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  • Getting to Know Your Students

    Discovery Education
    1 Sep 2014 | 12:06 pm
    At the beginning of each school year, teachers walk into classrooms full of new students. How do you get to know them? How do you elicit their interests, experiences, and learning needs? Join the always fabulous Virginia DEN Star and Assistant Principal Heather Hurley as she shares resources, tips and exercises on ways to get to know each and every one of your students. Join the conversation at
  • DEN Connects: September

    Discovery Education
    1 Sep 2014 | 4:00 am
    Connect your classroom to classrooms from around the country! Today, we launch the first DEN Connects of the school year. On the first of each month, we’ll post a new topic and associated resources to help you make a connection. September Topic: Epic Story, the back-to-school Board Builder challenge 3 DE Resources Any of the Monster Bug Wars videos Any of the Outrageous Acts of Science videos Any of the How the Universe Works videos 1 SOS Secret Story Recipe (Apply this SOS to one or all of the videos above.) 1 Suggested Activity Participate in the Epic Story Campaign with Discovery…
  • September 2014: Literacies for the digital age: Financial literacy

    Discovery Education
    31 Aug 2014 | 10:01 pm
    I have identified thirteen literacies important for students to master, which you can see below.  Lisa Nielsen, in her blog post “Should the new math be financial literacy?” states “we have lost focus on preparing young people for what will matter in their real lives. If the education system were to provide some financial literacy classes for kids, it could make a tremendous difference in the economic success of society”. Let’s examine some ways you can easily embed their literacies across the curriculum. Economic literacy, often called financial literacy,…
  • #DENChat – Not at DENSI

    Discovery Education
    30 Aug 2014 | 3:43 pm
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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
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