Tag archives for Discovery Education Partnerships

  1. Win A Wireless Lab 2011

    Did you know that the ninth annual Win a Wireless Lab sweepstakes from CDW-G and Discovery Education started Jan 3? The program’s grand prizes give K-12 schools the opportunity to win one of three mobile 21st-century classrooms. Each classroom includes 20 tablet or notebook computers, an interactive whiteboard, student response system, projector, printer, document camera […]

  2. Toyota Teen Driver

    Do you know any teen drivers? Yesterday, Toyota and Discovery Education introduced Toyota Teen Driver, a free online destination for educators, students and parents that promotes responsible driving for teens both at home and in the classroom. In addition to parent-focused resources, the website offers a digital curriculum including lesson plans, activities and discussion starters […]

  3. Glogster, Edmodo & Wikispaces… Oh YES!

    The folks at Glogster EDU have been busy, busy, busy! If you aren’t aware of the latest updates to the platform… then continue reading this post. As a Glogster Ambassador, I am constantly using the product and answering questions about this awesome learning tool via email and Skype… or at various presentations that I have […]

  4. PD from DE: What a Week!

    White tab for DE Webinar Calendar Webinar Calendar on PA Blog Discovery Education Webinars has its mojo working with a week of terrific professional development opportunities. Your PA bloggers want to make your access easy, so you might want to check our DE Webinars tab on our blog for a complete and updated list of […]

  5. Google Sketch Up STEM Webinar

    If you are not attending the DEN Leadership Symposium at Bentley University in Waltham, MA, you might want to attend this Google SketchUp STEM Webinar. PA DEN STAR Linda Nitsche delivered a related presentation at PETE&C 2010 and shared a wealth of resources. If you are planning to attend this webinar, in addition to downloading […]

  6. May Days' Webinars

    The DEN has an amazing lineup of webinars to wrap this month of exciting May Days’ webinars. The Science of Food Thursday, May 13, 2010 1 PM ET Register today! Let’s start with a Siemens STEM offering. You do want to check out this wonderful webinars, blogs, and STEM resources that our PA DEN GURU […]

  7. DEN Teacher Appreciation Week: May 3-7, 2010

    What a week! We have been thrilled with the amount of STARs who have celebrated with us over the past five days. Just in case you missed any of our special promotions for the community you have until Sunday to continue the celebration. Here is a summary of DEN Teacher Appreciation Week benefits for STARs. […]

  8. DEN Teacher Appreciation Week: Day 5

    Posted on the DEN National Blog by Lance Rougeux What a week!  We should celebrate like this every week.   On our last day of DEN Teacher Appreciation Week we have the support of two more great partners. AllKidsCrafts Our friends at AllKidsCrafts, a fantastic site for teachers as well as parents, have donated free six-month accounts to […]

  9. Win Big With CDW-G and Discovery Education

    Need a daily reminder to enter?   Thank you for entering our Win A Wireless Lab Sweepstakes. Now you can opt-in to get a reminder email every day through May 3rd. ENTER NOW Please remind all of the employees at your school to enter every day until May 3rd because it will increase your school’s chances […]

  10. Life: A First Look

    Guest Blogger: Jennifer Brinson Life debuts tonight 8 PM ET Have you ever wondered what animals do all across the planet? Do you wonder how they live and die? How they date and mate? How they make the ultimate sacrifice for the sake of their young? If you are the least bit curious about the […]

  11. Have You Heard? Spread the Word!

    Enter every day to increase your chances of winning. Enter the 9th annual Win a Wireless Lab Sweepstakes for your chance to win one of three grand prize wireless computer labs for your school, including 20 notebook or tablet computers, interactive whiteboard, mobile cart, projector, printer, wireless access points, portable document camera, digital camcorder, and […]

  12. Geek Logik: How Math Can Solve Your Everyday Problems

    Yesterday, Hall Davidson‘s webinar’s design targeted educators. Tonight’s webinar, presented by Garth Sundem focuses on the classroom. Can I whet your math appetite? Register now and please join us tonight at 7 PM (ET). Self-professed math geek and author of Geek Logik Garth Sundem will use humor to show students how they can use math […]

  13. We Missed You at PETE&C!

    Love that picture! The information below is outdated, but the image of the man is spot on. Matt “Mojo” Monjan is reprising his Bend It…BreakIt…Bust It Loose ~ 10 Ways DE Streaming Will Change the Way You Teach by popular demand. You might wonder why we are covering this presentation when Patti Duncan did such […]

  14. Fast 5: STEM Survey

      Dr. Michio Kaku, Theoretical Physicist and host of the new Science Channel Series Sci-Fi Science: Physics of the Impossible View the Schedule View the Archive   Because I participated in the first Siemens STEM Academy Webinar, I receive notifications about Discovery’s latest partnership and great new science resource, The STEM Academy. If you did […]

  15. DEN SCIcon 2010 Resources

      When Brad Fountain says that DEN SCIcon 2010 was “an amazing event,” he was totally on target. Here’s what he said on his blog, Science in Action: What an amazing event!! SCIcon exceeded everyone’s expectations in turnout, community involvement, and enhancing science instruction. We had approximately 500 individuals attend virtually including attendees from Australia, […]

  16. STEM Survey and Upcoming Webinars

    STEM Survey If you happened to participate either or at an in-person event at the DEN SCIcon 2010 on Saturday, January 9, you will be happy to know that Discovery is working on a variety of new programs related to STEM education and need some feedback from our community. Give Discovery your input and you’ll […]

  17. STEM Connect and Siemens STEM Academy

    Discovery Education is really stepping up to meet the needs of educators in the area of STEM; Science, Technology, Math and Engineering. Before you stop reading because you think, “This doesn’t apply to me. I teach third grade, or fifth grade.” In the wise words of one PA DEN STAR, LC Event chair, and scientist […]

  18. No Paper Left Behind: A New Age of Science Instruction with Brad Fountain at DEN SCIcon 2010

    For a schedule of today’s events and target audiences, click here. Brad Fountain begins with a short discussion of the brain. Bottom line: students’ brains today are configured differently because of the digital way in which they grew up. Technology is like oxygen to them. They are accustomed to “digital textbooks.” Old school: pencils and […]

  19. The New Permanent Record with Steve Dembo

    Steve Dembo’s slides from Media Share for The New Permanent Record In partnership with Comcast from Discovery Education, this newest partnership is geared to students, teachers, and parents in Indiana, to provide great resources for this state. Available for Comcast subscribers, this service provides a web-based, online, on-demand library of DE resources of local, national, […]

  20. Discovery Health = Oprah's OWN in 2011

    For most of the world, Oprah’s breaking news is just that, news indeed. But for those of us who know and love Discovery Communications, it just seems fitting that the world’s most respected woman is joining the Discovery Network. Oprah Winfrey Says Goodbye After 25 Years – Funny bloopers are a click away According to […]

  21. The DEN Can Change the World

    Discovery Education has so many excellent programs that it is hard to select just one to promote, but its partnership with Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge is hard to top. When you combine DE and Siemens and NSTA with our nations’ students and teachers working collaboratively, you get a real definition of change […]

  22. Understanding Epilepsy

    Discovery Education engages in creating partnerships, both national and global, to bring the best professional development into our classrooms and homes. November is National Epilepsy Month and Discovery has partnered with the Epilepsy Foundation to launch Understanding Epilepsy – a site designed to broaden the understanding of epilepsy and erase stigmas associated with seizure disorders. […]