This week, we pause to say “thank you” for your dedication to transforming the lives of others. With passion and kindness, teachers cultivate and nourish a love of learning in their students. Teachers help students reach their full potential by encouraging curiosity and exploration.
At Discovery Education, we know how hard teachers work to make a difference in students’ lives. We take great pride in celebrating that dedication through several special activities during Teacher Appreciation Week.
Here’s how we are celebrating with you in 2017:
As part of our celebration of educators, several Discovery Education Community partners are providing special Teacher Appreciation Week perks for members of the community.
- Canadian educators click here (If you are a single sign on district, first log in to your Discovery account and then open this link in a new page or tab)
- U.S. educators click here
Celebrate with Kindness
With support from our friends at the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation, we encourage you to share a message of appreciation for a deserving educator. Share a brief video on social media describing your colleague, mentor, or former teacher who deserves recognition and use hashtag #CelebrateWithDE.
Then, we will perform a random act of kindness each day of Teacher Appreciation Week by sending a Discovery Education hoodie to an education hero and their nominating teacher. Both educators will also receive Kindness Concept Posters for their classrooms.
Take Time for Yourself
Teachers are asked to make a lot of sacrifices, but health and wellbeing shouldn’t be one of them. Join Jenna Shaw, Founder and CEO of The Whole Teacher, for a webinar exploring how schools can ensure they are fostering healthy work environments and meeting the needs of their teachers beyond traditional professional development.
Fostering the Whole Teacher Webinar | Tuesday, May 9 at 7 PM ET | Register here.
Discovery Education Community Awards (aka the DENny Awards)
At Discovery Education, we are always on the lookout for great stories of teachers making a difference in the lives of students and fellow educators. On May 23, our annual DENny Awards recognize and celebrate Discovery Educators for the great things they do in schools and classrooms.
We want to celebrate as many great teachers and administrators as we can, so nominate education professionals you know for this special recognition. Nominate a colleague here.
Discovery Education Community Badge
You are part of a community of passionate educators committed to using digital media to improve instruction, increase student engagement, and impact learning. That’s something to celebrate! Let others know you’re part of a community of practice committed to transforming teaching and learning with Discovery Education. Add a Discovery Education Community Member badge to your website, blog, and/or email signature.
Log in to your Discovery Education account to find other perks waiting for you!