1. Belk Service Learning Challenge – Want to go to ISTE for FREE?

    Each teacher with 3 or more video submissions could win a free trip to ISTE! Belk, ISTE, and Discovery Education have upped the ante this year.  Any teacher that submits at least 3 student videos will be entered to win a free trip to ISTE in Philadelphia this summer. What do you have to do? Encourage students in grades […]

  2. The Belk Service Learning Challenge Is Back and Bigger Than Ever

      The Belk Service Learning Challenge is Now Open for Entries Submit a Video Today! Join Belk, Discovery Education and the International Society for Technology in Education as they celebrate another year of service learning with the Belk Service Learning Challenge! The Challenge invites student teams in grades 6-8—with the guidance of an educator—to identify an issue in their […]

  3. Event of the Week: STARring Trina Jackson!


    We dug a bit into the archives this week, as we highlight an event hosted on February 24th at Fairhope Intermediate School in Baldwin County, Alabama.  Trina Jackson hosted an inservice on Discovery Education’s Board Builder, and got everyone involved!  Teachers, students and administrators all collaborated together to explore how this tool could spark creativity […]

  4. Belk is giving the gift of TIME

      To start off 2014 we’re giving you the gift of TIME.  That’s MORE TIME to register for the Belk Service Learning Challenge for a chance to win student scholarships and teacher prizes!   The deadline to submit your application has extended and is now February 28, 2014. Don’t forget, all you need is a good […]

  5. Belk Service Learning Challenge & DEN STARs

    Calling STAR Discovery Educators in Birmingham, AL, Atlanta, GA, and the triad region of North Carolina: We hope you’ve already heard about the Belk Service Learning Challenge.  We want you to know that we’re especially excited to be able to support our STAR Discovery Educators as you enter this rewarding project.  To help your students […]

  6. Calling Triad, NC, Atlanta, GA & Birmingham, AL STAR Educators

    Bring service learning into the classroom with the Belk Service Learning Challenge and you could win student scholarships and teacher prizes! Serve to Learn, Learn to WIN! The Belk Service Learning Challenge, a partnership between Belk, Discovery Education, and the International Society for Technology in Education, encourages Birmingham area students in grades 4-8 to develop an […]

  7. Discovery Education Sneak Peek Webinar Series

    Be the first to get a look at upcoming enhancements to Discovery Education! This sneak peek will showcase integration strategies for leveraging new tools, content, and resources, including Discovery Education Student Board Builder and the new Discovery Education Streaming Plus with model lessons, assessments, and digital content designed to address specific Math and ELA Common […]

  8. DENapalooza Hits Atlanta!


    The second stop on the DENapalooza tour has been finalized.  We’ll be stopping in the Atlanta area on April 27th.  Join the DEN for this exciting day of professional development with formal presentations from DEN STARs in the morning and an unconference in the afternoon. Registration is NOW OPEN! For more information about DENapalooza, visit […]

  9. Alabama DEN Team Rocked McWane’s World!

    Alabama’s DEN STARS had time to meet and share ideas Wednesday, June 16th, when many were in Birmingham attending the Alabama Technology Education Conference.  The event, called “McWane’s World Rocks the Stars,” was held at the McWane Science Center, a popular hands-on science center located close to the conference’s downtown meeting place.  A delightful and […]

  10. McWane’s World Rocks the DEN Stars!

    Attending AETC? How about an evening of food and fun while you’re there? Bring a fellow educator with you! The Alabama DEN Leadership Council would like to invite you to enjoy an evening with the STARS at the McWane Science Center. Meet DEN Stars from around AL Enjoy some great food Find out how you […]

  11. Birmingham Day of Discovery: Join Us Nov. 20

    Discovery Education is pleased to present an Assessment Day of Discovery for Alabama educators on Saturday, November 20th! This exciting and interactive day of professional development will highlight creative ways to meet your students’ needs through on-going assessments and targeted instruction. Discovery Education has teamed up with Birmingham City School District to host the event […]

  12. Marshall County Summer Academy

    We are thrilled to be in Alabama for the Marshall County Summer Academy. This is a huge professional development event sponsored sponsored by the schools districts of Albertville, Arab, Boaz, Guntersville, and Marshall County and hosted by Arab City Schools. We are facilitating two sessions: 21st Century Learning: Researching in the Digital Age and Beginning […]

  13. New Ways for STARs to Keep on Shining!

    As the new school year approaches, now is the time to make sure your STAR status is intact. We’ve added a couple other options to help you demonstrate how you actively contribute to the community. There are lots of ways to stay active: • Report at least two events from this past school year • […]

  14. School's IN for the Summer!

    You’re a teacher eagerly looking forward to a couple of weeks of summer bliss, right? Wrong! Summer is the time for intellectual rejuvenation, creative inspiration, and learning. Let the Discovery Educator Network help you meet these noble goals. Check out some of the fantastic FREE webinars from Discovery Education. Discovery Education First Look: Back to […]

  15. Discovery Education at AETC 2010

    We are thrilled to be one of the sponsors for AETC 2010!  We’d love to visit with Alabama educators in our booth (#502) and during our conference breakout sessions. Discovery Education – Where Learning Comes Alive  Created by the Discovery Channel, and the energy that revolutionized media over twenty-five years ago, Discovery Education empowers educators […]

  16. Discovery Education Sneak Peek – Come see what’s new within Discovery Education streaming

    As you know throughout the year we collect your Discovery Education suggestions and comments.  Then, every summer, we take your suggestions and launch enhancements to the site.  Well this summer is no different and I am really excited in the direction that we are moving!  For example, the Assignment Builder, Writing Prompt Builder, and Quiz […]

  17. Discovery Education's Impact

    Hello Alabama Educators!  As we begin to look forward to the 2010-2011 school year, we invite you to share your stories of how Discovery Education has impacted your students and your classroom.  Please leave us a comment below and invite your friends and colleagues to do the same. Thank you in advance for taking time […]

  18. DEN Pre-Conference at ISTE 2010

    Are you going to the ISTE conference this year? It’s June 27- 30 in Denver, CO and sure to inspire your teaching! I promise, you’ll also want to show up a day early for the pre-conference. Join us for a day of networking, creativity, and connections at the Denver Zoo on June 26. This day will provide ISTE attendees […]

  19. Attend the SMART/Discovery Education Content Creation Seminar (ISTE 2010)

    Are you coming to ISTE 2010 in Denver? Do you love using your Discovery Education content on your SMARTBoard? Would you like to help create MORE for yourself and for others? Attend the SMART/Discovery Education Content Creation Seminar!! Discover how to create professional, interactive and sharable SMART Notebook™ software lesson activities built from the award […]

  20. Welcome to DEN 3.0

    If you participated in our Spring Virtual Conference or our Teacher Appreciation Week, then you already know that change was in the air.  Well, today we go live!  The next generation of the DEN community website is up and we couldn’t be more thrilled.  It features an all new look and feel, designed to keep […]

  21. Have You Heard the News!!

    I copied this in case you don’t always check the national blog. Try to catch one of these seminars. Personally, I can’t wait to see the changes to the Student Center. STAR Streaming Update Webinar  Discovery Education is excited to announce many new GREAT additions coming your way to streaming! This includes the long awaited […]