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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

#CelebrateWithDE – New Year New You

We know you’ll miss your students over winter break – but we also know it can be nice to have some time to take a rest and gear up for the new year. During your winter break, give yourself the gift of time to recharge, renew, and learn about resources that could make your 2019

#CelebrateWithDE – Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday with DE! Dr. King is arguably America’s most well-known civil rights leader and activist, praised for his nonviolent approach to protest and change. Students continue to be drawn to his words, actions, and legacy and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a great time to help them study

#CelebrateWithDE – Golden Globes

It’s the 75th anniversary of the Golden Globes! The nominations have been announced, the host (Seth Meyers) has been selected, and Oprah Winfrey will be receiving the Cecil B. deMille award. This celebration of film and television is sure to bring excitement and controversy throughout Hollywood and, perhaps, in your classroom. Take this opportunity to

What Librarians Think About Discovery Education’s Techbook

The School Library Journal recently shared its coveted review spotlight with Discovery Education’s Techbook series. The Journal’s glowing review of Techbook called it a well-designed, multimodal resource capable of enhancing learning and adapting to individual student needs. “These relevant, reliable digital textbooks are a welcome addition to classrooms and school districts that value 21st-century learning

Hamilton vs. Jefferson: Using Hamilton the Musical in the Classroom

“And the world’s gonna know your name – What’s your name, man? Alexander Hamilton. My name is Alexander Hamilton. There’s a million things I haven’t done But just you wait. Just you wait…” For the past four years, I have used Lin-Manual Miranda’s performance at the 2009 White House Poetry Jam to introduce my students

What Student Engagement Is, and Is Not

Teachers seem to be pressured into finessing their lessons around ever-changing educational trends. When I first began teaching 12 years ago, the (seemingly) only thing my supervisors were looking for was a posted mastery objective. A few years later, it was all about appealing to visual learners with our fancy new projectors and white boards.

Discover Mount Kilimanjaro from the Comfort of Your Classroom

Kilimanjaro Expedition The GLOBE Program, GLOBE AFRICA, Colorado’s St. Vrain Valley School District and Discovery Education are proud partners in a scientific and learning expedition to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro.

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