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Learning in 360: Introducing Ancient Civilizations

Learning in 360: Introducing Ancient Civilizations

Learning is: Allowing Students to Make Connections to Ancient Civilizations Visit Mr McDonald’s grade 6/7 class in Surrey, British Columbia Canada. This month, they allowed our Discovery Education Community to join them in their study of Ancient Civilizations and specifically Mesopotamia. The Big Idea Mr McDonald introduced his students to Ancient Civilization using this video

Learning in 360 Degrees: Exploring STEM in the Study of the First Thanksgiving

Learning is: Finding the STEM in the Study of the History of Thanksgiving Visit Mrs. Mallien’s first grade classroom at University Elementary School in Shreveport, Louisiana. This month, they allowed our Discovery Education Community to join them in their study of the history of Thanksgiving and its STEM connections. The Big Idea Through interactive STEM

Operation Prevention: The Case for Opioid Prevention and Education Efforts to Save America’s Youth

This post was contributed by Sean Fearns, Chief of Community Outreach, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) No community has been immune from America’s opioid epidemic. Many people know someone that has battled addiction to prescription opioids or heroin. With 11 million Americans ages 12 and older reporting misuse of prescription opioids in the past year, and nearly

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

Experience Discovery Education’s New Look and Features

Arriving just in time for back-to-school, a series of powerful new enhancements are set to launch on Discovery Education services. Starting August 18, Discovery Education users will be able to experience new features designed to facilitate collaboration, creativity, and student engagement, while saving teachers time. A Fresh New Look and Feel The most obvious update

Learn the 5 Principles to Making a Digital Transition

By Marty Creel, Chief Academic Officer and Vice President, Curriculum & Instruction, Discovery Education All across the country, school districts are adapting to digital curriculum to give their students the competitive edge they will need once they leave the classroom. Making this transition to digital learning can be fraught with fresh challenges, but there are

Remembering Heroes in November

This November, we honor heroes past and present, including veterans and members of the military, heroes serving social and environmental justice, heroes from fiction, and heroes making a difference in their local communities. All month, we will highlight resources and instructional ideas for students to explore different themes around heroes, as well as opportunities to

Lively Lessons: Digital Citizenship

Working on your weekly lesson plans? This Lively Lesson will provide Discovery Education content and lesson plan ideas. In our month-long celebration of the Constitution and citizenship, we’re extending the discussion to include digital citizenship with a webinar featuring Dr. Devorah Heitner, founder and CEO of Raising Digital Natives. Dr. Heitner’s Discovery Education online event,

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