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Know the Risks: The Facts About E-Cigarettes Virtual Field Trip

Know the Risks: The Facts About E-Cigarettes Virtual Field Trip

Tune in Live to the KNOW THE RISKS Virtual Field Trip  April 25th 1 PM EDT Electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, are now the most commonly used tobacco product among U.S. youth. But do students know the risks associated with these products? The latest U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on E-cigarette use among Youth and Young Adults

#CelebrateWithDE – Shakespeare’s Birthday

Let’s celebrate the birthday of William Shakespeare with some of the best resources available: a curated collection of all things Shakespeare, a virtual field trip that commemorated the anniversary of his death, and full performances of his plays and sonnets. Discovery Education has all this and more to help you share the wonder of Shakespeare

Meeting Students in the Middle: Guidance for Engaging Middle School Learners

Whether you’re an educator or a student, middle school can be tough. As students enter their adolescence, more is expected academically than ever before. During these pre-teen years, students must become more focused, organized, and disciplined to succeed in school – a shift that is complicated by the rapid changes they find themselves going through

THE TOYOTA IMPACT: THE ENGINEERING BEHIND SAFETY

Join us Live:  Thursday, April 20, 1:00 PM ET Take your students behind-the-scenes of Toyota Motor North America Research and Development HQ where technology meets passion in the hub of design, research, and development for Toyota Motor North America. Meet the engineers, scientists, and technicians who envision the future of safety and then use science,

SOS: Z Chart

The Z Chart is a graphic organizer that helps students summarize information using linguistic and nonlinguistic representations. According to research done by Robert Marzano, “Psychologists believe that information is stored in memory in two ways: in words (linguistic) and in images (nonlinguistic).” Nonlinguistic representations can include visual images and organizers, auditory experiences, kinesthetic activities, videos, computer simulations, etc. Graphic organizers are one tool to help students make connections with and summarize information.

#CelebrateWithDE – International Day for Monuments and Sites

Encourage your students to think about the cultural significance of monuments and commemorative sites on the International Day for Monuments and Sites, coming up next week. Around the world, people use specially designed statues, buildings, and works of art, or designated natural spaces, to memorialize, commemorate, and honor people and events in history. Thinking about

Community Update: April 14, 2017

Stay up-to-date with all the resources, events, programs, and tools – brought to you by your Discovery Education Community Team. Community Update At-a-Glance   Day of Discovery Tour The Day of Discovery Tour helps educators learn more about integrating Discovery Education’s digital content into their curriculum, provides opportunities for participants to share strategies that are

#CelebrateWithDE – Earth Day 2017

Celebrating Earth Day seems like a breeze in grades K-12 because there are so many angles to take: animals, plants, weather, energy, water…. The sky is – literally – the limit! Although such a broad topic can present unique challenges, consider celebrating curiosity and learning and start with a broad stroke using one of Discovery’s

STEM Strategies that Work – April 2017

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.

#CelebrateWithDE – Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci was an incredibly creative thinker, making him an inspiration for students interested in a variety of topics from physics to sculpture. Celebrate his birthday on April 15th by encouraging kids to dive into his theories, schematics, and inventions. We’ve selected some resources from Discovery Education to get you started, but you’ll find

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