Fun Fact Friday: Boeing Patents Force Field

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Did you know that Boeing was recently granted a patent for an invention very similar to the force field technology best known from science fiction franchises like Star Wars and Star Trek? It’s true! The description on the patent, which was originally filed in 2012, describes it as the following: “A method and system for […]

One Idea With: Dr. Latoya Dixon and Dr. Mike Waiksnis, Co-Principals of the Rowan-Salisbury School System’s Knox Middle School

In this installment of One Idea With: Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews Dr. Latoya Dixon and Dr. Mike Waiksnis, Co-Principals of the Rowan-Salisbury School System’s Knox Middle School in North Carolina. Drs. Dixon and Waiksnis’ One Idea focuses on how their different personal and leadership styles support their work as co-principals.  Watch the video below to learn […]

April 2015: Literacies for the digital age: Tool literacy

This is the eighth in a series of blog posts highlighting the digital literacies our students will need to succeed. The first posts covered financial literacy, visual literacy, media literacy, historical literacy, numeracy, data literacy and information and digital literacy. This post will provide you with some ideas on how to help students attain the […]

DEN Trend Report: 4/1/15

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 […]

5 Ways to Use Discovery Education – March Edition

Follow the bouncing ball. We hosted our second 5 Ways to use Discovery Education on Monday. This month we had a bit of a March Madness theme. In case you missed February’s edition, the blog post gives you the highlights. These monthly webinars showcase the community and many resources available to you within Discovery Education. I […]