Memorial Day is more than just hot dogs and pool openings. It was originally known as Decoration Day, to mark the use of flowers and flags to decorate the graves of America’s armed service members killed in wartime. Help your students understand the civics and history behind this holiday with an assortment of resources that
It’s that time of year again. Every year, we gather together to celebrate the dedication, inspiration, and collaboration that we see happening throughout the Discovery Education Community. We affectionately call this event the DENny Awards. It is a time when we reflect upon all the amazing events that have occurred over the last year, the work put
Will you be at ISTE 2017 in San Antonio next month? We’d love to have you celebrate with us at our 12th birthday party, on Sunday, June 25th! Community members and the Discovery Education team will be celebrating 12 years of our community at Casa Rio from 7pm – 9pm. Be sure to RSVP
May 21, 2017 marks the 75th anniversary of Amelia Earhart’s solo transatlantic flight. With the recent success of Hidden Figures and the April 9th hand off of the command of the International Space Station to NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, there is plenty to celebrate about women in flight! In fact, Sally Ride’s birthday is coming
Like what you see below? Join our Twitter Chat sharing new ways to teach sustainability in agriculture on May 23 at 6:30 pm ET at #FarmlandChat. Sign up today here. Special Guest Post by Carla Wardin When people talk about sustainability, I like to point to generational farms as an example. I’m the sixth generation in
Jennifer Newman shares a 1st grade adaptation for SOS Snowball Fight in this SOS Story.
International Museum Day is approaching! If we go by the dictionary definition of museum – “a building in which objects of historical, scientific, artistic, or cultural interest are stored or exhibited” – your classroom could easily be considered a museum with a few pointed activities. (Also, if we look at the dictionary entry for “museum,”
STEM Culture is something that is developed over time through intentional strategies which highlight STEM careers, STEM skills, and the interconnectivity of the world around us all. Each month we are highlighting some of the strategies we see in classrooms from our DEN and STEM educators building pathways for their colleagues to implement a STEM culture.
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