Discovery Education Announces Expanded Partnership to Prince George’s County Public Schools and Delivers Professional Development with to More Than 9,000 Educators

Discovery Education and Maryland’s Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS), one of the nation’s largest school districts, announced an expansion of their 10-year partnership last week.  In this new phase of collaboration, Discovery Education will present the largest professional development event in the school system’s history, as well as provide students access to high-quality Science digital textbooks in the 2014-2015 school year.  On Monday, June 16, at nine sites across the district,…

Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education Open ‘Siemens STEM Academy’ Applications

The Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education, along with their partner Oak Ridge Associated Universities, are inviting educators from across the country to submit applications for the 2014 Siemens Teachers as Researchers (STARs) and Siemens STEM Institute programs, prestigious professional development programs offered to middle and high school educators during the summer. The STARs program selects 40 educators to attend one of two programs held at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)…

Discovery Education Delivers Largest Professional Development Event Ever to Texas School District

Last week, Discovery Education partnered with one of Texas’ biggest school systems, Grand Prairie Independent School District (GPISD) to deliver the largest professional development event in the school system’s history. The two-day intensive training, delivered by nearly 100 of Discovery Education’s professional development specialists, prepared almost 2,000 GPISD teachers and administrators to transform their classrooms into digital learning environments and support the district’s goal of ensuring student success through engaging…