July 26, 2017

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Discovery Education Makes E-Textbooks Easy | Reference Online

Looking to make the digital shift to e-textbooks? Discovery Education’s “Techbook” series is the perfect place to start.

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Grants, New Tools—and Fab Fashion | News Bites

Our roundup of news briefs includes grant and scholarship opportunities, an incredible fashion archive, and a new friend for Pooh.

Latest Discovery Education Digital Resources Tied to Earth Day

The new content, including exclusive undersea footage from Ocean First Education, is designed to dovetail with lessons on the environment and conservation.

Search for 2016 Top Young Scientist Is Underway

Students in grades 5–8 can enter a video competition to showcase their own innovation—and win $25,000.

New York Times Offers In-School Access; ‘Goodnight Moon’ Goes Bilingual | News Bites

This month’s industry news features the release of a bilingual edition of Goodnight Moon, a youth-oriented health and literacy campaign called “Hop to Health,” and a school-wide subscription service from the New York Times.

Summer School for Educators; PEN Awards Shortlist; Follett’s 4,500 New EBooks | News Bites

SLJ brings you a round up of industry news, including free events, tech upgrades, grants, competitions, and prizes.

The First Lady and Discovery Education Collaborate on Virtual Field Trip During Visit to China

First Lady Michelle Obama visits China, hoping to soothe U.S. China relations, and keeping in the mind efforts to enhance the role of the digital classroom experience between nations.

Discovery Education Summit: We Don’t Just Need Tablets, We Need A Digital Game Plan

Educators at Discovery Education’s learning summit last month in Maryland talk of how digitization requires strategy and training—not just putting a device into student’s hands.

Ezra Jack Keats Grants; Win a Wireless Lab; Celebrate Kindness | News Bites

The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation offers minigrants. Kent State SLIS plans a course in Denmark. CDW-G, Discovery Education launch the Win a Wireless Lab Sweepstakes. The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network celebrates No Name-Calling Week. Grants are available for Día programs with an African American focus.