Author Archives: Jessica Sayers

Classroom Content: Biomimicry

Classroom Content: Biomimicry

Can we create solutions to environmental challenges based on features that appear in nature? Can we make products with structures that mimic animal adaptations? Use these resources, including a nod to an early biomimicry specialist, Leonardo da Vinci, to let the STEMagination begin to roll. Then, join us on the Virtual Field Trip to investigate

#CelebrateWithDE – Holidays Around the World

In the United States, many people get in the holiday spirit in December. It’s a good time to remember the things we share in common when it comes to celebrating special days. This wide assortment of resources will help you and your students take a fresh look at holiday traditions, music, stories, and sounds from

Remembering Pearl Harbor

The day that would live in infamy, December 7, 1941, saw the attack on Pearl Harbor that drew the United States into World War II. We mark the day with remembrance each year and remember the people who served and those who lost their lives in the attack. Help your students understand the historical context

#CelebrateWithDE – World Soil Day

Dig deep. Unearth. Excavate. So many of our learning metaphors relate to getting into soil. Celebrate World Soil Day on Tuesday, December 5 by encouraging your students to consider this wonder beneath their feet with the resources below. Since studying soil requires you to get your hands dirty, we have some resources that encourage that

#CelebrateWithDE – Cyber Monday

Happy Cyber Monday! On November 27, 2017, people everywhere will celebrate the special deals you can find online. While so many people are going online in search of goodies, we want to encourage our students to go online in search of the good: safe, accurate, secure, and – yes – fun and fascinating things. Use

#CelebrateWithDE – Thanksgiving

Giving thanks is a timeless act, but the Thanksgiving holiday has a history that includes many true and tall tales. Take some time this year to let your students learn one of the classic stories of an early Thanksgiving feast shared by the Wampanoag and the Pilgrims. Featured Resources Content Collection: Thanksgiving Discovery Education Streaming

Classroom Resources – Agricultural Careers

In preparation for the Future Farmers of America Virtual Viewing Party on November 14, 2017, encourage your students to expand their career aspirations to combine their interest in animals with careers in agriculture. Whether your students are interested in hands-on animal care, animal research, the development of technology for agriculture, or something else, it’s never

#CelebrateWithDE – Healthy Living

Help your students succeed by underscoring the importance of eating nutritious food as a way to stay healthy. From kindergarten to high school, students need information and time to develop good habits as they learn to make more and more choices for themselves. By providing engaging resources and opportunities for open discussion, you can help

#CelebrateWithDE – Veterans Day

Join Discovery Education for our Veterans Day Virtual Viewing Party this Thursday, November 9, 2017. In addition to the planned activities around the event, give your students a special view into the history of our nation’s efforts to honor and remember our veterans in all conflicts. These collected resources are a sampling of addresses given

#CelebrateWithDE – Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time ends on November 5, 2017 when we change the clocks back. Get a jump start on the change by taking some time to consider…time. The resources in this post focus on time management, but you could also study the history of the practice which involves that most interesting of characters, Benjamin Franklin,

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