1. DEN Weekly Update: April 17, 2015

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    This issue of the DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you. Here are just a few of the things to look forward to reading. Get more Earth Day resources in this week’s Lively Lesson Join us for a stop near you on the DENapalooza tour Experience the Discovery Education Science Techbook View […]

  2. Toyota TeenDrive365 – Vote now for your favorite student video

    Starting today, April 16th through April 30, we invite you to visit www.TeenDrive365InSchool.com/vote to view the TeenDrive365 Video Challenge top 10 videos to place your vote for the People’s Choice award. Over 1,000 entries were submitted this year as part of the challenge. The top ten finalists’ videos, some humorous in tone with others more poignant in nature, address […]

  3. Discovery Education Streaming Newsletter: April 2015

    Celebrate Earth Day with Discovery Education – this month’s newsletter is packed with resources for you to use with your students. Highlights include our Earth Day Digital Challenge, an Earth Day Content Collection and a look at America’s Top Young Scientist, Sahil Doshi’s environmentally friendly battery PolluCell to name a few. Find out more Check out […]

  4. Like, Follow, Tag, Add… Connecting Community

    The house tends to stand divided: “Social Media is the best thing ever” or “Beware of that social media stuff.”   In my role, I often encounter advocates from both sides. I see points in both places, but we cannot deny that social media has the power to inform.  Steve Dembo once described Twitter as synonymous […]

  5. DEN Community Member of the Week: Rodney Crouse

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    Rodney Crouse is a first grade teacher in Guilford County, North Carolina. Rodney has been using Discovery Education for about 5 years. “There is no better way that I have found to keep students engaged, to plug into their prior knowledge, to have them synthesize new knowledge, and to give teachers the tools and methods […]

  6. Livestream Announcement: Inspiring Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow

    Invite your class to join Discovery Education and Chobani for a live panel discussion exploring the role of entrepreneurs in today’s world. Don’t miss this special opportunity to hear from real-world entrepreneurs, including Chobani’s Founder and CEO Hamdi Ulukaya, as they share what it means to be an entrepreneur, and how passion and innovation can […]

  7. SOS March Madness Winner and a Winning Shot

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    A few weeks ago, we gathered information to determine your top 16 strategies and put them up against each other.  Every week, your favorite SOS battled their way to the top. After careful evaluation, we are thrilled to announce the true champion…. YOU for providing these winning strategies to creatively engage your students. The March […]

  8. Lively Lesson: Alternative Fuels

    In this week’s Lively Lesson we are celebrating Earth Day by looking at alternative fuel options. Most people expect cars to run on gasoline, but now there are hybrid electric, solar cars, and others that use unusual energy sources.  Some vehicles are even using French fry oil to keep them running. Open the lesson with a […]

  9. DEN Weekly Update: April 10, 2015

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    This issue of the DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you. Here are just a few of the things to look forward to reading. – Apply to attend the DEN Summer Institute. – Check out the new Content Showcase. The first is about Earth Day! – Join us for a stop near you on […]

  10. Welcome to Your Discovery Education Community

    Whether you are just finding or spending time rediscovering our community, we wanted to take a moment to say welcome.  Since the launch of the community in 2005, we have grown and evolved because of the passion and dedication from the thousands of global members. People often ask, “What distinguishes your community from other educational […]

  11. SOS Championship Playoff Match

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    Each week, our March Madness playoffs have been a nail biting experience, as early favored strategies have been closely defeated by other standout contenders.  A few of my team members, who shall remain nameless, are pretty bitter their favorites are out! Your favorites are still in and this week’s scores were closer than ever.  With […]

  12. Content Showcase: Earth Day

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    We’re excited to bring to you a new blog series, Content Showcase! Each month Discovery Education’s content team will highlight recently added video related to a timely theme. April’s Content Showcase connects new programs from the Science Channel, NewsHour Productions, and Discovery Education to Earth Day. Featured videos are available in DE Streaming and Science […]

  13. DEN Weekly Update: April 3, 2015

    This issue of the DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you. Here are just a few of the things to look forward to reading. Apply to attend the DEN Summer Institute Check out the sessions being offered at the Spring VirtCon Join us for a stop near you on the DENapalooza tour […]

  14. Unpacking the “Remember the Ladies” quote

    Abigail and John Adams exchanged about 1,200 letters during the course of their courtship and marriage. None more famous than the letter Abigail sent John 239 years ago today in which she asked him to “remember the ladies” as the new American political system was being crafted during the early days of the Revolutionary War. I […]

  15. March Madness: SOS Final Four + BONUS Strategy

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    We put the SOS ELITE EIGHT to vote and were surprised by a few upsets. The scores were close, proving every vote counts. How close was it?!?  Visual Walkabout took down They Said What with 57% of the votes. Snowball Fight took out AEIOU with 59% of the votes. Based your feedback, we are thrilled […]

  16. Lively Lessons: One Minute in a Museum

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    Looking for ways to incorporate art into your lessons? Exploring fine works of art can seem daunting, even to educators. But by exploring art and the artists who created it, we can learn more about a time period, region or point of view. The series One Minute in a Museum (Published by AWOL) provides nearly 180 one […]

  17. DEN Weekly Update: March 27, 2015

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    This issue of the DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you. Here are just a few of the things to look forward to reading. Check out the sessions being offered at the Spring VirtCon Vote for your favorite strategy in our March Madness SOS Tournament Download the Discovery Education Google Chrome App […]

  18. Community Member of the Week: Dave Tchozewski

    This week we’re checking in with Dave Tchozewski, Director of Information Technology at Jenison Public Schools in Michigan. The DEN has been supporting and inspiring Dave for a number of years. “At DENSI 2014 in Nashville, I was asked to be part of DEN Speaks where I gave a 10 minute presentation on being “connected”. […]

  19. DEN Weekly Update: March 20, 2015

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    This issue of the DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you. Here are just a few of the things to look forward to reading. Vote for your favorite strategy in our March Madness SOS Tournament Learn five new ways to use Discovery Education Register for the Spring VirtCon Click here to learn more […]

  20. “When will we learn this…whenever you want to?”

    Posted on behalf of Steven Gerhard – Director of Professional Development, Discovery Education. “When will we learn this?” asked a group of teachers at the beginning of a professional development session as they pointed to the screens of their computers. The professional development facilitator for the session responded with a simple, “Yes that is part […]