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#CelebrateWithDE – Martin Luther King Jr. Day

#CelebrateWithDE – Martin Luther King Jr. Day

We’re celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. All of his contributions towards ensuring civil rights for everyone in the community are well worth honoring, and our focus this year will be on actions that can be taken in service to the community. We hope you’ll have wonderful discussions about the

#CelebrateWithDE – Golden Globes

It was the 76th anniversary of the Golden Globes this year! This celebration of film and television is sure to bring excitement and controversy throughout Hollywood and, perhaps, in your classroom. Take this opportunity to turn the spotlight to your students’ talent in videography and storytelling. We’ve selected some resources to spark the creative spirit

Remembering Pearl Harbor

Commemorate the attack on Pearl Harbor by having your students study both the context of the event, the day of the attack, and the United States’ response. Rely on primary source resources such as a President Franklin D. Roosevelt speech and man-on-the-street interviews taken just after the attack. Once students are armed with knowledge about

LET’S GO BEHIND THE MASK!

Meet the characters who will be featured in our new Virtual Field Trip, Discover the Spider-Verse How many Spider-People are there? Who is Miles Morales? What does it take to be a 21st Century hero? Let’s find out! Meet Miles Morales, he is a new kind of hero. Miles is 13-year-old from Brooklyn who has

#CelebrateWithDE Thanksgiving

One of Thanksgiving’s great traditions is storytelling, whether recounting family lore around the dinner table or sharing historical accounts of the earliest celebrations of the holiday. Thanksgiving is a great time to encourage your students to focus on the role of stories in our lives. We hope you and your students have much to be

Why I LOVE Econ Essentials

Guest blog by Jacqueline Prester, Teacher, Mansfield High School For several years, I have enjoyed using the Econ Essentials modules to deliver high-quality economics curriculum in the Entrepreneurship class I teach at Mansfield High School.  The interactive modules provide student choice, self-paced learning, and a sense of accomplishment with a certificate of completion. I was

#CelebrateWithDE Veterans Day & Remembrance Day

Honor and remember our heroes on Veterans Day in the United States and Remembrance Day in Canada, both on November 11, by connecting to the history of bravery and sacrifice. We’ve gathered curated resources from Discovery Education that will help you and your students focus on the courageous people that have fought to counter attacks

Tundra Connections: Back To Polar Bear Basics – Middle/High School

Polar bears are mighty animals but they need each other and a healthy environment to survive. Their fur, teeth, claws, and fat are all integral to their survival, but so are their mothers and their learned skills in swimming and hunting. Interested in Tundra Connections for Elementary? Click here! Featured Virtual Field Trip Tundra Connections

Tundra Connections: Back To Polar Bear Basics – Elementary

Polar bears are an awesome sum of their parts: fur, teeth, claws, and fat. It may seem basic but the details are fascinating. Help your students understand this incredible bear and its habits using the virtual field trip and supporting resources in Discovery Education. Interested in Tundra Connections for Middle/High School? Click here! Featured Virtual

#CelebrateWithDE – Halloween

Halloween can take over like a crowd of zombies. This year, go with the flow with resources to slake students’ thirst for all things Halloween in every core subject area. Work with the resources we’ve collected below and then dare your students to create their own versions of Halloween challenges. Finally, send your students on

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