Author Archives: Megan Browning

Kilimanjaro Expedition Travel Journal Entry 5

Kilimanjaro Expedition Travel Journal Entry 5

Lava Tower to Karanga Camp 14,442 to 12,998 feet Moorland to Alpine Desert Today we hiked through the most magical part of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the Barranco Valley. We made our way through a moss forest and then to the Valley where the Giant Lobelia and Senecio trees which are found nowhere else in the world. The Lobelia,

Kilimanjaro Expedition Travel Journal Entry 4

Shira 1 Camp to Lava Tower 11,499 to 14,442 feet Heath Zone to Moorland Today we stopped to take a close look at the skull and bones of an elephant that is thought to be killed around 1980. It is amazing that such a big animal made it so far up the mountain. We are at

Kilimanjaro Expedition Travel Journal Entry 3

Forest Camp to Shira 1 Camp 7,998 to 11,499 feet Rain Forest to Heath Zone We woke early today, around 6:00 AM Arica Time. Our porters brought us a pan of hot water so we could wash up before breakfast. Before breakfast we pack our gear into our duffel and set our bags outside of our tent

Kilimanjaro Expedition Travel Journal Entry 2

Park Gate to Forest Camp  2,998 to 7,998 feet Cultivated Land to Rain Forest The Xpedition is off to a good start. Most of the day was spent getting our gear together, loading it onto the bus. Then we had a long bus ride to the park gate. After our guides registered each of us

One Idea With: Erik Palmer, ASCD Author, Professional Speaker, and Educational Consultant

In this installment of One Idea With: Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews Erik Palmer, a professional speaker and educational consultant from Denver, Colorado. Erik’s passion for public speaking has been part of every one of his careers. He spent 21 years in the classroom in the Cherry Creek School District in Englewood,

Discover Mount Kilimanjaro from the Comfort of Your Classroom

Kilimanjaro Expedition The GLOBE Program, GLOBE AFRICA, Colorado’s St. Vrain Valley School District and Discovery Education are proud partners in a scientific and learning expedition to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro.

One Idea With: Dr. Susan Enfield, Superintendent, Highline Public Schools

In this installment of One Idea With: Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews Dr. Susan Enfield, Superintendent of Washington State’s Highline Public Schools. Dr. Enfield’s One Idea focuses on the importance of early learning.  Watch the video below to learn more, and then visit Highline Public Schools’ website for additional information about the district’s efforts to support young learners.

PD Tips: Behind the Discovery Educator Network

Article sourced from Education World, written by reporter, Nicole Gorman. Having a strong professional learning network is an important part of being an educator. Being able to share and receive advice, lesson plans, or just friendly banter among peers is an essential part of teaching. For this reason, many online communities exist to serve this purpose. Education

Using Technology to Disrupt One of the Most Complex and Debated Fields in the Nation—Education

Interview Credit: HP Matter and FastCo.Works In almost every poll that measures the issues of greatest concern to American adults, education ranks near the top. Bill Goodwyn wants to ease these concerns by reexamining how our kids learn. As president and CEO of Discovery Education, Goodwyn and his colleagues are the leading providers of digital “Techbooks”

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