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Kindergarteners and Second Graders from the Ludington, Michigan schools came to encourage and support the superintendents and front line assistants in their use of iPads.

10 Reasons Superintendents Are Taking the Digital Leap

10 Reasons Superintendents Are Taking the Digital Leap

School districts across the nation are in the midst of a challenging digital migration — but they aren’t making the leap alone. For our latest guide, Leading Your School District’s Digital Transition (download the full guide), Discovery Education asked three experienced superintendents to round up why making the transition from paper textbooks to digital, interactive learning tools


4 Pieces to Include When Planning a Quality STEM Project

As educators, it is our role to create an environment conducive to high student engagement. In my classroom, one way I have learned to maintain student interest in a subject is by putting them in the driver’s seat. Developing quality STEM projects requires an investment from the student in their learning. By giving students ownership


Mastery through the Masters

This is a guest post from one of our Education Consultants, Andy Tidswell. A big thank you to Andy for his contribution. To find out more about Andy please see his bio at the bottom of his post. We are generally the better persuaded by the reasons we discover ourselves than by those given to us by

Get to Know Your Community

Get to Know Your Community: Erica Phillips

Get to Know Your Community, introduces you to your fellow community members. Each week, we will interview a different Discovery Education community member. You’ll get to know who they are, what their favorite Spotlight on Strategies is, and they’ll play 20 questions in 60 seconds. Each participant will see how many questions they can answer


Using Technology to Disrupt One of the Most Complex and Debated Fields in the Nation—Education

Interview Credit: HP Matter and FastCo.Works In almost every poll that measures the issues of greatest concern to American adults, education ranks near the top. Bill Goodwyn wants to ease these concerns by reexamining how our kids learn. As president and CEO of Discovery Education, Goodwyn and his colleagues are the leading providers of digital “Techbooks”


Fueling Innovation Through A Shared Leadership Model

Fueling Innovation Through A Shared Leadership Model Developing Teachers As Leaders Driving change within our schools requires skilled leadership from both administrators and teachers. How do we ensure that we have the environment and strategies in place for innovation to be successful? Join this conversation with national leaders in education about practical yet scaleable professional


Building Effective Science Practices

Building Effective Science Practices With the 5E Model of Instruction The 5E model of instruction has long been recognized as an important model of instruction for the effective teaching of science practices in K-12. Hear from experts and a school district on how the 5E model can balance the critical thinking and problem solving skills


“Ain’t I a Woman?” Resources and Instructional Ideas for Celebrating Historic Women

In 1851, a former slave became a luminary of the women’s rights movement. Sojourner Truth, born Isabella Baumfree, delivered an impassioned speech later titled “Ain’t I a Woman?” that questioned society’s out-of-kilter view and treatment of women. In her day, there was no Women’s History Month, but instead a tireless, year-round fight against injustice. As


Building A Culture of STEM Teaching & Learning

Building A Culture of STEM Teaching & Learning From Vision to Practice Growing consensus and shared understanding around your STEM vision, culture and curriculum can be challenging. Having a long-term plan addressing the many stakeholders involved is critical, but where should you begin?