Author Archives: Steve Dembo

Explore China with our nation’s First Lady

Explore China with our nation’s First Lady

Students have a unique opportunity coming up, to explore the nation of China through the eyes of our nation’s First Lady. Over the past five years as First Lady, I’ve traveled around the world — to countries like Mexico, India, South Africa, Ireland and others across Africa, Asia, Europe and South America — and China

ICE is nice, but a DEN get together is even better!

On Thursday, February 27, from 6-8, we would love for all the DEN Stars that are going to ICE conference in Illinois (or are around St. Charles, IL) to come and hang out, laugh and socialize with other STARs at TGI Friday’s. First beverage is on us, along with some munchies!  It’s only a block

Chad’s Choices from the Community

Time for another edition of Chad’s Steve’s Choices for the Community!  No, this isn’t a hostile takeover, I just didn’t think it fair that Chad gets to hog all the fun!  So this week, I’ve spent countless hours scouring the blogs and Twitterverse and aggregated together some of the most interesting nuggets.  From articles to infographics,

Of the People: LIVE from the White House!

Register Today for Of the People: Live from the White House December 16 at 1PM ET Join Discovery Education as we launch Of the People: Live from the White House, a virtual field trip series broadcast directly from the White House. Transport students to Washington, D.C. for a behind-the-scenes look at the people, places, and

Gain an EDGE on leading the digital transition!

We are proud to once again partner with Wilkes University to create the EDGE program, 12-credit Letter of Endorsement that provides a quick pathway to expertise in emerging technologies.  EDGE stands for Emerging trends and technologies Digital transition Graduate Level Endorsed skillset Whether you’re considering a master’s degree or you already have one and want

White House Student Film Festival!

Jeanette just posted over on the Discovery Student Network blog details about the upcoming White House Student Film Festival. The White House recently announced the first ever Student Film Festival and we think you should enter! Why? Because the festival specifically challenges students to create “videos that highlight the power of technology in schools.” Videos

Learning Everywhere, All the Time

We’re thrilled to share with you a  guest post by Dr. Heath E. Morrison, superintendent of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. Shakespeare wrote with a quill. Stephen King writes on a computer (mostly). Sixty years ago, surgeons removed diseased organs with a scalpel. Today’s surgeons cut with a laser. When I was a boy, changing a transmission in a

One Community, Five Voices

Digital transformation in our school systems can’t happen without the support of an entire community. Administrators, principals, teachers, parents, students, and communities must work together to create and sustain a culture of change. During the week of September 23, Discovery Education will be hosting five virtual events from around the country featuring the voices of

Join the White House for a National “Show and Tell”

On Thursday, President Obama is headed to Mooresville, North Carolina to see firsthand how one middle school is developing a cutting edge curriculum that embraces technology and digital learning. As soon as that event concludes, the administration is hosting a national virtual “show and tell” with high tech schools from the Science Leadership Academy in Philadelphia, PA

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