1. 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 […]

  2. Fun Fact Friday: George Washington Carver

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    Did you know that George Washington Carver invented over 100 uses for the peanut? He is also known for pioneering crop rotation in the United States. Besides being a scientist, botanist, and inventor, Carver was also a teacher. George Washington Carver was believed to be born in 1864, but his exact birth date is unknown. […]

  3. You’re invited to a DENtastic I.C.E.Cream Social!

    It’s gonna be DENtastic! Share your “toppings” (technology tips and lessons) with others while eating your own sundae treat! Be prepared to walk away with a smile, happy tummy and great ideas! If you prefer, we will have a cash bar. When: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 Where: New Orleans Ballroom at Pheasant Run Time: 5:30 […]

  4. Opportunities for Iowa Middle School Science Teachers

    There is a great opportunity for middle school science teachers to learn about about biofuels and bionewables on the campus of Iowa State University. The 3 week academy is full of hands on lab activities, field trips to local industries, and presentations by experts in the field of biofuels and biorenewables. There is a weekly […]

  5. Cool Winter? Check out the Iowa Hot Topics Webinar Series!

    Join Discovery Education as we explore “Hot Topics” in instructional strategies and educational technology. From Language Learners to Digital Storytelling, these are the stories that are making headlines.  Register today http://links.discoveryeducation.com/hottopics Join us as we take a deep dive into each of these topics. Back to Basics with Discovery Education STREAMING Monday, December 5 @ 3:30 PM […]

  6. Discovery Education is taking ITEC by STORM

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    Discovery Education is honored to be a sponsor of the 2o11 Iowa Technology Education Connection (ITEC) Conference hosted at Polk County Convention Center in Des Moines, Iowa.  The conference kicks off on October 16 with pre-conference workshops and this year Discovery Education is sponsoring a full day digital storytelling workshop with Joe Brennan, “Digital Storytelling: Get it […]

  7. Recap: 9.11 Rise Reconnect and Remember

      To commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11, Discovery Education partnered with classrooms nationwide to tell stories of hope, resilience and the rebuilding of Ground Zero. In partnership with Discovery Channel and SCIENCE, Discovery Education engaged students the world over—many of whom were not yet born or who were very young at the time of […]

  8. Have You Ever Wondered?!?

    If life had a K-W-L chart, then “Curiosity” would be your curriculum. Join us for a peek at what the new program Curiosity in the Classroom offers you and your students. What questions might you be able to solve this year? Join us September 22, 2011 at 7pm ET for a free webinar Have You […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. 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, […]

  11. 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 […]

  12. Save the Date: Oct. 22, Let’s Tech or Treat

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    Get your crazy costumes ready, and mark your calendars! The fall virtual conference Tech or Treat has been scheduled for Saturday, October 22, 2011 from 9am to 3pm ET. Join us for an hour or stay all day. We’re finalizing the schedule right now, but promise a spooktackular day of professional development is coming together. […]

  13. Back-to-School Webinars

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    Did you enjoy the Summer School Webinars last week?  Are you looking for more ideas of how to use Discovery Education in your classroom?  Perhaps you were hoping to see some more “how-to” sessions for learning about setting up student accounts, creating writing prompts with the Builder Tools, or assigning content to students in the […]

  14. Fourth of July – On This Day!

    For holidays such as the Fourth of July, it is a great time to explore the On This Day Calendar feature. Once,  logged into Discovery Education you’ll see the On This Day feature located directly under My DE.  This unique feature highlights an event that took place on that particular day.  To access the full […]

  15. New content in STREAMING Plus

    If you have been searching Discovery Education STREAMING and using digital media in your classroom we’re sure you’ve noticed the “Recently Added” button above your search results (see image below). Educators often wonder why we would include  this button and how it might be helpful for them.  Our goal is to always provide numerous ways […]

  16. 2011 Spring VirtCon event in Iowa!

    Join the DEN Iowa Leadership Council as we host not one, but two education celebrities! Featured Speaker and Keynote Steve Dembo will show us how students are learning and interacting in this Web 2.0 world.   Then Dr. Lodge McCammon from the Friday Institute at NC State University will teach us numerous strategies for using […]

  17. Tech or Treat in Person Event in Cedar Rapids

    I would like to encourage all of you to particpate in the October 23rd Discovery Education Virtual Conference titled Tech or Treat.  For more information on the conference and link to register, go to: http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/fall-virtcon-2010 If you are interested in attending an in-person event for the October 23rd virtual conference, we are having a gathering […]