Audra Barton shares how she used SOS Fakebook to engage her students in learning about Dr. Martin Luther King.
Melissa Murray shares how she used a skill her 2nd grade students had – taking notes on Post-it notes – to the next level by incorporating SOS: Sticky Back into her instruction.
Laura Dawes, Media Specialist from Alabama, shares how she uses SOS Half the Picture with her primary students in this SOS Story.
Lisa Ebel, 4th grade teacher from California, shares how her students used SOS Jigsaw to dig into learning about animal sense receptors.
Learn how DEN Star Nicole Quick collaborated with teachers to use SOS 3 Truths and One Lie to help students review Algebraic functions.
Welcome to our special Top Ten series on SOS in the classroom. This month we’re highlighting some of the most popular ways to use Spotlight on Strategies as Professional Development tools for educators.
Learn how teacher Hugh McDonald from Surry, British Columbia uses SOS Table Top Texting to engage students in collaborative discussions and inquiry-based learning experiences.
Learn how Belinda Schroeder, 6th Grade Science Teacher and Innovator in Santa Rosa County, implements Discovery Education’s Spotlight On Strategies in her science classroom.
This week’s SOS story comes to us via Jessica Zepik, the DEN Ambassador Lead for South Madison Community Schools in Pendleton, IN. Jessica shared that the South Madison Community Schools Director of Instruction and Staff Development challenged teachers across the district to see which school could have the most participation in this spring’s Discovery Education SOS 6-week challenge. East Elementary won the challenge, and are excited to receive the district reward of funding to go toward developing a Makerspace in their elementary library! Four of the teachers from East Elementary have shared how they used SOS strategies to win this exciting challenge.
This week’s SOS Story comes to us from Lodi, California. With DEN Star and Ambassador Lead Martha Snider at the helm, this group of nine DEN Ambassadors took the SOS challenge and ran with it! Each member of the Ambassador group not only tried SOS in the classroom, but also agreed to share what they did so that we could celebrate and learn with them. Here are their stories.