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Spotlight On Strategies (SOS): Step Inside

Step Inside is one of a collection of research-based routines developed as part of the Visual Thinking project from Harvard’s Project Zero. It is promoted in Ron Ritchhart’s book Making Thinking Visible, as a strategy that will help develop students’ thinking and deepen their understanding of the topics they study. This strategy requires students to examine an event or situation from a specific point of view by answering a series of questions.

May Classroom LIVE!

Join Discovery Education experts as they broadcast live from Jefferson Middle School in Oak Ridge Schools, Tennessee, on May 12, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT. Showcasing strategies for utilizing digital resources to create a student-centered, inquiry-based classroom with Discovery Education Social Studies Techbook, Discovery Education Livestream events are an opportunity for educators to see Discovery

Follow her Foote-steps #DENLOVE

Linda Foote is a STAR community member from Poway, who has been with us since the very beginning! Her calls and emails over the past 10 years have always been such an encouragement to me. I asked some of our community members to share pictures of moments in which they felt complete and fulfilled (stay

Discovery Education Wins SIIA Education Technology CODiE Award for Social Studies Techbook

Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, today announced that the Discovery Education Social Studies Techbook™ won an SIIA CODiE Award for Best Social Sciences or Social Studies Instructional Solution. Discovery Education’s Social Studies Techbook™ is a complete digital solution that replaces traditional textbooks and features standards-based digital

DEN Community Member of the Week: Dawn Gardner

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!  This week we’re checking in with Dawn Gardner, Instructional Technology Specialist at Richland County School District One in South Carolina. Dawn has used Discovery Education since 2009. “The impact I have seen when teachers have experienced their “lightbulb” moment is priceless. I love to also have my school administrators go through