Author Archives: Kyle Schutt

70 Years Ago, Today

70 Years Ago, Today

If you noticed Discovery airing programing like Schindler’s List and other holocaust related content over the past week, it’s no coincidence.  Today Discovery Communications is honoring International Holocaust Remembrance Day – which this year marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Last week, Joe posted a number of resources for teaching about the

America’s Top Young Scientist Might Be One of Your Students!

The Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge is calling all students in grades 5-8 for another year of groundbreaking science exploration. This exciting competition encourages students to apply critical problem solving skills in resolving a real-world problem, and creatively communicating their idea through a video submission. How can my students enter? To enter the competition,

DEN Fit & Together Counts New Year’s Challenge

Byline: Alison Schleede It is that time of year again!  Time to make those New Year resolutions!  If getting fit is one of your resolutions, please read on! The challenge to is to complete more than 10,000 steps/day for 21 days in any 4 week period between January 1, 2015 and February 28, 2015. The DEN Fit’s New

Spread Holiday Cheer in Your Community to Win Up to $10,000!

Spread Holiday Cheer in Your Community to Win Up to $10,000! Inspire your students to make a difference this holiday season with the Belk Service Learning Challenge. Entering the Challenge is easy! With the guidance of an educator, student teams in grades 6-8 are asked to identify an issue in their community, design an action plan to

Are Your Students Safe Online?

Intel® Security and Discovery Education have teamed up to create the Intel® Security Digital Safety Program: Think Before You Link.  This initiative is designed to empower the next generation of digital citizens with the tools they need to make smart, secure, and responsible decisions online. After reviewing the site (http://www.thinkbeforeyoulinkinschool.com), I’ve highlighted a few activities that

Do you teach Financial Education?

Please tell us so by completing this link or the form below! You might recall the past few years when we’ve helped get the word out about the High School Business Challenge.  This year we want to hear from educators that incorporate financial literacy into their classrooms.  Complete the form and we may reach out to you to provide

DEN STARs: Get Science Techbook™ Courtesy of 3M

Dear STAR Discovery Educator, Thank you for your active participation in the Discovery Educator Network.  Discovery Education and 3M are excited to offer the Discovery Education Science Techbook™ to 300 DEN STARs for the rest of the 2014-2015 school year (ending June 30, 2015). You can sign-up and access this promotion by logging into Discovery Education and

Transport Your Middle School Students to One of the Largest Copper Mines in the Country!

Transport Your Middle School Students to One of the Largest Copper Mines in the Country! Do you ever wonder where copper comes from? Join us LIVE from Arizona on November 13th as we take students outside the walls of the classroom and on a unique interactive tour of a working copper mine. Discovery Education and

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