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by Discovery Education On 03/19/2012

Discovery Education is proud to present Reed Timmer as the keynote speaker of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) 2012 conference. Timmer, chief meteorologist for Discovery Education and extreme weather enthusiast from Discovery Channel’s Storm Chasers, will address conference attendees beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 24. He will share his experience chasing some of the most powerful storms on record and discuss how he works with Discovery Education to ignite the curiosity of students across the country and get them excited about STEM education and careers.

by Discovery Education On 03/19/2012

The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) and Discovery Education, in partnership with Sports Authority and Playworld Systems, today announced the winners of the annual Healthy Playground Makeover Sweepstakes.   Awarding $100,000 in prizes to schools across the country, the sweepstakes is part of, a website that provides free energy balance curriculum to teachers, parents, administrators and school nurses.  

by Discovery Education On 05/16/2012

Discovery Education and the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) announced today the Grand Prize winner and two runners up of the ‘Spruce Up Your School’ sweepstakes. The national sweepstakes is part of the TurfMutt program, a dynamic digital curriculum designed to encourage kids to protect the environment around them and foster appreciation of green space in their own communities.

by Discovery Education On 03/13/2012

The Idaho State Department of Education today announced it has signed an agreement with Discovery Education to provide digital content to classrooms across Idaho for the next five years, Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna announced.

by Discovery Education On 03/23/2012

Leading the movement to transform classrooms through engaging digital content and deep professional development, Discovery Education is announcing an expansion of its digital textbook series to now include middle school social studies and high school science subjects. A complete digital solution that replaces traditional textbooks, the Discovery Education Middle School Social Studies Techbooks and the High School Science Techbooks inspire students’ curiosity and promote critical thinking through differentiated digital resources including interactive explorations and uniquely compelling video, images and informational text.

by Discovery Education On 03/15/2012

Discovery Education has named Dr. Cindy Moss director of global STEM initiatives, responsible for designing, developing and implementing comprehensive science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) initiatives to inspire students’ curiosity, prepare students for tomorrow’s careers and support educators worldwide. With more than 25 years of experience in education and STEM, Dr. Moss will be Discovery Education’s STEM ambassador, partnering with organizations that set the vision and national policy for STEM education.

by Discovery Education On 05/15/2012

The Siemens Foundation, Discovery Education, the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and the College Board today announced the finalists in the 2012 Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge, a national competition designed to encourage K-12 students to tackle environmental issues in their own communities. These 72 teams– comprised of more than 850 students representing 34 states – will vie for more than $300,000 in scholarships, educational trips, and other prizes for their work on advancing the global green initiative.

by Discovery Education On 05/30/2012

The Siemens Foundation, Discovery Education, the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), and the College Board announced today the grand prize winners of the fourth annual Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge, the nation’s premier national sustainability challenge designed to encourage K-12 students to become true agents of change by tackling environmental issues in their own communities and across the globe.

by Discovery Education On 05/21/2012

The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) and Discovery Education, in partnership with Sports Authority, today awarded schools in South Carolina, Arizona and Illinois with $50,000 in prizes as the winners of the 2012 Find Your Balance Challenge, a program designed to engage K‐5 students in creating practical, long‐term improvements in nutrition and physical activity at their school.

by Discovery Education On 05/07/2012

Toyota and Discovery Education announced today the winners of the Toyota Teen Driver Video Challenge and Toyota Teen Driver Educators’ Challenge, the nation’s premier teen safe driving challenges. Winners will receive a variety of cash and prizes, such as $20,000, a Toyota Driving Expectations event and virtual driving simulators. These Challenges are part of Toyota and Discovery Education’s joint program, Toyota Teen Driver, which provides educators, parents and students with comprehensive lesson plans, take-home resources, an interactive game and more to help avoid distractions while driving and stay safe behind the wheel.

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