Posts By Lina Tran

  1. Mousey Monday – Autism Awareness Month

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    Last week, we mentioned about April being the National Poetry Month in the United States and Canada. This Mousey Monday, we wanted to acknowledge another April celebration, Autism Awareness Month. Autism is a disorder of neural development characterized by impaired social interaction and verbal and non-verbal communication, and by restricted, repetitive or stereotyped behavior. – […]

  2. Mousey Monday – National Poetry Month

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    Welcome to the first Mousey Monday of April! April is National Poetry Month in the United States. It is a month meant to appreciate poetry. National Poetry Month has been celebrated since 1999 in the United States and Canada as well. In Great Britain, National Poetry Month has been celebrated since 2000 in October. The […]

  3. Mousey Monday – Spring

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    Happy Mousey Monday from Mousey to our Cache and Cookies readers! Last week Thursday, March 20, was a change in season and officially the first day of Spring! A season involves new weather, ecology and hours of daylight. As the Earth rotates around the sun, depending on the Earth’s position, this dictates the seasons. Discovery […]

  4. Mousey Monday – Saint Patrick’s Day

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    Happy Mousey Monday from Mousey to our Cache and Cookies readers! Aside from being Mousey Monday today, it is also Saint Patrick’s Day! Saint Patrick’s Day began in the seventeenth century as an observance by the Catholic Church. For Christians, the day commemorates Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland. As time has […]

  5. Mousey Monday – American Red Cross

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    Happy Mousey Monday from Mousey to our Cache and Cookies readers! March is American Red Cross Month and Discovery Education has various resources on the American Red Cross and its role throughout the world’s history. The American Red Cross, also known as the American National Red Cross is a foundation that provides humanitarian aid, emergency […]

  6. Mousey Monday – Black History Month

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    Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers!  It is the last week in February, the Black History month. The annual observance of this month is also known as African-American History Month. This month long observance is for the remembrance of important people and events in the history of the African community. The first […]

  7. Mousey Monday – Presidents’ Day

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    Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers!! Today is the President’s day! In the United States. Presidents’ Day is a federal holiday celebrated on the third Monday of February. This holiday is in honor of George Washington’s birthday, the first president of the United States. Both Abraham Lincoln and George Washington’s birthdays are […]

  8. Mousey Monday – Toyota Teen Driver School Sweeps

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    Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers! Discovery Education and Toyota are currently running the Toyota Teen Driver School Sweeps! This is according to the National Safety Council. It is important to educate and promote safety behind the wheel. http://www.toyotateendriver.com/sweepstakes   Anyone can enter on behalf of their school, so spread the word! […]

  9. Mousey Monday – Black History Month

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    Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers!  February is Black History Month in the United States, and Canada. The annual observance is also known as African-American History Month. The month long observance is for the remembrance of important people and events in the history of the African community. The first celebration of Black […]

  10. Mousey Monday – International Holocaust Remembrance Day

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    Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers!  Today in 1996, 18 years ago, Germany first observed International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The day is for the memory of victims of the Holocaust. The Holocaust was the mass murder of millions of Jews during World War II by Nazi Germany, led by Adolf Hitler. January […]

  11. Mousey Monday – Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge

    Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers! Mousey is excited to share with you our Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge! Students, grades 5-8, are invited to create a 1-2 minute video describing a new, innovative solution that could solve an everyday problem. Ten finalists will be chosen for their passion for science, […]

  12. Mousey Monday – Find Your Balance Challenge

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      Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers! Discovery Education and the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation are currently running the Find Your Balance Challenge!   http://www.togethercounts.com/at-school/win-for-your-school/balance-challenge Find Your Balance Challenge is open to elementary school classrooms in grades K-5 and rewards student teams for taking steps toward achieving Energy Balance in their own school communities. […]

  13. Mousey Monday – Toyota Teen Driver School Sweeps

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                      Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers! Discovery Education and Toyota are currently running the Toyota Teen Driver School Sweeps! According to the National Safety Council, the first year a teen gets their license will be one of the most dangerous years of their […]

  14. Mousey Monday – White Elephant

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                      Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers! Our Discovery Education team has an upcoming White Elephant Holiday Party this Friday, December 14. The White Elephant Holiday Party is primarily known in North America. The purpose of the party is to entertain rather than to […]

  15. Mousey Monday – December Zodiac

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                          Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers! We are two days into December, less than a month away from 2014! December is one of the seven months with 31 days. December’s Zodiac signs are Sagittarius (birthdays up to December 21) and Capricorn […]

  16. Mousey Monday – How the Earth Works

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                          Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers! Discovery Education is always adding new and fresh content for our users! Our recent series addition called How the Earth Works is exclusive to our Discovery Education users and comes from Discovery’s Science Channel. The […]

  17. Mousey Monday – Veterans Day

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                      Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers! More importantly, happy Veterans Day! Veterans Day is an official federal holiday in the United States that honors those who have served in armed service, known as veterans. The day was originally called Armistice Day, commemorating the […]

  18. Mousey Monday – National Prohibition Act

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                          Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers! On this Day in 1919, US Congress passed the National Prohibition Act, known also as the Volstead Act, which established prohibition in the United States. This meant that the production, transportation and sale of alcohol […]

  19. Mousey Monday – Discovery Education Student Advisory Board

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                              Attention all high school students with active Discovery Education accounts, the deadline for joining the Discovery Education Student Advisory Board for the 2013-2014 school year is October 25, 2013, Friday! The Discovery Education Student Advisory Board is composed of students from around […]