Education uses our Spotlight on Strategies (SOS) to share ways in which educators can transform […]

6 Ways to Make PowerPoint More Engaging and Interactive

    One of my least favorite trends in education is hatin’ on PowerPoint. Visual presentation in and of itself isn’t the problem! A quick glance of Google search results for “PowerPoint meme” sums up the anti-PowerPoint narrative sweeping the web: Now, to be clear, PowerPoints can be dreadfully boring, and relying solely on teacher-centered instruction […]