Discovery Education STEM Day: Meet Julia Stewart

#CelebratewithDE and join us as we tour Discovery Communication’s world headquarters and meet the men and women behind the world’s #1 nonfiction media company.

With five live-streamed career spotlights and accompanying hands-on STEM activities, your students will be immersed in the STEM skills needed to succeed in a variety of creative and technical fields.

Friday, May 6, 2016

Broadcasts at 10 AM, 11 AM, 12 PM, 1 PM, and 2 PM ET


polaroid_julia_stewart_headshot.jpgJulia Stewart

Discovery Education Sr. Director – Interface Design & Usability

Career: Web Designer

When you visit a website or open an app, do you ever stop to think why it looks the way it does, functions in a certain way, or how it guides you to do certain things?

Meet Julia Stuart, Senior Director of Interface Design and Usability. Julia heads up the User Experience (UX) and Design group at Discovery Education. She leads a talented group of creative folk who design online responsive web applications for teachers and students. In other words, they make sure Discovery Education is easy, fun, and intuitive to use. She does this by setting product strategy, participating in design reviews, and observing and researching how teachers and students interact with Discovery Education.

Julia loves the collaborative processes in her work, and she has a passion for encouraging creativity while being smart and efficient.


Hands-on STEM Challenge: Digital Graphic Art Design – DOWNLOAD

Discovery Education Related Resources

The Principles of Design

Grades 9-12

Defines and provides examples of the principles of design, including space and motion, perspective, pattern, proportion and scale, and composition, in artwork.

Symbols and Narrative in Art

Grades 9-12

Discusses the symbolic language of art and examines how to recognize and interpret forms and interpret complex symbols.


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  1. Tracie belt said:

    i can’t wait to participate in the Discovery STEM Day. The speakers all look excellent. I like that you made different events for the different grade levels.

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