Posts By Emily Engelman

  1. Upcoming DE Webinars

    Register today for two of our upcoming webinars! Story of Learning: Digital Storytelling with Discovery Education STREAMING 11/8 7:00 pm Constructing stories requires deep understanding not just of discrete facts and knowledge, but also of the rich context of that information. Join us for an exploration of the creative ways to engage students across the […]

  2. Support Spooktacular

    To celebrate Halloween, the Support team dressed up (well, some of us)  and got together to share delicious home and store bought treats and most importantly, Halloween Candy! Michael and Erica dressed up for the day: Featuring Green Hornet and Kato… HAPPY HALLOWEEN!  How did you celebrate in your classroom?  

  3. How to view Archived Webinars

    If you have ever seen a webinar advertised through the Professional Development section of Discovery Education, but were not able to attend, you are in luck! You can access all Archived Webinars through our site. Now available are several presentations that were featured in Streamathon 2011, including two webinars from Bill and Emily on the […]

  4. Getting started with the STUDENT CENTER

    What is the student center? It’s a great way for students to complete task (assignments, quizzes, watch videos, etc) assigned by their teacher and conduct research. Students can access the student center by logging in at Discovery Education with a username and password, created for the student by a teacher or administrator.   1. Customize! […]

  5. Upcoming: DEN Virtual Conference – TECH or TREAT

    Saturday, October 22, 2011 — 9 AM to 3 PM ET The Discovery Educator Network (DEN) Fall Virtual Conference is a free professional development event for educators to learn about the most effective ways to integrate digital media into their instructional practices. Our focus for this fall’s Tech or Treat virtual conference is on digital […]

  6. Upcoming Webinar: Making A Difference Through Conservation with Dave Salmoni

    Making A Difference Through Conservation with Dave Salmoni Wednesday, October 19, 2011 1:30 pm Dave Salmoni, Animal Planet’s apex predator expert and host of a number of Animal Planet and Discovery Channel programs including Into the Pride and Into the Lions Den, will teach students about the relationship between animals, humans and the environment and […]

  7. Back to School Webinar Series: Connect your classroom with Discovery Education

    Back to School with Discovery Education: Maximizing student engagement using Discovery Education. Register for the session on  September 29, 2011 at 7pm EST: Are you looking for new ways to engage your students with Discovery Education? Why not put the power of learning at their fingertips through our redesigned Student Center. With unique logins students […]

  8. Last but not least, meet Kevin!

    Kevin graduated from Christopher Newport University in 2008 with a degree in Psychology.  He loves movies, football, lacrosse, and hanging out with his family and friends.  He has a two year old Retriever mix named Taylor, who is the cutest/sweetest dog ever!  When not at work, Kevin likes to stay active and goes hiking and […]

  9. Meet Jennifer on our Level 1 Support Team!

    Over the Summer we made some changes at Discovery Education, including adding some new members on the Level 1 team.  At the end of this week we will be introducing Jen, Walid and Kevin. Jennifer has been with Discovery Education for just about 3 months now. She is a Licensed Practioner Nurse, Certified Health and Dance […]

  10. Back to School: New Content now available for streaming users!

    Our content team is continuously working to update content available to all Discovery Education users. Here are some of our most recently added series for streaming users… The PBS NewsHour: Bin Laden Death a ‘Very Big Victory,’ But Not ‘Happily Ever After’ Jim Lehrer discusses the impact of Osama bin Laden’s death on U.S. foreign […]

  11. Back to School: Top 10 Bulk Upload Questions

    Are you getting ready to attack the task of doing a Bulk Import/Update Classes? Here are some user friendly TIPS to help you succeed! 1. How do I contact Assessments directly? The direct number for Assessment Support is (866) 814-6685. 2. Which Student Template  should I use? Basic or Advanced? In most cases, streaming users […]

  12. Back to School: Bulk Import, Providing your Students and Teachers access to DE

    We’re going to start our Back to School series with a more in depth look into our newest feature for DE admins, the Bulk Import/Update Classes tool.  This tool can be used to provide your students and teachers access to Discovery Education Streaming as well as to assign them to classes you have created. Creating […]

  13. Global Corporate Challenge Update

    About 15 weeks ago, 7 Discovery Education employees formed “Team Stream” to compete in the Global Corporate Challenge.  In summary, the GCC consists of the team tracking each of their steps with use of a pedometer and together trying to get the most steps and travel the furthest on the virtual map. We started out […]

  14. New Webinars – DEN Summer School 2011

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    Join our DEN team starting August 1 for the DEN Summer School Series! Participants will explore how to use a variety of Web 2.0 applications, to engage students and help them communicate their knowledge including creatively publishing media-rich digital stories using editable and copyright friendly content from Discovery Education. These sessions will range from; “Introducing […]

  15. DE Support Field Day Extravaganza!

    The end of last month, the Level 1 Support team challenged the Marketing team (reinforced by Level 2 support) to a friendly Summer Field Day! Complete with water balloon tosses and Frisbee Golf! Our most challenging game, “Crossing the Great Divide”, which required both teams to stand in a line with all team members feet […]