Author Archives: Karen Goldman

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Be a STAR!

Be a STAR!

Already a STAR? Maintain Your STAR Status for 2011-2012! Make sure you keep your STAR status. We’ve added a couple other options to help you demonstrate how you actively contribute to the community.There are several ways to stay active: Report at least two events from this past school year Report one event and upload a

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Welcome DEN STAR Suzanne Greenlaw

What school do you work at and what is your title and role? I teach at Middleton Regional High School in the beautiful Annapolis Valley, NS for the Annapolis Valley Regional School Board.  I teach senior high technology and senior high math, the specific courses this year being: Communications Technology 11, Multimedia 12, Film and

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SEATCA Conference

Tom Metuzals, Discovery Education Canada We just returned from an amazing conference, the Southeastern Alberta Teachers’ Convention Association, SEATCA Conference on February 24th & 25th in Medicine Hat, Alberta.  Not only did Tom Metuzals and Karen Goldman exhibit at the event but we shared Discovery Education Canada STREAMING at two presentations. We shared all of the fabulous

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Highlighting Discovery Education Staff: John Risinger

John Risinger and a friend Tell me about your role/roles at Discovery. Working for Discovery Communications for nearly 13 years, my roles have changed dramatically and often.  And I wouldn’t want it any other way.  As Vice President of Sales and Marketing, my responsibilities include partnering with Canadian schools, focusing heavily on the Maritimes and

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Register for the Quest for Curiosity!

Join the challenge!  What sparks your curiosity?  Are you supporting your students’ inquisitive minds?  No matter the grade you teach or the academic focus of your classroom, the Quest for Curiosity is a great challenge that will engage your students in a journey that will help them harness the skills needed to shine in the

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Welcome Tom Metuzals to Discovery Education!

Tell me about your role at Discovery Communications? I’m the Regional Director for Central and western Canada, Tom Metuzals. I work in the Toronto office.  I’ve been with Discovery since January 2011. What do you love about Discovery? The fact that we are transforming classrooms and helping teachers engage students is exciting for me. Nowadays

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Tell Your Storm Story & Share Your Pictures

, Today the major winter storm is currently heading towards the maritimes in Canada and New England in the U.S., according to the CBC news. The storm has stretched 3,200 km (2,000 miles) covering the US and Canada with loads of snow. Was your school closed due to the weather?  Was it the first snow

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Bracing for the Storm

This winter has been full of harsh weather; snow, high winds, and ice. I am currently sitting in the Chicago Discovery offices dreading the inevitable blizzard of a lifetime.  Why focus on the weather as a theme within your lessons? In addition to Discovery Education’s videos we have a huge variety of media assets.  Have

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Be A STAR

Not yet a STAR? What are you waiting on? Go to community.discoveryeducation.com Login using your DE username and password Click on “Become a STAR Discovery Educator” Already a STAR? Maintain Your STAR Status for 2011-2012! Make sure you keep your STAR status. We’ve added a couple other options to help you demonstrate how you actively contribute

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Welcome Travis To Our DEN STAR Community!

Hi! My name is Travis Carr and I just became a DEN STAR Educator! What school do you work at and what is your role? I work at three school in an area called Grand Bay near Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. Inglewood School, Grand Bay Primary, and Morna Hieghts School are where I spend

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