Tag Archives: #LoveTechbook

Discovery Education in Action: ShaBranda Faison

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

Discovery Education in Action: Danielle Williams, part 3

Welcome to our Discovery Education in Action series of webinars, blog posts, and livestreams as we drop-in on Discovery Education classrooms to what they look and sound like. Last month we had the opportunity to visit Danielle Williams’s class in Wilmington, NC.  Here’s the third and final posts sharing her expertise. Go here for the other posts in the series.  

Discovery Education in Action: Danielle Williams, part 2

Welcome to our Discovery Education in Action series of webinars, blog posts, and livestreams as we drop-in on Discovery Education classrooms to what they look and sound like.  Last month we had the opportunity to visit Danielle Williams’s class in Wilmington, NC.  Here’s the second of three posts sharing her expertise. Go here for the first post.   Background:

Discovery Education in Action: Danielle Williams

Welcome to the first in a series of upcoming webinars, blog posts, and livestreams as we drop-in on Discovery Education classrooms to see Discovery Education in Action.  Last month we had the opportunity to visit Danielle Williams’s class in Willmington, NC.  Here’s what she had to say.   Background: B.S. Geology- Radford University, M.A. Teaching Secondary

Renowned Volleyball Coach Finds True Calling in STEM

From the Heart: Powerful Stories from Passionate Educators Tina Garrett, STEM Coordinator, Garland Independent School District, Texas Some teachers are born into education; they come from a family of educators and never really could see themselves becoming anything but a teacher. Others are inspired into education; they had a teacher who was so inspirational and so

Queenie Hall

Teaching Is All in the Family for This Rock Hill Educator

From the Heart: Powerful Stories from Passionate Educators Queenie Hall, Rock Hill Schools, SC Queenie Hall tried not to go into education. Sure, her mom was a teacher for more than 40 years and her sister was an educator. But Queenie wanted a different path. She majored in communications, did a lot of internships, and got

A Broken Calculator Led This Future Actuary to a Career in Education

From the Heart: Powerful Stories from Passionate Educators Mark Schommer, D.C. Everest Area School District, Wisconsin Mark Schommer was planning to be an actuary, until a broken calculator changed his life. Schommer was a freshman at the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point. It was the day of his Calculus 2 final, and he was hurrying across

How a Random Encounter With an Airport Cleaning Lady Changed This Teacher’s Destination

From the Heart: Powerful Stories from Passionate Educators Chris Layton, Oak Ridge Schools (TN) Chris Layton had hit the wall. After seven years of teaching, the long hours, late nights, and stress had caught up to him. He was ready to do something else, so he left the school system and took a job as

Top