Author Archives: Steve Dembo


A modern take on a master storyteller

A modern take on a master storyteller

Few authors have been more influential to American literature than Ernest Hemingway. His body of work has created a legacy that is unmatched!  He proved that with just a few simple words, a writer can evoke powerful emotions. Hemingway lived here in Illinois, not far from the first house I owned.  The Ernest Hemingway Foundation


What does ‘digital learning’ look like?

One of the best parts of my job at Discovery is reviewing all the things people send to @DiscoveryEd on Twitter.  You find people sharing pics from their latest training, using the Techbook, conference presentations, and much more.  But my favorite tweets by far are the ones that have pictures of students learning with Discovery!  I

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Save the date for Spring VirtCon 2015!

Despite the gloomy report from the groundhog this year, we’re already thinking about springtime.  And when we think spring, we think Spring VirtCon!  April 25th, from 9am to 4pm ET, we’ll be broadcasting live from Discovery HQ and the theme will be Create, Collaborate and Celebrate.  In the next few weeks, we’ll be formally opening


Will you be attending NCTM Boston?

Are you attending the NCTM conference in Boston this year?  Or will you be in the Boston area between April 15-18?  If so, let us know by leaving a comment below!  We may be organizing a get-together during the conference and are trying to get a sense of how many people would be interested.  

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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,


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,


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