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Behind the Scenes at the Science Stream

Behind the Scenes at the Science Stream

Yesterday, we held our latest Discovery Education Science Techbook livestream event from Roosevelt High School in San Antonio, Texas.  These are fun events for the Discovery Education team that is involved, but not many people get a chance to see the prep work involved in pulling something like this off.  This time, we took a

Welcome to TECHBOOK Live! with Lance Rougeux

Beginning on time as any Discovery Education event does, Patti Duncan hosted the opening, noting she will share the honors with the DE Team. It looks like a really exciting day ahead of us. Chat room is open throughout with the DE Team and a “ton of DEN STARS” on hand live to assist our

Beyond the Textbook Event in New Jersey – Join Us!

Saturday, November 3 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM Samsel Upper Elementary School Sayreville, NJ Register at: http://beyondthetextbooknj.eventbrite.com Join the Discovery Education team for a free professional development workshop to help you go “Beyond the Textbook” with your instructional practices. Attendees will cycle through a series of workshops that provide practical strategies you can use in your

Tundra Connections: Join us Live from the Tundra

Are you interested in taking your students to the tundra to observe polar bears?  Is that slightly out of your field trip budget?  Well, no worries.  We have once again joined forces with our friends at Polar Bears International® (PBI) to bring four incredible virtual field trips live to your desktop. Through PBI’s Tundra Connections® you’re invited

Want to Capitalize on Your Students’ Mars Curiosity?

Discovery Education is always looking to stay on top of the latest developments and NASA’s successful landing of the Curiosity Rover is no exception.  Discovery Education has provided some great free for educators looking for ways to capitalize on their students’ Curiosity about Mars.  Check out the Destination Mars lesson plans for some great resources

What’s Your Advice for Going Beyond the Textbook?

There was a great article today on eSchool News about Albuquerque Public Schools’ transition from textbooks to the Discovery Education TECHBOOK.  Definitely worth a read – Albuquerque schools embrace ‘techbooks’ instead of textbooks. The article talked about some of the many benefits of this digital transition and also provided perspective from some educators about the challenges

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