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SOS Story: Jessie Erickson

Jessie Erickson shares how she’s mashed SOS Z Chart and SOS 3-2-1 Pyramid to create active learning experiences for 7th grade science students.

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Community Update: January 19, 2018

Discussed in this week’s update: A brand new DEN STAR process is coming soon! Be sure you’re ready- set up your profile in the DEN Community. Log in to Discovery Education and select Discovery Educator Network (DEN) from the left-side tool bar. Follow the prompts to complete your set up and join conversations happening now.

Be a Champion for Your Students

As students embark on the college process, they are often overwhelmed. There are so many colleges and universities to choose from, how can they know if they are choosing the right one? The TalentED Project gives unique access to free tools to help your students connect with admissions recruiters from selective colleges and universities across

Top 10 Digital Resource Blogs in 2017

We love bringing attention to special days and current events that can be supported and celebrated with digital resources in the classroom. In 2017, we posted suggestions and instructional strategies almost every week, and sometimes more. Here are the most popular posts and a description of the select multimedia resources and easy-to-implement classroom activities they

SOS: Pause and Play

Watching a video for academic reasons is very different than watching a video for entertainment. Just pressing the play button does not ensure that students will understand or learn. Students need to apply comprehension strategies to make sense of material they watch, in much the same way as they do when they read written text. Pause & Play works just like it sounds: you use both pause and play when sharing a video segment with your students. This simple yet powerful process directs students to focus on understanding the content presented by the video. It provides them with multiple opportunities to fix up and monitor their comprehension before they engage in discussion and synthesis of the material.

#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

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Top Ten SOS to Develop Mathematical Thinking

Happy New Year! We hope you’ve had a relaxing Winter Break and are ready to embrace the second half of the school year. A new year brings opportunity to reflect, set goals and reimagine what learning looks like in our classrooms. Over the past months we’ve highlighted ways to use the Spotlight on Strategies series to activate learning and engage students. This month we’re shining the spotlight on using SOS to help students become strong and effective mathematical thinkers.

Content Showcase: January 2018

Discover brand new content additions to Discovery Education during the month of January. Find the full list of newly added resources each month on the New This Month Content Collection. STEM Careers by Discovery Education Grades: K-2, 3-5, 6-8 Services: Streaming & Techbook U.S., Streaming & Techbook Canada How to Build Everything by Science Channel

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