This is the second part of our short series of posts on literacy fundamentals. Catch up on part 1 — speaking & listening. In this post I’ll share some ideas for encouraging your students of different abilities to read. One of the aspects of the newspapers module, which is new to Discovery Education Espresso, is the fact that the printable
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Students honor those who have served by designing a monument for their community.
Name: LaDonna Reynolds Role/School: 6th Grade Math Teacher/James Martin Middle School Subjects/Grades Taught: Math/6th Grade How did you find yourself in teaching? Throughout grade school, I was an excellent student. I graduated towards the top of my senior class and received many honors, including a full scholarship. I went to college and had
In this installment of One Idea With: Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews Dan Domenech, Executive Director of AASA, The School Superintendents Association. Dan’s One Idea focuses on how professional learning communities can support school superintendents as they make the digital transition. Watch the video below to learn more, then visit AASA’s website for additional
Studying the lives and choices of historical ?gures and literary characters adds depth to understanding of content and helps develop empathy. This activity helps students better understand a particular person or character, by creating a road map of key events in his or her life and analyzing how those events contributed to choices made. This strategy can be used as part of a research project, as a way to review previously studied material, or as an assessment tool.
This is a guest post from Max Wainewright, a big thank you to Max for contributing to our community blog. To find out more about Max, please see his bio at the end of the blog post. Recently I was lucky enough to hear Phil Bagge talking about teaching coding. One of the things
Did you know that Scotland’s official national animal is the unicorn? It’s true! According to Wikipedia, ” The Royal Coat of Arms of Scotland, used prior to 1603 by the Kings of Scotland was supported by two unicorns and the current royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom is supported by a unicorn for Scotland
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