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  • #ExperienceHistory on Halloween

    Discovery Education
    31 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm
        We know simulation, role-playing, and other forms of creative play are effective elements in social studies lessons every single day, and not just on Halloween. That is Discovery Education’s focus with our #ExperienceHistory hashtag and our Social Studies Techbook materials–making history interactive, engaging, and accessible for students. But we knew lots of teachers would show their Halloween spirit today, and we asked teachers to tweet photos of history-related costumes, and here’s a sampling of their contributions! Check back as we update this page…
  • DEN Weekly Update: October 31, 2014

    Discovery Education
    31 Oct 2014 | 10:54 am
    Happy Halloween! This week’s DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you. Here are just a few things to make sure you explore and do: Explore the Halloween Content Collection Did you miss last week’s Streamathon? Check out the archived sessions! Take your students LIVE to the Tower of London   Click here to learn about these great opportunities and more. Your DEN Team
  • November 2014 Community Calendar

    Discovery Education
    31 Oct 2014 | 10:51 am
    Don’t miss out on any of the great stuff happening in your DEN community this month. Download the November 2014 Community Calendar. Click on the item for each day to learn more about it. You can also print the calendar along with the descriptions. Hang it in the school work room or take it with you to your next faculty meeting.  
  • DEN Techformation – Location based Social Networking

    Discovery Education
    31 Oct 2014 | 9:45 am
    I usually write about technology tools you should try in your classroom and explore with your students.  Today I am writing about a tool you should beware. Yik Yak is a location based anonymous social comment phone app. It allows you to post and see the posts of people near your location.  Recently it has received a lot of news because of cyber bullying and terror threats that were posted with the app.  The school district my children go to just posted a warning to parents that is scary to say the least.  They admitted that there was bullying going on through this app at the school and…
  • Principal Update: 10/31/14

    Discovery Education
    30 Oct 2014 | 10:13 pm
    Are a you principal looking for ways to stay updated on resources, events, strategies, and trending topics?  The DEN is providing you a bi-weekly communication to keep you updated. To receive these notifications by email complete this form: In this week’s update there are some great articles on personalized learning, students having more say in decisions at school,  how Principal Baruti Kafele closed the attitude gap, a movie clip to share at your next staff meeting that will have you all laughing, and a new strategy to share with your staff. Trouble viewing the…
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