Author Archives: Emily Engelman

Back to School: Bulk Import Overview

Back to School: Bulk Import Overview

Welcome back to school! We hope everyone has had an AMAZING summer and is excited to get back to the classroom.  If you are already missing the days off at the pool or beach (because why wouldn’t you), hopefully, we can help make the transition back a little easier, with our “Back to School Series”

Global Corporate Challenge Update

About 15 weeks ago, 7 Discovery Education employees formed “Team Stream” to compete in the Global Corporate Challenge.  In summary, the GCC consists of the team tracking each of their steps with use of a pedometer and together trying to get the most steps and travel the furthest on the virtual map. We started out

Customer Support’s Day of Discovery – July 27, 2011

Have you had an opportunity to attend a DEN Day of Discovery?  The other week, the Discovery Education support team had the opportunity to have our own personalized Day of Discovery (lite), presented by Matt and Cynthia to better understand some of the unique ways teachers can use Discovery Education resources in the classroom.  

New Webinars – DEN Summer School 2011

Join our DEN team starting August 1 for the DEN Summer School Series! Participants will explore how to use a variety of Web 2.0 applications, to engage students and help them communicate their knowledge including creatively publishing media-rich digital stories using editable and copyright friendly content from Discovery Education. These sessions will range from; “Introducing

DE Support Field Day Extravaganza!

The end of last month, the Level 1 Support team challenged the Marketing team (reinforced by Level 2 support) to a friendly Summer Field Day! Complete with water balloon tosses and Frisbee Golf! Our most challenging game, “Crossing the Great Divide”, which required both teams to stand in a line with all team members feet

Fourth of July – On This Day!

For holidays such as the Fourth of July, it is a great time to explore the On This Day Calendar feature. Once,  logged into Discovery Education you’ll see the On This Day feature located directly under My DE.  This unique feature highlights an event that took place on that particular day.  To access the full

New Content for Discovery Education Streaming!

Discovery Education is always working to keep you up to date on new content, here’s what we have going on now! “Tornado Rampage 2011” is a new video added to basic Streaming base pack and is recommended for grades 9-12. Title Description In just three days in April of 2011, over 300 tornadoes battered the

Meet our new guy: Johnny H.

Hey all, my name is Johnny Hwong and I am the newest member of the DE Level I Tech Support Team. It’s been less than three weeks into my stay here at Discovery, so I’m still a doe-eyed, newly minted college grad getting used to waking up before noon and not wearing my Pink Floyd

Back to School : Overview of new features for 2011!

Every year our wonderful Product Development and User Interface teams work around the clock to revamp the DE website, which we aptly call our BTS (Back-to-School) release.  We release these upgrades in July which is why the website can look different when teachers are dusting off their computers and remembering their passwords in September.  Sometimes,