It’s testing season once again – the time of year when teachers around the country begin to feel more and more like the purple minion from Despicable Me 2. Sometimes, you can’t help but feel the stress of hoping your students have retained all the information you’ve worked so hard to embed in their memories
After learning about natural resources, recycling, and alternative fuels during Earth Day, we transition this week’s Lively Lesson from Earth to the universe—just in time for Space Day. 2015 is an exciting year for planetary exploration with a number of important NASA missions and significant discoveries. In celebration of Space Day, join us on May
The STAR Project Share. Teach. Assist. Report. The Discovery Educator Network is celebrating 10 years of sharing. Celebrate with us by continuing to share! Here are 10 ways to share the power of Discovery Education. 1. HOST AN EVENT Share Events2Go. We’ve done the prep work for you with everything you need to have a
Greetings Discovery Principals! There’s one more week to apply for our FREE professional development and networking event the DEN Summer Institute Principal Summit. We hope that you’ll join us for this transformative learning event. This week’s update includes Trending Articles: 3 Ways Technology Should Be Reinventing Rural Education, Kindergartners Who Share iPads May Perform Better,
The time to join in on all the fun and learning that is Spring VirtCon is near. What do you need to know to be ready for the big day? First, find a comfy spot. You’re not going to want to miss a minute of the excitement. Next, grab your favorite note taking tools. You
If you read last week’s Fun Fact Friday, you already know that the ISSpresso coffee maker was launched into space, and due to dock with the International Space Station. What you might not know is what the machine’s intended recipient, astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti, wore to greet its arrival! Cristoforetti donned a uniform from the television
This issue of the DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you. Here are just a few of the things to look forward to reading. Celebrate Space Day with a Virtual Field Trip Spring VirtCon is April 25 Congrats on winning a Bessie Award Keep reading to learn more about these projects and
Each year, Discovery Education brings together educators from a wide variety of specialties for a week-long professional development and networking event. Attendees learn how to use technology to energize their own teaching from keynote speakers, the Discovery Education team and each other. Educators leave inspired and motivated with a new network of collaboration and friendship.
The setup. Now for some context. What’s the seemingly oddest learning experience you’ve had that you were able to make a connection with? What about with your students? How do we teach people to see patterns and connections.
Hello everyone! We’ll be taking a break from Wednesday blog posts for a while, but don’t worry! We’re still here to answer your questions by phone, email, Twitter, and chat, and we’re working on tons of other projects. Make sure to keep your eyes open for more episodes of our Support YouTube series, Discovery Education