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Summer School is Here!!

Summer School is Here!!

Who ever said summer school isn’t fun?  Get ready for your school year with an amazing series of complimentary professional development sessions from the Discovery Educator Network (DEN). All of the sessions for the DEN Summer School Webinar Series begin at 11 AM ET. Register today at : DiscoveryEducation.com/Webinars DEN Summer Webinars –

Earth Day is April 22 (Let's talk trash.)

Greetings Blogoshere! It’s your friendly assessment nerd, Porter here to remind you that Earth Day is next week! Discovery Education and Waste Management have partnered to create www.ThinkGreen.com/classroom . This new suite of tools is designed for educators seeking new materials to enliven environmental lessons.   www.ThinkGreen.com/classroom provides K-12 standards-based lesson plans, videos, interactives, quizzes, tools,


 Middle School Students Can Enter for the Chance to Win $50,000 in U.S. Savings Bonds Do you know a middle school student who is eager to explore the wonders of science?  Discovery Education and 3M announce a call for entries in the 2009 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge (YSC), the nation’s premier science competition

yum, it's delicious

Greetings, Blogosphere! I am Porter Palmer, the manager of alternate assessment projects at Discovery Education Assessment and technology fanatic extraordinaire! I have been given this wonderful opportunity to share some things on our assessment blog, and could not be more excited. So, this is a blog devoted to assessment and my very first post isn’t

We knew it all along

Congratulations, Discovery Education Assessment, on being selected as one of the top software products of the year.  These choices were made by actual users of the products, by people who have discovered what we are living every day: the more we know about  how are students are learning, the better our instruction be tailored to

Assessment Response

The response has been great from DEN members wanting to try our new assessment tool, DETA. Therefore……………..we have decided to extend our invitation until April 13 for those who would like to try it free for the remaining school year! I recently had a discussion about formative versus summative assessment and would like to hear