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Teaching and Learning in Today's World – Lessons From the Field

Teaching and Learning in Today's World – Lessons From the Field

Are you missing school, the rush to end the year, packing it in, learning and teaching? On education withdrawal? I’ve got the perfect solution. Lehigh County Technical Institute is offering a three-day powerhouse of presentations “from the field” with teachers and instructional coaches showcasing a wide range of 21st century learning topics, tools, and trends.

DEN Teacher Appreciation Week: May 3-7, 2010

What a week! We have been thrilled with the amount of STARs who have celebrated with us over the past five days. Just in case you missed any of our special promotions for the community you have until Sunday to continue the celebration. Here is a summary of DEN Teacher Appreciation Week benefits for STARs.

Connecting Language Learners to the Curriculum through Digital Media

Lindsay Hopkins, DEN California Team Manager, presented the 1:00 session Connecting Language Learners to the Curriculum live from Oregon. Geared toward learners whose first language is not English, Lindsay’s presentation and resources are excellent for all learners. Contrary to most opinions, research shows that vocabulary should be introduced at one level beyond (NOT below) the

Reprising Matt Monjan's "Bend It…Break It..Bust It Lose: 10 Ways DE Streaming Will Change the Way You Teach

Nothing, absolutely nothing, succeeds like success (well, okay, maybe money too). So it totally does not surprise me that the huge demand for Matt Monjan’s DEN PreCon at PETE&C presentation is being reprised in a webinar. See, we listen. Discovery ALWAYS does! You asked for it; you got it! Patti Duncan microblogged Matt’s presentation using

Study Hall with Ms. Southard

Christine Southard began study hall session telling us a bit about her background. Did you know that she has taught the blind to ski? Christine is a “learning specialist” in a New York 5th grade classroom and co-teaches with Lisa Parisi, she came to share her tips at PETE&C. Normally people want passes to leave

Bend It…Break It…Bust it Loose: 10 Ways DE Streaming Will Change the Way You Teach ~ Matt Monjan

Guest Microblogger ~ Patti Duncan Matt Monjan is Discovery’s Pennsylvania Account Manager (I hope I got your title correct, Matt) and it is no secret that we esteem him highly (and will not let any other state claim him). His presentation, Bend It…Break It…Bust It Loose: 10 Ways DE Streaming Will Change the Way You

Beyond the Textbook: Homework Gone Digital

We’re in Period 2 and the session I’m blogging is with my guidance counselor and Discovery Manager Matt Monjan. Homework Gone Digital ~ Creating Student Access will change the way you think about constructing homework that students will do gladly. In order to assign content, you need to build content in your Discovery Education account

What do teachers do when it snows?

What do tech-savvy teachers do when school is cancelled? A. Sleep in B. Catch up on emails C. Use their children as guinea pigs D. Try out new web tools E. ALL OF THE ABOVE I am taking a wild guess that many of you chose E. ( unless you don’t have children)  With the exception

No Paper Left Behind: A New Age of Science Instruction with Brad Fountain at DEN SCIcon 2010

For a schedule of today’s events and target audiences, click here. Brad Fountain begins with a short discussion of the brain. Bottom line: students’ brains today are configured differently because of the digital way in which they grew up. Technology is like oxygen to them. They are accustomed to “digital textbooks.” Old school: pencils and

What's New in the DE Teacher Center

If you haven’t checked Discovery Education’s Teacher Center lately, you are in for a (holiday?) surprise. STEM Connect In support of STEM initiatives, Discovery Education presents a unique collection of career video clips, learning activities, and related content for grades 6-8 and 9-12. Organized by discipline, the resources found here highlight the connections among science,

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