Discovery Education

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  • Each time you log on, you will need to enter your user name and password.
  • Each time you log on, you will need to enter your user name and password.
  • To view the video before downloading it: Click the button to view the video; Wait for it to load Mac – Quicktime PC – Media Player
  • To view the video before downloading it: Click the button to view the video; Wait for it to load Mac – Quicktime PC – Media Player
  • To view the video before downloading it: Click the button to view the video; Wait for it to load Mac – Quicktime PC – Media Player
  • Downloading will begin Decide where to save the video: usually to a folder in My Documents
  • Saving video: Create a new folder; Give the folder a name, usually Streaming Video Double Click the new folder
  • Discovery Education

    1. 1. Discovery Education Presented By Tracey Coles
    2. 2. What Is Discovery Education? <ul><li>A comprehensive library of standards-based video that can be integrated into K-12 classroom lessons. </li></ul><ul><li>From core-curriculum subjects to health and P.E., there’s something for every teacher and every student. </li></ul><ul><li>It is never obsolete, video titles are constantly added throughout the year. </li></ul>
    3. 3. Why Discovery Education? <ul><li>Because we want to enhance our lessons and provide our students with concrete real-world experiences. </li></ul><ul><li>We want them to have the knowledge to understand other people, places, things, and most importantly ideas. </li></ul><ul><li>Our students should be engaged and experience first-hand what might not ordinarily be possible. </li></ul>
    4. 4. How Can I Do This? <ul><li>Videos can be accessed directly on the Internet, or they can be downloaded for future use. </li></ul><ul><li>Videos can be downloaded to any storage device such as disk, hard drive, or flash drive: when you want it you got it. </li></ul><ul><li>Once the video is downloaded, it can be played without being connected to the Internet. </li></ul>
    5. 5. Web Site www.discoveryeducation.com
    6. 6. Web Site Enter passcode
    7. 7. Sign Up Complete entire form Scroll
    8. 8. Success!!!! Click to log on
    9. 9. Log on Type in User Name & Password Click Login
    10. 10. Homepage Click Profile
    11. 11. Profile Personal Account Information
    12. 12. My Preferences Media Settings Subscriptions
    13. 13. Search Various search methods: Keyword, Advanced Search, Subject, Grade, Standards
    14. 14. Advanced Search
    15. 15. Search Results
    16. 16. Viewing Video Click the play button to view the video and wait for it to load.
    17. 17. Downloading Video Click the download button and select Save.
    18. 18. Downloading First window: Download begins Second window: Destination—decide where to save file
    19. 19. Saving video Create folder Rename: Streaming video Double Click new folder
    20. 20. Saving video New folder opens Name file Click Save
    21. 21. Saving video Now you wait…… Again!
    22. 22. Uses <ul><li>Add to PowerPoint presentations— insert menu </li></ul><ul><li>Visually enhance/explain concept— media player </li></ul><ul><li>Review— quiz </li></ul>Smart board
    23. 23. Add to PowerPoint Go to Insert Scroll to Movies and Sounds Scroll to Movie from File Click
    24. 24. Add to PowerPoint Locate saved video Double click folder
    25. 25. Add to PowerPoint Double Click selected video and decide
    26. 26. Added to PowerPoint
    27. 27. Hyperlinked <ul><li>With action button </li></ul>Go to Auto shapes Action button Choose Click button Draw on slide Action Buttons
    28. 28. Hyperlink: Action Button Action Settings window Click--Hyperlink to Scroll to--Other File Locate video Click OK
    29. 29. Hyperlink: Text/Graphic Highlight text or graphic Right click Scroll to Hyperlink Click
    30. 30. Hyperlink: Text/Graphic Locate video in Folder Click on video Click OK
    31. 31. Hyperlink: Text/Graphic Chemistry Video Linked text Changes color Is underlined Click link Media Player Opens Video begins
    32. 32. Windows Media Player Open Windows Media Player Go to File Open Locate Folder
    33. 33. Media Player Double click Streaming Video folder Select video Click Open Video begins
    34. 34. Media Player To view full screen: Go to View Scroll to Full Screen Click Esc to exit
    35. 35. Other Resources <ul><li>My Content </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher Center </li></ul><ul><li>Professional </li></ul><ul><li>Development </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom Resources </li></ul>
    36. 36. My Content Database of saved video resources Create personal folder
    37. 37. Teacher Center
    38. 38. Professional Development
    39. 39. Classroom Resources
    40. 40. My Builder Tools
    41. 41. My Classrooms
    42. 42. Discovery Educator Network
    43. 43. So Remember… <ul><li>Go to www.discoveryeducation.com </li></ul><ul><li>Enter your school’s eight-character passcode. You can get this from your school’s Media Specialist or ITRT. </li></ul><ul><li>Create your own username and password. </li></ul><ul><li>Log in with your username and password. </li></ul><ul><li>Search for videos, images, animations, audio files and more! </li></ul>
    44. 44. TIP Patience is the key to using United Streaming!

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