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  • DEN Weekly Update: August 29, 2014

    Discovery Education
    29 Aug 2014 | 9:24 am
    This week’s DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you. Here are just a few things to make sure you explore: Save the date for the Streamathon Oct. 25 International Dot Day is Sept. 15 Science and Social Studies Livestreams Click here to learn about these great opportunities and more. Your DEN Team
  • EPIC STORY Launching Soon

    Discovery Education
    29 Aug 2014 | 8:09 am
    Discovery Education Launches Back-to-School Student Campaign: EPIC STORY On September 8, get your students involved with Discovery Education with this fun, interactive, 3-phase campaign. Students will vote for their favorite clips from cool Science Channel shows, meet a legendary producer during the Virtual Field Trip, and use Board Builder to tell their own epic stories! Pick One (Voting): September 8 – October 3 Hear One (Virtual Field Trip): October 15 Tell One (Board Builder): October 16 – November 15   Learn more here.
  • New STAR Discovery Educators: August 28, 2014

    Discovery Education
    28 Aug 2014 | 2:36 pm
    I’m so excited to be able to introduce these members of the DEN community as the newest STAR Discovery Educators. Jamye Abram, NC John Barenberg, ID Karen Batson, AZ Tamela Davis, NC Jennipher Eisenstein, TX Charles Elliott, NC Juanita Fast, CA Kevin Finley, AZ Mary Griffin, TX Rachel Hood, OH Laure Hunter, VA Deanna Kinziger, ID Christa Kucharczyk, MD Andrew Lall, AZ Barbara Liedahl, MD Cathy Palmer, NC Claudia Pastrana, FL Latosha Pugh, NC Savannah Richards, NC Sheila Schatzke, TX Kathy Tummino, MD Natalie Wheeler, NC Cecilia Wilburn-Davis, SC Jerri Zachary, TX Be sure to maintain your…
  • DE Summer School: SOS- Tweet! Tweet!

    Discovery Education
    28 Aug 2014 | 10:00 am
    Welcome the DE Summer School special edition of SOS.  Our S.O.S series provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. During August, we’ll be featuring our STAR Community’s favorite strategies and how they have made them their own. Tweet, Tweet original post Tweet Tweet PDF link to all PDFs in the SOS series Special thanks to DEN STAR Karen Wells (@karenwells) from Midland High School in Arkansas for sharing how she brought this SOS to her students. My AP English students love when I incorporate the instructional strategy “Tweet, Tweet” into…
  • Fun Fact Friday: Labor Day

    Discovery Education
    28 Aug 2014 | 6:00 am
    The first Labor Day Parade, in NYC in 1882. Did you know that Labor Day was originally a Canadian holiday? It’s true! The first Labor Day was celebrated in Toronto Canada in 1872. The first American Labor Day was September 5th, 1882, and took place in New York City. Labor Day celebrates the efforts of our workers, and was first recognized as a holiday in Oregon, in 1887. In 1894, Congress passed an act to make the first Monday of every September a holiday. Since then, Labor Day has been one of the most popular U.S. holidays, partly because it is always a three day weekend. Labor Day is…
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