Ford’s Theatre 150 VFT: Calling For Student Questions

Earlier this month we invited you to join us LIVE on March 26, 2015 at 1pm ET for a virtual field trip to Ford’s Theatre.  In addition to registering, we’d like to invite you to submit a question using the questions box on the homepage, or to send us a video of one of your […]

What are the indicators of success?

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  Everyone’s talking about the digital transition.  We are all working toward it, but what are principals looking for when they walk through an educator’s room?     We asked 5 Discovery Education principals: What does it look like, feel like and sound like when you walk into a classroom where technology is effectively integrated […]

DEN Trend Report: 3/18/2015

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Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education?!? Here’s a recap of this week’s news. *If you read this feed, all you’ll owe is a comment below. Let us know what captured your eye and why! Are you a site or district administrator interested in receiving updates designed with you in mind? Let us […]

“When will we learn this…whenever you want to?”

Posted on behalf of Steven Gerhard – Director of Professional Development, Discovery Education. “When will we learn this?” asked a group of teachers at the beginning of a professional development session as they pointed to the screens of their computers. The professional development facilitator for the session responded with a simple, “Yes that is part […]

Last Seen in 1662, Occurring This Friday: Three Rare Celestial Events


Explore outer space from inside your school! A total solar eclipse will occur on March 20, plunging parts of the earth into temporary darkness. But that’s not all that’s unique about this Friday. This year’s solar eclipse coincides with two other celestial events: the vernal equinox (the first day of spring) and the supermoon (when […]