I have had the fortune of working with several second grade classrooms to use Minecraft EDU as part of a learning unit about communities. Discovery Education resources played a vital part in creating the background knowledge to make this project successful. In previous posts, I have shared what we have been doing and learning but
Background Knowledge and Discovery Education To build background knowledge about different types of communities, I started by using Board Builder from Discovery Education. Board Builder allows you to create an interactive poster with embedded videos. I chose an overview video of communities and in the text there is a link to a padlet about communities.
Are you looking for ways to use Discovery Education’s Board Builder with your students?Would you like to see examples of how it can be used in the classroom? Join Chelsei Fox, a middle school teacher from York County, Virginia, for a webinar as she shares how she’s using Board Builder with her students. Chelsei will
Submitted by Rita Mortenson So, we all know that Discovery Education has as amazing video content – have you seen North America yet? If not, I would put that into your Discovery search bar right away and find those amazing videos. Discovery also is known for assignment builder, writing prompts and a whole host of
Over the summer, the Discovery Education Student Center received a major upgrade. One of the newest and best features is the addition of Board Builder. We’ve been hearing rave reviews of Board Builder (coming soon to Teacher accounts) and know many of your students are doing wonderful things with it. If you’re not familiar with
I was on Pinterest the other night just looking through classroom pins and, of course, many teachers were pinning ideas for the beginning of the school year. But what became apparent to me was that none of the ideas that I saw used any technology, but each idea could so easily be transformed into a technology-rich lesson. (Don’t