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Busting the Myth of Student Engagement

The following is an excerpt of our latest whitepaper on student engagement, “Demystifying Student Engagement,” written by Jaime LaForgia, director of professional development content, Discovery Education. Picture a student-centered classroom full of inquiry and engagement. Seventh-grade students are in groups — some around a computer conducting a virtual lab from Discovery Education Techbook, others working with


Get to Know Your Community

Get to Know Your Community: Ania Figueroa

Get to Know Your Community, introduces you to your fellow community members. Each week, we will interview a different Discovery Education community member. You’ll get to know who they are, what brings them joy, and they’ll play 20 questions in 60 seconds. Each participant will see how many questions they can answer in 60 seconds.



DEN Trend Report: 10/19/16

In this DEN Trend Report:
>A Teacher Compensation Model Based On Individual Professional Development
>7 tips for choosing professional development programs
>How Teachers Leverage Mobile Technology
>Students want more digital learning outside of the classroom
>5 ways virtual reality is being used in education right now
>Some Say Computer Coding Is a Foreign Language


See Why Joan Loves Math Techbook

Joan and James are two teacher personalities — one experienced with Techbook, and one who has never heard of it. While Joan and James may not be real, they represent real teachers facing real classroom problems. They’re the stars of our latest video series exploring what makes Techbook great in the classroom, and why both


STEM for All: How to Create a Healthy STEM Ecosystem

By Cindy Moss, Director of Global STEM Initiatives, Discovery Education Many of the most valuable jobs of tomorrow depend on the STEM education happening in today’s classrooms. The US Bureau of Labor and Statistics projects that by 2020, there will be 1.4 million IT jobs available but only 400,000 computer science graduates with the required