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Please Vote for Us!

Please Vote for Us!

Hi All, One of my fifth grade teachers and I are finalists in the “Bust-a-Myth” Video Challenge. Students used Discovery Education content and tools to investigate a popular science myth (Will cola clean a penny? Discolor a tooth? Dissolve a steak?). We are the  ONLY elementary school competing in this event! We need VOTES to

Beyond Chalk: Tools and Training Make the Modern Classroom

I recently had the opportunity to spend half a day listening to a major national speaker in the area of technology who spent a number of opportunities during her presentation addressing interactive whiteboards.  Her stance was that this was a waste of money, that indeed a sheet and an overhead projector could accomplish the same

Registration Open for Virginia Spring Virtual Conference Events

Spring Virtual Conference Virginia Sites April 30, 2011 9 AM to 3 PM ET Think Outside the Book with thousands of educators from all over the world as we connect during this unique professional development experience where you can attend in-person at one of two Virginia face-to-face sites! Learn powerful ways to integrate digital media

Quest for Curiosity is Here!

STAR Discovery Educators check out this message from Cynthia our DEN manager This past Friday, Discovery Education launched the Quest for Curiosity, a teacher led activity allowing students to navigate Discovery Education STREAMING resources to find answers to 10 questions spanning their curriculum!  No matter the grade or academic focus of the classroom, the Quest

Sneak Peek 2011

STAR Discovery Educators! Discovery Education’s Sneak Peek 2011 is this Thursday, February 17th! Virtually join your friends at Discovery Education’s Sneak Peek 2011 featuring Jeff Corwin, EMMY-Award winning TV personality & Discovery Education’s leading animal behavior expert. Get a first look at dazzling content, meet Jeff Corwin’s favorite furry friends, and learn about the innovative

This Weekend is SCIcon 2011!

There’s still time to register for SCIcon 2011 on January 22, 2011.  DEN SCIcon is an online conference (with a twist) focused on providing participants with some of the most effective strategies for transforming their science classes through the meaningful and effective integration of digital media content. This year’s SCIcon will have a special presentation

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