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. Toyota TeenDrive365 – Vote now for your favorite student video

    Starting today, April 16th through April 30, we invite you to visit to view the TeenDrive365 Video Challenge top 10 videos to place your vote for the People’s Choice award. Over 1,000 entries were submitted this year as part of the challenge. The top ten finalists’ videos, some humorous in tone with others more poignant in nature, address […]

  2. Livestream Announcement: Inspiring Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow

    Invite your class to join Discovery Education and Chobani for a live panel discussion exploring the role of entrepreneurs in today’s world. Don’t miss this special opportunity to hear from real-world entrepreneurs, including Chobani’s Founder and CEO Hamdi Ulukaya, as they share what it means to be an entrepreneur, and how passion and innovation can […]

  3. The Incredible Egg Sweepstakes – enter daily through April 17

     Enter The Incredible Egg Sweepstakes Today! Elementary educators nationwide are invited to enter The Incredible Egg Sweepstakes daily, now through April 17, 2015 for their chance to win up to $5,000 for classroom resources! Our Egg-cellent Resources! Explore the Farm-to-Table journey with your K-5 students, using various resources provided by Education Station. Interactive Lesson Plan […]

  4. Livestream Announcement: Live From the Farm – Technology, Soil Science and MORE!

    Students Will Learn How Nutrients and Modern Technology Impact the Planting and Harvesting Seasons on a Working Farm Did you know that the United Nations declared 2015 as the International Year of Soils? Join us LIVE from Bomke’s Farm in Springfield, IL as Discovery Education and the Nutrients for Life Foundation celebrate all things soil!  From […]

  5. FREE resources from Recipe For Innovation

      Make Innovation a Key Ingredient in Your Classroom This Spring with free resources from Recipe For Innovation! Springtime is here, and there is no better time to infuse the spirit of innovation into your K-12 classroom. Start your classroom journey with a trip to where you’ll find free resources, student interactives and virtual field […]

  6. Discovery Education Virtual Field Trips

    Don’t miss an opportunity to transport your students into exciting places featuring fascinating people and careers.  Take a look below for some of our upcoming events, or browse our archived events by following the directions below.     Dates: 4-23-15 at 1pm ET Title: Live From the Farm: Technology, Soil Science and MORE! Suggested Grade Levels: 6-8 Description: Tune in […]

  7. Financial Literacy in the Classroom

    At Discovery Education we’re eager to learn about and stay ahead of trends in education. Financial literacy is one topic that we’ve noticed being talked about more and more in education circles. We’d like to get an understanding of how financial literacy is currently being taught (or not taught) among our community members.  If you have 10 minutes, […]

  8. Ford’s Theatre 150 VFT: Calling For Student Questions

    Earlier this month we invited you to join us LIVE on March 26, 2015 at 1pm ET for a virtual field trip to Ford’s Theatre.  In addition to registering, we’d like to invite you to submit a question using the questions box on the homepage, or to send us a video of one of your […]

  9. Livestream Announcement: Ford’s Theatre 150 Virtual Field Trip

    Deepen Your Students’ Understanding of Lincoln’s Legacy  and the Events Surrounding His Assassination    Join Discovery Education and Ford’s Theatre on Thursday, March 26 at 1PM EST for a unique, virtual event offered as part of the commemorative programming planned for Ford’s 150: Remembering the Lincoln Assassination, a series of events marking 150 years since the […]

  10. Livestream Announcement: Virtual Tour of a Working Egg Farm!

    Don’t Miss Your Chance to Transport Your Students to a Working Egg Farm! Discovery Education and the American Egg Board have joined forces to give your K-5 students a behind-the-scenes look at Creighton Brothers Farms in Atwood, Indiana. Join us as we explore the ecosystem and food webs of an egg farm and discover how […]

  11. Less than Two Weeks Left to WIN $30,000 and a New Playground!

    Less Than Two Weeks Left to WIN $30,000 and a New Playground! Promote active, healthy lifestyles in school and at home, by entering the Healthy Playground Makeover Sweepstakes, brought to you by Discovery Education and Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation’s Together Counts™ initiative.   Two Grand Prize Winners will receive a $30,000 grant and a new […]

  12. NOW LIVE: Dig a Little Deeper Virtual Lab

    The Dig into Mining  program is excited to introduce a new learning simulation focused on the exploration phase of mining. Students will immerse themselves in various careers to determine the best location to find copper. Dig Into Mining is a three-year middle school program designed to spotlight metals (such as copper), and their social, environmental and economic […]

  13. 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 […]

  14. 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 […]

  15. 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 […]

  16. 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 […]

  17. 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 […]

  18. 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 […]

  19. 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 […]

  20. 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 […]

  21. 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, […]