Posts By Karen Sanders

  1. And the Winner Is…

    Last night’s election capped a season of intense political campaigning that culminated in four more years for our sitting President, Barack Obama.  While I was surprised that a winner was declared before I went to sleep, I couldn’t quite manage to stay awake to hear the acceptance and concession speeches.  My 5th grader also wanted […]

  2. We Remember

    Most Americans remember exactly where they were and the unfolding of events on that clear September morning 11 years ago.  Living in the DC metropolitan area, the impact of the day could not be ignored as the airspace where passenger jets flew by every day without much notice on my part were replaced by fighter […]

  3. And the Winners Are…

    So, I’m not afraid to admit it–I’m a pretty competitive person.  When I was in school, I always liked contests and prizes  (Ok, I still do).  Sometimes the activities would be so much fun that we wouldn’t even realize that we were learning.  Now I like to translate that competitive spirit to my employees (and […]

  4. Recap: 9.11 Rise Reconnect and Remember

      To commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11, Discovery Education partnered with classrooms nationwide to tell stories of hope, resilience and the rebuilding of Ground Zero. In partnership with Discovery Channel and SCIENCE, Discovery Education engaged students the world over—many of whom were not yet born or who were very young at the time of […]

  5. Tune In — streamathon 2011 coming September 14th

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      The 6th annual streamathon is right around the corner on September 14th.  Have a look at all the great events on the schedule and register at http://links.discoveryeducation.com/streamathon2011 today. What’s a streamathon you ask?  Try 11 straight hours of tips, tricks and information-packed webinar sessions to bring you to the head of the class when it […]

  6. Tune In — 9.11 Rise, Reconnect and Remember

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    Discovery Education, in partnership with Tribute WTC Visitor Center, is proud to engage students with exclusive curricular content, digital lesson plans and live webcasts in commemoration of the tenth anniversary of September 11, 2001. Discovery Education will host four events in cities closely affected by the events of that day. We invite you to register […]

  7. Discover Your Impact (June 17, 2011)

    What type of impact can you have on your local community?  Customer Ops employees had an opportunity to find out as we joined over 3000 Discovery employees internationally who participated in the second annual “Discover Your Impact Day” and volunteered at numerous projects local to their respective offices. I caught up with about 100 of […]