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The 9 Principles to Creating Powerful NGSS Classrooms with Science Techbook

The duty of our school districts doesn’t just rest in educating our students for today, but in preparing them for what the future may hold. The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) have been helping districts achieve that goal since their introduction in 2013 by improving science education for all K–12 students. At the same time,



Take the lead! Join the Discovery Education Leadership Council

The Discovery Education Leadership Council members are the most active contributors to the Discovery Education Community. Leadership Council (LC) members play an instrumental role in shaping Discovery Education and the Discovery Education Community. Your Discovery Education Community is driven by the expertise, enthusiasm, and passion of its members and LC members serve and lead in any


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2016 Day of Discovery Tour- Fall Dates

  Our Day of Discovery Tour is resuming this fall, making 10 stops across North America. Join fellow Discovery Education Community members for a FREE professional learning day focused on three simple goals: learn, share, connect. These full- day events help teachers and administrators learn more about integrating digital content into their curriculum, provide opportunities


This Charlotte School District Has Taken a Content First Approach to Digital

Partnership powered by:  With more than 140,000 students, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools in North Carolina is one of the largest public school districts in the region and has long been recognized as a leader in instructional innovation. They’ve taken a content first approach to integrating digital technology in their classrooms and have done so across Math, Science,


Fun Fact Friday: The “Sinkhole” River

Did you know that there’s a river in Portugal that appears to have a sinkhole in it, or as some have jokingly described it, “a portal to the center of the Earth”? It’s true! Well….at least it’s partially true. You can see it for yourself below! As you can see it’s a visual marvel, but


DENSI 2016 – Sessions, Day 2

(This post was co-written by Diane Lefebvre and Shelby Bailey.) I don’t know about everyone else, but today was a mix of overwhelming and excitement for the start of our third day here at DENSI. Overwhelming because there is so much to learn and so little time to get it all in and absorbed. Excitement


DENSI 2016 Day 2 – Sessions begin!

This post was written by Diane Lefebvre. The day kicked off with a bang as everyone gathered in the great room where an enormous dance line erupted around the tables lead by none other than the joyful Rita Mortensen to the tune of “I’ve Got a Feeling” by the Black Eyed Peas. What a fantastic