Author Archives: Lynn Reedy

Science Interactives

Science Interactives

I recently stumbled upon this awesome website for interactive science resources.  Learning Science is a free open learning community for science teachers to share interactive resources.  The site is framed by the National Science Standards and shows screen clips of various interactive tools grouped by grade level standards.

February DEN LC Insider

 February DEN LC Webinar Lance Rougeux began the evening by congratulating Texas for winning the the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge, getting the highest number of participants for the challenge from the state.  They will get their own Day of Discovery in April. What does 3-D look like in the classroom? T.H.E. Journal

Web 2.0 and Book Reviews

Would you like a different way for students to demonstrate an understanding of a novel they are reading? Try using Blabberize or GoAnimate.  With Blabberize, students can draw a picture of a character in the novel, upload it to Blabberize and then use their voice talking as that character.  Once the picture is uploaded, students

January DEN Insider Notes

Last night was the first DEN LC webinar meeting for the new year.  Scott Kinney, Vice President of Professional Development and Outreach at Discovery kicked off the meeting with news of upcoming channels Discovery will launch in the next eighteen months.  Three new networks will exist:  the OWN-Oprah Winfrey Network, a 3D Television Channel, and HUB-

Cover it Live for Science

I have a 7th grade class at Stafford Middle School that would like to do a Cover It Live session with another 7th grade class connected to the state framework 7.4 which is about food preservation/bacteria.  They would like to collaborate either with a lab or a blogging session about the topic.  Any interested teachers should

Discovery Box

No, it’s not from Discovery Education but it is still an awesome tool. Discovery Box provides the tools for you to build up an argument or description of an event, person or historical period by placing items in a virtual box.Basically, you get a cube.  You can take that cube and add text, images, video, and

PBS & Classroom 2.0 Live Webinars: Sid the Science Kid on Germs, Viruses, and Vaccines

PBS Teachers and Classroom 2.0 , with support from Elluminate, are partnering on a series of free monthly webinars designed to help preK-12 educators learn new ways to integrate online instructional resources in the classroom and engage students in curriculum lessons. Join them on Tuesday, November 17th at 8pm Eastern to share information about a currently