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SOS Story: Leslie Pope

Leslie Pope, Curriculum Coach from Johnston County Public Schools, shares how she mashed up Visual Walkabout and Six Word Story to engage 4th grade students in learning about the Coastal Plain in North Carolina.

Operation Prevention: The Case for Opioid Prevention and Education Efforts to Save America’s Youth

This post was contributed by Sean Fearns, Chief of Community Outreach, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) No community has been immune from America’s opioid epidemic. Many people know someone that has battled addiction to prescription opioids or heroin. With 11 million Americans ages 12 and older reporting misuse of prescription opioids in the past year, and nearly

#CelebrateWithDE – Thanksgiving

Giving thanks is a timeless act, but the Thanksgiving holiday has a history that includes many true and tall tales. Take some time this year to let your students learn one of the classic stories of an early Thanksgiving feast shared by the Wampanoag and the Pilgrims. Featured Resources Content Collection: Thanksgiving Discovery Education Streaming

DEN Trend Report 11/14/17

Here’s what’s trending in education this week:
> Should Student Technology Be Free?
> Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube, Oh My! 4 Tools for Picting in the Classroom
> How Do Training Needs Change as Schools Learn to Improve?
> 5 Tech Trends Influencing Student Engagement

Introducing Jackson Cha-Ching: Earn, Save, Spend, Donate SOS Activity

Take the Pledge Now! Pledge to make financial education a priority by using the Cha-Ching program in class or with your family for a chance to win $10,000 for your school & $1,000 for a charity! https://www.cha-chingusa.org/contest Build Background Knowledge: Spotlight on Strategies – Visual Walkabout Before watching the video, “Earn, Save, Spend and Donate,” have

Learning in 360 Degrees: Connecting STEM with Literature in Ms. Jackson’s First Grade Classroom

Learning is: Connecting STEM and Literature Visit Ms. Jackson’s first grade classroom at Park Ridge Elementary School in Deerfield Beach, Florida. This month, they allowed our Discovery Education Community to join them in studying their connection between STEM and literature through the Aesop fable, The Crow and the Pitcher. The Big Idea By completing a

Now Available On Demand: DEN Connect Live Stream featuring Amy Gensemer and Peg Hartwig

Discovery Education Team members Amy Gensemer, Director of Science Content and Peg Hartwig, Content Developer Math were this week’s DEN Connect Livestream, sharing tips and strategies for using the Dashboard functionality of each of the Techbooks. To continue the conversation, here are a couple of recommendations. Watch the on demand archive below. Log into the DEN Online

2017 Day of Discovery: NY Edition

On Saturday, November 4, 35 educators from Rochester, NY and beyond participated in the final stop on the 2017 Day of Discovery tour. The day was filled with learning, sharing and connecting among educators at the Resource and Education Center. We want to extend a special thank you to our exceptional hosts, East Irondequoit School District.

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