The first day of winter, or Winter Solstice, falls on December 21, 2016. It’s a great time to use imagery to engage your students in all their core areas. We have some ideas for using some specific teaching strategies along with winter-related content to strengthen literacy skills. If you want to focus all your attention
In 1941, just eight days after the attack on Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared December 15 to be Bill of Rights Day, commemorating the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights. Help students understand the Bill of Rights and dig into each of the first ten amendments though Discovery Education
Implementing a powerful STEM education program can be an enormous challenge. Today’s educators must capture students’ attentions, develop their problem-solving skills, and prepare them for the challenging 21st-century careers to come. To achieve that, school districts need to know that they’re using tools proven to be effective. So it was with great honor that we
World Soil Day, celebrated annually on December 5, is a global day to raise awareness of the importance of soil as a critical component of our ecosystem.
There’s a lot more to mathematics education than memorizing formulas and equations. Discovery Education wants to show students that math is at work all around us — that includes all the action on the court. We have teamed up with the NBA to create new, basketball-focused problems for Math Techbook, Discovery Education’s digital textbook series. These
The Battle of the Somme was one of the largest battles of World War I, begun on July 1, 1916 and ended on November 18, 1916. It was fought with an all-volunteer force and the most troops Britain had ever sent into battle. Britain, France, and their allies hoped to move German forces from their
Learn how water in your backyard is tied to polar bears in the Arctic. Through this virtual field trip, students understand the global world of ice and water and why its conservation is so important to all creatures, not just polar bears.
Tune in to see how different teams on the tundra are utilizing STEM skills to support a global conversation and make a positive impact for polar bears.
Resources to help students understand the history of military service and the evolving experience of veterans and global politics.
Math has never been more terrifying! This Halloween, Discovery Education Math Techbook equips students with the skills to dodge the zombie apocalypse. Let’s hope students never have to put this real-world problem to the test… Zombie Luau Grade 6: 2.2 Solve Problems with GCF and LCM At the Zombie Luau, you’ll need to find