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Lively Lessons: Memorial Day

Lively Lessons: Memorial Day

This week’s Lively Lesson offers timely content and ideas for Memorial Day.  Check out this board for curated Discovery Education resources and a student activity that takes them to the monuments of Washington, DC, before building a memorial of their own.

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Students’ Earth Day Learning Showcase

Last week we shared a special board for your students to use as they explored concepts related to Earth Day. In that board, we challenged students to create boards to showcase what they’ve learned about taking care of our planet.  Here are a few of our favorites.   Discovery Educator Patti Grammen’s student responded to

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iMake iLearn – Minecraft and DE Resources

How can Discovery Education resources and Minecraft be used to build deeper understandings of curricular concepts?  Here is just one way to use both of these powerful resources to engage students actively in learning and creation. To build background knowledge about different types of communities, I started by using Board Builder from Discovery Education.  Board

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Epic Story Launches Today!

The first phase of Epic Story opens today: “Pick One”! Have your students click on the image above to go to the Epic Story page, then watch the three video clips and VOTE FOR THEIR FAVORITES! This 3-phase event focuses on the elements of great storytelling, introduces students to a legendary producer, and then invites them to tell their own stories

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EPIC STORY Launching Soon

Discovery Education Launches Back-to-School Student Campaign: EPIC STORY On September 8, get your students involved with Discovery Education with this fun, interactive, 3-phase campaign. Students will vote for their favorite clips from cool Science Channel shows, meet a legendary producer during the Virtual Field Trip, and use Board Builder to tell their own epic stories! Pick One

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iMake iLearn – Minecraft EDU and Student Reflections

I have had the fortune of working with several second grade classrooms to use Minecraft EDU as part of a learning unit about communities.  Discovery Education resources played a vital part in creating the background knowledge to make this project successful.   In previous posts, I have shared what we have been doing and learning but

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iMake iLearn – Minecraft EDU Community Project

Background Knowledge and Discovery Education To build background knowledge about different types of communities, I started by using Board Builder from Discovery Education.  Board Builder allows you to create an interactive poster with embedded videos. I chose an overview video of communities and in the text there is a link to a padlet about communities.

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Upcoming Webinar: Board Builder in Action

Are you looking for ways to use Discovery Education’s Board Builder with your students?Would you like to see examples of how it can be used in the classroom? Join Chelsei Fox, a middle school teacher from York County, Virginia, for a webinar as she shares how she’s using Board Builder with her students. Chelsei will

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Discovery Content and Board Builder

Submitted by Rita Mortenson So, we all know that Discovery Education has as amazing video content – have you seen North America yet? If not, I would put that into your Discovery search bar right away and find those amazing videos. Discovery also is known for assignment builder, writing prompts and a whole host of

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