By Jeanette Edelstein I loved science as a young kid. A paper model of the solar system hung across my bedroom ceiling. I marveled at the sight of tiny onions pulled from grass clumps in my backyard. And I dutifully gave my cats checkups with the real stethoscope I got from my dad. So what
You Can’t Be What You Can’t See Students require opportunities to see what careers exist beyond their classrooms and community. Students must also understand how STEM factors in each career pathway. The ability to see how student passions and interests can extend to careers in STEM is critical to success in the future. Discovery Education
Join us at this annual event where we recognize members of the DEN Community who have gone above and beyond for the community during the school year. With categories like the RJ Stangerlin (for excellence in blogging), and Rising STAR (for new STARs), we recognize greatness within the community. Tuesday we’ll be handing out these
This week’s SOS Story comes to us from Lodi, California. With DEN Star and Ambassador Lead Martha Snider at the helm, this group of nine DEN Ambassadors took the SOS challenge and ran with it! Each member of the Ambassador group not only tried SOS in the classroom, but also agreed to share what they did so that we could celebrate and learn with them. Here are their stories.
In this week’s DEN Trend Report
>Teachers’ Readiness and Willingness to Adopt Digital Tools for Learning
>Linking Professional Development to Teacher Evaluations
>The Hard Truths and False Starts About Edtech Efficacy Research
>Bent on Discovery
>Debunked: 5 myths about classroom technology
>Teachers speak: What PD actually works?
>CSI effect livens up science education
>A California high school trains students for careers in forensic biotechnology
>If Edtech Efficacy Research Ignores Implementation, How Does It Help Improve Education?
>Five Professional Development Resources For The Summer
>Using Digital Content to Increase Student Engagement
Memorial Day is more than just hot dogs and pool openings. It was originally known as Decoration Day, to mark the use of flowers and flags to decorate the graves of America’s armed service members killed in wartime. Help your students understand the civics and history behind this holiday with an assortment of resources that
It’s that time of year again. Every year, we gather together to celebrate the dedication, inspiration, and collaboration that we see happening throughout the Discovery Education Community. We affectionately call this event the DENny Awards. It is a time when we reflect upon all the amazing events that have occurred over the last year, the work put
Will you be at ISTE 2017 in San Antonio next month? We’d love to have you celebrate with us at our 12th birthday party, on Sunday, June 25th! Community members and the Discovery Education team will be celebrating 12 years of our community at Casa Rio from 7pm – 9pm. Be sure to RSVP
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