One Idea With: Bill Treasurer, Chief Encouragement Officer at Giant Leap Consulting

In this installment of One Idea With: Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews Bill Treasurer, founder and Chief Encouragement Officer at Giant Leap Consulting. Mr. Treasurer is the author of the international best seller Leaders Open Doors. Mr. Treasurer’s One Idea focuses on the importance of building courage.  Watch the video below to […]

Personalized Learning in Social Studies—Moving Away From Ferris Bueller Teaching

    Social studies instruction has dramatically shifted in recent years. Most of us are familiar of the famous “anyone, anyone” model of social studies instruction from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, in which Ben Stein portrays a teacher lecturing about the Hawley-Smoot Tariff in a dreadfully boring, old-school fashion. The lesson was clearly not student-centered, […]

Discovery Education Techbook Experience in Garland!

Greetings Garland ISD educators, parents, students, and the greater Garland community! You are invited to an exciting event that will showcase the power of the Discovery Education Science Techbook and other digital science resources available to all at Garland ISD!  Our Discovery Education team will facilitate informative, fun-filled, and engaging hands-on activities that will thrill and inspire parents, students, […]

Tundra Connections Math Challenge

If you haven’t heard, the DEN is once again partnering with Polar Bears International for their 2014 Tundra Connections program.  Learn more and register from my previous blog post here: http://links.discoveryeducation.com/polarbears2014 To prepare for the Thursday, October 30 webcast at 1pm ET, we invite you and your students to participate in our Math Challenge.  Our goal is to […]

Double, double toil and teaching Shakespeare

Calling all English and drama teachers! Join us for a discussion about the pedagogy of Shakespeare, as field expert Alexander Parker leads our first ever webinar about teaching Shakespeare in high school. Tuesday, October 28 at 7:00pm ET. Register HERE. Join Alexander Parker, creator of the series WordPlay, as he discusses the possibilities when you combine the text […]