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Fall VirtCon 2017 – Final Countdown

Discovery Education Fall VirtCon 2017 In just a few short days, we’ll be gathering together once again to share with you Fall VirtCon. This annual conference taking place on Saturday, October 21 provides educators the chance to learn from some outstanding presenters throughout the day. This year, VirtCon is focused on three simple but important

SOS: Think-Aloud

A think-aloud is a brief and targeted segment of instruction that models metacognitive thinking. It allows your students to see into your brain to analyze the reasons behind the learning actions and decisions you make. Although generally considered a reading strategy, a think-aloud is a useful strategy for any content area where teaching of explicit skills is needed, including hands-on investigation.

Celebrate Breast Cancer Survivors and Their Families

It’s October and the fall colors are in full swing with bright oranges, crisp reds, mellow yellows and a supportive pink. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and DecodingCancer.org is dedicated to the mothers, daughters, sisters, and teachers who will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. We have resources to help as many questions come up

Garland, TX Day of Discovery

On Saturday, October 7, educators from all over Texas participated in the Garland Day of Discovery. The day was filled with learning, sharing and connecting among educators. A special thank you our host, Garland ISD. Find more details about the day on our agenda at http://tinyurl.com/SalisburyDOD17      We hope you’ll join us for an upcoming stop

Learning in 360 Degrees: Ms. Fagan’s Students Explore the World

Learning is: Going to New Depths Visit Ms. Fagan’s 5th grade classroom at Fairview Elementary School in Buncombe County Schools. This month, they allowed our Discovery Education Community to join them in studying explorer Jacques Cousteau. The Big Idea By completing a series of interactive centers featuring Discovery Education Streaming Plus resources, Ms. Fagan’s English/Language Arts

Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice: Check Out These Autumnal Resources

For many, Autumn marks the time of year that the weather begins to cool, leaves turn brilliant shades of red and orange, and every food, drink, and candle is flavored with pumpkin spice. But what causes these phenomena to occur? While we can’t speak for your latte, the cooling weather is the result of Earth’s

Prepare to be Amazed: Live from the 3M Young Scientist Challenge Finals

10 Real-World Problems, 10 Brilliant Young Minds, 10 Innovative Solutions Mark your calendars and save the date because you absolutely do not want to miss the opportunity to hear from some of the brightest young scientists in the country. Joining is as simple as 1,2,3. Get to know the finalists before the big event! The 10

Park Ridge and Discovery Education Featured on Education Talk Radio

The principal of Park Ridge Elementary School, one of Discovery Education’s most inspiring partners, was featured in a Wednesday interview on the Education Talk Radio podcast. Principal Joe Balchunas and Discovery Education’s Senior VP of National Partnerships, Coni Rechner, were both interviewed live by the show’s host Larry Jacobs about how the past two years

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