Presidents’ Day honors the legacies of former U.S. Presidents. Check out these Discovery Education Streaming and Social Studies Techbook resources and explore the history of the holiday, then join classrooms across the country for a Virtual Viewing Party on Friday, February 17.
Looking for something sweet to do with your classes on Valentine’s Day? Start with our Content Collection featuring curated resources from our curriculum team to engage students, and then try some of our special activities to help them celebrate. Discovery Education Valentine’s Day Content Collection Discovery Education Streaming Grades: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, Content Collection
Based on the dedicated action of Richard Wright, an American citizen and former slave, National Freedom Day was established in 1948 to celebrate the spirit of freedom on which the United States of America was founded. Encourage your students to understand and celebrate the freedoms afforded to citizens of the U.S. on February 1, using
Chinese New Year, also called Spring Festival, is celebrated on the new moon that falls between 21st January and 20th February. This year, Chinese New Year falls on January, 28th and welcomes in the Year of the Rooster. The festival both celebrates the hard work of the previous year, and for individuals to wish for
Explore Discovery Education resources and learn more about winter holidays around the world and check out some fresh takes on familiar traditions.
During the holiday season, we see all the amazing sights, sounds, and joy shared by all; however, we sometimes forget all the work that it takes to make this time so special. STEMtistic of the Month 78% of adults plan on using their smartphones for holiday shopping. 28 % of Millennials plan to do ALL
Hanukkah is a holiday that holds a special place in my heart. The holiday itself is based on a tale of triumph over adversity, and the celebration of it is steeped in traditions that involve food, song, play and unique symbols. I grew up in an area that had a significantly higher Jewish population than
Join your Discovery Education Community for a collaborative project which will allow you and your students to compare holidays celebrated around the world and even invent your own.
Did you know that today is National Donut Day? It’s true! You might think that this is a recent, “made up” holiday, but the holiday was actually started by the Salvation Army in 1938! According to the Salvation Army website, “The idea for Donut Day began on the battlefields of France during World War I
Did you know that the Halloween tradition of pumpkin carving originated with completely a different vegetable? It’s true? The tradition reportedly began in Ireland, where they would actually carve faces into turnips, to represent spirits or goblins. According to Wikipedia, folklorist Jabez Allies described his recollection of the tradition as follows: “In my juvenile days