1. One month left in the Discovery Educator Network Membership Season! Will you be a winner?

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    One month left in the Discovery Educator Network Membership Season – report your points today!  With a winner in every state and province, you could take home coveted prizes from the Discovery Educator Network. Who will claim the title of National MVP?  Our current leading scorers are from Florida and Wisconsin. To report your events, […]

  2. Discovery Education Canada: Back-to-School 2011 Webinar Series

    Join us for the Discovery Education Canada Back-to-School 2011 Webinar series as we explore the basics of Discovery Education STREAMING, join in the Discovery Education STREAMATHON, build upon 50 more ways to utilize digital media, and create digital stories with Discovery Education. Register today http://links.discoveryeducation.com/CanadaBTS2011 All times listed are Eastern Time. Discovery Education STREAMING: Back […]

  3. Letter to First Graders

    DEN star Kathy Cassidy, from Saskatchewan, welcomes new students to her classroom with this great letter. It sets the tone for a fun, interactive year . And she has  a similar letter that goes to the parents. Here are the links again:  http://t.co/MEX2zD8 and their parents http://t.co/NzJaEXb Let us know, in the comments section, if […]

  4. New Brunswick SD #8

    As a part of looking back at the school year, we met many innovative educators across the country. In April of 2011,  Superintendent Susan Tipper (second left) and Director of Finance Chris Toole (right) welcomed Discovery Education Canada’s VP’s John Risinger (left) and Andy Schaefer (4th on the left) along with the team from SD […]

  5. Reminiscing with DEN Stars in Saskatoon

    In May 2011, DEN Stars from Saskatchewan got together during the IT Summit in Saskatoon, SK. It was fabulous to have so many DEN stars show up from Chief Poundmaker and Prairie South. It didn’t take long for the  iPads and laptops to come out. Hall Davidson, the DEN’s Director of  Global Learning Initiatives, was […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. Spring VirtCon 2011 Update!

    Spring Virtual Conference April 30, 2011 9 AM to 3 PM ET Think Outside the Book with thousands of educators from all over the world as we connect during this unique professional development experience where you can attend in-person, online or both! Learn powerful ways to integrate digital media and Web 2.0 tools into your […]

  8. Dr. Lodge McCammon Songs are Here!

    Dr. Lodge McCammon is a Specialist in Curriculum and Contemporary Media at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation.  We just added 27 of Lodge’s phenomenal songs to Discovery Education Canada STREAMING library of resources. His work in education began in 2003 at Wakefield High School in Raleigh, North Carolina, where he taught Civics and AP […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. 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 […]

  11. 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 […]

  12. 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 […]

  13. 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 […]

  14. 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 […]

  15. 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 […]

  16. The New Year, New You Webinar Series Begins This Week!

    Start off 2011 on the right foot with a full series of free professional development that is perfect for both educator and administrator. We’ll start with the basics and expand each week to explore administrative tools and resources, student access, and creating online quizzes and assignments. Click here to register. Click here to download a […]

  17. 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 […]

  18. 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 […]

  19. 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 […]

  20. 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 […]

  21. 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 […]