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October 2016: Observation and self-reflection in the classroom

On the Discovery Education in Action page, Discovery Education has been showcasing educators from around the world as they use Discovery Education services such as Discovery Education Streaming and Techbooks to enhance teaching and advance learning in a meaningful way. The Discovery Education in Action project allows educators to step inside the classrooms of these master teachers and watch



Content Showcase: October 2016

October’s episode of Content Showcase shares the latest updates to Discovery Education’s content library—including some spooky programs just in time for Halloween! Featured titles are available in DE Streaming and Techbook in the United States and Canada. Links to each program mentioned in the video are located below. The Fixies: The Stapler by OOOM, LLC (5:57) Grades: K-2, 3-5


Space Station Orbiting Earth. 3D Scene.

#CelebratewithDE – World Space Week

World Space Week, celebrated October 4 – 10, 2016, is an annual international celebration of science and technology. Explore these Discovery Education Streaming and Science Techbook resources and introduce your students to the wonder of space exploration. Don’t forget to sign up for the Generation Beyond Virtual Field Trip, live from Lockheed Martin Space Operations



Disciplinary Literacy: Teaching Students How to Read Like Scientists

By Dr. Karen Beerer, vice president of Learning and Development, Discovery Education The following is an excerpt of our latest whitepaper, Disciplinary Literacy: Helping Students Develop Insider Knowledge. If we want students to learn biology, why not teach them to think, read and write like biologists? If we want them to learn history, shouldn’t they learn


See Why Joan Loves Science Techbook

Joan and James represent 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 a new video series exploring what makes Techbook great. Science Techbook brings science alive, blending


DEN Trend Report: 9/28/16

In this DEN Trend Report:
>Being a global educator takes more than a virtual field trip
>The learning power of reality in K12 education
>Opinion: We must restore confidence in the value of education
>How STEM Skills Are the Next Great Equalizer
>Efforts to bring computer science to all students make progress


2016 Day of Discovery in Boise, ID

On Saturday, September 24, over 20 educators from  Boise, Idaho  & across North America participated in the Boise Day of Discovery. The day was filled with learning, sharing and connecting among educators at the beautiful Idaho State Capitol Building. A special thank you our host, Erin Downey and Boise School District. Sessions included   Spotlight on Strategies,


2016 Day of Discovery in Orange, CA

On Saturday, September 24, over 200 educators from  Southern California  & across North America participated in the Orange Day of Discovery, our largest Day of Discovery, yet! The day was filled with learning, sharing and connecting among educators at Yorba Middle School. A special thank you our host, Orange Unified School District Sessions included Session Presenter 50 Ways