Author Archives: Karen Beerer

4 Go-To Strategies for Engaging Digital Learners

4 Go-To Strategies for Engaging Digital Learners

By Karen Beerer, Vice President, Learning and Development, Discovery Education Print This Article Today’s students live in a world of constant stimulation. Whether it’s Xbox, social media, or television, students have continuous access to highly enticing visual information, entertainment, and connectivity with friends. How do your teachers capture students’ attention and engage them amid all the

Spring is FINALLY here…

…and so is our Discovery Education 2013 Summer Common Core Academy schedule.  Interested in a deep dive into instructional practices that motivate and engage your students?  Want to know more about CCSS assessments and how to build them?  Can you answer the question “What does the Common Core look like in my classroom and how

A New Webinar Series: On Common Ground with the Common Core

You are the first to know!  We are launching a new webinar series on the Common Core State Standards beginning in April.  Each webinar will feature unique CCSS implementation strategies, advice from expert practitioners and solutions from Discovery Education. The first one is on April 24th and features a conversation with Dr. Irene Fountas and

In Honor of Dr. Seuss: A Common Core Poem

What would Dr. Seuss say about the Common Core Standards?  A poem in his honor: I read, You read, Who reads, What reads. Easy books?  Oh no.  Hard books?  Not so. Complex?  Oh yes!  Quality texts?  The best! I read, You read, Who reads? We all read! Hope you will join us at our Discovery Education Common Core Academies in Cincinnati,

My Love Affair

It’s so appropriate that I joined our DEN blog today, the day of love, so I can tell you about my love affair with Discovery Education and our solutions to implementing the Common Core State Standards successfully.  Wait…you haven’t heard?  Well, I’d LOVE to tell you more. I’m Karen Beerer, Vice President of Professional Development