VirtCon is October 19 Whether you are joining from one of the in-person viewing locations or a living room, soccer field, or coffee shop near you, have you decided where you’ll be for VirtCon 2019? Join the DEN on Saturday, October 19 from 8:45 AM–2:30 PM ET to hear “Community Favorites” presented by DEN STAR
Face it, we all love field trips! Getting out of the school and visiting an historic site or attending a performance is fun for everyone! Well, maybe not for everyone. Having chaperoned fifteen, four-day trips to Washington, DC with eighth-graders, I can attest, while exciting and fun, it was also exhausting! With today’s budget constraints
A teacher is responsible for the content they teach, but more importantly to teach students how to apply their content to be successful. That includes SEL. Teachers instill procedures in class for a positive learning environment but also to instill skill sets for students to apply in and out of the classroom to be emotionally
Earlier this year, USC Shoah Foundation and Discovery Education launched the 2019 Stronger Than Hate Challenge, a student video challenge highlighting the extraordinary change that can occur when individuals work together to combat hate, intolerance, and injustice in their community. To enter the challenge, students listened to eyewitness testimonies of survivors and witnesses of genocide
America’s Navy’s STEM for the Classroom Program is Using Problem-Based Learning to Advance a Generation of Innovators
It’s a cliché saying by now, but most of us can agree that the future is tech, and we largely have the U.S. military to thank for the most influential tech of the 21st Century – the internet. In 1969, an arm of the U.S. Department of Defense created a computer systems network called ARPANET that was the genesis for the world wide web as we know it today – creating the systems network
Using Resources From Pathway to Financial Success in Schools Middle school is a great time to start discussing financial literacy concepts with students, along with reinforcing the value of saving money for things they will want and need in the future. This is an essential life skill that creates the opportunity to make real-world connections to
Visit Mr. Eric Williams’ grade 8 math class in Toronto, Ontario to see how he utilizes Math Techbook to support and engage his students The Big Idea Mr. Williams’s students are exploring geometry and specifically angles and measurement. He has arranged his classroom with a variety of stations that include a basic understanding of
New Year, New Resources: 5 Discovery Education Corporate Partner Programs to Get You Back-to-School Ready
It’s back-to-school season! Which means educators everywhere are looking for new teaching strategies and classroom resources to add to their upcoming fall curriculums. There are a myriad of tools out there and in the age of smart phones and social media it can be difficult to keep students engaged and on-track. This means that finding resources that fit within your teaching approach and captivates students in the classroom can be a challenge. Good news! In
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