DE Prof Development

As educators, we have an exciting opportunity to capitalize on dynamic ways to reach and inspire young people. By motivating students to engage in mediums they understand, we can help them reach their highest academic and personal potential. Investing in professional development is critical to achieving this success.

Whether you currently use one or more Discovery Education digital services or are just getting started, the Discovery Education Professional Development team is committed to helping professional learning communities around the world maximize their technology investment by connecting rich digital content with research-based instructional strategies. Whether you invest in a comprehensive professional development program customized for your district’s needs or choose one or two courses to support your local district’s goals, Discovery Education will deliver a comprehensive and engaging program with a focus of improving teaching and learning.

Achieving your established outcomes is an essential part of high quality professional development. Please see our Case Studies which demonstrate the success our partners have had with Discovery Education Professional Development.

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Discover Detroit’s Finest Educators with us!

We had the pleasure of working with some great innovative science teachers in Detroit this week! It was so much fun to share the resources inside of Discovery Education Science with these great educators! Their students have already enjoyed learning online with Discovery Education–just take a look at some of the thoughts they shared with […]

Bridgeport Discovers There’s Something For Everyone

Bridgeport Connecticut educators discovered that Discovery Education streaming Plus has something for everyone featuring a variety of multimedia tools to meet the diverse needs of our students. As one participant commented, “As a counselor, I feel that at times certain workshops only pertain to staff that are in a classroom all day.  I did not feel this […]

Science Connections in Washington

Teachers in Asotin, Washington spent the morning learning how to use Discovery Science to replace the textbook.  Teachers experienced how to use the ebooks and fundamentals to introduce concepts to the whole class using the Promethean board. Next in small groups we carried out a virtual lab, making sure to change only one variable for […]

Makin’ it Relevant in Memphis

Memphis, Tennessee is famous for more than just down home hospitality, amazing BBQ, great music, and nostalgia. They had 20 media specialist, teachers, and technology coaches from Memphis City Schools spend the day learning about web 2.0 tools such as Animoto, EduGlogster, and GoAnimate. Attendees represented grades K-12 and brought passion and excitement into the […]

Don’t Mess With Texas Leadership

True change and vision begins with leadership. As John Kotter said, “Leaders establish the vision for the future and set the strategy for getting there; they cause change. They motivate and inspire others to go in the right direction and they, along with everyone else, sacrifice to get there.” Discovery Education spent a day with […]

We had a “FAN”tastic time opening minds (and doors) at Detroit Public Schools!

Yes, it was warm outside AND inside, but working with the Summer School Teachers at the Detroit Public School – Ford High School warmed our hearts hearing such great compliments on Discovery Education Science! These teachers were excited to learn there are interactive videos to promote learning of vocabulary words. A couple of teachers shared […]