1. STEM Connect Webinar Tonight at 7pm

    Sharing with the Fellows Presented by the 2012 STEM Institute Fellows & Kyle Schutt Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 7:00pm ET REGISTER Join us as we celebrate our 2012 Siemens STEM Institute Fellows and prepare for our 2013 cohort of Fellows at this summer’s Siemens STEM Institute. You’ll hear a variety of ideas on how to bring awareness and […]

  2. Explore the Blue! Livestream from J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge

    Explore the Blue! June 5, 2013 1:00-2:00 PM ET Live from J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge Register: http://exploretheblue.eventbrite.com Put your waders on and come exploring with us on this virtual field trip live from Sanibel Island, Florida.  Ding Darling is part of the largest undeveloped mangrove ecosystem in the United States, and it is world […]

  3. Watch the May Science Live Stream

    We made a joyful noise last Wednesday with the May Science Live Stream: The Sound of Science.  Broadcast LIVE from the Community School of Naples 4th grade class, Instructional Implementation Specialist Patti Duncan presented over 25 hands-on and digital ways to teach the concept of sound.  You can view the archive of the Science Live […]

  4. Common Core Corner

    Last week I posed a couple of questions about the Common Core standard CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.1 Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts. The first question was What is this standard asking of a student? My response would be that students would need to identify evidence within their science textual resources that […]

  5. How Nature Works to Make Clean Energy – LIVE Classroom Webinar, Thursday 5/23 at 1pm

    Join us for a LIVE Classroom Webinar Event May 23, 2013 at 1:00pm E/T How Nature Works to Make Clean Energy For All Classrooms Register Now In partnership with The Nature Conservancy, Discovery Education is pleased to offer a Live Classroom Webinar event on exploring renewable energy sources with renowned conservation specialist M. Sanjayan, lead […]

  6. Techbook Times: Common Core Corner

    We are often asked, “does Techbook have Common Core”? To understand the answer to this, one must first understand what is meant by “Common Core”.  Common Core is not a curriculum but rather a set of standards to guide the inclusion of literacy and/or math in our science and social studies lessons. So, when someone […]

  7. Two Free #STEM Webinar Events Next Week

      Join us next week for two webinars presented by Discovery Education and the Siemens Foundation.  Register today to receive reminder emails as well as follow-up resources from these great events. Cache In, Trash Out for Earth Day Week: a Geocaching 101 Webinar for Educators For Educators - Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 7pm ET Presented by […]

  8. Discovery Education At NSTA in San Antonio

    The NSTA national conference is over and what a conference it was!  Between our Corporate Room and our booth on the exhibitors floor we met many educators who were excited about the transition to digital classrooms.  Over the course of three days we hosted over 12 workshops and two lunch panels that were all enthusiastically […]

  9. Join us at NSTA

    The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) annual conference is just around the corner and Discovery Education is gearing up to be present in a big way.  This year the conference is being held in San Antonio Texas, April 11-14.  Discovery Education will be presenting many sessions on ways to use DE Streaming and Science Techbook […]

  10. Water, Water, Everywhere Livestream

    2 hours and counting….The countdown has begun for the March Science Livestream featuring the ever engaging Patti Duncan. Join Patti at 1 pm eastern as she shares a lesson on the properties of water utilizing content and activities from the Discovery Education Science Techbook. Chat with us Live….create a Livestream account so that you and […]

  11. STEM Webinar: Using Wolfram|Alpha in the Classroom

    Tuesday, March 19th 2013 at 7pm ET Join us to learn more about one of the Internet’s most exciting and powerful tools! Wolfram|Alpha introduces a fundamentally new way to get knowledge and answers – not by searching the web, but by performing dynamic computations based on a vast collection of built-in data, algorithms, and methods. […]

  12. Techbook Live 2013

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    We are incredibly excited to announce TECHBOOK LIVE 2013. Saturday, January 26th: 9am – 2pm ET Techbook Live Flyer Click Here to Join the Virtual Event on January 26th Techbook LIVE focuses on providing participants with some of the most effective strategies for transforming their classes through the meaningful and effective integration of digital media content. […]

  13. MyPhysicsLab – Free Physics Simulations

        MyPhysicsLab is a free site that contains, you guessed it, physics lab simulations. They are simple and created in Java, but illustrate the physics concept quite well. They are organized into topics: springs, pendulums, combinations, collisions, roller coasters, molecules. There is also a section that explains how they work and the math/physics/programming behind creating […]

  14. 3M Young Scientist Challenge Finals

    What do you get when you combine 10 of the best middle school scientists in the country, Discovery Education, and 3M?  You get the final event of the 2012 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge.  On Tuesday, October 16, the finalists from the challenge will make their case to be named “American’s Top Young Scientist.” […]

  15. Discovery Education Science TECHBOOK Lab Coats – Earn Yours Today!

    How are you using Discovery Education Science TECHBOOK with your students?  We want to know.  More importantly, your colleagues want to know!  Share your awesomeness with us by submitting a lesson presentation, and we’ll say thanks by sending you a stylish Discovery Education Science TECHBOOK lab coat. Here’s the Challenge Create a lesson plan presentation […]

  16. Tundra Connections: Join us Live from the Tundra

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    Are you interested in taking your students to the tundra to observe polar bears?  Is that slightly out of your field trip budget?  Well, no worries.  We have once again joined forces with our friends at Polar Bears International® (PBI) to bring four incredible virtual field trips live to your desktop. Through PBI’s Tundra Connections® you’re invited […]

  17. Great FREE Resources from Discovery Education

    This is the presentation I did this past Saturday at the New England Day of Discovery, in Groton CT. There are some great, free resources from Discovery Education available that can help teachers, students, and parents. The content and design of these resources is excellent are are great resources to help students learn.     […]