An article regarding social media in the workplace caught my eye recently and it got me thinking about the broader ramifications of social media. The article documented a study that showed that one in three grads consider salary less important than the ability to access social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter in
On November 7, 2011, I accompanied DEN Account Manager Max Brooks to Anne Arundel County to meet with administrators and teachers and show them how Discovery Education Streaming can be integrated in the classroom. The turnout was huge and the one thing that stuck out to me while Max was presenting were the gasps and
Register today for two of our upcoming webinars! Story of Learning: Digital Storytelling with Discovery Education STREAMING 11/8 7:00 pm Constructing stories requires deep understanding not just of discrete facts and knowledge, but also of the rich context of that information. Join us for an exploration of the creative ways to engage students across the
To celebrate Halloween, the Support team dressed up (well, some of us) and got together to share delicious home and store bought treats and most importantly, Halloween Candy! Michael and Erica dressed up for the day: Featuring Green Hornet and Kato… HAPPY HALLOWEEN! How did you celebrate in your classroom?
If you have ever seen a webinar advertised through the Professional Development section of Discovery Education, but were not able to attend, you are in luck! You can access all Archived Webinars through our site. Now available are several presentations that were featured in Streamathon 2011, including two webinars from Bill and Emily on the
What is the student center? It’s a great way for students to complete task (assignments, quizzes, watch videos, etc) assigned by their teacher and conduct research. Students can access the student center by logging in at Discovery Education with a username and password, created for the student by a teacher or administrator. 1. Customize!
If you’ve ever wanted to add folders to your My Content and just weren’t sure about how to do it, here is a quick demonstration about creating folders in My Content! My Content functions as a bookmark for your favorites DE resources as well as the location of where your own creations are saved. First,
Own Tomorrow, Preparing for Your Future October 27 12:00-12:30 PM ET Featuring the Perspective of U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis Help your students understand the boundless opportunities available to them as they gain job skills to enter the workforce. Secretary Solis will discuss programs and opportunities for students to help them chart their
Saturday, October 22, 2011 — 9 AM to 3 PM ET The Discovery Educator Network (DEN) Fall Virtual Conference is a free professional development event for educators to learn about the most effective ways to integrate digital media into their instructional practices. Our focus for this fall’s Tech or Treat virtual conference is on digital
Making A Difference Through Conservation with Dave Salmoni Wednesday, October 19, 2011 1:30 pm Dave Salmoni, Animal Planet’s apex predator expert and host of a number of Animal Planet and Discovery Channel programs including Into the Pride and Into the Lions Den, will teach students about the relationship between animals, humans and the environment and