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Spring 2013 Webinar Series

 

Discovery Education has assembled a team of experts to discuss some current trends in education. Over the course of six webinars, we dive into topics related to teaching and learning with digital resources. Explore the challenges (and joys!) facing today's teachers, Common Core assessments, Mobile Devices, and STEM education. We also cover a comprehensive review of Discovery Education Streaming with a focus on our newest content and features.

 

Discovery Education
Streaming 101

Join us as we focus on the essential fundamentals for effective instruction with Discovery Education. In this webinar, we will model strategies for exploring your favorite content, as well as the newest features and resources available through Discovery Education Streaming. Learn how to utilize digital media to engage learners with diverse learning styles and educational needs.





 

 


Engaging Students with Discovery Education

Put the power of learning at your students fingertips through Discovery Education’s Student Center. With unique logins students can browse grade-specific content and access personalized assignments anywhere they have internet access. In this webinar we will demonstrate new ways teachers can deliver resources to motivate students, engage higher order thinking, and achieve curriculum learning goals with the support of the Classroom Manager.





 

 

Discovery Education and the iPad Tablet

Computers are all the rage these days. At the forefront of this trend stands the iPad.  Join us as we explore techniques for building a mobile learning toolkit powered by Discovery Education content. We’ll provide tips for accessing Discovery Education content and demonstrate ways to shift our focus from consuming content to creating content on the iPad. Come prepared to share a few of your favorite apps too!





 

 

Whatever Happened to Joy? Teaching in a Digital World

With all the focus on standards, assessment and core curriculum we sometimes forget that joy is not an ends to a means but it's important and essential to develop life long learning. This session will ask us to examine our own practices and explore what it means to truly create and model joyful learning experiences for our students.







 

 

Not So Common, Common Core Assessments

Many educators are looking for ways to continuously assess students' mastery of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). This session will explore the use of Discovery Education tools and resources for assessing student proficiency and growth. In addition to learning about the Discovery Education Common Core Assessments, participants will explore ways to integrate digital media to obtain actionable data about their students.





 

 

STEM-ulating Curiosity

Are you working to put real-world, problem-based learning and STEM into your lessons? Join this session to learn ways to use Discovery Education Streaming assets to engage your students and increase their critical thinking and problem solving experiences. Learn how Discovery assets lend themselves to Common Core literacy and math standards, as well as science content standards.