Author Archives: Porter Palmer

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Free Interactive Training Courses

Free Interactive Training Courses

Whether you are new to our community or looking for ways to enhance your experience, we’ve created five interactive sessions to guide you through new and dynamic features of Discovery Education. They include effective and creative integration strategies you can use immediately to actively engage your students in the learning process. Each course addresses one component of


Attn: Houston Area Educators! Share Fair is Feb. 7

SHARE FAIR / STEMosphere HOUSTON: Saturday, February 7, 2015 at Fort Bend ISD’s Ridge Point High School from 9am until 4pm – Register Now! A free STEM Professional Development and Community Event Join us at Houston Share Fair on February 7, 2015! Educators and administrators register here: Share Fair is a FREE event that provides a place for


Survey Says: Creativity!

You spoke; we listened. And, to celebrate and support you we designed the Survey Says webinar series. The first one is coming up in just a few weeks and I didn’t want to delay getting the word out to you while I’m setting the rest of them up for the year. Join us February 19


Brain Breaks with GoNoodle

This morning I was going through my Facebook feed like I do every single morning. Virginia STAR Discovery Educator Kat Staton shared an article by our friends at Edutopia, Energy and Calm: Brain Breaks and Focused-Attention Practices. The author says, “When we take a brain break, it refreshes our thinking and helps us discover another solution


Dear DEN: Where is my STAR status?

Greetings, my friends! We regularly get emails from community members asking great questions so I thought I’d start a periodic series that answers them. I think that if one person has a question and takes time to ask, there have to be others wondering the same thing silently. Discovery Education has been rolling out updates to My


Meet us at PETE&C: Feb. 8, 2015

Join your Discovery Educator Network (DEN) team for a full-day pre-conference extravaganza as we launch the 2015 DENapalooza Tour: A Spotlight on Strategies at PETE&C. Sunday, February 8, 2015 9am – 4pm ET Teachers and administrators will have the opportunity to connect with and learn from each other, as well as our fantastic lineup of presenters, around the