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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: A Special Message from Val Skinner

Special Guest Blog Post from Val Skinner I was inspired to start the Val Skinner Foundation and create LIFE (LPGA Pros In the Fight to Eradicate breast cancer) after watching my friend and fellow LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association) Tour Golf Professional, Heather Farr, fight and eventually lose her battle against breast cancer.  Heather was

Halloween vector illustration - Dead Man's arms from the ground with invitation to zombie party

Can Math Save Us From the Zombie Apocalypse?

Math has never been more terrifying! This Halloween, Discovery Education Math Techbook equips students with the skills to dodge the zombie apocalypse. Let’s hope students never have to put this real-world problem to the test…   Zombie Luau Grade 6: 2.2 Solve Problems with GCF and LCM At the Zombie Luau, you’ll need to find


DEN Trend Report: 10/16/16

In this DEN Trend Report:
>3 challenges to OER implementation (continued)
>A Plan to Teach Every Child Computer Science
>Education Secretary John King Calls for More Civic Education
>Google: Girls Can Do Great Things With Code
>SETDA releases strategic plan, key priorities for state edtech leaders
>White House welcomes young science advisers
>DoE compiles new report on using tech with young learners


Influential Educator Keynotes Southeast Powerful Practices Event

Classroom, curriculum, and central office leaders from across the Southeast and beyond met in Atlanta, Ga., for a jam-packed day of workshops with nationally renowned educators. More than 100 education leaders met on Oct. 14 for Discovery Education’s fourth Powerful Practices event, an instructional leadership experience for educators. The session kicked off Friday morning with