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Learning in 360 Degrees: Connecting STEM with Literature in Ms. Jackson’s First Grade Classroom

Learning in 360 Degrees: Connecting STEM with Literature in Ms. Jackson’s First Grade Classroom

Learning is: Connecting STEM and Literature Visit Ms. Jackson’s first grade classroom at Park Ridge Elementary School in Deerfield Beach, Florida. This month, they allowed our Discovery Education Community to join them in studying their connection between STEM and literature through the Aesop fable, The Crow and the Pitcher. The Big Idea By completing a

Now Available On Demand: DEN Connect Live Stream featuring Amy Gensemer and Peg Hartwig

Discovery Education Team members Amy Gensemer, Director of Science Content and Peg Hartwig, Content Developer Math were this week’s DEN Connect Livestream, sharing tips and strategies for using the Dashboard functionality of each of the Techbooks. To continue the conversation, here are a couple of recommendations. Watch the on demand archive below. Log into the DEN Online

Classroom Resources – Agricultural Careers

In preparation for the Future Farmers of America Virtual Viewing Party on November 14, 2017, encourage your students to expand their career aspirations to combine their interest in animals with careers in agriculture. Whether your students are interested in hands-on animal care, animal research, the development of technology for agriculture, or something else, it’s never

4 STEM Ties to Careers of the Future

When many of us were growing up and considering that tough question during the junior or senior year of high school, “What do you want to study in college,” the options set before us would fit on an 8 ½  by 11 sheet of paper. Careers were limited and the pathways to obtain these goals

Community Update November 7, 2017

Stay up-to-date with all the resources, events, programs, and tools – brought to you by your Discovery Education Community.   Discovery Education Events http://discoveryeducation.com/events At this link you can find upcoming events including our Veterans Day Viewing Party!   Hundred Ways in Hundred Days Be sure to follow along on the blog and hashtag#DE100ways . You

Learning in 360 Degrees: Ms. Malinowski’s Students Have Character

Learning is: Exploring Characters and Literary Elements Visit Ms. Malinowski’s ELA 4 classroom at J.L. Mann High School in Greenville County Schools, South Carolina. This month, they allowed our Discovery Education Community to join them in kicking off their study of The Canterbury Tales. The Big Idea By completing a series of interactive centers featuring

#CelebrateWithDE – Healthy Living

Help your students succeed by underscoring the importance of eating nutritious food as a way to stay healthy. From kindergarten to high school, students need information and time to develop good habits as they learn to make more and more choices for themselves. By providing engaging resources and opportunities for open discussion, you can help

#CelebrateWithDE – Veterans Day

Join Discovery Education for our Veterans Day Virtual Viewing Party this Thursday, November 9, 2017. In addition to the planned activities around the event, give your students a special view into the history of our nation’s efforts to honor and remember our veterans in all conflicts. These collected resources are a sampling of addresses given

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Top Ten SOS in Science Classrooms

The Spotlight on Strategies series is the perfect companion for science instruction. Budding scientists need opportunities to get hands-on through experimentation, analysis of experiment data, opportunities to synthesize multiple sources, and evaluate material they’re learning. The SOS provide creative and interactive ways to do all of these things!

Learning in 360 Degrees: Ms. Wilson Makes Math Come Alive

Learning is: Mastering Fact Families Visit Dawn Wilson’s first grade classroom at AJ Whittenberg Elementary School of Engineering in Greenville County Schools, South Carolina. This month, they allowed our Discovery Education Community to join them in studying addition and subtraction facts. The Big Idea By completing a series of interactive centers featuring Discovery Education Streaming

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