Author Archives: Steve Dembo

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One Idea With: North Carolina’s Dr. Mark Edwards, Superintendent, Mooresville Graded School District

In this installment of One Idea With: Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews Mooresville Graded School District’s Superintendent Dr. Mark Edwards. Leader of a school district dedicated to preparing every child, every day, to be successful and responsible citizens in a global workplace and community, Dr. Edwards’ One Idea focuses on the importance of building

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EdmodoCon 2014 is coming!

Next week Edmodo will be hosting their latest EdmodoCon, a virtual conference that celebrates teachers and students connecting each other through social networking.  I’ve attended several in the past, but this year I’m thrilled to share that I’ll be participating as the closing keynote!  Edmodo has always been one of my favorite web tools because

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Event of the Week featuring Chelsei Fox

Some events are up close and personal, with just a few educators getting together over lunch.  And others are a little more… international. This week, our Event of the Week was submitted by Chelsei Fox!  She had the honor of being one of the educators representing the United States at the Microsoft in Education Global

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DEN Event of the Week: VirtCon Edition!

This week, we take a look back at the Spring VirtCon.  More than 3000 educators took the time to attend, but I’d like to focus our attention on the people that really make this event exceptional amongst other forms of virtual PD:  The people who hosted the dozens of face to face events around North

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Good News from Discovery Education

Discovery Education’s mission is to celebrate and support the millions of dedicated professionals around the world who have made teaching their life’s work. As such, we share your concerns with the ID program “Bad Teachers.” Discovery Communications operates over 200 channels worldwide and 14 in the US, including the entertainment channel ID. The program “Bad

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Event of the Week: STARring Fran Mauney

Every month, hundreds of STAR events are reported in.  As a team, we love reviewing the amazing things we see our community doing and sharing them throughout the company.  However, we recently realized that we don’t often take the time to share these individual STAR events out with all of you.  Therefore, I’m thrilled to

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