Thursday, November 4, 2010

What's New with GPB Digital Education and Discovery Education

Jennifer Dorman, Discovery Education 
Thursday 3:00 - 4:00 
Join us for an exploration of the latest updates to GPB Digital Education and Discovery Education. We'll take you behind the scenes as we show off the latest content, features, and resources to engage your 21st century learner.  
STRAND: Curriculum, Instruction, & Assessment AUDIENCE: General Interest TYPE: Concurrent for handouts
 Patrice Weaver-, 404-685-2563

Raising Readers- On GPB Site
Mission US- Interactive Game
ITUnes U- Type in Ga Public Broadcasting--Podcasts of prominent Ga Biographies- Free
GPB Also streams high school sporting events online
Education News-- Part of GPB now (
Will also come to school to do FTF streaming education classes-- Small groups during prep/planning periods
GPB on Facebook

Create a GPB account w/ passcode (See Sandi for Passcode) - bookmark your resources.  Shuffle the User if you move to a new building (5th Avenue).

GPB For Students- own account- teacher can assign content-- go to Teacher Center- upper left corner- Children's Online privacy protection act- module explains student access.  Upload students/ import multiple student accounts.  Sandi can send home parent letter- (also Spanish version).  Students will get assignments/ status of assignments/ writing prompts/ resources, etc.-- all assigned by teachers.

Set Stream Type to Flash
Download Type- Quick Time high, but download in Flash for activboard
Related Materials-- Teacher Guides, Quizzes, etc.
"More to Explore"- things you may want to see that relate.  (3-10 things)