Author Archives: Ginny Washburne

Science With A Twist

Science With A Twist

Glenda Moton, DEN STAR from Miami-Dade County Public Schools, recently worked with Barry University in hosting 300 elementary students for an exciting event called “Science With a Twist”.  The event was such a success that the university is interested in hosting it again next year. The evening provided students, parents and teachers the opportunity to

Ten Lessons From Mooresville

In a recent article, Mooresville Graded School District’s Superintendent Mark Edwards, talks about how it took his district five years to become an overnight success. This is a great example of how one of our Discovery Education partners and digital Techbook adopters is leading the charge on digital conversion to increase student achievement and close gaps

Meet Marco: An Amazing Educator With An Amazing Resource

Last week I was in Albuquerque Public Schools working with a group of high school students who are members of the Superintendent’s Student Advisory Committee (SAC). Each of the 18 SAC members invited a teacher to attend a day of learning and professional development focused on Discovery Education. We spent the day with the teachers

All You Need Is Love

I think the Beatles were on to something with their hit song “All You Need Is Love”. Written in 1967 by John Lennon, the Beatles had been tasked with coming up with a simple message that could be easily understood throughout the world. Love is a universal language that brings us together and makes us

Digital Learning Day Smackdown

Last night we hosted a DEN Digital Learning Day “Smackdown” via Google Hangout. My distinguished panel included DEN Team members Chad Lehman, Dean Shareski, Jannita Demian, Steve Dembo; Leadership Council members Christelle Patselas and Sheila Fredericks; and DEN STAR Therese Conner. We started with a discussion around why digital learning is important and what it

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