Tag archives for techbook

  1. 3M Provides Science Techbook to STAR Discovery Educators

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    Dear STAR Discovery Educators, Thank you so much for your active participation in the Discovery Educator Network.  Because of your exclusive STAR status, Discovery Education and 3M are thrilled to provide you with access to the Discovery Education Science Techbook for the entire 2013-2014 school year. Your access will be active through June 30, 2014. […]

  2. Change!

    My school is adopting the Discovery Techbook this year. I am responsible for the implementation of the Science and Social Studies components. As all of you know, this is a significant change in the way content is delivered to students. Along with change comes anxiety, especially with long-time teachers who might not be comfortable with […]

  3. Watch the May Science Live Stream

    We made a joyful noise last Wednesday with the May Science Live Stream: The Sound of Science.  Broadcast LIVE from the Community School of Naples 4th grade class, Instructional Implementation Specialist Patti Duncan presented over 25 hands-on and digital ways to teach the concept of sound.  You can view the archive of the Science Live […]

  4. Great things happening in Ontario

    I spent the last few days in the province of Ontario with some fantastic educators, parents and students. Monday and Tuesday I was with the Learning Connections team in Ottawa from the Ottawa Catholic School Board. Karen McEvoy facilitated the work of nearly 60 teachers from grades k-6 who were exploring a variety of technologies […]

  5. Discovery Education Techbook Brings Learning Alive

    Now until the end of June, educators in North America can experience what Techbook can do for their classrooms. Get exclusive access to a comprehensive digital solution that replaces traditional textbooks, engages students, and enhances teaching and learning. Whether your district has one computer per student or one computer per classroom, the Techbook has options […]

  6. April Science Live Stream

    Join the Discovery Education Science Techbook team for a live broadcast series called  Science Live Streams. During the Science Live Streams we will help you and your students make a direct connection between hands-on activities and digital resources. This month’s topic is “Science ROCKS”, a Lesson on rocks, minerals and the processes that create them. […]

  7. February Live Stream – Getting to the Root of the Issue

    Join the Discovery Education Science Techbook team for a live broadcast series called  Science Live Streams.  This month, we’ll be coming live from Bay Lane Middle School in Muskego, Wisconsin.   During the Science Live Streams we will help you and your students make a direct connection between hands-on activities and digital resources. This month’s […]

  8. Beyond the Textbook Event in New Jersey – Join Us!

    Saturday, November 3 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM Samsel Upper Elementary School Sayreville, NJ Register at: http://beyondthetextbooknj.eventbrite.com Join the Discovery Education team for a free professional development workshop to help you go “Beyond the Textbook” with your instructional practices. Attendees will cycle through a series of workshops that provide practical strategies you can use in your […]

  9. Tundra Connections: Join us Live from the Tundra

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    Are you interested in taking your students to the tundra to observe polar bears?  Is that slightly out of your field trip budget?  Well, no worries.  We have once again joined forces with our friends at Polar Bears International® (PBI) to bring four incredible virtual field trips live to your desktop. Through PBI’s Tundra Connections® you’re invited […]

  10. Want to Capitalize on Your Students’ Mars Curiosity?

    Discovery Education is always looking to stay on top of the latest developments and NASA’s successful landing of the Curiosity Rover is no exception.  Discovery Education has provided some great free for educators looking for ways to capitalize on their students’ Curiosity about Mars.  Check out the Destination Mars lesson plans for some great resources […]

  11. What’s Your Advice for Going Beyond the Textbook?

    There was a great article today on eSchool News about Albuquerque Public Schools’ transition from textbooks to the Discovery Education TECHBOOK.  Definitely worth a read - Albuquerque schools embrace ‘techbooks’ instead of textbooks. The article talked about some of the many benefits of this digital transition and also provided perspective from some educators about the challenges […]

  12. DE Science Techbook Access for STAR Discovery Educators

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    We are excited to announce an exclusive promotion for all STAR Discovery Educators.  Discovery Education and 3M will be providing access to the Discovery Education Science Techbook for the entire 2012-2013 school year.  Your access will be active through June 30, 2013.  You are being rewarded with this service as part of 3M’s ongoing support […]