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Content Showcase: February 2019

Content Showcase: February 2019

Explore these brand new programs now available on Discovery Education. Find the full list of newly added resources on the New This Month Content Collection. CheddarK-12 Tech and Business News by CheddarGrades: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12Services: Streaming and Techbook U.S.; Streaming and Techbook Canada For the Present and the Future: A Conversation on Human Rights Virtual Field

#CelebrateWithDE – Presidents’ Day

On the third Monday in February, we honor all U.S. presidents on Presidents’ Day. The day was introduced to honor George Washington and grew to honor all presidents and earn that apostrophe after the s. This year, we invite you to celebrate by going all the way back to the day’s beginnings to study Washington

#CelebrateWithDE – Valentine’s Day

Does science make your heart beat faster? Celebrate a heart-themed Valentine’s Day in a fresh, academic way. We’ve selected resources about heart anatomy, function, and health. Have your students study the resources and see if they can put it all together into a heart-healthy, sweet Valentine for the people in their lives. Happy Valentine’s Day

#CelebrateWithDE International Day of Women and Girls in Science

The United Nations General Assembly has passed a resolution to declare February 11 as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, “in order to achieve full and equal access to and participation in science for women and girls, and further achieve gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.” Celebrate this important

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February 2019: Fact, opinion, or fake news?

Becoming a good digital citizen commonly includes the mastering of a multitude of skills. I like this image, created by Wesley Fryer and Marcia Moore, which provides a visual overview of the components. The Digital Classroom Starter Kit from Common Sense Education provides digital citizenship activities and lessons as part of their classroom technology use

#CelebratewithDE Groundhog Day

Just like the movie of the same name, Groundhog Day comes around every February 2nd. This year, encourage your students to think about perspective by considering the experience of the groundhog. (You probably don’t want to focus on the science, since doesn’t seem to be a factor in the shadow prediction. Although, you could have

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