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Content Showcase: Discovery Education 2015 Events

Content Showcase: Discovery Education 2015 Events

Discovery Education’s Content Team presents to you the ninth installment of Content Showcase. This episode highlights four events hosted by Discovery Education in 2015. Each event is now available in Discovery Education Streaming. Links to each program mentioned in the video are located below. Mount Kilimanjaro Virtual Field Trip by Discovery Education Grades: K-12 DE Services: Streaming U.S., Streaming

Lively Lessons: Thanksgiving

Working on your weekly lesson plans? This Sunday blog series, Lively Lessons, will provide you with Discovery Education content and lesson plan ideas! Use these lesson starters to learn about the origins of Thanksgiving and discover how the traditions surrounding Thanksgiving have changed over time. Venison, NOT turkey, was the signature dish at the table during America’s

Content Showcase: Current Events

Discovery Education’s Content Team presents to you the eighth installment of Content Showcase. The current events resources highlighted this month will help spark new discussions in your classroom and offer a fresh perspective for your lessons. Featured programs are available in all DE Services. Links to each program mentioned in the video are located below. Discovery Education Global News Grades:

Lively Lessons: Advanced Science

Working on your weekly lesson plans? This Sunday blog series, Lively Lessons, will provide you with Discovery Education content and lesson plan ideas. The human genome contains more than three billion nucleotides! That’s a lot!   Are you looking for ways to challenge your science students? Look no further! A collection of titles from Howard

Content Showcase: Health and Healthy Relationships

Discovery Education’s Content Team presents to you the seventh installment of Content Showcase. In honor of Red Ribbon Week, which occurs from October 23-31, Discovery Education will be recognizing the importance of health and healthy relationships during the whole month of October. Featured programs are available in DE Streaming and Techbook in the United States and Canada. Links to each program

Lively Lessons: Seasonal Change

Working on your weekly lesson plans? This Sunday blog series, Lively Lessons, will provide you with Discovery Education content and lesson plan ideas! This coming week, September 23 to be exact, marks the first day of autumn. Not only does the annual autumnal equinox create colorful, picturesque landscapes, it also offers students a great lesson about Earth’s

Content Showcase: Back to School

Discovery Education’s Content Team presents to you the sixth installment of Content Showcase. Many schools are already back in session, so September’s episode will give you the latest Discovery Education content to integrate into your lessons. Featured programs are available in DE Streaming and Techbook in the United States and Canada. Links to each program mentioned in the

Content Showcase: Summer Roundup

Discovery Education’s Content Team presents to you the fifth installment of Content Showcase. This month’s episode provides a roundup of programs covering a variety of topics, including social justice, storytelling, the science of sound, and American history. Featured programs are available in DE Streaming and Techbook in the United States and Canada. Links to each program mentioned in the video

Lively Lessons: ELL Resources

Several new titles from Visual Classroom have been added to Discovery Education Streaming to support ELL students. Each program from the English Language Learner Series targets grades K-2 or 3-5, is available in English and Spanish, and comes complete with a teacher’s guide. Each episode highlights specific vocabulary and presents words in conjunction with animated illustrations. Repetition is used to

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