Posts By Karen Goldman

  1. 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 […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. 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 […]

  9. Be A STAR

    Not yet a STAR? What are you waiting on? Go to 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 […]

  10. 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 […]

  11. Sarah is a new Canadian DEN STAR!

    Hi! My name is Sarah Blanchard and I just became a DEN STAR Educator! What school do you work at and what is your role? My primary role is teaching Grade 3 to a wonderful group of busy children. I am also one of three Discovery Education lead teachers at Forest Hills School of School […]

  12. Welcome to Our Canadian DEN STAR Community!

    My name is Lindsey Carleton and I am a sixth grade teacher at Barnhill Memorial School in Saint John, New Brunswick. I primarily teach Language Arts which is the area in which I completed my education degree. I LOVE reading and I enjoy bringing that passion in to the classroom in order to encourage students […]

  13. Top 10 Lists of Top Tens for 2010

    I just love the top 10 lists and who doesn’t? What a fun way to sum up the year.  You can’t avoid all of the articles, posts, t.v. spots highlighting end of the year top ten lists; best of 2010 couples, break ups, news stories, music videos and more. Top 10 “What I have learned […]

  14. The New Year Is Upon Us

    Decided on a 2011 New Year’s resolution? You haven’t? Well, I have a magnificent idea. Learn something new and do it in a fun, free, and engaging way. Professional development is a terrific way to learn new skills and gain a better understanding of how to use Discovery Education in your classroom. Get the most […]

  15. DEN SCIcon 2011 Online Conference

    DEN SCIcon 2011 is an online conference (with a twist) focused on providing participants with some of the most effective strategies for transforming their science classes through the meaningful and effective integration of digital media content. This year’s SCIcon will have a special presentation from Reed Timmer Extreme Meteorologist and TVN Team Leader for Discovery […]

  16. Welcome New STAR Christine Hansen!

    HI!  After attending the Day of Discovery at New Brunswick School District 8, I have become a STAR Educator.  I am currently a vice principal at Barnhill Memorial Middle School in Saint John, New Brunswick and teach grade 9-12 science.  I am enjoying using Discovery for my classes as the videos are easy to find […]

  17. DE Professional Development Team Heads to B.C.

    Discovery Education Professional Development staff fly out to northwest Canada to breathtaking views and snowy mountain tops. Teachers at  School District #36 in Surrey, British Columbia participated in a day of hands-on training. Teachers were inspired to drive student learning  using digital media in the classroom. Read more about the day at Surrey from our Discovery […]

  18. Canadian Winter Webinar Series

    Yes, you can participate in engaging professional development and all you need is a computer and internet access! Do you use Discovery Education ‘streaming’ Canada in your classroom? Did you know that in addition to our videos there we also have sound effects, images, encyclopedia articles and more. Have you created a writing prompt and […]