Posts By Kyle Schutt

About Kyle Schutt

Since 2010 Kyle (@ktschutt) has worked for Discovery Education supporting one of the largest professional learning networks in the country, the Discovery Educator Network (DEN). He coordinates and delivers in-person and web-based professional development workshops and conferences for educators, as well as creates and produces Discovery Education’s virtual field-trips and classroom events.

  1. 5 Ways to Use Discovery Education – February Edition

    Monday evening was the first of our 5 Ways to Use Discovery Education webinar series.  Each month, we’ll be highlighting DEN Community members as they share 5 unique strategies, tools, or resources for using Discovery Education in your classroom.  In case you missed it, here are the educators that were spotlighted along with the resources […]

  2. Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge – students could win $15,000

    Students who enter a  video that promotes safe driving in 90 seconds or less, could win $15,000 cash and the opportunity to work with a Discovery Film Crew to re-shoot their entry video into a TV-ready PSA.   What do you have to do? Encourage 9-12 grade students to create a video that promotes safe driving in 90 […]

  3. Belk Service Learning Challenge – Want to go to ISTE for FREE?

    Each teacher with 3 or more video submissions could win a free trip to ISTE! Belk, ISTE, and Discovery Education have upped the ante this year.  Any teacher that submits at least 3 student videos will be entered to win a free trip to ISTE in Philadelphia this summer. What do you have to do? Encourage students in grades […]

  4. Livestream Announcement: Meet Sahil, America’s Top Young Scientist

    Meet Sahil, America’s Top Young Scientist February 24 at 1:00PM – 2:00PM EST Live from Pittsburgh, PA Meet Sahil Doshi, America’s 2014 Top Young Scientist. Inspired by the global energy crisis, Sahil developed an innovative new battery design called PolluCell and submitted his innovative idea to the 2014 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge. Chosen […]

  5. Achieve Energy Balance and Win $45k – Deadline 2/27/15

    Byline: Judy Lem Reposted from the NAEYC Blog With Energy Balance Pre-K, Your Kids Can Be Smart From the Start! Calories in, calories out. It’s that simple. Energy Balance is the balance of calories consumed from foods and beverages (Energy In) with calories burned from physical activity (Energy Out). When we maintain Energy Balance over […]

  6. 10 New K-6 Science Activities and Videos

                      The Siemens Science Day website offers a variety of tools and resources to help students learn science while having fun. You’ll find new, original hands-on activities and supporting videos, a teacher support center with best practice guides, monthly themes and an Ultimate Cool School sweepstakes. The […]

  7. Calling Teachers and Students: 10 Ways to Win for You and Your School

    Discovery Education offers educators, students, and schools a variety of FREE programs that offer content, tools, and resources for you covering topics from online safety and STEM, to health and wellness, teen driving, and more. These programs also provide the chance to WIN free grants and equipment to further support your goals and initiatives. Check out the […]

  8. 70 Years Ago, Today

    If you noticed Discovery airing programing like Schindler’s List and other holocaust related content over the past week, it’s no coincidence.  Today Discovery Communications is honoring International Holocaust Remembrance Day – which this year marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Last week, Joe posted a number of resources for teaching about the […]

  9. America’s Top Young Scientist might be one of your students!

    The Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge is calling all students in grades 5-8 for another year of groundbreaking science exploration. This exciting competition encourages students to apply critical problem solving skills in resolving a real-world problem, and creatively communicating their idea through a video submission. How can my students enter? To enter the competition, […]

  10. DEN Fit & Together Counts New Year’s Challenge

    Byline: Alison Schleede It is that time of year again!  Time to make those New Year resolutions!  If getting fit is one of your resolutions, please read on! The challenge to is to complete more than 10,000 steps/day for 21 days in any 4 week period between January 1, 2015 and February 28, 2015. The DEN Fit’s New […]

  11. Spread Holiday Cheer in Your Community to Win Up to $10,000!

    Spread Holiday Cheer in Your Community to Win Up to $10,000! Inspire your students to make a difference this holiday season with the Belk Service Learning Challenge. Entering the Challenge is easy! With the guidance of an educator, student teams in grades 6-8 are asked to identify an issue in their community, design an action plan to […]

  12. Are Your Students Safe Online?

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    Intel® Security and Discovery Education have teamed up to create the Intel® Security Digital Safety Program: Think Before You Link.  This initiative is designed to empower the next generation of digital citizens with the tools they need to make smart, secure, and responsible decisions online. After reviewing the site (http://www.thinkbeforeyoulinkinschool.com), I’ve highlighted a few activities that […]

  13. Do you teach Financial Education?

    Please tell us so by completing this link or the form below! You might recall the past few years when we’ve helped get the word out about the High School Business Challenge.  This year we want to hear from educators that incorporate financial literacy into their classrooms.  Complete the form and we may reach out to you to provide […]

  14. DEN STARs: Get Science Techbook courtesy of 3M

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    Dear STAR Discovery Educator, Thank you for your active participation in the Discovery Educator Network.  Discovery Education and 3M are excited to offer the Discovery Education Science Techbook to 300 DEN STARs for the rest of the 2014-2015 school year (ending June 30, 2015). You can sign-up and access this promotion by logging into Discovery Education and […]

  15. Tundra Connections Math Challenge

    If you haven’t heard, the DEN is once again partnering with Polar Bears International for their 2014 Tundra Connections program.  Learn more and register from my previous blog post here: http://links.discoveryeducation.com/polarbears2014 To prepare for the Thursday, October 30 webcast at 1pm ET, we invite you and your students to participate in our Math Challenge.  Our goal is to […]

  16. Congratulations to Sahil Doshi – America’s 2014 Top Young Scientist

      Congratulations to Sahil Doshi – America’s 2014 Top Young Scientist   The 2014 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge is in the books and the results are in – Sahil Doshi of Pittsburgh, PA, is America’s 2014 Top Young Scientist! This week, Sahil and 9 other incredible finalists came together in St. Paul, MN, […]

  17. The Belk Service Learning Challenge Is Back and Bigger Than Ever

      The Belk Service Learning Challenge is Now Open for Entries Submit a Video Today! Join Belk, Discovery Education and the International Society for Technology in Education as they celebrate another year of service learning with the Belk Service Learning Challenge! The Challenge invites student teams in grades 6-8—with the guidance of an educator—to identify an issue in their […]

  18. Bringing Polar Bears to your Classroom!

    The DEN team is again partnering with Polar Bears International for their Tundra Connections program; bringing live, free webcasts from the tundra to your classroom during the annual polar bear migration in Churchill, Manitoba.  Soon, I’ll be packing my bags and headed to the Polar Bear Capital of the World.  I hope you and your students […]

  19. Join Us Live on National Manufacturing Day!

      Join Us Live on National Manufacturing Day! Connect Students to STEM in Action from a Working Aluminum Plant   October 3rd, 1PM EST / 10AM PST    Celebrate National Manufacturing Day with a fascinating interactive LIVE Virtual Field Trip to Alcoa Davenport, a high-tech aluminum manufacturing plant on the banks of the Mississippi River. […]

  20. Enter the Auschwitz: The Past is Present ITeach Professional Development Contest Today

    The USC Shoah Foundation and Discovery Education present Auschwitz: The Past is Present ITeach Professional Development Contest Enter today for your chance to join an international group of educators on a once-in-a-lifetime professional development experience taking place in Poland on January 24-27, 2015 to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Enter today […]