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  • Top 10 Winter Holiday Myths

    Discovery News
    21 Dec 2014 | 9:10 am
    Given the mix of stories and superstitions that constitute holiday preparations and celebrations, seasonal myths can carry over year to year.
  • Top 10 Winter Holiday Myths

    Discovery News
    21 Dec 2014 | 9:10 am
    Given the mix of stories and superstitions that constitute holiday preparations and celebrations, seasonal myths can carry over year to year.
  • Top 10 Winter Holiday Myths

    Discovery News
    21 Dec 2014 | 9:10 am
    Given the mix of stories and superstitions that constitute holiday preparations and celebrations, seasonal myths can carry over year to year.
  • Top 10 Winter Holiday Myths

    Discovery News
    21 Dec 2014 | 9:10 am
    Given the mix of stories and superstitions that constitute holiday preparations and celebrations, seasonal myths can carry over year to year.
  • Top 10 Winter Holiday Myths

    Discovery News
    21 Dec 2014 | 9:10 am
    Given the mix of stories and superstitions that constitute holiday preparations and celebrations, seasonal myths can carry over year to year.
 
 
 
 
 
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  • Fun Fact Friday: Nat King Cole

    Discovery Education
    19 Dec 2014 | 3:17 pm
    Everybody knows Nat King Cole’s “Christmas Song” (aka Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire), and some folks may know that he released three albums in Spanish, but did you know that he recorded one song sung entirely in Japanese? It’s true! Cole’s “Kareha” (commonly known in English as “Autumn Leaves”) was recorded, but never released, on any of his official studio LPs. It’s a lovely song, as one might expect from Nat King Cole, with a lush string arrangement. Interestingly, it features what appears to be a shamisen, which is a…
  • Walk and Talk Episode 16: Mindfulness

    Discovery Education
    19 Dec 2014 | 8:54 am
    60 Minutes on Mindfulness
  • One Idea With: Dr. Lynn Moody, Superintendent, Rowan-Salisbury School System

    Discovery Education
    17 Dec 2014 | 7:17 am
    In this installment of One Idea With: Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews the Superintendent of North Carolina’s Rowan-Salisbury School System, Dr. Lynn Moody. The Rowan-Salisbury School System is a member of Digital Promise’s League of Innovative Schools. Dr. Moody’s One Idea focuses on the important role principals play in implementing transformative learning initiatives.  Watch the video below to learn more, and then visit http://www.rss.k12.nc.us for additional information on the Rowan-Salisbury School System.
  • DEN Trend Report: 12/16/14

    Discovery Education
    17 Dec 2014 | 3:00 am
      Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education?!?  Here’s a recap of this week’s news. *If you read this feed, all you’ll owe is a comment below. Let us know what captured your eye and why!     Do Superintendents Matter? (Education Week) Confounding findings from the recent Brookings Institution reported that superintendents could not be directly connected to student achievement.  The report found that, “In the end, it is the system that promotes or hinders student achievement. Superintendents are largely indistinguishable.” The report…
  • SOS: ABC Summary

    Discovery Education
    16 Dec 2014 | 11:30 am
    Welcome to Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our S.O.S series provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. ABC Summary PDF Version *For a link to all the PDFs in this series click here. Summary: Summarizing requires that students distill information in a concise, synthesized form and focus on the important points presented in a text (Marzano, 2001). This strategy involves students sharing the responsibility for summarizing content. After watching a video, each student develops a summary statement beginning with a unique letter of the alphabet and then…
 
 
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