Last Friday, Discovery participated in its Fourth Annual Discover Your Impact Day. Almost 4,200 Discovery employees volunteered world-wide to make an impact in their communities. Employees were able to choose from several projects including feeding the homeless, revitalizing local schools, cleaning up parks, and many others. Although it was a rainy day here in
Discovery employees celebrated Lunar New Year at Discovery headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland with the Asian Cultural Alliance. It is the year of the Snake! There was a special Korean musical performance called the Pansori. There were also games, giveaways and best of all: food!
My wife put together a summer enrichment packet for her incoming sixth grade students so I decided to steal it, modify it with some free Discovery Education resources and share it. I hope it will give you some ideas to use and hopefully save you a few hours putting together your own summer packets. Enjoy!
On Tuesday I participated in one of the most amazing Discovery events I have ever had the pleasure to be a part of called Say Yes to the Prom. The whole event started weeks ago with a company-wide email calling for Discovery employees to donate their dresses. There were 400 amazing, beautiful, and elegant dresses
The 2012 Iditarod began yesterday at the starting point of Anchorage, Alaska. This yearly event, known as the “Last Great Race on Earth” is an amazing test of endurance that always begins on the first Saturday of March. There is a wealth of learning opportunities for students in following this event. Note: As I post
There has been a lot of buzz lately around digital textbooks due in large part to today’s announcement from Apple. As many of you know, Discovery Education has been in the “digital textbook” game for the last few years starting with the adoption of our science service in Oregon and now with our Discovery Education
Hi All, One of my fifth grade teachers and I are finalists in the “Bust-a-Myth” Video Challenge. Students used Discovery Education content and tools to investigate a popular science myth (Will cola clean a penny? Discolor a tooth? Dissolve a steak?). We are the ONLY elementary school competing in this event! We need VOTES to
Did you enjoy the DE Streamathon? Of course you did! But just on the off chance that you didn’t attend all ten hoursworth of webinars, we’ve archived them all and have posted them on the Streamathon 2010 page. So head over there and check out some of your favorite presentations as shared by some of your favorite presenters
The 5th annual Discovery Education Streamathon is September 14, 2010. There is a full day of information-packed sessions on how to integrate DE streaming and the newest online technologies used by today’s media-savvy students into classroom instruction. Come join us in the learning! The link to register is: http://links.discoveryeducation.com/streamathon2010 Here’s the schedule…. Come for an hour
Discovery provides teachers, students and parents and the entire school community with all kinds of tools for a successful school year. From clip art and homework help, to eating healthy and being safe; Discovery’s Classroom Resources and Homework help make going back to school fun! Check out these free resources at http://school.discoveryeducation.com/index.html.“Clip art licensed from