Tag archives for Partnerships

  1. Six Flags Read to Succeed Final Submission Day!

    If your classes have been participating in the Six Flags Read to Succeed program, today is the final day to submit your students’ reading hours in our online portal! Read to Succeed is a free educational program from Six Flags and Discovery Education that inspires K-6 students to engage in recreational reading. Students who complete […]

  2. Check Out TurfMutt, Another Great Free Science Program

    Discovery Education and the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute’s Education and Research Foundation announce the launch of TurfMutt, an online science-based program designed to help educators teach an appreciation of outdoor landscapes. The digital curriculum is led by Lucky, a real-life rescue dog who encourages kids to protect the land around them. TurfMutt includes lesson plans […]

  3. We Can Change the World

    As citizens and future stewards of our planet, today’s students are in a unique position to become active agents of environmental change. The good news is that many of them are very interested in learning about and taking responsibility for their environment and their future. Everyone can contribute to improving our environment and students are […]

  4. Read to Succeed

    Six Flags and Discovery Education announced today the launch of the Read to Succeed program, which encourages K-6 students to read for enjoyment outside of school. Students who complete six hours of recreational, nonschool-related reading can earn free admission to a participating Six Flags theme park, and teachers whose classes complete the program also can […]

  5. Webinar with Olympic Gold Medal Gymnast Shannon Miller

    Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation just announced the launch of a new online curriculum powered by Discovery Education. Promoting ways to help young people achieve a healthy weight through energy balance – calories in and calories out – this curriculum is now available at no cost to educators at www.energybalance101.com Olympic gold medal gymnast  Shannon Miller […]

  6. Energy Balance 101

    Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation just announced the launch of a new online curriculum powered by Discovery Education. Promoting ways to help young people achieve a healthy weight through energy balance – calories in and calories out – this curriculum is now available at no cost to educators at www.energybalance101.com This engaging new curriculum, jointly developed […]

  7. Semifinalists Announced for 2010 Young Scientist Challenge

    Today, Discovery Education and 3M announced the top 47 middle school students from across the country as semifinalists in the 12th annual Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge. The semifinalists were selected based on their science communication skills exhibited in a short video explaining the science behind issues millions of Americans face in everyday life, […]

  8. “It’s 21. Just Pass” Winners!

    Discovery Education, the NFL Players Association and the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America have named the winners of the It’s 21. Just Pass online quiz challenge and video forum. More than 6,800 students participated in the inaugural year of the challenge, which was designed to reinforce the message that the legal drinking age is […]

  9. 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. […]

  10. 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 […]

  11. Fight Childhood Obesity with Energy Balance 101

    Discovery Education and the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) announced today an unprecedented, innovative alliance to help parents, educators, and children address the problem of childhood obesity. Energy Balance 101 is a web-based outreach campaign to encourage and promote physical activity and healthy eating, especially among children. The online campaigns address rising levels of childhood […]

  12. Explore the Blue

    Discovery Education has partnered with the Take Me Fishing campaign to create Explore the Blue, an online initiative encouraging youth participation in on-the-water activities and aquatic conservation efforts. This new resource empowers teachers and parents to engage students in a dialogue about the importance of outdoor recreational activities, such as boating and fishing, and the […]

  13. Congratulations Siemens Teachers as Researchers (STARs)

    The Siemens Foundation, in conjunction with Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU), Discovery Education and College Board, announced that 20 middle and high school teachers from across the country have been chosen to participate in the newly designed Siemens Teachers as Researchers (STARs) program. The STARs program is a two-week professional development course designed to empower […]

  14. DEN Opportunities and Deadlines

    The poets claim that April is the cruelest month, but those of us in the DEN know April is the BUSIEST month. With that in mind, her is your list of opportunities and deadlines. Upcoming Webinars: Register at: http://community.discoveryeducation.com/webinar. The Way I See It with Dr. Temple Grandin Tuesday, April 13 at 7 PM ET […]

  15. 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 […]

  16. Shedd Aquarium Teacher Field Experiences

      The Shedd Aquarium and Discovery Education brought a “Day of Discovery” to the Chicago area, inspiring educators and administrators with engaging content and programs.  Now, take a deeper dive with the Shedd Aquarium as your guide. Teacher Field ExperiencesJoin Shedd Aquarium this summer to learn science by doing science in the field!  Shedd takes […]

  17. Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge Expands to High School

    Hey, high school teachers! The Siemens Foundation, Discovery Education and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) are partnering again this year to educate, empower and engage students and teachers nationwide to become “Agents of Change” in improving their communities through the  Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge .  This year the Challenge expands to high […]

  18. 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 […]

  19. It’s 21. Just Pass. A New Effort to Address Underage Access to Alcohol.

    The Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA), the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) and Discovery Education announce a new partnership creating the It’s 21. Just Pass initiative. Designed to reinforce the message that the legal drinking age is 21 and challenge high school students’ knowledge about the laws and consequences of underage drinking, […]

  20. Applications open for Siemens STEM Institute

    Are you looking to bolster STEM learning in the classroom?  Do you want access to top STEM scientists, thought-leaders and innovators?  Then you’ll most definitely want to apply attend the Siemens STEM Institute! The Siemens STEM Institute is a one-of-a-kind immersion program that promotes hands-on, real-world integration of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) in the […]

  21. Want to be on a scientific research team?

    Have you ever wanted to bring the excitement of authentic research into the classroom? Siemens teachers as Researchers (STARs) will provide the experience, resources, and contacts you need to do just that! Siemens Teachers as Researchers is an all expenses paid two-week residential professional development program, in which teachers will engage in mentored research at […]

  22. Are you teaching America’s next Top Young Scientist??

    The Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge is now open for entries for 2010.  The challenge is the nation’s premier science competition for students in grades 5 through 8.  Ten finalists will be selected to receive an all-expense paid trip to New York City to compete in the final challenge in October. The winner will […]