Design Challenge Learning and STEAM instruction
Program equips classrooms with engaging resources for
Design Challenge Learning and STEAM instruction
Silver Spring, Md. (Thursday, December 12, 2019) – The Tech Interactive and Discovery Education, the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, have partnered to create Tech for Tomorrow, an education program providing virtual access to exhibits from The Tech Interactive, Design Challenge Learning activities and interactive classroom resources for students in grades 4-8.
University of Findlay Launches Master’s Degree Program Building Capacity For High-Quality STEAM Instruction Featuring Discovery Education’s Innovative Professional Development Content
New Program Now Available Empowers Participants With Advanced Strategies For Creating a Culture of STEAM in Their Classroom
Silver Spring, Md. (December 12, 2019) — Ohio’s University of Findlay (UF) today announced the launch of their online Master of Arts in Education degree emphasizing STEAM instruction that will expand participants’ capacity to provide students high-quality STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) learning experience.
More information about this new program, which was designed from the ground-up for the full-time K-12 educator and features Discovery Education’s high-quality professional development content, can be found here. Discovery Education is the leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms.
The 2020 Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC), January 14-17, 2020 in Miami, will be a landmark for a variety of reasons. It’s the 40th anniversary of FETC, the conference will be held in Miami for the first time, and a number of new initiatives will transform the learning experience for educators and administrators of all roles.
The highlights for FETC 2020 include two new content tracks designed to support tech coaches and library media specialists; partnerships with Future Ready, the National Association of ESports Coaches and Directors, and Kennesaw State University’s iTeach program; and keynotes from Daniel Pink and Justin Shaifer.
In these interviews, Jennifer Womble and Stephanee Stephens share information regarding many of the exciting new conference features and give you an idea of what to expect in Miami.
Workflow has been identified as the missing link in education performance
(Sacramento, CA) Dec. 10, 2019 — The Learning Counsel, a leading research institute and news media hub that provides context for schools in digital transition, has identified workflow as the missing link in education performance for academics and business operations—the elusive “last mile” to help manage these intricacies and provide efficiencies for teachers, staff and students, saving time and resources in certain areas, as for instance with administrative processes, to open up the needed space for true personalization in learning. An automated workflow scenario can pay dividends in unforeseen areas, including K–12 teacher retention and reduced transportation costs. Colleges and universities can help increase enrollment by using workflow automation to enhance the student onboarding experience.
The Latest Iteration of the Popular Streaming Plus Service, Discovery Education Experience, Named a Winner in the Best Re-Invention of a Classic Legacy Technology Category
Silver Spring, MD (December 6, 2019) Discovery Education Experience—the latest iteration of Discovery Education’s popular Streaming Plus service, has been named a winner of Tech & Learning Magazine’s 2019 Award of Excellence in the Best Re-Invention of a Classic Legacy Technology category. Now in its 40th year, Tech & Learning’s Award of Excellence program recognizes stand-out products that are improving the way educators work and students learn.
Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms.
PowerSchool Completes Acquisition of Schoology, Marking a Major Step Toward Bringing Enhanced Personalized Learning Technology to K-12 Classrooms
Teachers will benefit from personalized learning tools to help
save them time and improve education outcomes for every student
PowerSchool, a leading provider of K-12 education technology solutions, announced today the completion of its acquisition of Schoology, a leading K-12 learning management system (LMS). Teachers will now benefit from Schoology’s best-in-class LMS joining existing gradebook, assessment, teacher professional learning, and special programs tools as part of PowerSchool’s award-winning Unified Classroom™.
Bringing these products together will create a solution with unmatched personalized learning capabilities that helps save teachers time and provides them with the information they need to help each student develop along their individual learning path.
The Future of Ed Tech Educator track, always popular with teachers and educators of all roles, will be one of six dedicated content tracks at the 2020 Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC), January 14-17 in Miami. The track highlights technology-based best practices to build the capacity of all educators, and sessions will focus on such diverse topics as AR/VR, computer science and coding, eSports, problem based learning, social-emotional learning, teacher leadership, and more.
Winning products include Daily Math Fluency, Learn to Read with BOB BOOKS and VersaTiles: Beginning Readers, and the STEM at Play POWER! Electricity Kit
(Vernon Hills, IL) November 18, 2019 – hand2mind, a leader in hands-on learning since 1965, today announced that three of its products have won 2020 Teachers’ Choice Awards. The Teachers’ Choice Awards (TCA) have been the leading award program for educational products since 1995 and are divided into two categories: Classroom and Family. hand2mind’s Daily Math Fluency was honored in the Classroom category, while Learn to Read with BOB BOOKS® and VersaTiles®: Beginning Readers and STEM at Play® POWER! Electricity Kit won in the Family category.
The Future of Ed Tech Information Technology track will be one of six dedicated content tracks at the 2020 Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC), January 14-17 in Miami. The track is designed with every role in a district’s IT department in mind, and especially as an opportunity for leaders in technology departments to learn, strategize and plan together. Sessions will cover cybersecurity, leading organizational change, and everything in between.
In the following interviews, two of the featured presenters from this track share their perspectives on the biggest challenges facing districts today, including the many key aspects of cybersecurity and the leadership strategies necessary for building a successful IT team.
New York’s Three Village Central School District’s Expanded Partnership with Discovery Education Aims to Support Science and STEM Education
Long Island School District Set to Integrate Digital Science Curriculum and
STEM Resources in Elementary School Classrooms
Silver Spring, Md. (November 11, 2019) – New York’s Three Village Central School District (Three Village) today announced an expansion of their ongoing collaboration with Discovery Education. In the latest phase of this multiyear partnership, elementary school teachers across the district will integrate Discovery Education’ dynamic digital science curriculum and engaging digital STEM resources into teaching and learning as part of an ongoing effort to create even more captivating classroom experiences. Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms.
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