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SOS Top Ten for Encouraging Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving

SOS Top Ten for Encouraging Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving

Learn about ten SOS instructional ideas that encourage critical thinking and problem-solving in your classroom.

Three Things I Learned from Teaching Happiness

 LG and Discovery Education want to help you discover your happy. Through a series of guest blog posts, we’ll cover topics from the science behind happiness to how to make the most of the Discover Your Happy resources. This month, guest blogger Emiliana Simon-Thomas, Ph.D., science director of the Greater Good Science Center, shares the

#CelebrateWithDE – D-Day

Mark D-Day on June 6, by remembering what was a stake and what was at risk. The largest amphibious military operation in history at the time Operation Overlord (also known as D-Day) invaded German-occupied Normandy on June 6, 1944. Commemorate the somber occasion with resources that include a video review of the mission and original

Content Showcase: Summer 2018

Discover brand new content added to Discovery Education for the month of June. Explore the full list of newly added resources on the New This Month Content Collection. Study the Scientist by National Park Service Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12 Services: Streaming U.S., Science Techbook U.S., Streaming Canada,  Science Techbook Canada EA SPORTS Madden NFL: Football by the Numbers

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June 2018: Digital storytelling PD workshop

I have addressed digital storytelling in the past for Discovery Education and on this blog. In January of 2013,  I wrote about the research which supports digital storytelling and the CCSS. And, in the same month, I moderated a digital storytelling session as part of the Discovery/Wilkes Masters program in Instructional Media as seen below. WHY

Teen Dating Violence Prevention Curriculum

Take A Stand For Healthy Relationships is an exciting program from the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) that teaches students how to understand and build healthy relationships. Through a series of self-paced modules, your students will learn how to exercise skills in communication and self-awareness, and how they can develop healthy friendships and relationships. The