We look forward to you joining Discovery Education and fellow educators around the world for Techbook LIVE 2015: a free, day-long virtual professional learning event sharing some of the most effective strategies for integrating Discovery Education Techbook digital content.
To join the Techbook LIVE 2015 webcast, go to
on Saturday, January 24, any time between 9 AM – 3 PM ET
Because this is a virtual event, join when you are able and stay as long as you like – check out the agenda below!
We encourage you to participate in the conversation! The webcast will include live chat, and you can also tweet thoughts and ideas to @DiscoveryEd using #TechbookLive, or follow Discovery Education on Facebook.
Our agenda is full of great information and ideas and strategies for utilizing the resources found in Discovery Education Science, Social Studies, and Math Techbooks, including a keynote presentation by Michael Sandridge (Carroll County Public Schools, MD) and featured session by Shelby Bailey (Warren County School District, MO). Because this is a virtual event, join from anywhere and stay as long as you are able – the whole day, part of the day, or whatever works best for you and your schedule.
In addition to our schedule below, we will also be featuring the Iron Teach Competition. This pre-recorded program will highlight Discovery Education Spotlight on Strategies (SOS) activities throughout the day.
Agenda (all times Eastern, detailed agenda available at TechbookLIVE2015_DetailedAgenda)
|9 AM||Welcome and Announcements|
|9:15 AM||50 AWESOME Ways to Use Discovery Education Techbook Resources||Patti Duncan
|10 AM||Your Best Resource: The Discovery Education Community||Porter Palmer|
|10:30 AM||A Visit to a Classroom LIVE: Science||Fort Myers Christian Academy (FL)|
|11 AM||Keeping It Real: Discovery Education Math Techbook||Lynnell Matthews|
|11:30 AM||A Visit to a Classroom: Math||Wicomico County
Public Schools (MD)
|12 PM||Brain Break|
|12:10 PM||Keynote: Discovery Education Techbook: Helping You Support ALL Learners||Michael Sandridge,
Carroll County Public Schools (MD)
|1 PM||Gamifying Discovery Education Science and Social Studies Techbook||Duane Waber
|1:30 PM||A Visit to a Classroom: Social Studies||Powell County High School (MT)|
|2 PM||Build a Bigger Board with Discovery Education Board Builder||Shelby Bailey, Warren County
School District (MO)
|2:50 PM||Wrap up and Final Announcements|