Science Channel’s ‘Science Super Heroes’ Initiative Honors Women Transforming ‘STEM’ in Celebration of Women’s History Month

Debbie Sterling (Super Star), Olivia Pavco-Giaccia (Rising Star) *Honorees are available for press interviews* (New York) – In celebration of Women’s History Month, Science Channel is recognizing two women in March as part of its ongoing Science Super Heroes initiative. This month’s Science Super Heroes are Debbie Sterling, the Founder and CEO of GoldieBlox, the award-winning children’s multimedia company that empowers girls to build their confidence, dreams and futures, and…

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Discovery Education Expands Partnership with Texas’ Greenville Independent School District to Support New K-5 STEM Magnet School

-Adoption of Science Digital Textbook and STEMformation Professional Development Initiative Empowers Educators to Create Innovative Learning Environments- Silver Spring, Md. (Feb. 23, 2017) – Texas’ Greenville Independent School District (GISD) announced today an expansion of their ongoing partnership with Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms. In this new phase of collaboration, Discovery Education will support the creation of modern learning environments in the district’s…

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Michigan’s Flint Community Schools Announce New Partnership with Discovery Education to Increase Student Performance and Engagement in Science

New Digital Textbook and Professional Development Initiative Empowers the District to Create Authentic Learning Environments and Build Educators’ Capacity to Support Transition to Digital Learning Silver Spring, Md. (February 14, 2017) – Michigan’s Flint Community Schools (FCS) today announced a new partnership with Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms. Through this new collaboration, FCS educators teaching grades K-8 districtwide can now accelerate the creation of authentic digital classrooms…

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Students Nationwide Called to Complete Kind Acts in Celebration of 17th Annual Random Acts of Kindness Week

New Kindness Generator Launches to Serve as Online Resource for Students, Educators and Families to Track and Inspire Kindness Worldwide  DENVER, February 9, 2017 – High tech meets high touch, as the Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Foundation enhances 2017 Random Acts of Kindness Week #RAKWeek2017 by launching an online Kindness Generator, which will serve as an online rally point for activities worldwide this year. With the Kindness Generator, classrooms…

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Louisiana’s Rapides Parish School District Expands Partnership with Discovery Education to Accelerate Transition to Student-Centered Learning Environments

-Digital Social Studies and Science Textbooks to Support District’s Efforts to Continuously Improve Instruction-    Silver Spring, Md. (Feb. 6, 2017) – Louisiana’s Rapides Parish School District (RPSD) announced today an expansion of their ongoing partnership with Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms. In this new stage of the collaboration, educators in more than 20 district schools will now be empowered to support RPSD’s transition to student-centered…

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Discovery Education Announces 2017 Dates for No-Cost Professional Development Events Supporting School Leaders

–The Powerful Practices Series Returns with Two Events Exploring New Instructional Leadership Practices that Make a Difference in Teaching and Learning– Silver Spring, Md. (February 1, 2017) — Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, again invites superintendents and educators nationwide to participate in Powerful Practices: The Instructional Leadership Experience.  These two, no-cost, one day, interactive professional development events taking place in San Francisco, CA,…

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Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education Announce New ‘Siemens STEM Day’ Online Program to Spark Students’ Interest In Real-World Applications of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

–Educators Invited to Enter “The Possibility Grant Sweepstakes” for a Chance to Win $10,000 to fund a STEM Initiative at Their School– SILVER SPRING, Md. (January 30, 2017) – Today, the Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, launched  Siemens STEM Day ― a refreshed and expanded version of the beloved Siemens Science Day website that includes a new K-12 online STEM experience. In addition to more…

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NFL, American Heart Association and Discovery Education Host Virtual Field Trip Live from Super Bowl LI

Free Virtual Field Trip to be Live-Streamed in Classrooms Nationwide  SILVER SPRING, Md. (January 19, 2017) The NFL and American Heart Association, together with Discovery Education, will host the first-ever AHA-NFL PLAY 60 Challenge Virtual Field Trip (VFT) live from Houston on Tuesday, Jan. 31 at 12 PM CT from the NFL Experience Driven by Genesis. The free virtual experience will be live-streamed in classrooms across the country, reaching thousands…

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Discovery Education and 3M Search for America’s 2017 Top Young Scientist; Chance for $25,000 and One-Of-A-Kind Summer Mentorship With 3M Scientists

— PLUS, New Young Scientist Lab Interactive Portal Brings Science to Life in the Classroom – “Any curious middle schooler can enter! The key is just believing in yourself … you may never know whether an idea may change a person’s life.” – Maanasa Mendu, 2016 Young Scientist Challenge Winner Silver Spring, Md. and St. Paul, Minn. (January 12, 2017) – Discovery Education and 3M are proud to announce the…

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South Carolina’s State Board of Education Approves Discovery Education’s Chemistry and Physics Techbooks for Statewide Use

– Adoption of Chemistry and Physics Digital Textbooks Further Empowers South Carolina Educators to Create Modern Learning Environments – SILVER SPRING, Md. (January 11, 2016) – Following a comprehensive evaluation, the South Carolina State Board of Education has approved the Chemistry and Physics editions of the Discovery Education Science Techbook™ for statewide use as a core instructional resource through its state adoption process. An award-winning digital textbook series, Discovery Education’s…

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