Daily Archives: October 10, 2013

New Mexico Educators: Experience the Excitement Sat. Nov. 2

New Mexico Educators: Experience the Excitement Sat. Nov. 2

As part of our commitment to transforming teaching and learning, Discovery Education invites you to a free, local learning and development opportunity, designed specifically for New Mexico classroom teachers, administrators, and support staff. This unique day of professional development will highlight creative ways to deliver world-class content and effective ways to evaluate student progress in

Chad’s Choices from the Community

As you hopefully already know, Connected Educator Month (CEM) is underway!  One of the goals behind Chad’s Choices is very similar to that of CEM – connect educators to each other, ideas, and resources.  With that being said, enjoy this week’s post.  In addition, take a look at the new section of the post –

DE Virtual Field Trips Build Powerful Connections

Looking for a great way to connect learners across grade levels and curriculum? Look no further than Discovery Education Virtual Field trips. The virtual field trips are free and offered during the school day so students can participate in real time. This week  Shorecrest Preparatory School held a virtual field trip event.  It was hosted

Discovery Education Student Advisory Board

We are pleased to announce that the Discovery Education Student Advisory Board is now taking applications for the 2013-2014 school year. All high school students with active Discovery Education accounts are invited to apply. The Discovery Education Student Advisory Board is a group of students in grades 9-12 from across North America engaged with digital

Learning Everywhere, All the Time

We’re thrilled to share with you a  guest post by Dr. Heath E. Morrison, superintendent of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. Shakespeare wrote with a quill. Stephen King writes on a computer (mostly). Sixty years ago, surgeons removed diseased organs with a scalpel. Today’s surgeons cut with a laser. When I was a boy, changing a transmission in a