PMI from Barbara De Santis on Vimeo. Using Discovery Education Resources with your students from Barbara De Santis on Vimeo. Light the fire… from Barbara De Santis on Vimeo. Today was the kickoff our 3 month DEN Ambassador program. We explored S.O.S. and working in groups to create paper slides (samples above). Looking forward to […]
Looking for comic templates ( either for comics or perhaps as a storyboard)- your search is over. Visit Free Printable Comic Strip Templates for all your comic needs. For the complete post on TeachersFirst, please click here.
Here is a site full of career choices- geared for high school students, My Next Move contains everything you need to know about a looking for careers including education requirements, outlooks, knowledge, skills, technology, and personality traits. You can search several ways (see screenshot): For the complete post on TeachersFirst, please click here.
Eric Curts has shared his suggestions for using Google with special needs students. From Chrome Apps to setting up the chromebook, this document might help you fine tune Google tools for your students. See the document here. (via Tony Amsler’s website)
Often I share technology tools that are not equally well received for a variety of reasons. It could be content, grade level, or devices. But Kahoot! has been loved by all- teachers and students alike! I have played it with K/1 students up to the high school. The immediate feedback, the running leaderboard- I’ve been […]
I am so excited to be in charge of Discovery Education training for the school tomorrow. The staff is really looking forward to learning about all that DE has to offer. Many have only been using it for videos and did not even know about the virtual labs or fun-damentals. In addition the 5E lessons […]
Do you like to see Neptune’s moon? How about extreme close-ups of spiders battling? How about a guy soaring into the sky under a bunch of balloons? If you’ve been enjoying the clips we selected for Epic Story, I have good news for you: all the shows are available in your Discovery Education account.* […]
Dandy Candies is an open ended math problem. After watching a brief video, students need to determine the most effective way to package the candy. ( This is part of a larger site 101 Questions). For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.
Some things just don’t change- I bet we all remember fire safety lessons from elementary school. But how about a webpage with The Fire Safety Dogs? They have a live stream each Friday and you can apply to skype with them. These talented dalmatians (and their caregivers) have all their videos on youtube ( I’ve […]
Last year I noticed that several of our teachers were utilizing DE as a “Teacher only” tool for students to watch video. This year, I am teaching multiple sessions to not only share how to create student accounts but how to utilize our DE services in a more personalized way. In addition, I’m hoping that […]