Author Archives: Steve Dembo

Space Week Webinar: Astronaut Ken Reightler is Coming!

Space Week Webinar: Astronaut Ken Reightler is Coming!

Wow!  We have another great addition to tomorrow’s webinar that you and your students will definitely love.  Allan Butler, Producer for The Science Channel, will now be joined by astronaut Ken Reightler.  Join us tomorrow, May 4th at 1 PM (EST) for this really special webinar and make sure to invite your colleagues as well. 

Space Week Webinar: Meet the Producer

Join us next Friday, May 4th at 1 PM (EST) for a very special webinar with Allan Butler, producer of The Science Channel’s first ever: Space Week.  Allan is an Executive Producer at Discovery Channel and The Science Channel in Silver Spring, Maryland.  Over the past three years, he has overseen the production of over

DESC Summer Institute

In order to train, support and connect new customers of Science Connection we are hosting a special professional development institute this August in Valley Forge, PA.  The first ever Discovery Education Science Connection Summer Institute will allow participants to: Receive intensive professional development on Science Connection as a resource to support inquiry-based learning and differentiated

DEN Earth and Space Virtual Project

With the recent buzz surrounding Discovery Channel’s hit series Planet Earth, Science Channel’s Space Week coming in May, and all STAR DEs getting access to Discovery Education Science Connection, we are very excited to announce the Discovery Educator Network Earth and Space Virtual Project. Together STAR Discovery Educators will launch into an extraordinary collaborative learning

STAR Exclusive: Science Connection Promotion

Okay, I know I work for Discovery so feel free to take the following statement with a grain of salt or ponder it with extreme scrutiny if you must, but…"Being a former middle school Science teacher, I flat out can’t believe this DESC promotion for STARs!  Incredible!"  Here it is… As an added benefit of

DESC Challenge: Earn a Planet Earth DVD

For the past few nights I have been staying up late to watch Planet Earth via Discovery HD on demand and last night I watched the first episode, Pole to Pole, again for the fourth time.  There were so many connections to content in Science Connection that I had to share a favorite. When you


Hello all, my name is Donna, and I am excited about being an author for our new assessment blog here at Discovery Education. I have more that 20 years experience in education as a classroom teacher, state projects, and superintendent. As a former high school teacher, the “aha moment” when the light came on in