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Reflecting on Technology’s Promise to the Classroom

Reflecting on Technology’s Promise to the Classroom

It was a glittering, mind-blowing moment.  In many ways, it symbolized what was to follow: connections, commitment, and wild energy.  There, in a massive room, in the center of a broad stage, lit like a Greek statue, rested a large golden cylinder, jammed with thousands of handwritten pieces of paper.  Thousands of folks had delayed

Do You Really Know Discovery Education?

I started my career as a middle school teacher in North Philadelphia. Like many new teachers, I had a tough first year for a variety of reasons. The main reason being that I didn’t really know what I was doing. Fortunately, I found a group of veteran teachers and another newbie like myself who truly

Moving From Network to Community

10 years ago, I had the incredible opportunity to join Discovery Education and help in creating one of the most active, vibrant, caring educator communities in the world. Today, that community inspires me and my colleagues at Discovery Education to collaborate, innovate, and most importantly, stay focused on our mission of supporting students and teachers