Principal Update: 4/25/15

 Greetings Discovery Principals! There’s one more week to apply for our FREE professional development and networking event the DEN Summer Institute Principal Summit. We hope that you’ll join us for this transformative learning event. This week’s update includes Trending Articles: 3 Ways Technology Should Be Reinventing Rural Education, Kindergartners Who Share iPads May Perform Better, […]

Fun Fact Friday: ISSelfie, Star Trek Style!


If you read last week’s Fun Fact Friday, you already know that the ISSpresso coffee maker was launched into space, and due to dock with the International Space Station. What you might not know is what the machine’s intended recipient, astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti, wore to greet its arrival! Cristoforetti donned a uniform from the television […]

Wednesday Blog Hiatus

Hello everyone! We’ll be taking a break from Wednesday blog posts for a while, but don’t worry! We’re still here to answer your questions by phone, email, Twitter, and chat, and we’re working on tons of other projects. Make sure to keep your eyes open for more episodes of our Support YouTube series, Discovery Education […]

One Idea With: Cheryl Scott Williams, Executive Director, Learning First Alliance

In this installment of One Idea With: Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews Cheryl Scott Williams, Executive Director of the Learning First Alliance. The Learning First Alliance (LFA) is a partnership of leading education organizations representing more than 10 million members dedicated to improving student learning in America’s public schools. LFA share’s examples of success, […]

Fun Fact Friday: Coffee In Space


Did you know that a coffee maker was recently launched into space? It’s true! Bound for the International Space Station (ISS), the SpaceX supply ship carries a variety of necessities for the orbiting astronauts. One of those items is the ISSpresso, a coffee maker specially made to operate in space. According to a NASA document, […]