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Try it Tuesday: PMI

Students categorize their reactions to a piece of media using Plus, Minus, or Interesting to label new facts or ideas.

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Fall VirtCon Is Right Around the Corner!

How will you spend this Saturday, October 20? Discovery Education's 2018 Fall Virtual Conference (VirtCon) features "Community Favorites" presented by DEN STAR Educators: practicing educators, just like you. Register Today

Tomorrow: Differentiated Instruction Community Conversation

Tuesday, October 16, join the October Community Conversation where classroom educators, just like you, share instructional strategies and classroom examples of how they use Discovery Education to support all learners and differentiate instruction. RSVP Today

Meet the DEN: Christi Verecky

This week, we’d like you to meet Christi Verecky, a book-loving, waterfall jumping, 2-time Teacher of the Year from Apex, North Carolina. Find out more in her Meet the DEN post. Explore the Community

Features and Functionality of Discovery Education for Differentiating Instruction

Go Beyond standard instruction and check out this quick list of built-in Discovery Education features and functionality that support diverse learners. See the List

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Top 10 SOS for Differentiating Instruction

See ten integration strategies for using Discovery Education to provide students with choice in the content, process, and product of their learning.
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Meet the DEN: Gerri Otto

This week, we’d like you to meet Gerri Otto, a Netflix loving, Willy Wonka fan from Kingsville, Maryland. Find out more in her Meet the DEN post.
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Free Professional Learning Webinar: Discovery Education's Top Integration Strategies

Monday, 10/8: Learn how to pair engaging instructional strategies with multimedia content such as videos, images, and audio. This webinar will demonstrate how to fully leverage Discovery Education's rich content and Spotlight on Strategies in your classroom.
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Webinar: Top 5 Things to Know About Discovery Education Streaming

Thursday, 10/4: Whether you are new to Discovery Education or looking to learn what's new with Streaming, this webinar demonstrates the robust content and maximize your experience with Streaming's features and resources.
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Try it Tuesday: Think, Puzzle, Explore

Pair a video segment that introduces a concept with the strategy Think, Puzzle, Explore so that students can consider which content will help them answer their questions.
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Hot Topics: Differentiating Instruction

Find out how Discovery Education helps differentiate instruction by offering resources to help vary content, process, product, and learning environment.
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Save the Date: Fall VirtCon is October 20

How will you spend Saturday, October 20? Discovery Education's 2018 Fall Virtual Conference (VirtCon) features "Community Favorites" presented by DEN STAR Educators: practicing educators, just like you. Learn tips, tricks, and strategies for integrating Discovery Education digital resources to create impactful learning experiences for students.
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Maximize Your DEN Experience

Not sure where to get started in the DEN Online Community? Take these steps to allow others to find and connect with you, engage in meaningful conversations about the topics that matter to you, and build your presence in the online community.
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#TryitTuesday: Read All About It

This strategy provides a scaffold to encourage students to reread text multiple times to ensure they comprehend it as they interact deeply with the audio and transcript of a Discovery Education video segment.
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Hot Topics: Authentic Demonstration of Knowledge

Discovery Education Streaming provides opportunities for students to demonstrate authentic understanding of content, which can be connected to the characteristics of authentic assessments.
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Meet the DEN: Tanneshia Dukes

This week, we’d like you to meet Tanneshia Dukes, a food loving, karaoke singing fan from Greensboro, North Carolina. Find out more in her Meet the DEN post.
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Did You Know: Dig the Grid

You love Spotlight on Strategies instructional ideas, now there’s an even easier way to explore the series: check out a complete grid view of all SOS, filterable by skill, media type, and alignment to McREL International's 6-Phase Model of Learning.
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Become a DEN STAR Educator

We invite you to take the next step in growing your professional learning community at Discovery Education by becoming a DEN STAR Educator. It is simple to become a DEN STAR, and educators of all experience and expertise levels are welcome.
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Meet the DEN: Drey Keairnes

This week, we’d like you to meet Drey Keairnes, a Sasquatch hunting, trombone playing English Teacher from Schuyler, NE. Find out more in his Meet the DEN post.
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Connect with DE on Social Media

Wherever you are online, we’re there, too. Give us a follow to build your own personal learning network and stay in the loop for all the latest opportunities from Discovery Education.
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Did You Know: SOS Top Ten Series

Not sure which instructional strategy to choose? Check out our lists of Top Ten SOS: curated SOS strategies for addressing 21st Century Skills development, recommended strategies for grade ranges, subject areas, and more.
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#TryitTuesday: Fold, Learn, Draw

Support visual and kinesthetic learners and encourage collaboration while building vocabulary with this SOS strategy.
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Hot Topics: Literacy

With the goals of literacy being the ability to understand and be understood, Discovery Education Streaming provides resources that support both comprehension and communication.
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Meet the DEN: Tomika Altman-Lewis

This week, we’d like you to meet Tomika Altman-Lewis, a Skittles loving, Twilight Saga fan from Durham, North Carolina. Find out more in her Meet the DEN post.
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Did You Know: Educator Essentials

Whether you’re brand new to Discovery Education, looking for a refresher, or ready to recommit to digital integration, this curated content is essential to launching or continuing your Discovery Education journey.
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Be a leader: DEN Leadership Council

Do you want to contribute to the growth of the DEN Community and lead the movement towards purposeful digital integration? Be part of the DEN Leadership Council. Applications open until September 15.
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Hot Topics: Digital Citizenship

Digital citizenship presents unique opportunities and challenges for students to be safe and responsible members of the digital community. Discovery Education has tools, resources, and functions in a way that supports all facets of digital citizenship.
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Meet the DEN: Laudan Kirk

This week, we’d like you to meet Laudan Kirk, a world traveling, chocolate loving fan from Meridian, Idaho. Find out more in her Meet the DEN post.
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Did You Know? Resources for Student Exploration

Access resources for sharing Discovery Education with students, including ideas for exploring interests, research, organizing evidence, and communicating ideas.
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DEN Online Community: Explore

The DEN Community is here for you. Whether you’re searching for instructional ideas, interested in teacher-created resources, or connecting with other educators, there are lots of ways for you to get involved.
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#TryitTuesday: Four-to-One

With this instructional strategy, students consider four separate images in this and write a sentence about each one, then they convene to look for commonalities and create one sentence that incorporates all four images.
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Hot Topics: College and Career Readiness

Discovery Education supports college and career readiness by providing students resources to develop the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to succeed.
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Meet the DEN: Jay McKinney

This week, we’d like you to meet Jay McKinney, a shy, cross-fit active, detective series fan from Alexandria, LA. Find out more in his Meet the DEN post.
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Spotlight on Strategies: Packet Activity

Looking for ways to share SOS? Use this packet activity to introduce colleagues to Spotlight on Strategies – the research-based series of instructional strategies available in Discovery Education.
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Maximize Your DEN Experience

Not sure where to get started in the DEN Online Community? Take these steps to allow others to find and connect with you, engage in meaningful conversations about the topics that matter to you, and build your presence in the online community.
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#TryitTuesday: Vocabulary Quadrants

Students use the Frayer Map to represent their understanding of vocabulary words, supported by watching or reading media that includes the words.
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Hot Topics: Language Learners

Discovery Education provides many supports for all types of learners—including English Language Learners—through the use of instructional strategies and the features of multimodal text and resources.
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Meet the DEN: Kelli Recher

This week, we’d like you to meet Kelli Recher, a Law and Order addicted 5th/6th Grade Science Teacher from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Find out more in her Meet the DEN post.
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Did You Know? SOS-McREL Alignment

Our popular SOS instructional strategies are now aligned to McREL International’s 6-Phase Model of Learning. Check out the downloadable grid that shows all strategies by skill, media type, and learning goal.
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Online Learning Courses

Are you getting the most out of Discovery Education? Interactive, self-paced learning courses offer opportunities to maximize digital resources in your classroom.
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Hot Topics: STEM

Discovery Education Streaming provides content, instructional strategies, and digital tools that support STEM education and the P21 framework. Ask students to consider deep, real-world questions and collaborate with others to arrive at meaningful conclusions.
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#MotivationMonday Instructional Strategy: 4Cs

Students use the 4Cs (Connections, Challenges, Concepts, and Changes) to create a graphic organizer to support their thinking and responses to a piece of media.
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Meet the DEN: Rita Mortenson

This week, we’d like you to meet Rita Mortenson, a fun-loving, outgoing, look-on-the-bright-side, Technology and Learning Coach from Verona, Wisconsin. Find out more in her Meet the DEN post.
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Did You Know? DE in Action

Step inside the classrooms of Discovery Education Community members and learn how your peers are using digital media, hear how they solve problems, and experience Discovery Education through their eyes.
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Upcoming Professional Learning Events

Discovery Education understands the role vibrant professional learning communities play in supporting educators. Check out upcoming in-person, virtual, and blended learning events.
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Hot Topics: Differentiated Instruction

Learn how Discovery Education helps engage diverse learners by offering resources to help vary content, process, product, and learning environment.
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Featured Strategy: Table Top Texting

Use this digital integration strategy to help students improve communication skills as they think critically about and discuss video segments.
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Connect via Social Media

Your Discovery Education Community is having conversations all over social media. Find out how to join the discussion.
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Did You Know: Product Updates

You asked and we listened. Discovery Education Streaming and Techbook services have exciting new enhancements that facilitate collaboration, creativity, and student engagement, all while saving teachers time.
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Hot Topics: Literacy

Discovery Education features a wide variety of literacy supports. Incorporate our literacy resources and strategies to help your students build and strengthen these foundational reading, writing, and communication skills.
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