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Start With Hello Week with Sandy Hook Promise

Start With Hello Week with Sandy Hook Promise

SAVE (Students Against Violence Everywhere) Promise Clubs are a place for students to show their leadership, creativity, and passion for protecting their friends, schools, and communities from violence before it happens. Established and led by students, the National Youth Advisory Board consists of high school SAVE members from across the country. In celebration of Start With Hello

#CelebrateWithDE – September Equinox

On September 22, the sun will shine directly on the equator as we experience the autumnal equinox and the official start of fall. Add the September equinox to your list of things to celebrate this month, right along with back-to-school, apple season, and the leaves changing color. This is also a great time to study

Money Smart Chat (Read on for a Chance to Win Big!)

Forces for Good in Education and Financial Literacy: As Told by TWO Special Guest Bloggers!   Dr. Alice Wilder: Emmy award winning Ed Psychologist and digital education specialist behind the work of Blue’s Clues, Super Why, Speakaboos, Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids, and more! Follow Alice on Twitter @alicewilder for great “edutainment.” Danielle Robinson: Assistant Vice

#CelebrateWithDE – International Peace Day

The United Nations established the International Day of Peace in 1981 and its guiding principle is a commitment to “peace above all differences.” This critical mission can be especially powerful to students and young people as they learn to navigate a world full of individual differences. Help them develop the skills they need to promote

Let’s Lead our Students on the Path to 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 Gary Nadeau, an educator at Westfield Technical Academy, shares how he is putting the

#CelebrateWithDE – International Dot Day

Do you work with any students who doubt their abilities? We all do! September 15th is International Dot Day – a global celebration of creativity, courage, and collaboration – and we celebrate it with the author of the powerful book The Dot. This tale of a little girl who doubts her ability to create art

#CelebrateWithDE – International Literacy Day

To celebrate International Literacy Day 2018, take some time with students to recognize the broad impact of literacy in their lives and how being literate enhances one’s life. The theme for this year’s International Literacy Day is “Literacy and Skills Development.” Use the resources below to plan your celebration with students. You may also want

#CelebrateWithDE – Labor Day

Labor Day, officially signed into law by President Grover Cleveland in 1894, is celebrated each year on the first Monday in September. On this day, the country celebrates the contributions of the American worker. As your students surely know, for many people it marks the official end to summer and is celebrated with days off,

#CelebrateWithDE Women’s Equality Day

Women’s Equality Day occurs every year on August 26 in the United States to mark the adoption of the 19th Amendment in 1920. The 19th Amendment prohibits the states and federal government from denying citizens the right to vote on the basis of sex. The day commemorates the struggles for the right to vote and

Combat Back-to-School Stress

Three Benefits of Mindfulness in the Classroom 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, Laura Bakosh, co-founder of Inner Explorer, shares the powerful effects

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