Author Archives: Steve Dembo


Join us LIVE from DENSI2015!

Join us LIVE from DENSI2015!

WIll you be #NOTatDENSI this year?  There’s still plenty of ways to participate!  On both Tuesday and Wednesday, we’ll be broadcasting LIVE from DENSI2015 and would love to have you join us! No need to register, just join us at the official DENSI2015 Livestream page.   The schedule is below, or you can find the


Happy Pi Day!

Posted on behalf of Jeffery Baugus This year’s Pi Day celebration will truly be a once-in-a-lifetime event! Each year, math enthusiasts and educators around the globe celebrate March 14th (3/14) as a time to teach about pi, the ratio of circumference to diameter on a circle. But in 2015, the digits of the date of


Reflections and Learnings from the 2015 AASA Conference

Posted on behalf of Dwight Jones, Discovery Education Superintendent in Residence One of the best parts of my role as Discovery Education’s Superintendent in Residence is that I am able to travel around the country and meet with the talented district leaders transforming education with digital content and professional development.  Recently, my travels took me to the annual AASA conference in San Diego.  While


Everything you need to know to host a VirtCon Viewing Party!

We all love free professional development.  And we all love spending the day at home in our pajamas.  While there’s nothing wrong with enjoying the Spring VirtCon on the sofa with your slippers on, it can’t compare to hosting your own Viewing Party!   Whether you’re a seasoned vet of previous VirtCons, or a first time host,


Connect K-12 with Higher Ed at the Bridges Conference

Last year I had the distinct pleasure to attend a conference unlike any other I’ve attended in recent history.  The Bridges Conference in beautiful Cape May, NJ aims to increase partnerships between higher education and K-12 education.  The conference is designed to showcase these unique partnerships and to share ideas on project planning and implementation.  I’m


Creating Teacher Leaders in Baltimore

Earlier this month, we announced a partnership with Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) to support the school system’s digital conversion, called Students & Teachers Accessing Tomorrow (S.T.A.T.). As part of the initiative, Discovery Education President and CEO Bill Goodwyn visited Church Lane Elementary Technology in Baltimore, a S.T.A.T. Lighthouse School, to implement Teacher Leader Corps,