Author Archives: Steve Dembo

Connect K-12 with Higher Ed at the Bridges Conference

Connect K-12 with Higher Ed at the Bridges Conference

Last year I had the distinct pleasure to attend a conference unlike any other I’ve attended in recent history.  The Bridges Conference in beautiful Cape May, NJ aims to increase partnerships between higher education and K-12 education.  The conference is designed to showcase these unique partnerships and to share ideas on project planning and implementation.  I’m

Creating Teacher Leaders in Baltimore

Earlier this month, we announced a partnership with Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) to support the school system’s digital conversion, called Students & Teachers Accessing Tomorrow (S.T.A.T.). As part of the initiative, Discovery Education President and CEO Bill Goodwyn visited Church Lane Elementary Technology in Baltimore, a S.T.A.T. Lighthouse School, to implement Teacher Leader Corps,

A modern take on a master storyteller

Few authors have been more influential to American literature than Ernest Hemingway. His body of work has created a legacy that is unmatched!  He proved that with just a few simple words, a writer can evoke powerful emotions. Hemingway lived here in Illinois, not far from the first house I owned.  The Ernest Hemingway Foundation

What does ‘digital learning’ look like?

One of the best parts of my job at Discovery is reviewing all the things people send to @DiscoveryEd on Twitter.  You find people sharing pics from their latest training, using the Techbook, conference presentations, and much more.  But my favorite tweets by far are the ones that have pictures of students learning with Discovery!  I

Save the date for Spring VirtCon 2015!

Despite the gloomy report from the groundhog this year, we’re already thinking about springtime.  And when we think spring, we think Spring VirtCon!  April 25th, from 9am to 4pm ET, we’ll be broadcasting live from Discovery HQ and the theme will be Create, Collaborate and Celebrate.  In the next few weeks, we’ll be formally opening

Will you be attending NCTM Boston?

Are you attending the NCTM conference in Boston this year?  Or will you be in the Boston area between April 15-18?  If so, let us know by leaving a comment below!  We may be organizing a get-together during the conference and are trying to get a sense of how many people would be interested.  

Math: What does it mean to win?

Join us tomorrow at 1pm ET as a panel of experts from diverse fields discusses the wide-ranging implications of math achievement in the United States. Following the panel, and then stay tuned for the formal launch of Math Techbook™, the latest in breakthrough digital textbooks from Discovery Education. For a look at the full agenda,

Ready to be inspired? Join us for the Siemens Innovator’s Lounge!

We’d like to invite you to join Discovery Education and the Siemens Foundation on Decemer 8th at 6:30 pm E/T for an exclusive webcast event with some of today’s most compelling innovators, entrepreneurs and thought-leaders whose innovations have changed the way we live and made the world a better place. Hear personal stories of inspiration,