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Discovery Education Monthly STEM Content Highlights – June

Discovery Education Monthly STEM Content Highlights – June

Water, Water, (Challenges) Everywhere… This month we look towards a Glocal (Global & local impact) challenge in society: water. Whether we look at issues with water pollution, access to drinkable water, using water as an energy source, or changing weather patterns; water is impacting us all. The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has declared the

Transport Your Middle School Students to One of the Largest Copper Mines in the Country!

Transport Your Middle School Students to One of the Largest Copper Mines in the Country! Do you ever wonder where copper comes from? Join us LIVE from Arizona on November 13th as we take students outside the walls of the classroom and on a unique interactive tour of a working copper mine. Discovery Education and

Discovery Education Sneak Peek Webinar Series

Be the first to get a look at upcoming enhancements to Discovery Education! This sneak peek will showcase integration strategies for leveraging new tools, content, and resources, including Discovery Education Student Board Builder and the new Discovery Education Streaming Plus with model lessons, assessments, and digital content designed to address specific Math and ELA Common

AzTEA: 22nd Century Skills Presentation

This came across my Twitter feed today, a great video of Steve Dembo’s keynote presentation at AzTEA Unconference. I hope you’ll enjoy it as much as I did! Be sure to tell him you watched and learned by clicking those “Like” and “Tweet” below.

Digital Storytelling Hangout w/Kathy Schrock

Join Us for a Hangout Thursday, January 10 7:00 PM ET  Join Kathy Schrock and digital storytelling experts Midge Frazel and Joe Brennan as they discuss the benefits of digital storytelling in the classroom.  Register for event and reminders.   Why should teachers utilize digital storytelling in their classroom and what content areas fit best? What

Discovery’s SCICon2012 – f2f event @ Terramar School (Deer Valley)

There will be a “live”  Face to Face event to accompany Discovery’s SCICon2012.  The 2012 SCICon is a mini-conference (with an online twist) focused on providing participants with some of the most effective strategies for transforming their science classes through the meaningful and effective integration of digital media content. This event will be held at

The new look of the AZ DEN – we’ve still got it!

I’m copy/pasting notes from our fearless leader Emily. Maybe you missed this meeting, too? A big thanks to Lillian, Laura, and Alison for thinking of using AzTEA access for our local webinars! These recent months have been rather adrift as we tried to figure our our role, but we are back and ready to bond.

Got Apps?

The Palm Beach County (FL) School District has put together an outstanding resource wiki for the use of iPads in schools.  In addition to training videos, the highlight of the site is the list of apps that is shared.  I’d recommend taking a look at the list of apps for Elementary, Middle School, and High