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NC School System Reinvigorates Classrooms with Help from Techbook

NC School System Reinvigorates Classrooms with Help from Techbook

District leaders at Rowan-Salisbury School System in North Carolina recently celebrated some dramatic gains in student achievement after a digital transformation set them on course for renewed academic performance. Two years after embarking on a strategic plan incorporating Discovery Education Techbook, test scores soared and student achievement was raised by 20 percent, the district reported in a news release. These fantastic results led to the state removing Rowan-Salisbury

DEN Community Member of the Week: Mark Case

Mark Case is a High School Science Teacher in Guilford County, North Carolina. He has been using Discovery Education since he started teaching in  2007.  He shared “I heard about the STAR program in 2008 and loved the additional resources STAR status unlocked. I was a user (and abuser) of Discovery Education services for years.

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

NCTIES Celebrates the DEN

Did you know the Discovery Educator Network is turning 10 years old this summer?  We want to celebrate early!  Join us for our hAPPY birthday DEN celebration!   Are you attending NCTIES this year?  Do you live in the Raleigh area? Join us at the Raleigh Marriott City Center in the Congressional room.  We will have

If You Give a DEN Guru (Conni Mulligan) an iPad…….

My name is Conni Mulligan and I have been part of the Discovery Educator Network since 2005 when the service was called United Streaming.  Shortly after applying to become a STAR educator, I inquired about why North and South Carolina were combined on the DEN Leadership Council Blog instead of being separate states.  Well, long story

Event of the Week: November 5, 2014

This week we’re learning about how Patrick Vernon, a STAR Discovery Educator from Western Alamance Middle School in North Carolina provided support to his colleagues using Discovery Education. Patrick shared that while teachers had access to Discovery Education for a few years and had recently begun using the Discovery Education Benchmark Assessments, there was still

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