Author Archives: Kyle Schutt

Professional Growth Academy Series…Restart!

Professional Growth Academy Series…Restart!

If you joined Mike Gorman and myself on any of our previous three, FREE webinars, you already know the plethora of ideas and information shared during our time together.  In case you missed them, next week we’re jumping right back into it with another session entitled “Connecting & Collaborating In and Out of the Classroom,” which will

STAR Incentive in the Weekly Update

Do you read the Weekly Updates?  I mean, really read them?  This exclusive newsletter broadcast to all DEN STARs is where we highlight important updates as well as exclusive opportunities for our STARs.  And, for quick reference, we post each weekly update to the DEN Blogs here (found in the top ribbon of the DEN Blog

Another Opportunity from Friends of Discovery Education

Here’s another partnership spotlight and grant opportunity for 9-12th grade educators.  The Toyota Teen Driver Educators’ Challenge features a $10,000 cash award, a four day trip to Washington, D.C., and cool prizes like a virtual driving simulator (see picture below) and safe driving event at your school.  For more details go to http://toyotateendriver.discoveryeducation.com/challenge/index.cfm and enter

Introducing Career Connections

Our past blog posts about Adobe Youth Voices, (see our October and September posts) focus on how integrating AYV’s media-making resources into the classroom can inspire creativity and support youth engagement.  This month, we’re going to shift gears and take a first-hand look at how the program inspires students to consider futures in digital media.

Curiosity in the Classroom Webinar Archives Available

We’re pretty sure that you know about all of the free resources and tools Discovery Education provides to engage your students.  In case you haven’t, we’ve presented on these tools and have archives available for watching here. Last week we finished a 2-part series of virtual events, one aimed for educators and one for students, to support

Take the Pledge: “No Text on Board”

FACT:    97% of teens say texting while driving is dangerous BUT 43% of teens admit to texting while driving.* FACT:    Texting drivers are 23 times more likely to be in a crash.** FACT:    77% of teens have seen their parents text and drive. 75% say it is “common” among their friends.* Amongst these sobering statistics,

Dr. Lodge Music Video Challenge Grand Prize Event

Written by Dr. Lodge McCammon, Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, NC State Well, we did it!  Kyle Schutt, the amazing team at Discovery Education and Dr. Lodge McCammon completed the first ever Discovery Educator Network / Dr. Lodge Music Video Challenge. The challenge launched in late January and for about three months classrooms across the US and Canada

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