Posts By Steve Dembo

About Steve Dembo

Steve is the Director of Online Community and Social Media Strategy for Discovery Education. He enjoys blogging about long walks on the beach

  1. Chad’s Choices for the Community

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    Time for another edition of Chad’s Steve’s Choices for the Community!  No, this isn’t a hostile takeover, I just didn’t think it fair that Chad gets to hog all the fun!  So this week, I’ve spent countless hours scouring the blogs and Twitterverse and aggregated together some of the most interesting nuggets.  From articles to infographics, […]

  2. Of the People: LIVE from the White House!

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    Register Today for Of the People: Live from the White House December 16 at 1PM ET Join Discovery Education as we launch Of the People: Live from the White House, a virtual field trip series broadcast directly from the White House. Transport students to Washington, D.C. for a behind-the-scenes look at the people, places, and […]

  3. Gain an EDGE on leading the digital transition!

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    We are proud to once again partner with Wilkes University to create the EDGE program, 12-credit Letter of Endorsement that provides a quick pathway to expertise in emerging technologies.  EDGE stands for Emerging trends and technologies Digital transition Graduate Level Endorsed skillset Whether you’re considering a master’s degree or you already have one and want […]

  4. White House Student Film Festival!

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    Jeanette just posted over on the Discovery Student Network blog details about the upcoming White House Student Film Festival. The White House recently announced the first ever Student Film Festival and we think you should enter! Why? Because the festival specifically challenges students to create “videos that highlight the power of technology in schools.” Videos […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. One Community, Five Voices

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    Digital transformation in our school systems can’t happen without the support of an entire community. Administrators, principals, teachers, parents, students, and communities must work together to create and sustain a culture of change. During the week of September 23, Discovery Education will be hosting five virtual events from around the country featuring the voices of […]

  7. Join the White House for a National “Show and Tell”

    On Thursday, President Obama is headed to Mooresville, North Carolina to see firsthand how one middle school is developing a cutting edge curriculum that embraces technology and digital learning. As soon as that event concludes, the administration is hosting a national virtual “show and tell” with high tech schools from the Science Leadership Academy in Philadelphia, PA […]

  8. Summer Learnin’, A Hangout with Kathy Schrock

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    Monday, June 3rd, 7PM ET – Register here! Join Kathy Schrock and faculty members of the Discovery Education/Wilkes University Instructional Media team as they share some of the best Summer Learnin’ opportunities for you to take advantage of! From MOOC’s to EdCamps, classes and conferences, you’ll discover exciting ways to keep the heat on throughout […]

  9. Introducing Discovery Education STEM Camp

    We know that learning doesn’t stop when the class bell rings.  After-school hours and summer months provide rich opportunities to keep students engaged, excited, and inspired.  We also know that too often, unequal access to summer and after-school learning opportunities contribute to disparities in student achievement. As part of our commitment to effective STEM education […]

  10. DEN Spring VirtCon: That’s a wrap!

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    Twice a year we host a virtual conference.  And each time, when the event is over, I walk away shaking my head in admiration. I admire the presenters, who take the time to put together these phenomenal presentations.  They learn a new platform, put themselves out there in front of hundreds of educators, and spend […]

  11. Breaking news! The next Techbook from DE will be… MATH

    First we revolutionized the curriculum world with our Science Techbook.  Then we took what we learned and applied it to Social Studies.  So what’s next?? MATH. The formal announcement was just posted: The innovative line of Techbooks are revolutionizing education by removing barriers to learning and utilizing new technology to adapt lesson plans to student’s […]

  12. Blast off!

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    Blast off! Our friends at Connect a Million Minds are hosting an out-of-this-world sweepstakes that could have you and your family visiting a historic NASA space shuttle. To enter: 1) Go to http://www.connectamillionminds.com/3-2-1-pledge now through February 28th at 12PM ET 2) Take the Connect a Million Minds pledge to connect young people to the wonders of STEM […]

  13. PBL Hangout with Kathy Schrock!

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      Thursday, March 14th at 7pm ET REGISTER Join Kathy Schrock and project based learning experts Ginger Lewman and Cynthia Treichler as they discuss authentic learning models and talk about successful practices that can be used to support whichever pedagogical model you would like to implement! What types of project based learning is there and […]

  14. Oh DEN, how do I love thee?

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    Let me count the ways…. One:  I love the company.  And I’m not just saying that because I work for them.  Day after month after year, this company has demonstrated that they’re in the education space for the RIGHT reasons.  When we have meetings about new products and ideas, it’s never a conversation about “How […]

  15. Join us in The DEN Zone!

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    We are thrilled to announce the newly launched and much improved DEN podcast, officially known as The DEN Zone!  The DEN and the BAM Radio Network have teamed up to produce a new podcast series hosted by DEN Guru, David Fisher.  Every other week, David will bring the voices of the DE community straight to […]

  16. Help us rise in the ranks of the Teach100!

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    You a fan of the DEN blogs? Think we’re the #1 education community blog out there? We do too! Which is why we’re thrilled to be ranked on the Teach100 list, a daily ranking of education blogs.  There are a slew of great blogs on there, including some good friends of the DEN.  But there’s […]

  17. 500,000,000 digital learning resources delivered… 1 grand prize winner!

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    Discovery Education has just delivered our 500 millionth digital learning resource, a milestone that highlights our commitment to transforming teaching and learning in classrooms across the world! Congratulations Sabrina Blankenship, a 3rd grade teacher from Wakefield Elementary School in Sherman ISD, Texas for viewing our 500 millionth digital learning resource! Sabrina has won 1 free […]

  18. Google Chromebooks in Education

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    When it comes to educational hardware decisions, there are a lot of choices out there.  From document cameras and interactive whiteboards to laptops and mobile devices, sometimes it’s hard to tell where to look. Of course, couple this with the myriad of operating systems and software applications and the picture can get even fuzzier.  Sometimes […]