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Fun Fact Friday: Grumpy Cat

Fun Fact Friday: Grumpy Cat

You may have seen the internet’s ubiquitous frowning cat on Facebook, or on Reddit, or maybe even at South by Southwest (aka SXSW, the annual music, film, and interactive conference and festival held in Austin) where Grumpy Cat recently made a special appearance, but did you know that Grumpy Cat isn’t actually grumpy? Grumpy Cat, 

Reed Timmer, Storm Chaser Meterologist

Reed Timmer: Technology and Extreme Storm Chasing Go Hand in Hand

Reed Timmer, Discovery Education‘s Chief Meteorologist and Discovery Channel’s Storm Chasers opens the PETE&C 2012 Conference by reminding us technology and extreme storm chasing go hand in hand. Reed notes everyone uses their storm and tornado footage because it is simply the best. A thoroughly entertaining and exciting presentation, Reed shows us tornado fury and

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Closing the DEN SCICon with Stormchaser Reed Timmer: Into the Storm ~ Following the Love of Science

Brad Fountain Leave it to the DEN SciCon to deliver professional development that is relevant, authentic, inquiry-based, global, and interactive with the best-in-the-business presenters. Add to that streaming live. Love it. Always appreciate when you can find everything in one place. That’s just one of the things I love about Discovery Education. Another is this

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Investigation Discovery Presents Bestselling Author Webinar Series

Bring your aspiring writers to a series of very special webinars on with bestselling authors, Sandra Brown, Sara Paretsky, and Harlan Coben. The authors will share their personal journeys of becoming a writer and provide valuable insights to students who have a passion for writing. They will also discuss the role that creativity plays in

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Where Great Stories Start

Where can you find free teacher resources, lesson plans to improve student writing, and tools that demonstrate the power of storytelling in your classroom? hubforteachers.com is a dynamic new website for educators focused on the power of a good story. Whether it is through the written word or through the use of digital storytelling, this

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Educate to Innovate

President Obama has recently launched an “Educate to Innovate” campaign to encourage participation and increase performance of students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). In support of this initiative, Discovery has launched a new, commercial-free science education programming block Monday-Friday (4:00 to 5:00 PM ET/PT) and Saturdays (7:00-9:00 AM ET/PT) on the Science Channel.

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Excited To See You at ISTE 2010!

It’s that time again! Time to jump for joy! It’s not too late to join Discovery Education and all of the fun activities at the upcoming ISTE Conference.   Not only do we have events during the ISTE Conference but even before! Join us for a day of networking, creativity, and connections at the Denver

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Brace for Impact Screening in NYC

We have 8 tickets to give away to STAR Discovery Educators for the world premiere screening of Brace for Impact: The story behind the miraculous landing of U.S. Airways Flight 1549 on the Hudson. Tuesday, January 5 at 6:30 pm The Walter Reade Theater 70 Lincoln Center Plaza (165 West 65th Street) New York, New

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