Tag Archives: Discovery Education


Meet the new DENtern: Katy Stankevitz

Meet the new DENtern: Katy Stankevitz

Greetings, DEN community! My name is Katy Stankevitz and I am the newest social media intern here at DE. This summer I’ll be building buzz around upcoming events, using #DENfitfriday to inspire myself and others to work out and of course, sharing Discovery Education news and announcements with you through sites like Twitter and Facebook.


Two Days Left: Enter NOW to win $45K

  Two Days Left: Enter NOW to win $45K in Classroom Technology! There are two days left to enter the 2014 Win A Wireless Lab Sweepstakes, an annual opportunity from Discovery Education and CDW•G that provides students and teachers with more than $100,000 in innovative classroom technology that can transform the way students learn. Prizes include


Propel Charter School Highlights Students’ Entrepreneurial Talent

Proper Charter School students are surely making a difference as they enhance their entrepreneurial skills via developing business plans. Propel Schools – a not-for-profit, federation of public charter schools – is based in Pittsburgh, PA, and strives to transform public education so that high-performance public schools are accessible to all children. Maura DeRiggi, Marketing and


Musician and Educator Gets Students in Tune

Dr. Lodge McCammon, a professional musician, previously taught AP Economics and Civics at Wakefield High School located in Raleigh, NC. Currently, he works in classrooms with various grade levels and subjects in order to help teachers and students integrate music, video, and movement into the course. At the age of 2, Dr. McCammon began playing

Student in Chelsea Murray's class works on Moon and Tides Menu Project.

DEN STAR Offers Students a Unique Menu Project

Chelsea Murray, 8th grade science teacher at Baines Middle School in Missouri City, TX, and her colleague Stacy Vinson, have given their students a menu project – students choose which project they would like to complete in order to show their teacher what they have learned about the moon and tides. Murray believes that this


Discovery Educator Network Wins CableFax Award!

On Thursday, March 13, CableFax held the 2014 Digital & Tech Awards Luncheon in order to recognize the best of the web and cable technology. The DEN was amongst four other finalists – The Walking Dead, Portlandia, Spartacus and Oprah’s LifeClass – for the 2014 Best Online Community/Social Networking award. And you’ll never guess whose

Ariana M. Taylor, social media marketing DENtern at Discovery Education.

New DENtern Welcome Message

Hello DEN STARS, I am the new social media marketing DENtern and am thrilled to be working for Discovery Education this spring. Currently, I am pursuing my MBA with concentrations in marketing and management at the University of Illinois at Chicago.  I aspire to engage the current Discovery educators via social media, while also DENforming


Win $45,000 in Classroom Technology for your School

Some of you who’ve been around will remember the CDW-G Win A Wireless Lab Sweepstakes, which is back for an 11th year of partnering with Discovery Education to award schools with classroom technology. The 2014 Win A Wireless Lab Sweepstakes is open for all educators to get entered – and you could win $45,000 in


Mousey Monday – Find Your Balance Challenge

  Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers! Discovery Education and the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation are currently running the Find Your Balance Challenge!   http://www.togethercounts.com/at-school/win-for-your-school/balance-challenge Find Your Balance Challenge is open to elementary school classrooms in grades K-5 and rewards student teams for taking steps toward achieving Energy Balance in their own school communities.


My Favorite Things: Liberty’s Kids

If you are a teacher in grades 4-8 and you teach about the American Revolution, you should be using Liberty’s Kids, an excellent television series from PBS. This 40-episode series tracks the events leading up to the Revolution, documents the causes, provides cultural context, introduces important historical figures, and extends through the Second Continental Congress.