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See Why Joan Loves Science Techbook

See Why Joan Loves Science Techbook

Joan and James represent two teacher personalities — one experienced with Techbook, and one who has never heard of it. While Joan and James may not be real, they represent real teachers facing real classroom problems. They’re the stars of a new video series exploring what makes Techbook great. Science Techbook brings science alive, blending

See Why Joan Loves Techbook

Meet Joan and James. They’re both teachers who love their jobs and work hard.  Only, Joan’s students seem to get more out of their class time. What’s different between how these two teachers spend their time? This new video from Discovery Education introduces viewers to two teacher personalities — one experienced with Techbook, and one

NC School System Reinvigorates Classrooms with Help from Techbook

District leaders at Rowan-Salisbury School System in North Carolina recently celebrated some dramatic gains in student achievement after a digital transformation set them on course for renewed academic performance. Two years after embarking on a strategic plan incorporating Discovery Education Techbook, test scores soared and student achievement was raised by 20 percent, the district reported in a news release. These fantastic results led to the state removing Rowan-Salisbury

The 9 Principles to Creating Powerful NGSS Classrooms with Science Techbook

The duty of our school districts doesn’t just rest in educating our students for today, but in preparing them for what the future may hold. The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) have been helping districts achieve that goal since their introduction in 2013 by improving science education for all K–12 students. At the same time,

This Charlotte School District Has Taken a Content First Approach to Digital

Partnership powered by:  With more than 140,000 students, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools in North Carolina is one of the largest public school districts in the region and has long been recognized as a leader in instructional innovation. They’ve taken a content first approach to integrating digital technology in their classrooms and have done so across Math, Science,

Discovery Education in Action: ShaBranda Faison

Name: ShaBranda Faison Role: 8th grade Science Teacher School: Southeast Guilford Middle School School District: Guilford County Schools, North Carolina Subjects/Grades Taught: Science, Grade 8 Degree/Certificates: BS in Biology with a minor in Forensic Science; MS in Instructional Design & Technology; Current Ed.D. student in Organizational Leadership with an emphasis in Organizational Development Background: I have been teaching since

Looking for Results? Science Techbook Led to Breakthroughs in this District

In a time when school districts across the country are searching for new ways to make breakthroughs in student achievement, Rock Hill Schools in South Carolina has managed to raise the bar of excellence in their classrooms using Discovery Education’s Science Techbook. Fourth- and seventh-grade students using Techbook scored higher in South Carolina’s 2015 Palmetto Assessment of State

DE in Action: Julie Wenger

Name: Julie Wenger School: Adkins Elementary School District: Denton ISD, Texas Subjects/Grades Taught:  Science and Social Studies/5th grade How did you find yourself in teaching?   There is a long history of teachers in my family.  I have happily joined the pack, albeit a little later in the game.  When my daughters were little, I

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