Author Archives: Jacqueline Kavege

The Power of Peer Learning to Combat E-Cigarette Use

The Power of Peer Learning to Combat E-Cigarette Use

From social media to (virtual) sports fields and remote classrooms, kids always find a way to be with their peers. Peers have an impact in every area of life, which can be a good tool for education. Research shows that peer-assisted programs, particularly on sensitive topics like drugs and alcohol, are more effective than teacher-facilitated

This Week at DE: Week of March 7

Register for Upcoming Events: Spring VirtCon, March 23-24 Hi everyone! My name is Emily Wirth and I’m the Senior Manager of Community at Discovery Education. I have worked closely with our amazing network of educators over the years to support them in using Discovery Education and celebrate the amazing ways they are supporting students and their fellow educators.  Can you believe it’s already March?

Prioritize Student Self-Care on World Teen Mental Wellness Day

Coping with stress doesn’t always fit the average teenager’s definition of cool. Use these Discovery Education resources to create a safe space where students can open up and let others in for World Teen Mental Wellness Day. Dose of Knowledge  Explore the effects that stress, anxiety, and depression can have on the teen brain and body using

This Week at DE: Week of February 28

Register Now for special events This Week at DE! Undeniably Dairy Virtual Field Trip Hi everyone! My name is Brad Fountain and here’s what’s going on this week at Discovery Education!  You may have seen the announcement, but in case you missed it, we’re pumped to share the new SEL Center available for Discovery Education Experience partners! Social-emotional learning is so important

Three Resources to Teach Students the Importance of Water Conservation from Conversation Station 

How do we help students understand the ways they can be more thoughtful when they turn on the tap? Through resources that highlight the many ways that water conservation today can support a brighter future!  Conservation Station: Creating a More Resourceful World is a standards-aligned educational program that promotes energy-water literacy and conservation efforts through technology. Developed in

Elementary Resources to Kickstart SEL Month 

Get the ball rolling for SEL Month this March with uplifting, on-the-go resources from LaGolda, the pro-social animated series and online educational program available on Discovery Education Experience. Through the world-travelling adventures of the eponymous 8-year-old girl and the awesome friendships she develops along the way, LaGolda breathes life into essential SEL skills that elementary students can relate to and explore in their own lives.  Using the animated series

What Do Educators Need Now? Computational Thinking

Explore more from our featured blogger and other educators taking computational thinking to the next level in the new Ignite My Future in School Master Class! By Shakirah Thomas, Special Education Case Manager and 8th Grade U.S. History & ELAR at Jackson Intermediate from the Pasadena Independent School District The way we approach problems in

This Week at DE: Week of February 21

Register for special events happening this week at DE! Diversity in STEM Discussions: Designing the Future of Black Engineers Equity Talks   Hi everyone! My name is Grace Maliska and I’m a Communications Manager on our Marketing team here at Discovery Education. My role is to share news about all the good work Discovery Education does through press releases, interviews, articles, and more. I’m excited

‘Fab Your Lab’ with the Siemens STEM Day Possibility Grant Sweepstakes 

The 2021 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes offers five Title I K-12 schools across the United States an opportunity to win a $5,000 STEM grant to purchase supplies and technology for any STEM-related initiative! Teachers and educational professionals are encouraged to enter daily through April 30 for a chance to win.  Presented in partnership with the Siemens Foundation—a leader in advancing STEM workforce development

This Week at DE: Week of February 14

Hi there! My name is Michelle Sartori and I have the privilege of working with many of our amazing content partners, including World Wildlife Fund, Newsy, and Common Sense Education. I also get to introduce content from new partners like Science News for Students. You can check out articles from Science News for Students and explore many other new resources in Discovery Education Experience.  This week at Discovery Education, I’m THRILLED to announce another exciting livestream event!  This

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