Tag Archives: Discovery Education

The Brightest Future Possible

A Florida superintendent talks technology, learning, and full STEAM ahead. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero From sandy beaches to rolling pines, the Santa Rosa School District is situated in a bright, sunny, and aesthetically beautiful part of the country; the … Continue reading

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Reflections on ISTE 2017

All grown up, edtech is ready to show ‘vanilla ed’ how to get the job done! UNPACKING EDTECH | by Mark Gura I’m back home a few days now from San Antonio where I attended ISTE 2017 — the ever … Continue reading

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Bent on Discovery

Insights, trends, and analysis from a veteran leader in the edtech space. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero SCOTT KINNEY Title: Senior VP Education PartnershipsOrg: Discovery Education Reach: 4.5M educators, 50M students Fame: EdTech Leadership Award Quote: “Any classroom technology, from … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Discovery Education’s Science Techbook

The first of Discovery Education’s series of award-winning digital textbooks that are now currently used by more than 3 million students in all 50 U.S. states and several Canadian provinces is their Science Techbook™. Originally launched in 2009, the Science … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Discovery Education’s Social Studies Techbook  

Launched in 2012, the Social Studies Techbook™ is among Discovery Education’s series of award-winning digital textbooks currently used by more than 3 million students in all 50 U.S. states and several Canadian provinces. These breakthrough digital textbooks are aligned to … Continue reading

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Equity, Quality, and Digital Content

Creating modern digital learning environments for all students. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero When he was a social studies teacher, Marty Creel wanted to integrate technology into his instruction and his students’ learning for, among other factors, a very peculiar … Continue reading

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The EdTech Awards – Accepting Your Entries

Program spotlights cool tools, leaders, and trendsetters in education and technology. The nomination period for the 7th annual EdTech Awards honoring cool tools, inspiring leaders, and innovative trendsetters in the education and technology, or “edtech” sector, is still open for … Continue reading

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Shifting Gears

Mark Edwards bumps it into overdrive. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero His deep expertise in managing district-wide digital transitions, implementing successful 1-to-1 programs, designing effective professional development initiatives, and purposefully integrating digital content into classroom instruction will serve Mark Edwards … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Discovery Education’s Math Techbook

This is a breakthrough digital textbook that engages students with real-world problems worth solving. Using a balanced approach to instruction, Math Techbook facilitates in-depth understanding of all three pillars of rigor: conceptual understanding, procedural skill and fluency, and application. Whether every student has … Continue reading

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Trends | Read Leaders, Real Success Stories

From traditional to digital classrooms is the theme of Future@Now, a forum highlighting a roadmap to the digital transition happening all across America. Building on last year’s meeting, this second live streaming event will feature innovative educators, association leaders and … Continue reading

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Rethink Remake

Six factors driving today’s digital transition. GUEST COLUMN | by Scott Kinney Over the last decade, a convergence of economic, political, social and technological forces have spurred educators, parents, students, policymakers, academics and other stakeholders to rethink and, in many … Continue reading

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Technology and its Power to Transform Education

CLASSROOM 21 | by Greg Limperis I’ve been lucky enough in my new position this year to see the power technology can play in transforming education. Thanks to a huge investment by our district in interactive whiteboard equipment, document cameras, … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Discovery Education Science Techbook

From Discovery Education comes a technology tool built from scratch to address state and core standards for science education. Discovery Education Science Techbook is a primary instructional resource for elementary and middle school classrooms that appeals to digital natives with … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Curiosity in the Classroom

What a concept: curiosity in the classroom—and that’s exactly what Intel and Discovery Education have teamed up for in launching Curiosity in the Classroom—to satisfy students’ curiosity and extend learning concepts found in Discovery Channel’s television series of the same name. Examining a … Continue reading

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