Author Archives: Steve Dembo

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Math: What does it mean to win?

Join us tomorrow at 1pm ET as a panel of experts from diverse fields discusses the wide-ranging implications of math achievement in the United States. Following the panel, and then stay tuned for the formal launch of Math Techbook™, the latest in breakthrough digital textbooks from Discovery Education. For a look at the full agenda,

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Ready to be inspired? Join us for the Siemens Innovator’s Lounge!

We’d like to invite you to join Discovery Education and the Siemens Foundation on Decemer 8th at 6:30 pm E/T for an exclusive webcast event with some of today’s most compelling innovators, entrepreneurs and thought-leaders whose innovations have changed the way we live and made the world a better place. Hear personal stories of inspiration,

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Inventions and their Impact, LIVE from Eanes ISD

On Wednesday, November 12 from 12-1 p.m., we will be broadcasting from Eanes ISD’s Hill Country Middle School for the latest in our Social Studies Techbook LIVE series!  Our Social Studies Techbook is a complete digital solution that replaces traditional textbooks and features dynamic digital content for courses including United States History, World History and World Geography

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End Math Nightmares!

By Rafranz Davis, Math Blogger The mere mention of the “m” word (math), to some students draws shivers far reaching than the scariest of horror movies. This feeling of deep angst when it comes to math is so common that if a crowded room of learners were polled about their self-perception concerning mathematics, the expected result

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Leadership in the Age of Connectedness

Jannita posted yesterday about our new lineup for the Leadership@Now webinar series.  While every one of them will be incredible for school leaders to attend, I have to admit I’m thrilled to be hosting the first one on October 20th, Leadership in the Age of Connectedness.  It’s a perfect tie in to Connected Educator Month, and

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“My Hero Is…” Contest

Engage your classrooms this Veteran’s Day with a unique opportunity from Discovery Education. The “My Hero Is” contest, brought to you in partnership with American Heroes Channel and National Military Families Association, gets schools involved by honoring local military heroes via student-created tribute videos. The school with the largest number of videos submitted will receive

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Dinopedia is unleashed!

I’d ask if your students are obsessed with dinosaurs, but what student isn’t?  Nothing captures the imagination like studying the prehistoric beasts that once dominated our planet.  This is why I’m so excited about the release of Discovery’s newest book, Dinopedia!  It’s the latest in the Opedia series that includes Snakeopedia, Sharkopedia and Bugopedia (coming in 2015),

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