Discovery LearningTraining led by: Missy Halcott October 5, 2010
What is Discovery Education?• Web-based digital video-based learning resource – Over 10,000 full-length videos – Over 75,000 video segments• Classroom Tools/Resources – Assignment/Quiz/Writing Prompt Builder – Sound Effects – Etc.
District Expectations and Policies1) No full length videos2) Obey all copyright laws3) Save downloaded material to the J: drive4) No Streaming materials during the day5) Downloading will take place only before and after school hours Prior to 7:30 am After 3:30 pm
Report to the following site:http://my.discoveryeducation.com/
How to Log In:WYT_(network user name) Example: WYT_mkhalcottPassword: video101
How to Search1) Keyword search A. Boolean: ex “Grimm’s Fairy Tales” B. Searches title and description of videos2) Advance search3) Adding/Deleting Filters4) Limiting results displayed5) Roll over title of video
When I find video I like:• Add to My Content• Creating Folders in My Content – Helps organize clips – By subject – This is the “shopping cart”
Downloading Clips:• Not after 7:30 am (this includes streaming)• Not before 3:30 pm• File Format: Windows media recommended• RIGHT CLICK on download icon• Select: save target as• Then save to J drive• Discovery Education file folder