On Saturday, September 29 over 50 educators from Charlotte and beyond participated at a Day of Discovery co-hosted with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. A variety of sessions were presented by area educators and members of the Discovery Education Team. Sessions included: Welcome to the Amazing Race! Leslie Pope, Wake County Public Schools Ain’t Time To Be A Sissy:
On Saturday, September 22 over 100 educators from Colorado Springs and beyond participated at a Day of Discovery co-hosted with Colorado Springs School District 11. A variety of sessions were presented by area educators and members of the Discovery Education Team. Sessions included: Discovery Education Studio: Lindsay Hopkins Learning without Borders: Brandon Petersen Building Digital
We’re always interested in adapting our professional learning to create more invigorating, more dynamic experiences that take advantage of our amazing community. This year at our DENSI 2018 Principal Summit, we tried something to that effect. We called them HIVE MIND sessions: “…a collective consciousness, analogous to the behavior of social insects, in which a
Learn how Jeannine Shields uses multiple SOS Strategies to inspire a hands-on investigation of the ladybug lifecycle in her STEAM Cafe.
Learning in 360: Supporting Social Emotional Learning with Streaming Learning is: Visit Miss Matthews 5th grade class in Stockton, California. Her school, John R Williams Elementary, invited the Discovery Education Community to share their experience with a Board Builder Challenge tapping into various resources from Streaming Plus. Several classes from grades 4 through 6
Every year, the Discovery Education Community gathers together to celebrate the dedication, inspiration, and collaboration that we see happening throughout the Discovery Education Community. We affectionately call this event the DENny Awards. It is a time when we reflect upon all the amazing events that have occurred over the last year, the work put in
Though SOS Strategies are flexible enough to be used in any classroom, regardless or experience or access to technology, some strategies are a natural fit for incorporating the use of technology. Educators share how SOS and technology—in the form of tablet and Chrome-based apps, websites, and Google Classroom templates—are the perfect match.
DEN STAR Educator Jennifer Hall shares how Spotlight On Strategies and the DEN Ambassador Program have made an impact on the teachers and schools she works with.
Abby Schiferl shares how she uses SOS XO Let’s Go to inspire students to work together, coach one another, and improve their academic vocabulary by playing a game.
The Spotlight On Strategies series contains a collection of creative, research-based instructional strategies that incorporate digital media in meaningful, effective, and practical ways.
This collection continues to be one of the most used, and most valued, resources for the Discovery Educator Network community. It contains more than 135 research based instructional strategies with video vignettes and downloadable PDF instructions for using them in your classroom.