Tag archives for Back to School!

  1. A Second Chance to Catch the Exciting Enhancements to Discovery Education!

    For those that missed the Exciting Enhancements to Discovery Education webinars last week, you still have two chances to catch them! The webinars will again be presented today, Wednesday September 12th and tomorrow, Thursday September 13th. Don’t miss your chance to get a peek at the great new updates that we’re offering this year! Here’s […]

  2. Back to School Webinar Series Continues This Week!

    As Mousey mentioned yesterday, Discovery Education is continuing to offer special weekly webinars designed to help teachers and students transition into the brand new school year with our various services. The focus this week will be on the administrative and user management functions for the site. Administrators will learn how to navigate My Admin, update user […]

  3. Announcing Our Back to School Promotion!

      It’s August and whether you’re ready or not, school will be starting shortly.  It’s also Connected Educator Month, a month centered around community and learning with others.  With this in mind, we are pleased to announce an exciting Back to School promotion with our friends at PhotoPeach.  The promotion starts today and ends August 24th.  […]

  4. Back to School with the DEN & PhotoPeach

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    It’s August and August brings a range of emotions for those in education.  Educators across the country are getting that strange feeling in their stomach this time of year.  For some, it’s an eager feeling of excitement because the new school year is starting.  For others, it’s a different feeling because their summer break is […]

  5. Back to School: New Content now available for streaming users!

    Our content team is continuously working to update content available to all Discovery Education users. Here are some of our most recently added series for streaming users… The PBS NewsHour: Bin Laden Death a ‘Very Big Victory,’ But Not ‘Happily Ever After’ Jim Lehrer discusses the impact of Osama bin Laden’s death on U.S. foreign […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. There is still time! Back to School Webinars 2010

    Kudos to those that have joined us for our Back to School Webinars.  You are now ready to kick-start the school year prepared with additional content, resources and tools at your fingertips. It’s not too late to join in an exploration of our back to school updates to Discovery Education streaming! We’ll take you behind-the-scenes […]

  8. DE Assessment Back to School Webinars

    If you don’t know about the ongoing Back to School Webinars we’re hosting, check them out!  Today at 1pm EST we began the  Discovery Education Assessment series that highlights all of the exciting upgrades for the 10-11 school year.  We’ve been collecting your suggestions and comments and can’t wait to show you the new features […]

  9. Canadians: Choose Your Webinar

        Click your heels three times and say Webinars, Webinars, Webinars!  Yes, you get to vote on the Webinar topic you want to see Discovery Education Canada host! Start integrating digital media into your classroom lessons. Did you know we just added more Canadian digital content?  Don’t know how to use it? Let us help […]

  10. Discovery Education Sneak Peek – Come see what’s new within Discovery Education streaming

    As you know throughout the year we collect your Discovery Education suggestions and comments.  Then, every summer, we take your suggestions and launch enhancements to the site.  Well this summer is no different and I am really excited in the direction that we are moving!  For example, the Assignment Builder, Writing Prompt Builder, and Quiz […]

  11. A Day at the Park with the DEN

    Houston was the place to be on Saturday (7.25) as 55 educators from the Houston area arrived bright and early at Minute Maid park for a Day of Discovery.  Following a ball park lunch (hot dogs!), the group was given a tour of the ball park that included a visit to the Diamond Club, the […]

  12. Back to School Preview 2009

    We’ve got some wonderful enhancements coming your way this fall!  Discover the undiscovered and learn about new content and functionality for the 2009-2010 school year. Register today for a Discovery Education Back-to-School Preview webinar to learn all about the new enhancements to Discovery Education streaming that will be coming your way this summer.  We will […]

  13. Back to Basics

    The idea of this posting, and its subsequent postings comes, from my good friend, and DEN Star Member, Stevie Kline – Intermediate Unit One Coal Center in Pennsylvania. During a recent conversation Stevie asked me if we could include some information for users that are not only brand new to unitedstreaming, but may be getting […]

  14. Building A Better Builder

    Exciting news! We have just improved and updated the Assignment, Quiz and Writing Prompt Builders. Here is how each builder has been made better. Assignment Builder Improvements Now, when you build your content, you can Bold Text, change the color of your text, add numbering and bullets, sub and super scripts, special characters, tables and […]

  15. Counting Categories

    Over the past few weeks we have received lots of "How Do I…?" e-mails and phone calls.  The response has always been to provide the answer and direct them to the appropriate blog posting for future reference. Now it used to be that if you were searching for a particular solution, say getting closed-captioning to […]

  16. Special Planet Earth DVD Promotion

    Soon after Planet Earth aired on the Discovery Channel, requests from educators around the country started to pour in.  We received questions like, "How soon will DVDs be available?" "Can I use the DVDs in schools?" And, of course the inevitable, "How much?" Well, my friends, here is the good news. Discovery Education has procured […]